GODOLLO TRAVEL GUIDE

This page is a guide only. The page 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 and 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
is a town in Pest county, Budapest metropolitan area, Hungary, about 30 km (20 mi) northeast from the outskirts of Budapest. Its population is 34,396 according to the 2010 census and is growing rapidly. It can be easily reached from Budapest with the suburban railway (HÉV).
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%B6d%C3%B6ll%C5%91 

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Visa Requirements
None (as of 01.06.2020)
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/hungary/entry-requirements

Local Emergency Numbers
Central Emergency Number 112
Ambulance                  104
Police                             107
City Police                   159
Fire Service               105

Venue
Sport Hall of Szent István University

‘There are two halls used for the competition which are 5 minutes walk apart – advise taking a waterproof/warm coat which will go over your kit, as you may fence in both halls during the day’

Nearby Supermarket (to venue)
SPAR

 Hotels
There is limited accommodation and needs to be booked through the organisers you need to book as early as possible

    • Dormitory of Szent István University onsite
      ‘If staying in the university, we would advise taking some extra supplies for breakfast (porridge pots etc).’
    • Hotel Elisabeth
    • Do not book Mater Salvatoris House.  If this is the only option available book accommodation further away via another source.

There is other accommodation available to book on booking.com which is further away which you would need to book a taxi for transport

Flights
Flights are to Budapest.  The cheapest flights are from London and there are a number of flights going from Stansted, Gatwick and Luton   

Transfers
There are transfers offered by the organisers.
The transfers to and from the venue are limited so there may be a wait.

Important Information to note
It is helpful to the organisers to have your money for entry, transfers, etc. ready and in an envelope with your name on it – it makes finding your fencer easier on their list, and there will be less change of a mistake.  All of the organisers will give you a receipt when you pay entry fees, transfer fees, etc.  Remember – everyone working during check-in is a parent volunteer just like your self.  Please be patient!

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