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Weather and climate
Slovenia’s climate varies from Alpine in the north, across Mediterranean in the coastal region to continental in the Pannonian Plain in the northeastern part of the country. The average temperature in July is slightly above 20°C and the average temperature in January approximately 0°C. During summer, the weather in Ljubljana is affected by warm air streams moving from the Mediterranean, so summers in Ljubljana are relatively hot.
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The official currency of Slovenia as a European Union member state is the euro (€). It was introduced at the beginning of 2007. Most shops across the country accept international credit and debit cards. Slovenia has a widespread ATM cash machine network.

Value Added Tax (VAT)
Numerous shops advertising “Tax-Free Shopping” in their windows make it possible for visitors from non-European Union countries to receive a refund of value added tax paid on a minimum of 50 euros worth of goods purchased in a single shop within a single day on condition that the goods are taken outside the country within three months from the purchase date.

Visa Information
To enter the Republic of Slovenia, EU/EEA citizens need only a valid identity card, whereas citizens of many, but not all, countries need a valid passport. Participants should contact the nearest Slovene Embassy or consulate for details regarding current passport and visa requirements. All information, including a list of states with corresponding visa requirements and addresses of all Slovene Embassies, may be found on the web page of the Ministry of foreign affairs of the Republic of Slovenia under the topic
Visa information/Entry to Slovenia.
If you need a visa to enter Slovenia, you must first register for the conference, book your hotel, fulfil Invitation letter  and send it to EAA 2012 Organising Committee member will contact you and assist you through the process. 

The organizer is authorized to request payment of the registration fee before the visa procedure starts. Please note that all costs are to be covered by the participant (verification tax and DHL post costs if needed).

Application for a visa can be a lengthy process. We recommend that you start your visa application process as soon as possible.

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