Tips for those arriving at Wineconf
h.davies1 at physics.ox.ac.uk
Fri Nov 19 09:05:30 CST 2010
On 19 Nov 2010, at 14:19, Scott Ritchie <scott at open-vote.org> wrote:
> On 11/19/2010 01:47 AM, Shachar Shemesh wrote:
>> On 18/11/10 18:24, Owen Rudge wrote:
>>>> - if you're flying into Charles de Gaul airport, bring 8 euros *in
>>>> coins* for the train ticket into town
>>> Does the machine not accept Euro notes? Since that might be a problem
>>> for most of us I imagine!
>> Some do, some don't. You'd often get a row of machines, where only the
>> one at the end accepts notes. In theory, "information" might be kind
>> enough to break your note into coins, but:
> The machines don't accept notes, and the vendors don't like giving
> change either.
> However, I was able to use my (non chip/pin) credit card -- at first I
> didn't see that the machine actually had two slots - one for chip/pin
> cards, another for swipe cards.
> I also managed to demagnetize my ticket, which made for an interesting
> time transferring to the metro.
I've unilaterally decided to start a 'discussion group' in the hotel bar. Feel free to drop in ;-)
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