The average October temperature in Yerevan is 20°С during the day, and 8°С at night.
The local currency is Armenian Dram (AMD). The average AMD exchange rate is as follows:
$1 = 478
€1 = 538
See currency updates here.
All Armenian banks provide currency exchange services at the airport and hotels. You can find ATM machines that accept MasterCard and Visa almost anywhere in Yerevan.
Voltage and Power Plug
In Armenia the standard voltage is 230 V. The standard frequency is 50 Hz. The power sockets that are used are of type C / F.
You can use your electric appliances in Armenia, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220V – 240V (as in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa). Manufacturers take these small deviations into account. If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V – 127V (as in the US, Canada and most South American countries), you need a power converter.
Restaurants: You are not obligated to tip, a 10% tip is often added to the bill.
Taxis: Taxi drivers don’t expect tips, but you may tip.
The event will take place at the Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan, conveniently located in the city center, next to the Republic Square of Armenia. The venue is close to many local attractions like the National Gallery, the History Museum, the Armenian Opera Theater and the Matenadaran. You can arrange for your lodging at the Marriott Hotel, but you can also see below other hotel options for your convenience.
Hotels in Yerevan range from low budget comfort type to upscale 5-star hotels; so there is a hotel for every budget. Here you can find the best hotels and hostels of different price range.
Erebuni Hotel is just next to the city center – Republic Square. Distance from Venue – 300m, 3 min walk
Opera Suite Hotel is situated in the heart of Yerevan, next to the Armenian Opera Theater. Distance from Venue – 1.7 km, 20 min walk
Metropol Hotel is located close to the Venue – 1.2 km, 15 min walk
DoubleTree by Hilton is located in the center of Yerevan, surrounded by business and leisure attractions. Distance from Venue – 1.2 km, 15 min walk
Ani Plaza is located in the heart of the Armenian capital, on Sayat-Nova Avenue. Distance from Venue – 1.3 km, 15 min walk
ZVARTNOTS International Airport is just 12 km from the city center. Flight information and services are available at the official website.
From Airport to City Center
The distance from Yerevan Zvartnots Airport to Yerevan city center is 12 kilometers.
Taking a taxi is the quickest way to travel from and to Yerevan Zvartnots Airport. It is around 20 minutes to the city center.The price for a taxi ride from the airport to Yerevan city center is about 6000 AMD (≈12EUR) . You can also take “GG Taxi” at the airport, using the mobile application. All you need to do is download the app, register with your phone number, choose the location and wait. The app ride is about 2500-3000 AMD (≈4-6 EUR).
Airport Express (EliteBus) between the airport and the city, is a 24/7 service, which leaves every 30 minutes. The last station is the Amiryan street, which is next to the Venue. It is a two minute walk from Amiryan to the Marriott Hotel. Bus ticket prices are 300 AMD (≈ 0.5 EUR).
If you are traveling to Armenia, you might need a visa for your trip. Use the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia to check if you are required to obtain a visa or not.