2007 Taipei Symposium
c/o Institute of
I . Transportation
Taiwan Taoyuan (Chiang Kai Shek) International
Airport (T.T.I./ C.K.S. Airport)
<--> Academia Sinica: It costs about NT$1,500-1,700 by taxi.
- Taipei Main (Railway) Station <--> Academia Sinica: It costs about NT$300 by
taxis. It can be reached by bus-Route No.205, 212, 276. Bus fare is NT$30.
- The rate for taxi is NT $70 for the first 1.5 kilometers and NT$5 for each
additional 300 meters. A 20% surcharge is added between 11 P.M. and 6 A.M.
MRT (Mass Rapid Transit, subway): It costs NT $25 for Taipei Main
Station <--> Kunyang Station and transfer bus No. 212, 270, or Blue 25. (Kunyang
Station <--> Academia Sinica : Bus fare is NT$15.)
- Taxi-calling service is offered at the service Activity Center, Academia
Sinica. Tel: 886-2-2336-1313.
II . Car Parking
Parking lots are available around the
Academic Activity Center, Academia Sinica. Admittance is restricted to
participants wearing name-badges. Admittance needs to pay 30NT to buy a one-day
parking ticket at the reception desk.
III. Banking Service and Exchange
We will provide currency exchange at the
registration desk for US dollar and Euro. Time: June 25 to June 27. (9:00 a.m. -
IV. Currency and Tips
The Republic of China's currency is the
New Taiwan Dollar (NT$). Paper Money of denominations NT$1000, $500, $200, $100,
$50 and hard money are NT$50, $20, $10, $5, $1. The standard tip is about NT$50
per piece of luggage. A 10% service charge is automatically added to room rates
and meals. Taxi drivers expect no tips. The counter in the Activity Center offer
taxi-calling service, just ask the staff at the counter.