facilitate your travel to SAC 2008, this page provides valuable
information about local excursions, hotels, travel agents, visa
memos, transportation info, food services, and other information.
you plan your travel, please check the information provided on this
page. Please note that the local committee has designated an official
Travel Agency (RD VIAGENS E TURISMO) to help you and facilitate
your travel arrangements.
important notice is that the airport is about 20 km from the conference
hotel (Vila Galé). There is no public transportation service
(buses, trains, etc...) from the airport to the hotel. The local
organizing committee strongly recommends that all SAC 2008 attendee
use the Transfer Service provided by the designated Travel Agency
(see Reservation and Transportation below). The Agency's
passenger transfer prices is the same as using common cabs from
the airport to the hotel.
Reservation and Transportation
reservations at hotel Vila Galé and transportation from and
to the hotel, please use the Travel Agency reservation site at this
Local excursions will posted as soon as they are finalized.
travel arrangements within Brazil or from the US to Brazil, please
contact Jerry Allen Travel:
Direct Line: (305) 937-3827
Tool Free (ask to talk to Albert): (800) 652-2267
Association for Computing Machinery does not issue formal invitation
letters for visas. However, it issues Visa Support Letters. For
visa support letters, please send all requests to Ms. Ashley Cozzi
at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following
1. Name and
mailing address as it appears on your passport
name of the conference you wish to attend
you are the author of any papers accepted for the conference, please
provide the title
that Visa Support Letters are not issued via email.
should plan their travel well in advance. Please allow one month
for the letter to be received, especially for overseas requests.
Please plan accordingly.
see if you need a visa to Brazil, visa fee, and required documents,
find an embassy, visit http://www.embassyworld.com/embassy/Brazil/Brazil1.html
find a consulate to apply for your visa in the US (for US citizens),
general information, visit http://www.brazilmiami.org/eng/visas_print.php
about traveling to Brazil:
Link about Ceara
(the State) and Fortaleza (Capital of Ceara):