[AFRINIC-announce] Useful information for delegates traveling for
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Wed Nov 12 13:25:22 UTC 2014
We are pleased to provide you with useful information to help you
prepare for your travel to Mauritius for
Please note that registration for AFRINIC-21 will be closed on 14
November 2014. If you have not yet registered for the Meeting please
follow the following steps:
1. You can register online at:
2. Choose between the following options: "Log in", "Request new
password" or "Create an account"
3. Upon successful login, you will see the "Your AFRINIC-21 Registration
Details" page. Please fill in the requested information.
4. If you are traveling from abroad, also request an official AFRINIC-21
invitation letter via this page (Section 3).
5. You will receive a confirmation message on your browser and a link to
download a PDF version of your invitation letter.
Visas on Arrival
Most African countries will be able to acquire a visa free of charge at
arrival, however there are exceptions. We urge all delegates traveling
to Mauritius to consult the list of countries to check whether they
require a visa prior to arrival in Mauritius at:
Delegates from the following African countries will need a visa PRIOR to
traveling to Mauritius: Libya, Mali, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan.
Kindly note that delegates traveling from the above-mentioned countries
to Mauritius are requested to apply for a visa in advance.
General Health and Ebola Advisory
Participants coming from Africa will be subject as is customary to
routine health checks for Malaria and other infectious diseases.
We urge delegates to properly fill the health form given on the flight
or at the airport with their hotel address and phone contact.
Travelers who have been to the following Ebola affected countries within
two months prior to their arrival to Mauritius will not be allowed entry
in Mauritius: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and DRC.
Nationals and passport holders of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and DRC
who have NOT been residing in their respective countries for the past
two months (at least) and wish to travel to Mauritius can contact the
AFRINIC-21 Organising Committee. An official letter to the Passport
and Immigration Office in Mauritius will be required to this effect.
Should you require this letter, please contact the AFRINIC Organising
Committee at least 7 days prior your scheduled arrival date in Mauritius
at 'Contact Us' on the main page of our AFRINIC-21 website
For more information with regard to health precautions, please check:
AFRINIC delegates will be responsible for making their own arrangements
for hotel bookings and hotel transfers.
Hotel reservations can be made by using the booking forms available at:
Delegates using the booking forms will benefit from a preferential rate
for AFRINIC-21 participants.
Should the the Hennessy Park Hotel be fully booked kindly proceed with
booking your accommodations at the Voila Hotel Bagatelle (5 mins from
Hennessy), le Suffren and the Labourdonnais (15 mins from Hennessy).
Free shuttle service will be offered twice a day from the Suffren and
the Labourdonnais hotels to the Hennessy Hotel.
Stay up-to-date on AFRINIC-21 on our Facebook Page: AFRINIC and follow
us on Twitter: @AFRINIC
We are using the hashtag: #AFRINIC21
We look forward to welcoming you all in Mauritius soon
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