InSITE 2021: Informing Science + IT Education Conferences

Jul 6 - 7 2021, Online 
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Getting There

Getting around Phnom Penh

The best way to travel around Phnom Penh is by tuk tuk. Tuk tuks are safe and plentiful. The cost of a tuk tuk is $1USD per kilometre per ride. However, be aware, some drivers will ask for more. They may ask for up to $5/km, or may charge you per passenger. Stick to $1/Km/ride. Or, better still, use the GRAB App on your phone. Grab is easy, honest and transparent. It is the best way to get around Cambodia.

Grab for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.grabtaxi.passenger&hl

Grab for Apple: https://apps.apple.com/au/app/grab-app/id647268330

Getting from the Airport

It is less than 10km (6 miles) from the airport to your hotel and to NUM. A taxi from the airport will cost around $20. Booking your trip by taxi using grab will cost around $12. The trip from the airport can take up to an hour, depending on traffic.

 

NOTE: When asking directions to the conference, locals know it as NUM as in NOOM (the sound of 'OO' as in look). If you ask for the University, or N.U.M or National University of Management - you will be met with confusion.

 

Getting to and from the conference

Everything is close in Phnom Penh. Travelling to and from the conference from your hotel is easy.

From the Raffles Hotel. The best way is to walk, it is just across the road. It will take around 3 mins.

From the Sunway Hotel. The best way is to walk, it is just across the road, but a little further than Raffles. It will take around 7 mins.

From the Phnom Penh Hotel. You can either walk or take a tuk tuk. The pavement is good, it would take about 20 mins to walk. A tuk tuk will cost $1, it will take around 3 minutes.

From the Altos Hotel. You need to take a tuk tuk or taxi. A tuk tuk will cost $1, it will take around 20 minutes. You cannot walk to NUM - there is no footpath, and the traffic is erratic.

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