21-23 June 2017 | John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AY


June is the start of Summer in Edinburgh.  The average temperature reaches a high of 17°C (that's about 63°F), with minimum temperatures being around 9°C (about 48°F).    You can expect to experience rain. The average monthly rain is around 60mm and there are about 7 hours of average daily sunshine.  The weather in Scotland can be unpredicatable therefore it is advised that you prepare for cold weather and bring a raincoat. 


The local currency is Sterling, the UK/British Pound £(GBP). 


The current rate of Value Added Tax (purchase tax) in the United Kingdom is 20%. If you live outside the European Union, you can take advantage of the Tax Free Shopping scheme to reclaim Value Added Tax (VAT) on purchases for export.

Credit Cards

All major credit cards are widely accepted in hotels, shops, cafés and restaurants. American Express (AMEX) is accepted less widely in the UK.

ATM/Cash Machines

There are many ATM's in the city either beside banks or as stand-alone cash-points. Sterling can be withdrawn from these machines by using a credit/debit card (charges apply in some cases).

Emergency Phone Numbers

Dial 999 for fire, police, ambulance or coastguard services. Emergency calls are free from pay phones.