General information relating to Vienna, Austria can be found below

Austropa Interconvention has been appointed by EACTS as the exclusive housing agency to manage hotel accommodation for the 31st EACTS Annual Meeting.
Accommodation can be booked via the Austropa Interconvention booking site.


Vienna Airport is located approximately 18 km from Vienna city centre. For further information on means of transport to and from the airport click here.

Transfer time by taxi from Vienna Airport to the ACV is approximately 30 minutes.

Most banks in Vienna are open from Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 12.30 pm and from 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm, and until 5.30 pm on Thursdays. In the city centre (1st district), almost all banks are open over lunchtime.

Most hotels, restaurants and shops in Vienna accept major credit cards.

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The power supply in Vienna is 230 volts. All sockets follow European standards. To use American-type plugs, a 220-volt transformer should be used together with an adaptor plug.

Shops are usually open Mon – Fri from 9.00 am – 6.30 pm, Sat until 5.00 pm or 6.00 pm; some shopping centers are open until 8.00 pm or 9.00 from Mon-Fri.

Shopping is available on Sundays and holidays at the large railway stations, at the airport and in the museum shops.

For comprehensive information on Taxis in Vienna please visit this site

The venue for the 31st EACTS Annual Meeting is the Austria Center Vienna, (ACV)

Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1,
1220 Vienna, Austria
t. +43 1 260690

Underground line U1 (red); U1 station Kaisermühlen, VIC; Exit Schüttaustrasse

The average temperature in Vienna in October is quite mild at 10.5 °C (50.9 °F). Afternoons can be mild with average high temperatures reaching 14 °C (57.2 °F). Overnight temperatures are generally a little cool with an average low of 7 °C (44.6 °F).

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