For Finland there are two associated plug types, types C and F. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins and type F is the plug which has two round pins with two earth clips on the side. Finland operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
Driving in Finland
Motorist in Finland drive on the right hand side of the road.
The Conference Organising Committee or its agents will not be responsible for any medical expenses, loss or accidents incurred during the conference. Delegates are strongly advised to arrange their own personal insurance to cover medical and other expenses including accident or loss. Where a delegate has to cancel for medical reasons, the normal cancellation policy will apply. It is recommended that citizens from EU countries bring with them a current European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) card.
The two main official languages of Finland are Finnish and Swedish.
Finland is a member of the European Union, and its currency is the Euro (€). All major credit cards are widely accepted in Finland. The Euro has 100 cents in the euro with coins in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 & 50 cents and 1 and 2 euros. Euro notes come in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euro.
Under current legislation, smoking is banned in all public areas and work places, including restaurants, pubs and bars.
Refunds Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged at 24% on most goods. Cash back is the simplest and most widely used VAT refund service that issues cash refunds on departure for a handling fee. Ask for cash back form when you make your purchase.
From March to October, Finland observes Eastern European Summer Time (EEST; UTC+03:00).
The hottest month of the year in Espoo is July. However it is still very mild compared to most summers in countries further south. The average daily temperature is a lovely 17°C, with highs reaching about 21°C on average, and lows dipping to 12°C.
Nationwide emergency number 112