Conference Logistics

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Entry visas on arrival

Participants who would require visas to gain entry into Ghana should provide their tickets and copies of their passport biodata pages to conference@wacci.ug.edu.gh by July 10, 2018.

 

  • Transport

Transportation services would be provided to convey participants lodging at the listed hotels to the conference venue.

 

  • Airport Transfers

Some of the listed hotels provide airport transfers. Kindly take note of this when booking.

 

  • Weather and Climate

The average temperature in Accra in October is hot at 26˚C, reaching as high as 30˚C.

 

  • Time

Standard time in Ghana is GMT.

 

  • Currency

The Ghana Cedi is the currency in use. The exchange rate is GHS 1 =USD 4.44 as at April 25, 2018. Currency conversions can be done on this website; https://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/. Though some hotels and shops use credit cards, it is advisable to always have money at hand.

 

  • Accommodation

The following places are all located within the vicinity of the University.

Hotel Name Room Discounted rate (USD) Airport Transfer
Tomreik Hotel
+233501565638
Attn: Daniel
Standard 90.00 Yes
Erata Hotel
+233244357147

Attn: Stephen or Afia

Standard 90.00 Yes
MJ Grand Hotel
+233271290330
Standard 80.00  
Mensvic Hotel
+233302507406

Attn: Belinda

Standard 130.00 Yes
University of Ghana Guest Centre Standard   No
Yiri Lodge
+233243330624/+233302513386

Attn: Samuel

Standard 65.00 No
African Regent Hotel Standard 170.00

Yes