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European Underwater Hockey Championships 1999, Kranj, Slovenia


Where

Airport: Ljubljana International Airport, Brnik, Slovenia, located at Brnik, half-way between Ljubljana (the capital) and Kranj (the location of the tournament). International airport code "LJU".

Pool: Olympic Pool, Kranj, Slovenia. Tel.: +386 64 22 40 40. Turn up the road by the water tower.

Accommodation: Most are staying at the University Halls of Residence. Three per dorm.
      Address: "Dijaški in Študentski dom, Kidriceva cesta 53, Kranj, Slovenija". Tel.: +386 64 225 560.
      Information and reservations: Igor Detela, tel: +386 64 422 611.

 

What

Tournament: European Championships

 

Contacts

  Home Work Mobile email
Miro Peternelj +386 61 265 429   +386 41 703 998 miro.peternelj@club.win-ini.si
Aleš Vicar +386 64 803 015     alesv@g-kabel.si
m.z.vicar@g-kabel.si
Igor Detela +386 64 422 611      

 

Internet Resources

Web Site Address (URL)
European Championships 1999 Official Web Site http://www.reedconsulting.com/octopush/euro99.html
Podvodni Hockej Kranj's Web Site http://titan.fov.uni-mb.si/phk/
SloWWWenia - a Guide to Virtual Slovenia http://www.ijs.si/slo
Bank of Slovenia http://www.bsi.si

Exchange Rates (English)

http://www.bsi.si/html/eng/financial_data/daily/tecajna_lista.asp
Slovene Language Materials for English Speakers http://www.ijs.si/slo/country/visiting/language-learning.html
International ISP Internet Access Nodes Number
CompuServe +386 (0)61 1339275 (Ljubljana)


International Identifier (email & web addresses)
The international country identifier for Slovenia is "si", so all email addresses and World Wide Web addresses end with ".si", e.g. miro.peternelj@club.win-ini.si and http://www.ijs.si.

 

Local Information


Telephone calls
You can make telephone calls either from post offices or from phone booths. Street phones take tokens or phonecards. Phonecards are sold in four values and only at post offices.
Tokens are sold at post offices, newspaper stands and newsagents in three values (A, B, C).
Dial 00 + country code + tel. number without leading zero, to make an international call from Slovenia.
Dial 00386 + tel. number without leading zero, to make an international call from most countries to Slovenia.


Important Telephone Numbers
113 -- Police, reporting of accidents and criminal acts
112 -- Emergency Information Center (fire brigade, ambulance)
95 -- Speaking clock
981 -- General information
988 -- Telephone directory enquiries
987 -- Road assistance / information
9700, 9701, 9702, 9703, 9704, 9705, 9706 -- Taxi
+386 64 222 700 -- Flight information: Ljubljana Airport
+386 61 131 81 55 -- Adria Airways, Kuzmiceva 7, 1000 Ljubljana, http://www.adria.si/index1.htm
+386 61 131 51 67 -- Railway information
+386 61 133 61 36 -- Bus information
+386 61 341 341 -- Road and traffic status
+386 64 261 604 -- ABC Rent-A-Car
+386 64 261 678 -- Alternative taxi number
+386 61 132 82 53 -- Mastercard / Access / Eurocard
+386 61 131 10 31 -- Visa
+386 61 133 20 24 -- American Express
+386 61 168 73 00 -- Diners Club


Working Hours
Banks: Mon-Fri: 8:30 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:30, Sat: 8:00 - 12:00
Post Offices: Mon-Fri: 8:00 - 18:00, Sat: 8:00 - 12:00
Shops: Mon-Fri: 7:30 - 19:00, Sat: 7:30 - 13:00
           Some shops are also open in the evening and on holidays and Sundays.


Currency
The currency is the "Tolar" (SIT). Current exchange rate as at 15th June 1999 is as shown below:

1 x DEM 1 x EUR 1 x GB 100 x HUF 100 x ITL 1 x NLG 1 x ESP 1 x YUD
SIT 99.13 193.9 299.27 77.63 10.01 87.99 1.16 ???


Credit Cards
In Slovenia Eurocheques and all major credit cards are accepted, including Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Diners Club.


Sales Tax
Foreigners are eligible for a refund of tax on the purchase of goods (except cigarettes and alcohol) amounting to more than 5,000 SIT and which are taken out of Slovenia.

 


Expenses

Tournament fee is DM 700.- per team.
Tournament dinner is DM 50.- per person. There will be two separate menus, one for meat-eaters and one for vegetarians.
Accommodation: DM 25.- per person per night.

 

Other

Language
The letter "J" is effectively not pronounced.

Important Words

Word Meaning
Dober dan Hello (polite)
Prosim Please
Hvala Thank You
Vhod Entrance
Izhod Exit
Podvodni Underwater
Hokej Hockey
Kranj (Location of tournament)
Ljubljana (Capital of Slovenia)
Slovenija (Where it's all happening)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maps

Street map of Kranj. The upper (right) circle represents the pool; the lower (left) represents our accommdation
Kranj
Slovenia
Slovenia

 

Europe
Europe, showing position of Slovenia

 

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