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Please download the shuttle Bus Time Table.



Brussels Airlines: Official carrier of SIM SENEGAL 2012

Brussels Airlines is pleased to be your Preferred Carrier for SIM Senegalese Mining Conference & Exhibition 2012 and extends

15% discount on available economy fares from Europe or Israel to Dakar

10% discount on available business fares from Europe or Israel to Dakar


How to book?

Go to www.brusselsairlines.com, and after having chosen your dates and cities of departure and destination, click the option "I have a promocode".  Enter the promocode that the organiser will have provided you with upon confirmation of your registration to the event.


When to book?

Book until 06 November 2012 and travel between 02 – 12 November 2012.


Extra info

Discounts are valid only on flights operated by Brussels Airlines, and including the following flights:


Your arrival in Dakar: Airport transfers

As a participant airport pick up on arrival and drop off on your return journey is included in your delegate package. However in order for us to do this, please can you inform us of your arrival / departure time and flight numbers.

Please also inform us of where you are staying so that we can take you to your hotel directly. If we do not receive this information then we cannot guarantee your collection at the airport.

Yellow fever vaccination:

Yellow fever vaccination is obligatory when entering Senegal and you should make sure that you bring your certificate or booklet with you, as it may be demanded at the airport. Failure to have this may mean that you have to pay to be vaccinated on arrival.

Shuttle bus service

We will be providing a shuttle bus service during the event to take you to the Le Méridien President and any other activities that are connected with the event. Please check your hotel for the latest timetable information when you arrive.

What should I bring with me to Dakar?

Health issues

What currency do they use in Senegal?

The currency of Senegal is the CFA; the notes come in denominations of 1000, 2000, 5000 and 10,000. Coins are available in other amounts going up to 500 CFA. 1 Euro is approximately 655 CFA at the present time of writing. If you are bringing hard currency, euros are more widely accepted than dollars or pounds sterling and the exchange rate is better. If you want to withdraw money from cash machines, there are facilities for this throughout Dakar, make sure you inform your bank before you travel so that you can withdraw funds and they do not block your card!

What voltage is used?

If you are taking any electronic items to Senegal, the voltage requirement is 230 Volts.

What time zone is Senegal in?

Senegal Standard Time operates on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

Can I drink the water in Senegal?

It is strongly recommended that you drink bottled water when you are there.