GMT/UTC +1 (Central European Time)
Weather in Toulouse
Health and Safety
Pharmacies can be identified by a Green Cross.
|SAMU (ambulance) - Tel: 15 (free)||Police Emergency (from a cell phone) -
|Fire Department - Tel: 18 (free)||European emergency call: 112|
|Police - Tel: 17 (free)|
The workshop organizers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss of, or damage to, property belonging to conference participants or their accompanying persons, either during or as a result of the workshop. Participants are advised to arrange for insurance to cover medical, travel, and personal effects while attending the meetings.
Currency and Banks
Credit and debit cards are convenient. Visa and MasterCard (Access or Eurocard) are widely accepted; AmEx cards are useful at more upmarket establishments. In general, all three cards can be used in shops, supermarkets, for train travel, car rentals, autoroute tolls and cash advances. Remember you'll need to know your PIN number (le code) to use a credit card in many hotels, shops and restaurants.
Exchange rate given by the Universal Currency Converter
Letter boxes are yellow. Stamps can be bought in post offices, open Monday to Friday and Saturday morning, as well as in tobacconists.
- Toulouse-Blagnac international airport is 8 km west of Toulouse.
- See the Getting to the Venue page
- Air France - Tel: 36 54
Speed is limited to 50 Km/h in town, and 90 Km/h out of town and 130 Km/h on motorways.
In towns, parking is controlled and must be paid for.
The electrical voltage in France is 220 volts
Smoking is forbidden in public areas as well as in restaurants and bars.