The indoor part of this course will take place at the renovated Delta Hotel, in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands, right down by the riverside where some 150 vessels pass daily.
Overlooking the river on the edge of Rotterdam, Delta Hotel offers unique views on the water and its ships. Guests can benefit from free parking and free Wi-Fi.
Delta's rooms are furnished in a nautical style, just like the rest of the hotel. Each room has a private bathroom with a bath and coffee and tea facilities.
From the Delta Hotel, it takes 10 minutes by water taxi or car to reach the heart of Rotterdam. The train station of Vlaardingen is a 5-minute walk away.
Hotel accommodation (3 nights) is included.
These rooms are limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Full details of how to reserve your room will be emailed to you following your registration.
NB: This is linked to the dates of the course only. Should you require accommodation before or after these dates, please make your reservation by telephone.
Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
All travellers are required to go through immigration clearance upon arrival. All visitors must satisfy the following basic entry requirements before they can be considered for entry:
- A passport with at least 6 months validity
- A valid visa, if applicable
- Sufficient funds to last for the intended period of stay
- Confirmed onward/return tickets
- Entry facilities to their onward destinations, e.g. visas.
The official language is Dutch. However, English is widely spoken.
The currency of the Netherlands is the Euro.
Major cards are widely accepted.
The Netherlands has a maritime climate, with cool summers and mild winters. The average temperature is 2°C (36°F) in January and 19°C (66° F ) in July, with an annual average of about 10° C (50°F).
Electricity in the Netherlands is 230 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles per second. If you travel to the Netherlands with a device that does not accept 230 Volts at 50 Hertz, you will need a voltage converter.
For further information on Rotterdam visit: www.rotterdam.info