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3-rd Sofia International Model United Nations (SOFIMUN)

24-31 July 2010 Sofia, Bulgaria, EU

An international young leaders' summit of the SOFIMUN Foundation

         Search Of Future Ideas, Models Us Now

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of SOFIMUN 2010
 
 

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SOFIMUN.org ---> Participation ---> Transport & VISA

 
     
 

Transport & VISA

 
 

Transport to Bulgaria

Here you can find the ways to get to Sofia, Bulgaria. We have tried to put up a systemized information that can help you with your preparation for the best way to travel to Sofia.

 

Also you can find information on VISA issues at the end of the page.

 

 

BY AIR

Sofia Airport

Hristofor Kolumb boulevard, No 1

MORE INFO HERE

 

Sofia is very well related with most of the European cities by air, including low cost flights. With two terminals, Sofa airport, located in the outskirts of the city is small, but modern European airport.

 

Customer’s telephone number:

MORE INFO HERE

 

Low cost flights to Sofia:

MORE INFO HERE

 

ADDITIONAL HELPFUL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE SOFIMUN TEAM:

 

LOW COST FLIGHTS TO SOFIA (direct flights only):

 

COMPANY:

FLIES TO SOFIA FROM:

WIZZAIR

http://www.wizzair.com

Eindhoven, Barcelona, Brussels, Valencia, Venice, Dortmund, London Luton, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome, Forli / Bologna, Frankfurt

EASYJET

http://www.easyjet.com

London Gatwick, Madrid, Manchester, Milan

AIR BERLIN

http://wwwairberlin.com

Innsbruck, Vienna, Copenhagen, Paris, Berlin, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Baden-Baden, Munich, Nuremberg, Milan, Rome, Zurich

GERMANWINGS

http://www.germanwings.com

London Stansted, Berlin, Bremen, Cologne, Dresden, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Leipzig, Milan, Munich, Palma de Mallorca, Stockholm, Vienna, Venice, Zurich

HAMBURG INTERNATIONAL

http://www.sofia-international.de

Berlin

 

LOW COST FLIGHTS TO VARNA AND BURGAS (BULGARIA) - (direct flights, approx. 400 km from Sofia, connections with daily bus/train lines):

 

COMPANY:

FLIES TO BULGARIA:

FLIES FROM:

NORWEGIAN

http://www.norwegian.com

Varna, Burgas

Oslo, Warsaw

WIZZAIR

http://www.wizzair.com

1. Varna

2. Burgas

1. London Luton

2. Budapest, Warsaw, Katowice, London Luton, Poznan, Prague

SMART WINGS

http://www.smartwings.net

Burgas

Brno, Ostrava, Prague

AIR BERLIN

http://wwwairberlin.com

1. Burgas

2. Varna

1. Cologne, Düsseldorf

2. Düsseldorf

 

OTHER FLIGHT OPTIONS (direct flights):

 

BULGARIA AIR - www.air.bg

National airliner of Bulgaria. Offers promotional prices for early booking. Flying to over 28 cities in Europe and Middle East directly and to USA with connecting flights. Flying to Sofia from Spain, The Netherlands, Greece, Lebanon, Brussels, Hungary, Romania, Warsaw, Austria, Ukraine, Cyprus, UK, Italy, Russia, France, Israel, Switzerland, USA

 

FLIGHT SEARCH ENGINES:

 

You may consider searching best flight offer to Sofia via flight searching engines. Please check does the price include airport taxes!

- Do Hop - http://www.dohop.com

- Cheapo Air - http://www.cheapoair.com

 

From the Sofia Airport to the city:

 

Bus

There are 2 bus services that connect both Terminals 1 & 2 to the city centre (more specifically Sofia University). Travel time is about 20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

- From/to Terminal 1: Bus line no. 84

- From/to Terminal 2: Bus line no. 284

 

Ticket (“bilet” in Bulgarian) prices: ˆ0.50 or BGN 1.00, which could be bought from kiosks or newsagent.

 

Taxi

Taxis are available at the Arrivals of Terminals 1 & 2. Beware of taxi drivers in order to avoid ripped off. The fare to downtown is about ˆ10 to ˆ15 depending on traffic conditions. Average prices per kilometre start at ˆ0.50. We highly recommend you to be very careful in order to avoid fraud. Look at the prices on the taxi window and doors.

 

Taxi telephone numbers - 00359 2 9732121 and 00359 2 9622226.

 

 

BY TRAIN

Central railway station, Sofia

Maria Louisa boulevard, No 100

MORE INFO HERE

 

Due to a well developed railway system, Bulgaria is well connected with most of the Balkan states and some European cities (Vienna, Prague, Budapest).

 

Customer’s telephone number:

MORE INFO HERE

 

From Central railway station to the city

 

All international railway trains are arriving at the Central railway station in Sofia, located in the wide center of the city.

 

Tram

There are two tramway lines, connecting the station with the administrative center of the city and the main boulevard “Vitosha”. The tram stations are about 50 m straight from the main exit of the railway station.

- Tram No 7

- Tram No 1

 

Ticket (“bilet” in Bulgarian) prices: ˆ0.50 or BGN 1.00, which could be bought from kiosk or newsagent.

 

Taxi

Taxi is available in front of the main entrance/exit of the railway station and on the main entrance of the Sofia bus station, just 50 meters from the railway station in left. Average price for taxi from the railway station to the administrative center of the city is 5 ˆ (10 levas). Average prices per kilometre start at ˆ0.50. We highly recommend you to be very careful in order to avoid fraud. Look at the prices on the taxi windows and doors.

 

Taxi telephone numbers - +359 2 9732121 and +359 2 9622226.

 

 

BY BUS

Central bus station, Sofia

Maria Louisa boulevard, No 100

MORE INFO HERE

 

This is the most developed transport infrastructure in Bulgaria with regular bus lines served by Bulgarian and international companies to almost every place in Europe.

 

Customer’s telephone number:

MORE INFO HERE


 

From Central bus station to the city

 

Every international bus line is arriving at the Central bus station of Sofia, which is located next to the railway station in the center of the city or arriving at the bus station’s sublevel, the Traffic Market, located right next to the Central bus station and in front of the Central Railway station.

 

Tram

There are two tramway lines, connecting the bus station with the administrative center of the city and main boulevard “Vitosha” (the two tram lines are passing through it). The tram stations are about 50 m straight from the main exit of the railway station.

- Tram No 7

- Tram No 1

 

Ticket (“bilet” in Bulgarian) prices: ˆ0.50 or BGN 1.00, which could be bought from kiosk or newsagent.

 

Taxi

Taxi is available in front of the main entrance/exit of the railway station and on the main entrance of the Sofia bus station, just 50 meters from the railway station in left. Average price for taxi from the railway station to the administrative center of the city is 5 ˆ (10 levas). Average prices per kilometre start at ˆ0.50. We highly recommend you to be very careful in order to avoid fraud. Look at the prices on the taxi window and doors.

 

If you have any problems with traveling, please, contact us at our e-mail addresses or telephones we have published on the website or had been given to you by us.

 

 

 

 

 

Visa information about SOFIMUN

 

For information about the visa regime between the Republic of Bulgaria and your country please follow this link:

MORE INFO HERE

 

 

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING:

- Please submit documents for a visa to the Bulgarian embassy in your country ONLY if you’ve received the official e-mail from SOFIMUN, indicating you’re accepted as participant.

- Please, make sure you’ll apply for a visa for Bulgaria on time. The visa-procedure might take a few weeks (10-15 days approximately if all forms are submitted on time). Apply for a visa ONLY if you have received a confirmation e-mail you’ve been accepted as a SOFIMUN 2010 participant.

- Please note that participation on SOFIMUN does not necessarily provide you with a visa. Visa permission is to be decided upon the specific requirements and documents needed according to the procedure that Republic of Bulgaria has with your country.

- Please note that SOFIMUN does not cover your visa expenses, so as your travel expenses.

- Please note that SOFIMUN will send a special invitation for you to you, the Bulgarian embassy in your country (in case there isn’t such, to the one appointed to serve your nationality) and the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry. This letter will include our statement that you’re accepted as participant on SOFIMUN, your international passport names and your international passport number. You have to carry your letter to the Bulgarian embassy when submitting your documents.

- Please note that SOFIMUN does not have any responsibility for incorrect data, provided by you.

- Please note that visa for participation on SOFIMUN provides you with permission to stay in Bulgaria ONLY for the period of the conference or for some additional days (depends on the type of the visa). After the expiry of the period, indicated in your visa, you have to leave the country. SOFIMUN is not responsible for you before 24th of July 2010 and after 31st of July 2010.

 

Delegate's handbook

You can find more about transportation in Sofia in the Delegate's handbook
 
     
 

Rules

 
 

Here you can find all the rules, governing the 3-rd Sofia International Model United Nations event in Sofia, Bulgaria in the period 24-31 July 2010.

 
 

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Registration

 
 

Here you can find fill the application form for SOFIMUN, by uploading a CV, recent personal photo and motivation letter.

 
 

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Programme

 
 

- Programme schedule of SOFIMUN 2010

- Programme schedule of committees

 
 

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Fees

 
 

- Participation fee and bank account number.

- What do you get for the fee?

- What is covered by our sponsors?

- Where are you going to sleep and eat?

 
 

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  Accommodation  
 

- Participation fee and bank account number.

- What do you get for the fee?

- What is covered by our sponsors?

- Where are you going to sleep and eat?

 
 

more info...

 
     
 

Venues

 
 

Here you can find information for the venues that are going to be used for the Sofia International Model United Nations event.

 
 

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Organs

 
 

In case you have skipped to see the organs that are going to be simulated at the Sofia International Model United Nations event, in Sofia, Bulgaria, you can do this by following the link bellow.

 
 

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Theme night

 
 

- The traditional theme night for SOFIMUN participants

- What is the theme for this year?

- What you have to do?

- Are you prepared enough well for this event?

 
 

more info...

 
     
     
  Medical Services  
 

The SOFIMUN Foundation has a contract for EMERGENCY medical services for the SOFIMUN annual young leaders summit as a sponsorship package from LORA Medical Centre.

 
 

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VIP Data

 
 

- When do you arrive?

- How do you arrive?

- At what time do you departure?

...and many other questions which answers we need in order to make your participation perfect.

 
 

more info...

 
     
 

What is FES?

 
 

Learn more about the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and its branch office in Bulgaria! Learn what Friedrich Ebert stand for and promotes around the globe!

 
 

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