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Practical Information 


What funds to bring with you for LIMEP 2010?
Please bring enough funds to cover your stay in Liberia as ATM machines are rare and most hotels and restaurants do not accept credit or debit cards.

 

How do I get to Monrovia? Be there, with Brussels Airlines!

Brussels Airlines are the official airline for LIMEP 2010 and are offering all LIMEP participants a discount of 10% on economy and business class fares. We will send you details of this offer when you register for the event.



What airport do I book my ticket to?

The airport that serves Monrovia is Roberts International. It is about 45 minutes by car from the city centre.

 

What happens when I arrive in Monrovia?

Please note that if you have informed the organisers of your arrival and departure times we will make sure that you will get collected and taken to the airport. A team will be at the airport for the duration of the event and there identification clearly signified.

 

What should I bring with me to Monrovia? 

 

Health issues

 

What voltage is used? 

If you are taking any electronic items to Liberia, the voltage requirement is 120 Volts. 

 

What plug adapter should I bring?

Outlets in Liberia generally accept 1 type of plug:
Flat blade plug ( as in the United States)

 

What time zone is Liberia in? 

Liberia Standard Time operates on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) 

 

Can I drink the water in Liberia? 

It is strongly recommended that you drink bottled water when you are there. 

 

What currency do they use in Liberia?

Liberian Dollar (LRD; symbol L$) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of L$100, 50, 20, 10 and 5. Coins in circulation are L$1 and 50, 25, 10 and 5 cents. US Dollar notes are in circulation in the following denominations: US$100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1

Please note that US Dollars are widely accepted in all business establishments.

Exchange Rate Indicators

1.00 GBP = 108.27 LRD

1.00 USD = 71.55 LRD

1.00 EUR = 89.67 LRD

Currency conversion rates as of 30 August 2010