TRAVEL INFO

Civilution Congress 2016 is pleased to offer our participants additional value adds when attending the event. We have negotiated special rates and savings with our preferred air, car rental and accommodation partners:

 

Accommodation

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Villa Tuscana
(Midrand Conference Centre)

661 Pendulum Road, Midrand
Distance from Venue: 850m

  • Standard Single Room - R835
  • Standard Double Room - R1040
  • Rates: (include bed and breakfast, 14% VAT)

Mercure Guest House

187 3rd Rd, Midrand, Johannesburg
Distance from venue: 3km

  • Single Room - R945
  • Double Room - R1045
  • Rates: (include bed and breakfast, 14% VAT)

Premier Hotel Midrand

742 Old Pretoria Main Road ,Halfway House
Distance from Venue: 1.5km

  • Single Room - R1452
  • Double Room - R1045
  • Rates: (include bed and breakfast, 14% VAT)

Protea Hotel

14th Road, Midrand
Distance from venue: 9km

  • Single Room - R1250
  • Standard Single Room including return Shuttle to Gallagher Estate - R1350
  • Rates: (include bed and breakfast, 14% VAT)

How to book accommodation?

Complete the online form and email or fax it back to attention:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or please phone +27 21 700 4329

Download the accommodation booking form

Parking

Parking and transportation information: Entrance into Gallagher Estate parking from Johnnic Boulevard.

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The following Gautrain options are available to ensure convenient access to the venue.

Gautrain

Although there are nearly 6000 parking bays available in and around Gallagher Estate it is recommended that where possible visitors make use of the Gautrain. The closest station is Midrand Gautrain Station. Please see the link below with more information.
http://www.gautrain.co.za/about/route/stations/background-to-midrand-station/
Alternatively, we have partnered with Uber to get all visitors to and from the event safely and in style!

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Uber is offering Civilution Congress 2016 delegates discounted transfers.
Use the prome code and get R 200 off your first trip.

Booking Instructions

Promo code: Hypenica

Flights

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South African Airways is the official airline partner of Civilution Congress 2016 and is offering delegates great discounts on airfares. Winner of the “Best Airline in Africa” Award in the regional category for twelve consecutive years, we have no doubt you will enjoy your flight.

Please note that airfares are only applicable for travel 14 days prior and/or after the official event dates which are 9 - 11 May 2016.

Promo code: TOTALLY2016

Car rental

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Tempest Car Hire is offering Civilution Congress 2016 Delegates a discount on car rental. To make use of this special offer, log onto: http://wl.tempestcarhire.co.za/Specials/BookSpecial/hypenica-events-2016

For additional information contact Meghan Gilson +27 21 700 4329 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Visa information

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  • All delegates must have 2 adjacent blank pages in their passports, which must be valid for no less than 30 days after expiry of the intended visit.
  • A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if you are traveling from an African country.
  • Visitors’ visas are required for international travellers who have permanent residence outside South Africa and who wish to visit the country on a temporary basis for tourism or business purposes for a period of 90 days or less.
  • Note that requirements are subject to change.

For information and requirements please visit: http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php/immigration-services/apply-for-a-south-african-visa
For additional information contact Meghan Gilson on +27 21 700 4329 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


About the venue

Gallagher Convention Centre

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Gallagher Convention Centre is one of Africa’s largest conference and exhibition venues. Located in Midrand, between Pretoria and Johannesburg, Gallagher is conveniently positioned in the business hub of Gauteng. Surrounded by beautiful gardens sprawling over a 30-hectare property, visitors to Gallagher can enjoy the English Rose Gardens, the wooden Koi Deck, the Gazebo or the Wine Garden Restaurant. With five purpose-built ground floor exhibition venues offering approximately 25 000 square meters of exhibition space, nineteen multipurpose venues and state of the art facilities, Gallagher Convention Centre can accommodate anywhere from 2 to 12 000 visitors. With 12 versatile conference and boardrooms, the Gallagher Grill, a Ballroom, an auditorium and various tranquil venues for intimate celebrations, Gallagher Convention Centre provides the perfect setting for both business and family functions.

About the host city

Midrand - Situated in the heart of Gauteng, Midrand is between Johannesburg and Pretoria and is surrounded by many places of Culture, Wild Life and Entertainment. Midrand is South Africa’s most rapidly developing city and Africa’s fastest developing investment centre. From its humble beginning as a halfway point between Gauteng’s two major cities, it is now the dynamic centre of a metropolitan area, stretching from Centurion in the north, Sandton in the south, Kempton Park to the east and Kyalami to the west. It has grown into a major business hub, with over 5000 businesses currently registered in the Midrand area.

Uber booking instructions

Using Uber with an iPhone or Android app:
1. Go to uber.com/app to download the app.
2. To sign up for your Uber account follow the instructions and confirm your mobile number.
3. You will see a map and a green pin. Position the pin on the map where you would like to be picked up. Confirm if the address at the top of the screen is accurate.
4. Select the type of car you would like to request on the bottom of the screen
5. Press the black bar that reads "set pickup location".
6. If everything looks correct, press the request button at the bottom of the screen.
7. Uber will send a notification to confirm your ride and when your driver has arrived.
8. Enjoy the ride.
9. No need to pay with cash or tip your driver: Uber stores your credit card on file, so payments are automatic and hassle free.

If you no longer need your ride, “press 'Cancel'. Rides cancelled after 5 minutes, will involve a cancellation fee.

Using Uber with Other smartphone: (Blackberry)
1. Sign up online or visit m.uber.com on your phone.
2. When you’re ready to ride, log in and set your pick up location, then click “request pickup here”. 
3. Enjoy your ride.
4. No need to pay with cash or tip your driver: Uber stores your credit card on file, so payments are automatic and hassle free.