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Intercontinental le Grand Hôtel*****

Offering historic charm in central Paris, this luxury hotel's sumptuous rooms and suites have superb views of the world-famous Palais Garnier, home to the esteemed Paris Opera. Culinary delights await at two acclaimed restaurants, Café de la Paix, with its rich cultural history, and La Verrière, set in a beautiful winter garden. With an illustrious history hosting Paris's most exclusive events, our spectacular Salon Opera ballroom has been magnificently restored to reach new heights of elegance.

Rooms prices starting from:
€ 295 : Classic & Superior room - single use
€ 325: Deluxe & Executive room - single use
€ 575: Junior Suite - single use

Covid-19 measures

Please find here the measures in place in the hotel to keep you all safe.

Other hotels

Kimpton St Honoré Paris*****

Rooms prices starting from:
€ 360: Essential & Deluxe room - Single use

Covid-19 measures

Please find here the measures in place in the hotel to keep you all safe.
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Covid-19 Travel Information

BEFORE coming to the FIA AGA week:
1. Travel Regulations
Please find here the applicable rules depending on the traveller’s vaccination status.
This document highlights the travel possibilities and measures imposed to you, according to your country of departure and your vaccination status, as per the French requirements.
Furthermore, we strongly suggest that you check the requirements from your country of origin to allow a smooth return.
Should you have any question and/or require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our travel department:
2. Please note that on top of that, the FIA has put in place a Sanitary plan which requests that each delegate and staff attending on-site must have a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before traveling on-site.

Covid-19 Onsite Measures

The health passport is being mandatory in France to access hotels, meetings and restaurants. Therefore please note that:
  • For delegate with a valid European Health Passport (whether EU Digital COVID Certificate or converted) a PCR-test will be mandatory maximum 48 hours after arrival on-site.

  • For delegates without a valid European health Passport, a PCR-test will be mandatory every 24 hours, as per the regulation in France. The test will be valid 24 hours from the time of sampling.
Please note that health professionals will be on duty at all times. A PCR test device will be available on-site at the InterContinental from Monday to Friday.
Please note that above measures are effective to date. Beware that these may evolve by the start of the Event, as we will have to follow evolutive sanitary restrictions. We shall keep you posted on any evolution and remain at your disposal for any question you may have on the sanitary situation and plan.

FIA Sanitary Plan

Please note that the FIA has put in place a strict Sanitary Plan which will have to be applied by all delegates and staff present in Paris for the FIA Annual General Assembly & Prize Giving. Please beware that this plan may evolve by December. You can find this Sanitary Plan here.



Please note that transfers to the venue upon your arrival will not be provided by the FIA. However, please note that France has a very efficient public transport network and there are many taxi companies which you can use to get to the venue.
The FIA will be providing a transfer service between the conference hotel and the social event venues.
For more information on transportation in Paris click here.


It is important to check on the current status of visa requirements. Please make sure to check if you need a Visa to enter France through the French Government website.


The Euro (EUR) is the official currency in France. Currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and some large hotels, though you will get a better exchange rate at the ATMs. Major credit cards are widely accepted, particularly in major tourist destinations. Foreign currency is not accepted.
1 EUR = 1.18 $
1 $ = 0.85 EUR
*currency exchange rate as of 25th March 2021
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Welcome desk

The welcome desk will open on Sunday 12th of December at 14:00. It will be set up in the InterContinental Hotel.

Please visit the desk upon arrival. The FIA Annual General Assembly team will be available to assist you with any queries.

Opening hours:

  • On Sunday 12 December from 14:00 to 18:00
  • From Monday 13 to Thursday 16 December from 08:00 to 18:00
  • On Friday 17 December from 08:00 to 13:00



Breakfast is included in the room rate. Please follow the hotel's instructions regarding breakfast measures.


Should the sanitary measures allow us, lunches will be served in between 12:00 and 14:00 in the Salon Berlioz, located on floor -1 at the InterContinental Hotel. Otherwise, lunches will be distributed and will have to be eaten at your seats, in the meeting rooms.

Weather and time zone

France time is GMT+1 in December.

Paris has a temperate oceanic climate, but the city is known for its unexpected rain showers which can occur at any time of year. Spring, from March to May, is the driest season in Paris but rainfall is distributed evenly throughout the other seasons. Snow is rare but the city does usually get a smattering in the winter months (December to February). Summer (June to August) temperatures are mild to warm, with average highs of 77°F (25°C) and occasional heat waves, while winters are very chilly with temperatures hovering around freezing point. The average temperatures in Paris generally range between 41°F (5°C) during winter and 68°F (20°C) in summer.



Digital platform

You will receive all the accesses and information to follow the live of the sessions, a few days before the FIA Annual General Assembly starts.

Please visit the digital FIA Annual General Assembly platform once you receive it. You will find all the relevant information on the sessions.

You will have the opportunity to chat with your colleagues and other delegates registered to attend the FIA Annual General Assembly.

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