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WSC 2018 Frequently Asked Questions

WSC 2018 Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of FAQ's if you have additional question please email info@tmainter.com

 

The wordlist used in the tournaments will be CSW15.

 

1. Food and Drink

Food and drink will be available to purchase at the venue. 

 

2. Medical 

If you are visiting England from a non-EEA country, even if you are a former UK resident, you need to ensure you are covered for healthcare through personal medical or travel insurance for the duration of your visit.

If you need NHS treatment and you have not arranged insurance, you will be charged at 150% of the standard NHS rate, unless an exemption category applies to either you or the treatment.

More details can be found here: www.nhs.uk

For emergencies dial 999

 

3. Disabled Access

There is disabled access and facilities throughout the tournament venue, CLICK HERE for more details.

 

4. Parking

There will be a special rate for the World Scrabble Championships, vouchers will be available at the Riviera main reception.

Details to the venue parking can be found here: www.rivieracentre.co.uk/parking

 

5. Time Difference

Local time is GMT

 

6. Business hours

Monday - Saturday local shop opening times will vary between 09:00am and 10:00pm

Shops over 280 square metres: can open on Sundays but only for 6 consecutive hours between 10am and 6pm.

 

7. Currency

Local currency is GBP (£)

 

8. Credit Cards/ATMS

Most major credit cards are accepted in local shopsand venues.

Cash machines are located on the main high street and in some hotels and the venue.

Please note cash machines in venues  may charge for withdrawals, this will be noted on the machine.

 

9. Smoking

It is illegal for anyone to smoke in an enclosed public place and within the workplace in England.

Check for designated smoking areas around local venues.

 

10. Public Transport

Local bus service available: Stagecoachbus

Local taxis services available: Taxis

 

11. Accommodation 

Local hotels, B&B and various accommodation bookings can be found here:

TRIP ADVISOR

BOOKING.COM

 

12. Visa Requirements

To check if you need a visa click here: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa

 

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