RIGA 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
Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia and is home to 627,487 inhabitants which is a third of Latvia’s population.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riga

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

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https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/latvia/email-signup

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

Local Emergency Numbers
Central Emergency Number – 112
Ambulance – 113
Police – 110
Tourist Police – +371 67181818
Local Fire Service – 112
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London on +44 (0) 20 7008 1500 (24 hours)

Venue
Olympic sport hall “Elektrum”,  Rimi Olympic Center
Grostonas iela 6B, Vidzemes priekšpilsēta, Rīga, LV-1013, Latvia

Nearby Supermarket (to venue)
Maxima XXX (500m from venue)

Hotels
Riga Hotel TIA (900m from venue)

Flights
Flights to Riga are available from airports across the UK.

Transfers
Official transfers are available through the organisers. There is also an airport shuttle bus available which is easy to use.

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