General Information

Taiwan situated in the heart of Asia Pacific. Many airlines fly to Taiwan making it become the perfect travel destination. Taiwan is a quality convention destination, high-quality human resources, and successful development of the capital and technology-intensive industrial sectors. With natural sceneries, convenient transportation and delicious cuisine, Taiwan will guarantee an enjoyably journey.

Access

There are two international airports in Taiwan:
Airport Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Taipei Songsang Airport
Introduction The Taipei TTY Airport is the main gateway of Taiwan. It can be accessed via over 190 non-stop and direct flights from 56 major cities throughout the world. Situated in Metropolitan Taipei, the Taipei International Airport is the hub of domestic air transportation. It is easily accessible from the town centers.
Taxi Time to Taipei International Convention Center (Congress Venue):
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Terminal 1 Taxi Service Center:
+886-3-3982832
Terminal 2 Taxi Service Center:
+886-3-3983599
Time to Taipei International Convention Center (Congress Venue): 30 Minutes
Bus & Metro Time to Taipei International Convention Center (Congress Venue): 2 Hour 30 Minutes
  • Bus Number:
    1819 to Taipei Main Station
  • Metro:
    Line 2 to Taipei 101/World Trade Center
Time to Taipei International Convention Center (Congress Venue): 45 Minutes
  • Metro:
    Line 1
    to Daan (Transfer to Line 2)
  • Metro:
    Line 2 to Taipei 101/World Trade Center
Website www.taoyuan-airport.com/
english/index.jsp
www.tsa.gov.tw/tsa/en/home.aspx

Climate
Taiwan experiences a subtropical climate, with summers from the month of May to September. The annual average temperature is a comfortable 22 degrees Celsius (71 Fahrenheit).
It will be around (31 degree Celsius during July) in Taipei.

Time Zone
Taiwan is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

Currency
The currency of Taiwan is the New Taiwan Dollar (NT$). Foreign currencies can be exchanged at the banks, airport and hotels. Payment by major credit card is accepted almost everywhere around Taiwan.

Electricity
  • Taiwan uses an electric current of 110 volts at 60 cycles. Many buildings also have 220-volt sockets.
  • Visitors with appliances of different voltages are urged to bring adapters with them.

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Tipping & Tax
Sales tax is included in the listed price in Taiwan
Tipping is not customary in Taiwan, but some hotels and restaurants automatically add a 10% service fee to the bill.

Getting Around
  • Taiwan High speed Railway
    The THSR goes through 8 main cities along the western part of Taiwan at the moment.
     
    Taiwan High speed Railway (http://www.thsrc.com.tw/en/?lc=en )
  • Railway
    Trains on the round-the-island rail network provide extremely convenient services. Tickets may be purchased three days in advance



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