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Travel and Visa

​HOST

Guyana Civil Aviation Authority
Head Office, 
73 High Street, Kingston, 
Georgetown, Guyana

CONTACTS

(i)  Mr. Saheed Sulaman
Director- Air Transport Management
Guyana Civil Aviation Authority
Tel (Cell):  +592-601-2029
Email: datm@gcaa-gy.org

(ii) Lt. Col. (Ret’d) Egbert Field
Director General
Guyana Civil Aviation Authority
Tel (Cell):  +592-608-8505
Email:   efield@gcaa-gy.org; and director-general@gcaa-gy.org;

​LANGUAGE

The meeting will be conducted in English with simultaneous interpretation in the French and Spanish languages.

VENUE
The venue for the event is the Arthur Chung Convention Centre, Lilliendal, East Coast Demerara

TRANSPORTATION
Ground transport will be provided for participants from Cheddi Jagan International and Eugene F. Correia International airports to the hotels (upon arrival and departure) and daily from hotels to the meeting venues. 

ENTRY VISA

Entry visas are required by participants except for citizens from the countries listed here. For information on requirements for entry visas for Guyana, please visit: http://www.minfor.gov.gy/demo/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/New_Immigration_Procedures_Visa_Fees.pdf

LOCAL CURRENCY AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES

​Guyana dollar is the currency in use in Guyana. You can find the most current exchange rate here
Please note that these are official rates only. Rates offered by hotels can vary from official rates

BANK SERVICES
Major credit cards (VISA, MASTER CARD) and travellers’ cheques are accepted by most hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, car rental agencies and tour operators. Credit cards with CIRRUS and/or PLUS mark can be used at any Scotia Bank Automated Telling Machines (ATM) in Guyana.

HEALTH SERVICES
Medical services are of high standards and most international prescription drugs are readily available through retail pharmacies. It is suggested that participants take out personal medical insurance for the duration of the trip. Malaria prophylactics are especially advised.

WEATHER
Guyana's climate is equatorial; hot but pleasant for most of the year. The heat is tempered by the sea breezes on the coast. An Umbrella is useful during the two wet seasons, extending roughly through May and June and from December to the end of January. The temperature on the coast-land ranges from 20 degrees centigrade with a mean temperature of 26.8 degree centigrade. In the interior it is between 18.3 degree centigrade and 39.4 degree centigrade with a mean of 28.3 degree centigrade.

ELECTRICITY
The electricity is 110-240 Volts using the type G adapter (rectangular three-pin plug).

AIRPORT DEPARTURE TAX
Airport taxes are normally included in the cost of air tickets.
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