If you are staying at one of the hotels recommended on our website you can quite easily reach the conference venue on foot in 3 up to 30 minutes, depending on where you are staying. Alternatively you can take the bus, trolleybus or taxi. You will definitely need to take one if you are staying at the Student’s Dormitories in Konstantynów (situated 4 km from the conference venue).
The currency used in Poland is Polish Zloty (PLN). There are many automated teller machines (ATM’s – “bankomaty”) dispersed throughout the city, including two at the KUL main campus. All of them accept VISA or Eurocard/Mastercard. Most shops, restaurants, taxis and ticket machines accept credit/debit cards.
Foreign currencies can be exchanged in banks or currency exchanging/counting houses, called “kantors”. Kantors usually have better exchange rates. There are many banks and kantors along the Krakowskie Przedmieście street, a main road and promenade leading from the Old Town and city center to KUL. Exchanges rates as of August 2016 are:
Early autumn in Poland can be comfortably warm (the “golden polish fall”), but heatwaves are not to be expected, and even if it can be hot during the day, the temperate climate makes it up with evenings and nights that can become quite chilly, with the temperature dropping as far as below ten degrees centigrade.