Check for visa requirements for your own nationality. We will be happy to provide an official invitation letter shall you need one.
Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test. Travelers who are not fully vaccinated must have an original printed negative COVID-19 PCR, NAAT, or LAMP test result. Travelers under the age of 2, travelers with a diplomatic passport and travelers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing they received all doses required are exempted from this requirement.
The nearest airport to the convention center is the El Salvador International Airport in San Salvador (IATA code SAL)
Taxi and Uber are commonplace and easy to use. A taxi ride from SAL airport to Sheraton costs around 35 USD.
Locate your consulate information phone number and address in case of an emergency.
If you have a layover somewhere on your way to El Savador, make sure to check the Covid restrictions requirements of the transit country/city/state. Click here for more info.
Book your hotel stay early, the week of the 16th of November will be full of bitcoin events that will take over the city! We recommend the following options - Sheraton Presidente, Barcelo. If you choose to book an airbnb, here are the safe areas we recommend you look for - Colonia San Benito, or Colonia Escalon.
Tickets purchased for the conference cannot be reimbursed, but it is possible to transfer tickets to another person. If you pass on your ticket, please drop us an email so we can adjust the name on the conference badge.
Contrary to the international perception, El Salvador is a safe place, especially for tourists. Despite having a high crime rate, it is not dangerous for tourists to visit. Crime in El Salvador has declined and is isolated to specific areas that tourists will never enter.
As with any Bitcoin conference, don’t “bring” your coins to the conference and don’t carry valuable items with you.
If you have any dietary restrictions or allergies please do communicate them with us in advance.
Only with your explicit consent. There will be a seamless way to signal consent or dissent for attendees with colored conference badges.
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There will be a #reckless room with hackers and tinkerers, impromptu talks, prototypes, ad-hoc demos and unconference / barcamp style participant-driven meetings. Join the Hacktable chat on telegram and connect with the Lightning hackers
Write to us if you’re organizing a satellite event and let us know, so it doesn’t conflict with any other, and we’ll make sure to communicate about it.
Feel free to use the telegram group to communicate with participants before and during the conference, or ask us questions.
Tweet about it with the hashtag #adopt21
On the third day of the conference we will be visiting El Zonte, and partying in El Tunco. We are still finalizing the details of this part of the conference and we will soon communicate with you the following - Transportation options from San Salvador to El Zonte, the schedule of the day/evening, transportation options from El Zonte to El Tunco, lodging options in El Tunco, transportation options from El Tunco to San Salvador
Make sure to send us your feedback! Tell us if you loved/hated or what would you have liked to see.
Hike to view one of El Salvador’s most active volcanos, experience the visually stunning microclimates of the volcano slopes, and finish the afternoon jumping into the turquoise crater lake of Coatepeque.
See the beautiful artisan towns of El Salvador, famous for their chocolate, coffee, clay tiles, herbs, flowers, and arts and crafts. Add a stop in Sonsonate to see the famous grandmother whole will show you how to roll your own cigars! Also, the cafes in Sonsonate have some of the best coffee in the country.
A fun afternoon activity, you can choose to go the easy way or the HARD way depending on fitness and craving for adventure. Kids can easily make the hike down to wade in the picturesque pools of the 3 Tamanique waterfalls, while older teens and adults can rappel to the most beautiful parts of the river valley.
There will be the opportunity to do PCR tests at the Sheraton Presidente from 8:00am - 9:00am on November 17-19 for a fee of $90 - book and pay with bitcoin here.
You can also do PCR tests at the following labs in San Salvador:
LABORATORIO ANALIZA. (Several locations in San Salvador)
LABORATORIOS CLÍNICOS MAX BLOCH, Matriz Clínicas Médicas. (Several locations: San Salvador y Santa Tecla)
LABORATORIO CLÍNICO CENTROLAB ESPECIALIDADES DIAGNÓSTICAS. (Sucursal 1, ubicado en 25 Av. Norte, San Salvador)
LABORATORIO CLÍNICO CENTRO DE DIAGNÓSTICO. (Several locations San Salvador)
LABORATORIO CLÍNICO HEALTHCARE. (Antiguo Cuscatlán)