ACRS 2023 - Travel Tips

The ACRS 2023 will be held at Nangang International Exhibition Center, Hall2 in Taipei City, which is located in the cultural education and economic business center with convenient traffic. It is about 10-15 minutes walk from MRT Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. You can find popular attractions more information through TRAVEL TAIPEI or Guide to

Travel Tips

Things to know

Currency and Money Exchange

The currency of Taiwan is New Taiwan Dollar (NTD). Most stores do not accept foreign currencies, but credit cards are widely accepted. Banks, some hotels and shopping malls offer currency exchanges service. The business hour of bank in Taiwan is 9:00a.m to 15:30 (Mon.- Fri.). ATMs are widely available at banks, convenience stores, post offices and MRT stations. Most ATMS are linked with Visa, MasterCard, JCB, Plus, Cirrus and American Express.


The standard voltage in Taiwan is 110V, 60Hz AC. Electrical sockets usually have two vertical slots.

Tip & Tax

  • Tipping is not customary in Taiwan.
  • Service charges are often included in the bills for rooms, meals, and other services.
  • Some stores with the mark below in Taiwan offer tax refund; foreign tourists can get 5% off refund on a receipt for a minimum purchase of NT$2,000 (about USD 65).
  • Please indicate to the clerk that you want tax refund before paying the bill and give your passport for registration.
  • You can also receive tax refund at the Tax Refund Service Counters located in the Taoyuan International Airport before departing.
  • Please present refund receipts with the purchased goods at the customs desk at the Taoyuan International Airport when departing.

Emergency Number

  • Police Station (Free Service): 110
  • Fire, Ambulance (Free Service): 119
  • Tourist Information Hotline: +886-2-2717-3737

Transportation in Taipei, Taiwan

Metro Taipei

Service hours: 06:00-24:00
24hr Customer Service: +886-2-218-12345
Route Map & Timetables

Taiwan Railway

Service hours: 06:00-24:00
Customer Service line: +886-2191-0096
Train schedule/code inquiry

Public Buses

Service hours: 06:00-24:00
Customer Service line: 1999
Real-time bus information

Taipei City Ubike

Service hours: 00:00-24:00
Customer Service line: +886-2-8978-8822
Bike Stations