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Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer 2017

Cape Town International Airport

Cape Town International Airport is situated about 20 km from the city centre of Cape Town, and  operates with international and domestic flights.

The Central Terminal in Cape Town Airport was built in 2010, to connect Domestic and International Terminals. The airport has direct flights to several destinations in Africa, Europe and Asia. It also has direct flights to South Africa's other two main urban areas, Johannesburg and Durban, as well as flights to smaller centres in South Africa.

Information Please note that February is peak season in Cape Town and international flights book up quickly. 

Conference Venue - The Westin

The conference - The Westin Cape Town - is located 20km from the airport (about a 20min drive). Airport transfers can be arranged directly with the hotel concierge, please see below for more details. Parking costs are from R100/ day.

The hotel offers a free shuttle service to the V&A Waterfront, enquire at concierge for more information. 

Westin Cape Town details: 
Address: Convention Square, Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
Telephone: +27 21 412 9999
Concierge email:

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Travel Around Cape Town / Airport Transfers

Taxis are available outside the airport. There are yellow taxis for hired parked outside of the hotel that conceirge will call for you if you wish to use them. Alternatively there are various private transfer options that the hotel concierge can organise from the airport to the hotel or around Cape Town itself - see the pricelist here or contact the hotel directly to book your transfer. 

Telephone: +27 21 412 9301 Ext: 9301

Information The hotel offers a free shuttle service to the V&A Waterfront, please inquire at the hotel concierge for more information.

Bicycles - all Westin hotel guests can hire bicycles at R250/day to see all the tourist sites around Cape Town. Visit the hotel website for more information. 

Car Rental

Rent a car to explore Cape Town and the surrounding area - there is a car rental service at the Westin hotel in the lobby area where you will be able to find a Europcar desk for your convenience. Stop by the hotel concierge team to get advice on day trips and sightseeing highlights. The desk operates from 07h30 to 17h30 Monday to Sunday, including public holidays. 

Alternatively, there are several car hire companies located at Cape Town airport if you wish to hire a car for the duration of your stay.


Please check to find out whether you need a visa to enter South Africa - find out which countries are exempt here. If you require a visa invitation letter from Argus Media, please contact us:

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Foreign Exchange / Currency

You can only pay in the local currency - South African Rand - in restaurants and retail in South Africa. Currency can be exchanged at airports, commercial banks (Standard Bank, Absa, FNB, Nedbank), Rennies Travel or American Express and at the conference hotel. The exchange rate and commission vary, so check the daily newspaper for an updated standard rate.

For further information about the 2017 Argus FMB Fertilizer Africa conference, please contact us using the details below:

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