See you in Barcelona!

We can’t wait to see you all in Barcelona. Make sure to read the information below before heading to Spain!

Covid Requirement
In order to enter Spain, you will need two things:
A document stating that
You are fully vaccinated, including a booster, OR
You were tested for Covid and test was negative (should be less than 72 hours old for PCR, less than 24 hours old for rapid tests) OR
You recovered from Covid less than 180 ago and more than 11 days ago
Whatever option you pick, you must present an official document. You can’t use a home test for covid, it has to be done in a testing center and result must have your name and date of collection on it. Look up requirements for recovery certificate. All details available
A SpTH QR code, that you can obtain
— you will need this QR code to enter SaaStr as well.
Getting to the hotel
For those of you staying with us, we are staying at the , the address is Plaça dels Països Catalans, 08014 Barcelona, it’s located on top of the Barcelona Sants train station.
To get there from the airport, take the R2 train from Terminal 2, towards Sants Celoni, and get off at the Barcelona Sants train station. This is the easiest way to get there, without having to transfer. In doubt, Google Maps is your best friend :)
Head to the check in desk and let them know you’re with Plato, they have your information already. The Plato team will be there from the 5th of June, you can reach out to us in case of problem (see contact info below).
Plato will cover a 5 day Hola card. This card will allow you to use public transportations for 5 days. Public transportation in Barcelona is very reliable and is the often fastest way to get around.
You can purchase your card in advance
. You’ll get a code that you’ll have to use on a ticket machine on arrival in Barcelona to get your card. We recommend downloading the QR code or taking a picture of it before leaving home.
Paying for things & reimbursements
On top of the stipends we’ve already mentioned for your flights/travel, and your stay for those of you staying with us, we’re happy to cover the following:
One 5 day Hola card
Up to 60 euros per day for meals
Make sure to keep your receipts and to send them to us at the end of your trip.
Fastest way to get to SaaStr (hosted at the CCIB, Plaça de Willy Brandt, 11-14, 08019 Barcelona) from the hotel is to take train R2 towards Arenys De Mar, change at Sant Adrià de Besòs, then take Tram 4 to Forum. It takes about 45 minutes in total. In doubt, Google Maps is your best friend :)
You should already be able to log in on the SaaStr website and on their app. Make sure that it’s the case, as we’ll need to reach out to the SaaStr team if not.
You will need to be tested for Covid to enter the event, you can use a test that’s less than 72 hours old, or get tested for free on-site (keep in mind you’ll need to wait for 30 min for test results + potentially more if there’s a line). SaaStr will accept pictures of at home tests. See details
Make sure to read , it has information on:
When you can pick up your pass and submit your Covid test
When speakers need to be in the speakers’ lounge for check in
What perks you have access to
And more
Contact info
If you need to reach out to us at any point during your trip, here are a couple of options:
Email — To , make sure to CC so that one of us can reply as fast as possible. I’ll personally have internet access during our whole time in Spain.
Phone/Text — You can reach out to us on one of these two numbers
+33 (0)7 77 36 87 13, this is Baptiste’s EU number, you can text him, I Message him, or send him a message on WhatsApp
+1 (415) 605 5429, this is Baptiste’s US number, you can I Message him on that one
+1 519-222-3623, this is Alicia’s phone number
Make sure to save those numbers!

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