UMI 2014 • Travel

Harvesting Seabed Mineral Resources in Harmony with Nature

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The 43rd Conference of the Underwater Mining Institute
September 21–28, 2014 • Lisbon, Portugal

Click here for a PDF containing a description of Travel to Portugal helpful tips.

New! Travel advisory: For ATM cash withdrawals in Portugal, you are only allowed 400 Euros per day (200 Euros maximum each transaction). This applies to each card that you may carry and note that the cards should have a chip and PIN attached to it. Please check with your bank for guidance.

Visas to Portugal

Please refer to the PDF above for details.

If you require a Letter of Invitation, please email UMI Host Celia Lee and copy UMI Conference Coordinator Karynne Morgan.

Transport from Lisbon Airport to Olissippo Oriente Hotel

Transport from Lisbon Portela Airport to the Hotel (4 km one way) is convenient. Take a taxi from the Departures (not Arrivals) airport area (about €10); Bus #44; Subway to Oriente Station (only 5 minute walk to the hotel; click here for more information on using the Metro); or Transfer by private company (about €45; email Olissippo Oriente Hotel with your Flight Number and arrival time to make a reservation).

What to See in Lisbon

There’s much to see and do in Lisbon, ranging from medieval districts in its historic center (Baixa) to the modern sophistication of the Parque das Nações. Refer to the PDF above for suggestions and go to the official Visit Portugal website.

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