Travel & Accommodation

General information to help you prepare your travel

Visa Information

A visa may be acquired online or in person at a Portuguese embassy or consulate.

For a complete list of countries whose citizens are required to obtain a Schengen visa, please check:

Letters of invitation

An invitation letter is required to apply for a visa. Upon request, invitation letters will be provided to the authors and presenters of accepted papers, posters, keynotes, tutorials, and panels, and to Botton-Champalimaud International Pancreatic Cancer Conference (BCIPCC) attendees who have completed their registration and payment process.

After the registration and payment are completed, an invitation letter may be requested. With this letter, participants will be able to obtain a visa for the period of the Botton-Champalimaud International Pancreatic Cancer Conference (BCIPCC).


Special reduced hotel rates have been negotiated by the secretariat and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Rates do not include city tax, which is paid directly at the hotel during check-in.

Please note that September is high season in the city of Lisboa so you should book your accommodation as soon as possible.

Important benefits of booking with the Conference official agency (Leading)‍

  • Best rates at the Headquarters Hotels of the conference and on a wide variety of hotels.
  • Easy and secure booking and payments
  • And personal assistance before and during the Meeting.

There are an increasing number of fake websites claiming to offer hotel services.

We would like to alert all members and delegates to be aware of possible scams, and only use trusted online registration and accommodation services for bookings.

For more information, please contact the Conference Secretariat: