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General   Flights   Visa requirements   Car rental  Taxis

Pointe a Pitre is the economic capital of Guadeloupe, a Caribbean island of the lesser Antilles and a French Department.

Currency: Euro
Credit cards: most international credit cards are welcomed almost everywhere.

No vaccination is necessary to enter. Please consult your doctor for up to date information.

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Flight from Europa
First, fly to Paris (either CDG or ORY airports).
Then, fly to Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe, Pole Caraibe Airport (PTP) with the following companies.

daily flight from/to Paris

  daily flight from/to Paris
daily flight from/to Paris

Flight from North America
Several companies directly serve Guadeloupe (PTP airport). You can also fly to Saint Martin and then to Guadeloupe.

from/to Miami (direct fly)

  from/to Miami (direct fly) 5 days/week

from/to Montreal (direct fly) every Saturday

Flight from Asia & Australia
Fly to Miami or Montreal (see above). Then, take a direct flight to Guadeloupe (PTP airport).

Visa requirements
The visa requirements for business and for travel purposes are governed by the following conditions and rules:

Passports – Required
Passports must be valid for intended length of stay.

Visas – Required (for less than 90 days), but NOT by the following:

  • Nationals from all European Union, European Economic Space countries and Switzerland ;
  • Nationals from the following countries : Albania* , Andorra, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Bolivia, Bosnia, Brunei, Canada, Chili, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Malaysia, Maurice, Monaco, Nicaragua, New Zeeland, Panama, Paraguay, Saint-Kitts & Nevis San-Marino, , Seychelles, Taiwan*, Uruguay, Montenegro*, ARYM* and Serbia* ;

*biometric passports only

  • National s from Australia, Brazil (except French Guiana), South Korea, United States, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, Venezuela.
  • Nationals from the special administrative region of Hong Kong (PRC) and the special administrative region of Macao (PRC).

Car rental
There are a lot of car rentals at the Airport but advance booking is essential. It’s often easier to book a package (flight+car).
Some proposals

Conference venue and hotel are situated 10’ from the airport by taxi. The cost varies between 20 and 25 euros.

IGS 2015 will take place in Guadeloupe

Important Dates:

  • Paper submission:2015-02-02
  • Notification: 2015-03-04
  • Camera-ready: 2015-03-28
  • Registration: 2015-04-28