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PPI Conference 2011/Friedrichshafen
|Airport||Approx. time to travel to FN by train||Remarks|
|Friedrichshafen (FDH)||6 min|
|Memmingen Allgäu (FMM)||2:30 h|
|St Gallen Altenrhein, Switzerland (ACH)||2:00 h|
|Stuttgart (STR)||3:00 h|
|Zurich, Switzerland (ZRH)||2:20 h|
|Munich (MUC)||3:40 h||We're planning to arrange a bus shuttle from Munich airport to Friedrichshafen.|
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Coming from Airports at Munich, Zurich and Stuttgart (or the minor Airport Memmingen) one can reach FN in about 1-3 hours.
Train station "Friedrichshafen Stadt". German railway website
There is a catamaran regularly going from Constance to Friedrichshafen.
How to get to the venue?
In Friedrichshafen follow the signs to "Messe". Address:
Messe Friedrichshafen Neue Messe 1 88046 Friedrichshafen Germany
The following Hotels offer a very limited number of rooms. Please mention the keyword "PPI Conference" when booking.
- Hotel Goldenes Rad (Friedrichshafen) Offer not valid anymore!
- Single rooms at 69.00 € (incl. breakfast) per person per night.
- Phone number: +49 7541 285-0
- Hotel Buchhorner Hof (Friedrichshafen) Offer not valid anymore!
- Single rooms at 63.00 € (incl. breakfast) per room per night.
- Double rooms at 89.00 € (incl. breakfast) per room per night.
- Phone number: +49 7541 20 50
- Hotel Schoellhorn (Friedrichshafen) fully booked!
- Double rooms at 65.00 € (incl. breakfast) per room per night.
- Free parking.
- Only a few rooms available!
- Phone number: +49 7541 21816
There are lots of hotels in Friedrichshafen, prices for a single chamber start at about 50 €. You can consult a price comparison site like hotel.info, but keep in mind to keep the distance to the airport or the city short.
You need to be member of the "deutsches Jugendherbergswerk", Hostelling International, or a similar Youth Hostel organisation in your country. Becoming member in Germany costs 12.50 € (if you're at max. 26 years old) or 21.00 € (being 27+) possible for Germans and permanent residents.
An international guest who does not hold a membership card of a national Youth Hostel Association can purchase an International Guest Card in place of membership. He is required to buy a Welcome Stamp for each night of his stay at the cost of 3.10 €. When he or she has collected 6 Welcome Stamps, the Guest Card becomes valid in all Hostels worldwide or entitles the holder to reduced rates for his stay. Validity is 12 months from the date of issue.
You can find all the national Youth Hostel Associations in the world on hihostels.com under Hostelling International.
Alternatively, a Guest Card with immediate international validity can be obtained at 15.50 €.
The detailed prices for an overnight stay:
Till age 26 27 plus bed/breakfast 1st night 22.60 € 26.60 € bed/breakfast following 19.30 € 23.30 € bed/half-board 1st night 27.50 € 31.50 € bed/half-board following 24.40 € 28.40 € bed/full-board 1st night 31.50 € 35.50 € bed/half-board following 27.70 € 31.70 €
These people can be contacted for more information concerning travel arrangements and accomodation:
- Having trouble getting in or finding an accomodation? Let me know!