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Madrid-Barajas Airport control tower

Madrid-Barajas Airport (code IATA: MAD, code ICAO: LEMD) is located on the northeast of Madrid, Barajas district, only 12 kilometers from Madrid city centre.

https://www.aeropuertomadrid-barajas.com/eng/home.html

Airport Transfers

There are a variety of options for getting from Barajas airport to your hotel available on the airport’s website:

https://www.aeropuertomadrid-barajas.com/transportation/transfers-madrid-airport

Official Airline Partner

oneworld® is pleased to be the official airline alliance of ISHA 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting.

As a registered attendee, you can access discounted flights for travel to this event.

 Attendee benefits:

  • Discounts on flights for attendees and one travel companion.
  • Travel up to seven days before and seven days after the event.
  • Flights available from all oneworld member airlines and affiliates.
  • Enjoy a user-friendly booking tool showing the most convenient flight options.
  • 24-hour support via email or phone.
  • Earn rewards and tier status points on eligible oneworld flights.
  • Frequent flyer privileges including access to some 650 premium airport lounges worldwide, fast track at security lanes in selected airports and extra baggage allowance.*
  • Seamless connections and quality service on oneworld member airlines.

Take advantage today.

Visit www.oneworld.com/events, select ‘Attendee’ and enter event code OW74A19 to access our online booking tool.

oneworld, the premier global airline alliance, brings together 13 leading airlines from around the world – American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, LATAM Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, S7 Airlines and SriLankan Airlines. Together with around 30 affiliate members, oneworld’s network currently serves more than 1,000 destinations in 150 countries. For more information please visit www.oneworld.com.

*Privileges depend on your oneworld tier status level. For more information visit www.oneworld.com/benefits.

Travel to Madrid by Train

ISHA 2019 has negotiated a 30% discount with RENFE on train tickets from anywhere in Spain, to Madrid and back, for all attendees. You may use this discount for either single (one-way) or return journeys.

A Renfe discount voucher will be sent to you with your registration confirmation.

You can also request a voucher by emailing: info@ishaconference.com

International Visitors

Planning Your Arrival Into Spain

Travel

For international passengers, we suggest that you try to allow yourself at least a day in which to adjust to the time difference and relax after your flight before the International Society of Hip Arthroscopy 2019 ASM commences.

Entry Requirements

Entry into Spain for stays not exceeding 90 days within a 180-day period is subject to the conditions provided for in Regulation (EU) Nº 2016/399, of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 9th March 2016 on a Union Code on the rules governing the movement of persons across borders (Schengen Borders Code).

Being in Possession of a Valid Passport or Travel Document

The document must be valid for at least three months following the projected exit from the territory of the Member States, and must have been issued within the last ten years. Citizens from any State of the European Union, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein only need a valid national identity document or passport. Citizens from the United Kingdom and Ireland will require a passport as these countries are not members of the Schengen Area. In the event of a minor travelling with a national identity document, the latter must be accompanied by parental authorization.

Being in Possession of a Valid Visa

This is required of nationals of third countries included on the list of countries whose nationals must be in possession of a visa when crossing the external borders, unless in possession of a valid residence permit or a valid long-term visa issued by another Member State.

Foreigners holding a valid residence permit or a long-term visa issued by another Schengen State may travel through the territory of the other Schengen States for a maximum of 90 days within any 180-day period, provided that they are in possession of a valid passport or travel document, that they justify the purpose and conditions of their intended stay, substantiate they have sufficient means to support themselves for the duration of their intended stay in Spain, and that they can prove they are not a threat to public health, public order, national security, or international relations of Spain or of other States with which Spain has an agreement to this end. Furthermore, they must not to appear on the national list of alerts [for refusal of entry] of the Member State in question.

At any event, entry may be refused (even with a valid passport and/or visa) at police checks for: journeys of a professional, political, scientific, sporting or religious nature, or those undertaken for other reasons.

The presentation of any of the following documents may be required:
1.  Invitation from a company or an institution to take part in meetings, conferences, etc., of a commercial, industrial or similar nature.
2. Document proving the existence of commercial, industrial relations, etc.
3. Entry tickets to trade fairs, congresses, conventions, etc.
4. Invitations, tickets, bookings or programmes indicating, as far as possible, the name of the host organisation and the duration of the stay, or any other document indicating the purpose of the visit.

Further information on Visa requirements for travelling to Spain can be found from the following websites:

http://www.interior.gob.es/en/web/servicios-al-ciudadano/extranjeria/regimen-general/entrada-requisitos-y-condiciones

http://www.exteriores.gob.es/Consulados/WASHINGTON/en/InformacionParaExtranjeros/Pages/RequisitosDeEntrada.aspx

The ISHA 2019 Organisers hold no responsibility for visa applications.

Invitation Letters

ISHA 2019 will offer invitation letters to persons who have registered and paid the complete registration fee. The letter will provide proof of registration and proof of payment.

It should be understood an invitation is intended to help potential participants obtain a visa. It is not a commitment on the part of the ISHA 2019 ASM to provide any financial support.

You may request such a letter on the online registration form or from the ISHA 2019 Registration Office at registration@ishaconference.com.

 

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