Third country nationals must apply and obtain an airport transit visa or a visa for admission to the Republic of Cyprus, for 90 days or less, as visitors for business or pleasure. The visa requirement for entering Cyprus is waived on the basis of the EU relevant Regulations for the citizens of certain countries." For more information about Visa Policy of Cyprus, visit HERE.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) does not issue formal invitation letters for visas to attend ACM sponsored conferences. However, ACM can issue a visa support letter. For visa support letters, please send all requests to the Office of SIG Services at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to include all of the following information in your original email:
All this information is necessary, and omitting any of it will delay the issuing of the support letter. Visa support letters are answered in the order they are received. You will receive a PDF letter by email within the 4-5 business days. Please note that ACM does not fax visa support letters. The PDF serves as a signed electronic version of the original letter which will be mailed to your current mailing address. If you do not receive the letter by post mail on time for your visa appointment, please print out your PDF letter and take it with you.
Please plan accordingly.
SAC 2019 will be held in St. Raphael Resort.
502 Amathountos Avenue, Pyrgos 4520, Cyprus
+357 25 834200
Cyprus is served by two International Airports; Larnaca International Airport, (LCA) and Paphos International Airport, (PFO). More than 50 International Airlines connect Cyprus to the whole world; for more details regarding flights to/from Cyprus, please visit the official website of both airports at www.hermesairports.com. Furthermore, domestic communication between both airports and all the major cities on the island is very quick and easy via an extensive highway system.
Cyprus provides a strategic geographic location connecting three continents - Europe, Asia, and Africa - with its excellent transportation and communications infrastructure.
|Athens||1.5 hour (Direct)|
|London||4.5 hours (Direct)|
|Paris||4 hours (Direct)|
|Rome||3 hours (Direct)|
|Berlin||3.5 hours (Direct)|
|Moscow||3 hours (Direct)|
|Dubai||3.5 hours (Direct)|
|Seoul||12 hours (1 stop)|
|Tokyo||12 hours (1 stop)|
|Hong Kong||11 hours (1 stop)|
|Sydney||18.5 hours (1 stop)|
|New York||11 hours (1 stop)|
|Los Angeles||14.5 hours (1 stop)|
Larnaca Airport to Limassol City
Once you arrive at Larnaca Airport, you can use the Limassol Airport Express service to Limassol (last bus stop AGIOS GEORGIOS HAVOUZAS or the TOURIST AREA near the hotel St. Raphael (venue); 50 minutes shuttle service). Please visit http://enlimassolairportexpress.eu/ for more information and timetables.
Paphos Airport to Limassol City approx. 45 min
Once you arrive at Paphos Airport, you can use the Limassol Airport Express service to Limassol (AGIOS GEORGIOS HAVOUZAS bus stop; 45 minutes shuttle service). Please visit http://enlimassolairportexpress.eu/ for more information and timetables.
Limassol City to Your Hotel
You can use the public bus system called EMEL, Limassol District Transport Organization, to find a route to your accommodation hotel. Please visit http://en.limassolbuses.com/ for more information and timetables.
You can book airport transfers at https://www.easyconferences.org/ as part of Online Registration (subject to availability). The transfers can be either private or shared (a max of 3 people); meet & greet inclusive.
There will be a taxi driver waiting for you after Customs Formalities with a sign stating the conference name. You simply need to say your name to the driver, and he/she will escort you to your hotel.
You can book these hotels in the online registration.
St. Raphael Resort (5 star; venue)
Curium Palace Hotel (4 star)
Harmony Bay Hotel (3 star)
- Cyprus is a member of the European Union, and the Euro (€) is the official currency.
- The voltage in Cyprus is 240 volts using electrical outlet plug type G (3 pins).
- In April Cyprus is starting to warm up. Average high temperature of Limassol in April is 23°C. Click HERE for more details.