Local information

Weather, currency and visas

What happens / What should I do when I arrive?

On arrival to the city, delegates are asked to make their own way to their accommodation and/or to the Southbank Centre.

On-site registration opening hours will be communicated in the joining instructions.


The weather starts to cool down in London in September when the autumn season is setting in. At this team of year, the average temperature is 16°C.


The UK currency is the pound sterling (£/GBP). There are numerous bureaux de change in London – often located inside banks, travel agents or Post Offices, as well as at London's airports and major train stations.


If you require a Visa to enter the UK, please select the “I require a visa letter” option during your registration. The necessary documentation will be sent to you after the registration and payment process is complete. If you are unsure whether you require a Visa, please click here. https://www.gov.uk/standard-visitor-visa


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IFA 2019 Congress Secretariat, c/o MCI UK Ltd, Durford Mill, Petersfield, GU31 5AZ. United Kingdom.
Tel: +44 (0) 1730 715 208.

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