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FAQ

1. Where in Bangkok is the regional congress being held?

The congress is being held in the Bangkok Marriott Marquis, located in the Klong Toey District of Central Bangkok. Local transportation includes Taxi and the BTS Skytrain (Congress is a 12 minute walk from Phrom Phong Station). See The Bangkok Marriott Marquis Hotel map.

2. How do I get to the congress from the airport?

The closest airports accessible by taxi are Suvarnabhumi Bangkok International Airport (40 min) and Don Mueang International Aiport (50 min). Please keep in mind that the amount of time may vary due to traffic.

3. Are flights and accommodation included in the ticket prices?

No, participants should make their own arrangements. However, we have limited discounted rooms available with the registration. If interested, please check the updated information at travel & accommodation.

4. Do I need a special visa to attend the congress?

No, if you need a visa, a tourist visa should satisfy the requirements. Please check if you need a visa at your Thai Consulate or Embassy in your passport’s country.

5. What events are included in the ticket price?

The Lectures Series, Workshops, and Gala Awards Night and excursions are all included in the congress ticket package for full program. Tickets are also sold as separate One-day Lecture Series tickets and Gala Awards Night ticket, if you do not wish to buy the whole package. We will also have optional activities on Sunday 5th that will require additional tickets. These activities will be updated on this website.

6. Will there be translation services available for non-Thai and non-English language delegates?

The congress will be hosted in English. There will be ushers at the congress who are able to communicate in Mandarin.

7. Will there be support for disabled participants?

The congress location and Gala Dinner will be held in accessible locations.

8. I have a dietary requirement - can this be accommodated?

We will try our best to accommodate special dietary requirements. Please include your requirements in the ticket purchase page.

9. What is the refund policy for tickets?

Tickets cannot be refunded, however, extenuating circumstances may be considered with appropriate documentation.

10. How can I get involved?

If you would like to volunteer as an usher please email 2017iflaapr@gmail.com.

11. Are there special discounts?

Currently enrolled students will have special ticket price. Please check ticket & payment as well as the current enrolled student, recognized senior card holders may be applicable for a reduced ticket price as detailed below.

10% discount for senior card holder.

For IFLA Member • Choose IFLA Member Package
• Fill in your information
• Payment Method, please select Telegraphic transfer.
For early bird the display rate will show the full price of 12,000 Baht. Senior card holder will only need to pay 10,800 baht.
For standard the display rate will show the full price of 15,000 Baht. Senior card holder will only need to pay 13,500 baht.
For last minute the display rate will show the full price of 22,000 Baht. Senior card holder will only need to pay 19,800 baht.
• To confirm your payment, please attach a copy of your receipt, senior card and IFLA APR Affiliated Association member card and send to payment.2017iflaapr@gmail.com

For General Public
• Choose General Public Package
• Fill in your information
• Payment Method, please select Telegraphic transfer.
For early bird the display rate will show the full price of 16,500 Baht. Senior card holder will only need to pay 14,850 baht.
For standard the display rate will show the full price of 20,500 Baht. Senior card holder will only need to pay 18,450 baht.
For last minute the display rate will show the full price of 33,000 Baht. Senior card holder will only need to pay 29,700 baht.
• To confirm your payment, please attach a copy of your receipt and senior card and send to payment.2017iflaapr@gmail.com

Senior card holder discount can only apply when paying via telegraphic transfer for both IFLA members and General public.
Please note: Senior card must be presented at 2017 IFLA APR Congress for this condition to apply.

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