Transportation and Accommodation 

 

Climate

Kocaeli has a typical Mediterranean climate. It is hot and humid in the summer, and warm and rainy in the winter. For daily weather reports please visit http://www.dmi.gov.tr/en-US/forecast-cities.aspx?m=KOCAELI  

Medical Assistance

Turkey, also, has no National Health Programme. Thus each participant is responsible for the cost of medical care, when needed. Therefore we recommend all participants to have a personal health and accident insurances for the duration of their stay in Turkey. You should also make sure to bring along an adequate amount of any medication you take regularly.


Banking and Currency Exchange

Exchange facilities are available at the airports, hotels, Kocaeli University Umuttepe Campus Bank (İş Bankası ) located nearby the conference hall. Banks are open from 09:00–17:30 Monday to Friday, but exchange bureaus are also available in the city centre outside official working hours.

 

AVAILABLE HOTELS in KOCAELI

 

Description

Comments

Cost (TL)

Pasha Palas Otel
16.08 - 19.08.2009

 
SNG/BB/VAT  Standart room  70
DBL/BB/VAT Standart room 120
Derbent Otel
16.08 - 19.08.2009
 
SNG/BB/VAT  Standart room  59.5
DBL/BB/VAT Standart room 84
Altınnal Otel
16.08 - 19.08.2009
 
SNG/BB/VAT  Standart room  60
DBL/BB/VAT Standart room 80
Baltürk Otel
16.08 - 19.08.2009
 
SNG/BB  Standart room  90*
DBL/BB Standart room 140*
Grand Yükseliş Otel
16.08 - 19.08.2009
 
SNG/BB/VAT  Standart room  108
DBL/BB/VAT Standart room 140
Seka Park Otel
16.08 - 19.08.2009
 
SNG/BB/VAT  Standart room  70
DBL/BB/VAT Standart room 110
TRP/BB/VAT Standart room 135
Asya Otel
16.08 - 19.08.2009
 
SNG/BB/VAT  Standart room  80
DBL/BB/VAT Standart room 120
Wes Otel
16.08 - 19.08.2009
 
SNG/BB/VAT  Standart room  90
DBL/BB/VAT Standart room 140
Çenedağ Otel
16.08 - 19.08.2009
 
SNG/BB/VAT  Standart room  50
DBL/BB/VAT Standart room 70
Kocaeli Center Guesthouse
16.08 - 19.08.2009
 
  Per Person 32,5
Kocaeli University Guesthouse (Anıtpark Guesthouse)
16.08 - 19.08.2009
 
  Per Person 20

* Not Included VAT (%8)

 

Symposium participants may use the shuttle bus. The shuttle service is available from Anıtpark to Prof. Dr. Baki Komsuoğlu Congress Centre. The schedule of the shuttle bus is:

Anıtpark - Umuttepe Camopus

Umuttepe Campus- Anıtpark

08.30 09.00
09.30 10.00
10.30 11.00
11.30 12.00
12.30 13.00
13.30 14.00
14.30 15.00
15.30 16.00
16.30 17.00
17.30 18.00
18.30 19.00
19.30 20.00
20.30 21.00
21.30 22.00
22.30 23.00

 

Accomodation Communication and Reservation

 

Dr. Berna TUNÇ - Kocaeli University

Tel: +90532 224 1388

      +90262 303 3122
E-posta: tuncberna@yahoo.com

 

Yeliz Teker - General Directorate of Disaster Affairs

Tel: +90533 559 0858
E-posta: yelizteker@gmail.com

 

 

Taxi Services (Local)

  • Atakan Taxi
    Address: Cengiz Topel Cad.s
    Phone: 3222281

  • Körfez Taxi
    Address: Demiryolu Cad.Ulugazi Karşısı
    Phone: 3212939

  • Metropol Taxi
    Address: Eski Garajlar Migros Altı
    Phone: 3217069

  • Mikro Taxi
    Address: Fethiye Cad.Emek İşhanı
    Phone: 3214541

  • Park Taxi
    Address: Alemdar Cad.No:50
    Phone: 3213706

  • Terminal Taxi
    Address: Yeni otobüs terminali İZMİT
    Phone: 311 62 55

  • Yenidoğan Taxi
    Address: Yenidoğan Mah.Mürselpaşa Cad.
    Phone: 3215832

  • Yahyakaptan Taxi
    Address: Yahyakaptan Mah. E-5 Çıkışı
    Phone: 3110085 - 311 12 16

Bus Servises

  • İzmit Seyahat A.Ş.
    Phone: 311 23 20 - 311 00 11

  • Metro Turizm
    Phone: 311 62 93 - 311 62 94 - 95

  • Pamukkale
    Phone: 311 30 34

  • Terminal Müdürlüğü
    Phone: 311 63 16

For Train Schule  please visit http://www.tcdd.gov.tr/ ...

 

For Visa Information please visit http://www.e-konsolosluk.net/Visa/Visa_Welcome.aspx

 

For Airline Companies please visit http://www.dhmiata.gov.tr/havayolu_sirketleri.asp ...