The 23rd International
Annual Congress of the
World Muscle Society

MENDOZA         INFORMATION         VENUE         ACCOMMODATION         TRAVEL

Useful Information

Currency
Argentina’s currency is the “peso”. Notes: 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2 pesos. Coins: 1, 2 Pesos and 50 and 25 cents. For currency converter, please click here

Time
Mendoza's standard time zone is UTC/GMT -3 hours. Click here to check the current time in Mendoza.

Weather
In general, the climate in Mendoza is known for its sunshine. It is dry and temperate continental with significant temperature fluctuations between day and night. To view the current weather forecast for Mendoza click here

Useful numbers
- Emergencies: 911
- Firefighters: 100
- Mendoza Police: 101
- Federal Police: 1049, Peru St. Telephone: (0261) 423-8710
- Lost Documents: 0800-2222-999 / (0261) 449-9024 (from 8 to 17hs)
- Coordinated Health Emergencies: 107

Below follows a list of Tourist Information Centres (TIC) in Mendoza and major tourist destinations that may be contact for information on hotels, restaurants and excursions:

Tourism Ministry: San Martin St, 1143. Phone: 0810-666-6363/ (0261) 4132101 E-mail: turismo@ciudaddemendoza.gov.ar

TIC I: 9 de Julio St, 500. Floor 7. Municipality of Mendoza Capital. Phone: (0261) 4495185/6 Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 08:15-13:30.

TIC II: San Martin and Garibaldi St. Phone: (0261) 4201333/4238745 Opening hours: Every day from 09:00-21:00

TIC III: Las Heras St.,700 and Peru. Phone: (0261) 4296298 Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 09:00-20:00

TIC General San Martin Park: Av Los Plátanoa s/n San Martin Park. Phone: (0261) 4205052 ext. 22

For pre and post Congress tours please contact:
Beatriz Cabrera Travel Agency
E-mail: congress@beatrizcabrera.com
Phone and Whatsapp: +54 9 261 59223235

Banks
Banks are open from Monday to Friday from 10:00-13:00. However, you can make cash withdrawals and other transactions at ATMs, which operate 24 hours.

Voltage
The electrical supply in Argentina is 220 volts, 50 Hz.

Insurance
Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended to clear all travel and medical insurance issues prior to coming to Mendoza. Neither the Congress Secretariat nor the Organising Committee will take any responsibility for any participant of the Congress failing to insure.

Visa
USA, EU, British, Mexican and MERCOSUR citizens can visit Argentina without a visa for up to 90 days. A valid passport will be required.

Argentine law requires delegates from Australia and Canada to pay a reciprocity fee before traveling in addition to having a valid passport. A visa is not required. Travellers must show proof of payment on arrival. The current reciprocity fee is $100-$160 USD depending on country of origin. Fee cannot be paid as part of congress registration.

For further assistance, please contact your local Argentine Embassy or Consulate.

To see a list of Consulates and Embassies established in Mendoza Click here

Press and Embargo Policy
WMS prefer companies not to do any press releases on site at the congress. No press passes are available. The embargo date is the presentation day, e.g. for a late breaking abstract this the last day of the congress. For a general presentations that would be the beginning of the congress.

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For further information please contact the Congress Secretariat:
MCI ARGENTINA Av. Córdoba 883, Piso 11 Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina Mobile: +54 9 351 539 9631

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