General Information

Taiwan situated in the heart of Asia Pacific. Many airlines fly to Taiwan making it become the perfect travel destination. Taiwan is a quality convention destination, high-quality human resources, and successful development of the capital and technology-intensive industrial sectors. With natural sceneries, convenient transportation and delicious cuisine, Taiwan will guarantee an enjoyably journey..

  • Access
    There are two international airports in Taiwan:
    Airport Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Taipei Songsang Airport
    Introduction The Taipei TTY Airport is the main gateway of Taiwan. It can be accessed via over 190 non-stop and direct flights from 56 major cities throughout the world. Situated in Metropolitan Taipei, the Taipei International Airport is the hub of domestic air transportation. It is easily accessible from the town centers.
    Taxi Time to Taipei International Convention Center (Congress Venue): 1 Hour 30 Minutes
    Terminal 1 Taxi Service Center: +886-3-3982832
    Terminal 2 Taxi Service Center: +886-3-3983599
    Time to Taipei International Convention Center (Congress Venue): 30 Minutes
    Bus & Metro Time to Taipei International Convention Center (Congress Venue): 2 Hour 30 Minutes
    • Bus Number: 1819 to Taipei Main Station
    • Metro: Line 2 to Taipei 101/World Trade Center
    Time to Taipei International Convention Center (Congress Venue): 45 Minutes
    • Metro: Line 1 to Daan (Transfer to Line 2)
    • Metro: Line 2 to Taipei 101/World Trade Center
    Website www.taoyuan-airport.com/
    english/index.jsp
    www.tsa.gov.tw/tsa/en/home.aspx
  • Climate:
    During the spring, November is the best time of the year to visit Taiwan, as the weather is pleasant and cool. The average temperature is around 20 °C (68 °F) to 22 °C (72 °F). It generally feels warm during the day; wearing a long-sleeve shirt is enough. In the early morning and evening, a light cardigan or jacket may be needed. Carrying an umbrella is recommended.
  • Time Zone:
    Taiwan is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Currency:
    The currency of Taiwan is the New Taiwan Dollar (NT$). Foreign currencies can be exchanged at the banks, airport and hotels. Payment by major credit card is accepted almost everywhere around Taiwan.
  • Electricity:
    Taiwan uses an electric current of 110 volts at 60 cycles. Many buildings also have 220-volt sockets. Visitors with appliances of different voltages are urged to bring adapters with them.
  • Getting Around:
    Taiwan High speed Railway 
    The THSR goes through 8 main cities along the western part of Taiwan at the moment.
     
    Taiwan High speed Railway (http://www.thsrc.com.tw/en/?lc=en)
    Railway
    Trains on the round-the-island rail network provide extremely convenient services. Tickets may be purchased three days in advance.