Tenerife South Airport is located approximately 20 miles south of The Abama Resort and subject to normal traffic, the transfer time is 30 minutes.
When flying on scheduled flights such as British Airways the baggage allowance is 23kgs. If Insynq has booked flights on your behalf on the ‘No Frills’ airlines such as EasyJet, Jet 2 or RyanAir we will book and pre-pay for ONE piece of hold luggage weighing up to 20 kilos.
Please ensure all luggage is clearly named. To support our commitment to becoming a more sustainable and environmentally friendly organisation, Unitas Wholesale will not be providing branded luggage labels for this conference.
Please note that with the exception of British Airways, all flights have been booked with checked-in luggage only and therefore you will not be able to take large pieces of hand luggage.
Travelling with liquids: We strongly advise you to pack any liquids that you don’t need whilst on board the aircraft in your hold baggage. However, if you do need to travel with liquids please be aware of the following restrictions which apply to all liquids being carried in hand luggage.
All liquids must be in individual containers not greater than 100ml capacity. They must be placed in one transparent bag, no larger than 8 x 8 inches (20cim x 20cm) in size, and fit comfortably inside the bag so that it can be fastened closed.
Only one bag per person is allowed and must be clear and re-sealable, e.g. zip-lock bags or bags with pressed seals. These bags must be put through the x-ray machines separately. All sharp items must be packed in hold luggage.
Tenerife banks are usually open from 08:30-14:00 Mondays to Friday. Tenerife has a broad network of bank offices, especially in the main cities and tourist areas, as well as a great many ATM machines dotted all over the Island that are available 24/7.
The average daytime temperatures in the month of September are around 27°C (approx 80°F), whereas the average minimum temperatures drop down to 21°C (approx 70°F).
The Euro is the official currency of Tenerife.
Please advise a member of the Insynq team should you require medical attention either at attending the hospitality desk or by telephoning Russell Gilbey on M: 07710 344989.
A dedicated Unitas Wholesale hospitality desk will be situated in the conference area. Should you have any difficulties during your stay in Tenerife please contact a member of the team at the hospitality desk.
All social evening events are designed for your maximum enjoyment and are smart casual.
Please refer to the Booking Form where you can book onto the Catamaran Excursion or Golf Tournament.
The average non-stop flight time between the UK and Tenerife is between 4 hrs 10 mins and 4 hrs 50 mins.
The standard of health care in Tenerife is very good. Some planning can save you trouble later. Bring medications in their original, clearly labelled containers. A signed and dated letter from your physician describing your medical conditions and medication, including generic names, is a good idea.
If you experience any health issues during your stay in Tenerife, please advise a member of the Unitas Wholesale team or via the Unitas Wholesale hospitality desk.
You should have adequate travel insurance to covers any medical needs.
The Ritz Carlton Abama Resort Hotel is located about 8 miles north of Playa De Las Americas. By car, the journey to Playa De Las Americas will take approx. 15 minutes.
The hotel boasts 459 luxurious rooms and suites, a luxury Spa with indigenous therapies and a large selection of culinary experiences. In total, the resort offers 7 swimming pools and state-of-the-art fitness center along with direct access to the Abama Golf Course.
Calle María Zambrano 2, Carretera General, TF-47, Km 9
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 38687 Spain Tel: +34 922 126 000
Insurance is required primarily for medical coverage but also for loss or damage to luggage, theft or loss of property. Travel insurance is easily obtainable either on-line or from your local Post Office.
Please note that, in general, travel Insurance only covers personal belongings up to the amount of £200. Any property you are taking on the trip of a higher value such as cameras, video cameras, laptops etc. should be covered separately. You may find these are covered on your home insurance policy. Please note mobile phones are not covered under most travel insurance policies.
WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU HAVE TRAVEL INSURANCE COVER.
Whilst the hotel’s immediate area is quite rural, Playa De Las Americas has a fabulous night life scene that will appeal to almost all tastes. Restaurants, bars and cafés as well as nightclubs and a casino, all located within a short driving distance.
Visas are not required for UK and European passport holders. All documentation must be current, have a minimum validity of three months and have been issued within the previous ten years. Please check with Russell Gilbey if you do not hold a UK or EU Passport as you may require a visa.
As in all destinations, Tenerife does have a (small) crime element albeit mainly petty pick-pocketing. Please ensure that you keep handbags, wallets and cameras etc. secure when you are out and about. It is advisable to take extra care at night by not being out on your own.
Shops are open Monday to Saturday between 09:00 and 13:00/13:30. They open again from 16.00 for another 3 or 4 hours (most are closed on Saturday afternoon). In the major tourist areas many stay open throughout the afternoon and into the early evening.
If you have any special meal requirements, such as vegetarian, vegan, gluten free etc. and have not already advised Russell Gilbey of this please do so before your departure, as arrangements are more difficult to arrange once in Tenerife.
When calling the UK from Tenerife the following dialling code is required 0044 + UK STD code (Minus 0).
The Canary Islands use Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). This means the time zone is the same as the UK while mainland Spain is one hour ahead. Spring officially begins in March meaning the clocks go forward by one hour for daylight saving time.