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Practical Information - Travel and Accommodation

It has unfortunately not proven possible to charter any flight(s) for the symposium, so it is important that people book their flights early. Notice that the airport is not in Tórshavn, but rather on the island of Vágoy. Participants need to arrange transport from Vágar to Tórshavn, this can be done by taxi, bus or by renting a car.

For people planning to arrive on schedule Wednesday 25th of Oct., these are the flights that are available (all Atlantic Airways

  • Oslo-Vágar 11.20-11.55
  • Copenhagen-Vágar 12.25-13.40
  • Copenhagen-Vágar 18.35-19.50 (but this will be to late for reception Wednesday evening)

And if participants leave the day after the conference Sunday 29th of Oct., the flights are these (again all on Atlantic):

  • Vágar-Oslo 13.15-15.50
  • Vágar-Copenhagen 08.20-11.25
  • Vágar-Copenhagen 14.30-17.35

Options are more numerous if people depart from the schedule and arrive say: Monday 23th. Options are:

Tuesday 24th:

  • Copenhagen-Vágar 12.25-13.40  (Atlantic Airways)
  • Copenhagen-Vágar 18.35-19.50   (Atlantic Airways)

And if departure is postponed until Monday 30th, the options are:

  • Vágar-Copenhagen 08.20-11.25 (Atlantic Airways)
  • Vágar-Copenhagen 14.30-17.35 (Atlantic Airways)
  • Vágar-Bergen 19.00-21.40 (Widerøe)
  • Vágar-Keflavík 10.45-12.15 (Atlantic Airways)

Regarding the hotel booking:

The PLS organizers have recieved an offer from Hilton Garden Inn Tórshavn with these options:

  • Arrival: 25 OKT
  • Departure: 29 OKT
  • 4 nights
  • 100 rooms
  • Single room incl. breakfast 850 DKK/night
  • Single room with a view over Hoydalar incl. breakfast 950 DKK/night
  • Double room incl. breakfast 1000 DDK/night
  • Double room with a view over Hoydalar incl. Breakfast  1100 DKK/night

To get the special offer from Hilton Garden Inn, you need to book at the latest 25 September.

Participants are urged to make their own hotel booking on the following link (copy into the browser):

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