Information

Visa requirements

Current visa information can be found on the UK Border Agency website.

Currency and Exchange

Great British Pound - GBP £, Sterling.

Foreign currency and travellers cheques can be exchanged at banks, post offices, travel agents, bureau de change kiosks and some hotels throughout the city.

Credit cards are widely accepted in Glasgow and Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) or cash machines can be found throughout the city.

Smoking

Smoking is banned in all public places including all enclosed or partly-enclosed public areas.

Electricity & conversions

The standard voltage in Scotland is 240V AC, 50Hz. North American appliances need a transformer and an adapter; Australasian appliances need only an adapter. Plugs have 3 square pins and adapters are widely available.

VAT

All purchases in Britain, with the exception of food and books, are subject to VAT, which increases the cost of an item by 20%. This is already included in the price shown in shops.

Vaccinations

No vaccinations are required prior to visiting Scotland.

Emergency services

In case of an emergency police, ambulance and fire brigade can be contacted by telephoning 999.

Contact Information

EUCAS 2019 Conference Secretariat
c/o SAS Event & Association Management, The Old George Brewery, Rollestone Street
Salisbury, SP1 1DX, UK

Email: enquiries@eucas2019.org