[AFRINIC-announce] Useful information for delegates traveling for AFRINIC-21

AFRINIC Communication comm-announce at afrinic.net
Wed Nov 12 13:25:22 UTC 2014

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to provide you with useful information to help you 
prepare for your travel to Mauritius for

AFRINIC-21 Registration

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: 

Hotels Reservations

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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