Travelling information

Travelling information

Welcome to Madeira 2007, the site of the SPR European Chapter Meeting

There are several Airlines serving the Madeira (Funchal) Airport. Among those TAP, Portugália, SATA, British Airways, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Air France, First Choice Airways, Thompson, LTU, Thomas Cook, Condor, Varig, Niki, SAS, Sterling, Transavia, My Travel, Binter, Air Berlin. You can get more information at the Airport Site [more]

Transfer from the airport
The most convenient transportation is the Taxi costing approximately 26.00 euros (20% overcharge during night time), but there other options available. [more]

Conference language
The conference language is English. Speakers are welcome to arrange to have their presentations translated.

The weather in Madeira is usually mild all year round, with temperatures ranging from 18-25 ºC. In March we could expect wonderful sunny days and warm nights. This used to be like this but it is hard to predict the weather these days. Check you favourite weather forecast site for details.

The Local Committee has reserved rooms at a very reasonable price both at the Conference Hotel (Casino Park Hotel) and other hotels in the neighbourhood. Rooms are blocked until February 23rd, and might no be available at the reduced price after that date. [more]

Internet access
The conference site provides free internet access in your room; please bring a LAN cable to connect to the hotel network. Wireless connection is available at the Lobby Area, as well as in public places throughout town (look for Wi-fi logo)