Thai Airways, Official Carrier for the FIP Congress 2014. 


Hotel Accommodation

MCI Amsterdam, the official housing partner for the 74th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2014, has reserved a number of rooms in various hotels that have been carefully selected for your convenience. All of the hotels are located in the centre of Bangkok, near a Sky Train station, for an easy reach of the Congress venue.

Reservations can be made online together with your registration to the congress: The reservation section will show real-time availability and the applicable rates.

Bangkok features the widest variety and quality of places to stay in Thailand, if not the entire world. The vast range of accommodation in Bangkok includes some of worlds most acclaimed hotels as well as entire neighborhoods of budget backpacker hostels and guesthouses.

There are several housing options near the BITEC Convention Centre:

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Hotel Name


Room Rate*

incl. taxes

Distance to Venue

Address details

Single use

Double use

Intercontinental Bangkok 5

Starting from

THB 6201,00

Starting from

THB 6669,00

22 min by BTS train 973 Ploenchit Road, 10330 Bangkok

Shangri-La Hotel


Starting from

THB 7020,00

Starting from

THB 7605,00

40 min by BTS train

89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, Bang Rak, 10500 Bangkok

Courtyard Bangkok


Starting from

THB 3510,00

Starting from

THB 3861,00

30 min by BTS train

155/1 Soi Mahadlekluang 1, Rajdamri Road, 10330 Bangkok

Holiday Inn Bangkok


Starting from

THB 3861,00

Starting from

THB 4212,00

22 min by BTS train

971 Ploenchit Road Phatumwan, 10330 Bangkok

The Ambassador Hotel Bangkok


Starting from

THB 2925,00

Starting from

THB 3159,00

19 min by BTS train

171 Sukhumvit 11, 10110 Bangkok

Windsor Suites Bangkok


Starting from

THB 3744,00

Starting from

THB 3744,00

15 min by BTS train

20 8-10 Sukhumvit Soi, 10110 Bangkok

*All rooms will be charged in Euros at a current rate of 1THB = 0.02272 EURO

*Given rates are for the regular room types

Please note that the prices shown are an indication and subject to the exchange rate. The actual prices are stated on the Hotel Registration website.




Room rates
All rates are quoted in Thai Bath (THB) and are the lowest available for standard rooms during the period of the congress. Deposits are payable in Euro (€) and prices all include all applicable taxes and breakfast. All taxes are subject to change without previous notification.

Reservation and payment
Hotel reservations can be made through the FIP 2014 online registration site. For individual bookings (up to 9 rooms), a deposit payment for the first night must accompany your reservation. This deposit is payable by credit card only, and will be charged in EURO (EUR). The exchange rate with the Thai Baht (THB) can be regularly adapted to follow the real exchange curve.
Your booking will be confirmed upon receipt of your hotel deposit. This prepaid deposit will be deducted from your final hotel invoice when checking out from the hotel. The balance and potential additional incidents, such as mini-bar and telephone, must be paid directly to the hotel upon check-out, and are payable in Thai Baht (THB).

Special requirements (as double room, twin room, smoking room) concerning the hotel rooms will be available upon request, and cannot be guaranteed.

Check in/out times | Early arrivals/late departures
Standard check in time at hotels is 14:00. Check-out time is 12:00. Should you need a guaranteed early arrival (before 14:00) or a late departure (after 12:00), an additional night is required to be booked and paid for.

Changes, no shows and cancellations charges
Any enquiries or requests for additional information, modifications or cancellations to room reservations should be addressed to MCI Amsterdam in writing (fax, letter or email). Please do not contact the hotel directly, as they will not accept any changes or cancellations made directly.

In the event of cancellation up to 22 July 2014, deposits will be refunded less € 45 for administrative costs. After this date, no refunds will be possible.
In the event of late cancellations after 22 July 2014, MCI Amsterdam reserves the right to charge the full stay for cancelled rooms, cancelled nights or no shows if the hotel room cannot be resold.
In case of a no show, the hotel will guarantee your room until 12:00 the day after your check in date.

A handling fee of € 45 per hotel room will be charged for every hotel modification received after 27 August 2014.

Reference number and hotel voucher
For your own convenience and to facilitate the reservation procedure, we kindly ask you to take note of your reference number and refer to this number in all correspondence with MCI Amsterdam. Please bring the hotel voucher with you, as it will serve as proof of your reservation at the hotel and deposit.

Contact details
MCI Amsterdam
Tel.: + 31 20 679 34 11 / Fax. +31 20 673 73 06

Visa Requirements

The invitation letter from the organizers can be used to apply for a visa to Thailand, if needed. Information on countries requiring a visa to Thailand as well as the contact information of the Royal Thai Embassy or Royal Thai Consulate-General in each country can be found on the website of the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

All delegates requiring visas for Thailand should contact their nearest Thai embassy or consulate in good time, allowing at least 8 weeks for your visa to process. All delegates, regardless of needing a visa or not, must hold a passport, valid for at least six months after your time of departure from Thailand. Ensure also that you have transit visas in order should it be necessary.

List of countries for Visa Exemption and Visa on arrival. CLICK HERE

List of visa requirements African countries. CLICK HERE

Royal Thai Embassy or Royal Thai Consulate-General in each country CLICK HERE

Official Letter of Invitation to obtain a visa

Since your visa request needs to be accompanied by a registration confirmation, the Letter of Invitation can be downloaded during the registration procedure. Please note that this letter is not a commitment on the part of the organisers to provide any financial support. The Thai Host Committee, FIP Headquarters and MCI Amsterdam cannot be held responsible for registrations that need to be cancelled after a visa declination. Please note that terms of cancellation are applicable in all circumstances, also if a visa is officially refused to the participant. 

Arriving by Plane

Suvarnabhumi Airport is currently the main Airport in Bangkok, regional gateway and hub for Thai Airways International, the official carrier for this Congress.

The airport is located in Racha Thewa in Bang Phli district, Samut Prakan Province, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of downtown Bangkok. The name Suvarnabhumi was chosen by King Bhumibol Adulyadej and refers to the Golden Kingdom hypothesised to have been located somewhere in Southeast Asia.

We are pleased to announce that Thai Airways International is the official Carrier and will be offering the Best Fare Available to delegates attending the FIP World Congress of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.  Please use the event code TG1409045 when booking your flight.