Banks and Currency Exchange
The United Kingdom's currency is Pounds Sterling. Scottish pound notes are issued by banks in Scotland but are valid throughout the UK however may be exchanged prior to departure from the UK. Credit cards are generally accepted in restaurants and shops. Travellers cheques are widely accepted for purchasing goods. They can be cashed at all banks, post offices, and travel agents and hotels.
Climate and Weather
In May, the weather is likely to be mild, with an average temperature of 16 C. Although the weather at this time of year is usually fair, it is advisable to bring a light raincoat.
The organisers do not accept any responsibility for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. Delegates are strongly advised to have their own travel insurance policies.