BASEL TRAVEL GUIDE

This page is a guide only. It contains recommendations from either TMs, Referees or Parents from previous seasons.  Venues or official hotels may change for the current season so we recommend that you check the reglement’s before confirming any travel arrangements.  If you are booking hotels before the reglement is out we advise you may want to consider booking with free cancellation as it is not guaranteed that competition details will stay the same.

Background Info
Basel is a city in northwestern Switzerland on the river Rhine. Basel is Switzerland’s third-most-populous city (after Zürich and Geneva) with about 180,000 inhabitants. The official language of Basel is (the Swiss variety of Standard) German, but the main spoken language is the local Basel German dialect.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basel

Latest Foreign Office Travel Advice
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/switzerland

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Visa Requirements
None (as of 25.07.2022)
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/switzerland/entry-requirements

Local Emergency Numbers
Central Emergency Number – 112
Local Ambulance – 144
Local Police – 117
Local Fire Service – 118
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London on +44 (0) 20 7008 1500 (24 hours)

Venue
Sporthalle Pfaffenholz
5 Rue Saint-Exupéry, 68300 Saint-Louis, France
(Please note that Basel is on the Swiss-French border, so while the hotel is located in Switzerland, the venue and airport are located in France.)

Nearby Supermarket (to venue) 
Coop (1km from venue)

Hotels
Airport Hotel Basel (700m from venue)

Flights
There are a range of flights from UK airports to Basel Airport.

Transfers
No official transfers are offered. The hotel is a short walk from the venue.

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