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As you've stated, some countries require hotels to check your visa status when you check-in (eg, China), or require you to provide visa details in order to avoid paying taxes (eg, Israel). Turkey does NOT require either of these. I have checked into hotels in Turkey dozens of times, across 10 or more different hotels. On every occasion they have required ...


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This would depend on your nationality. If remaining in the “international” transit area you do not need a visa. National identity cards issued by some European countries can be used to enter Turkey. If your ID card is good enough to visit Turkey it is also enough for airport transfer. If your nationality is not listed you should bring a passport. Your ID ...


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D&R Bookstores are located throughout Istanbul, and they generally stock Lonely Planet books in English - at least for the Istanbul and Turkey books. They also have stores at the airport (airside) that definitely stock the English versions, however if you are already in Istanbul then this likely won't help you. Unfortunately their website is in Turkish ...


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Yes, your assumption is correct. Your "Jörg" and the name starts with "W" should belong on the "Ad" (Name) field (seperated with a space of course) and "Mittag" should belong on the "Soyad" (Surname) field. Here an example of an e-Visa which is probably the same as with the normal visa application.


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You can enter Germany (or any EU state) with just your Cyprus national ID card; a passport is not strictly required but it is good to travel with it in case you intend to travel to some other countries later. It's recommended that you also carry a letter of consent signed by your parent(s) or guardian(s): In addition to their own valid travel document (...


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Would I be able to assume/argue the lenient approach? How many bottles can I take? Most likely no. The two criteria are mutually exclusive. Either the alcohol volume is < than 22% or the volume is >= 22%. Therefore, the rule is extremely clear: you can bring up to 2L of alcohol < 22% volume, and up to 1L of alcohol >= 22% volume. Since you wish to ...


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I believe you are looking for "Kurukahveci" or "Kurukahvecisi", which is "seller of coffee beans or ground coffee" or "coffee store". The most popular "Kurukahveci" is Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi, which is pretty far (approx. 35 km) from the Beylikduzu zone in Istanbul, for coffee beans. It's just outside the spice market.


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You can find them online if you search for "Kamp Ocağı". Hardware stores in shopping malls like Tekzen, Koçtaş, Praktiker will most likely have them. Also Decathlon stores sell them on their camping section with tents and sleeping bags. Ask for stock by calling before going to store though.


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The entrance fee for Derinkuyu and Kaymaklı underground cities is 42 turkish lira and they're open till 17:00. Official websites: https://muze.gov.tr/muze-detay?SectionId=DKY01&DistId=DKY http://dosim.kulturturizm.gov.tr/muze/56


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Yes, you will be eligible for a free hotel, and transportation to the hotel. Turkish airlines offers this for all connections that are longer than 12 hours (for economy class, 9 hours for business class) where a shorter option is not available - which in this case it is not. You can find details of this service on the Turkish Airlines website. When you ...


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Both facilities may differ from one airline to another. For example Turkish Airlines have self-service kiosks at Antalya Airport, but do not have mobile pass facility. Pegasus Airlines indicate that they have self-service kiosks only for passengers travelling without luggage. Currently, Pegasus Self-Service kiosks are for passengers flying without ...


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For Kumluca, based on this website, there are a lot of bus firms that you can use from Antalya (or to Antalya). Mostly used ones are Kamil Koç, Metro Turizm and Pamukkale Turizm. I choose one of these if I were you. For Kaş, based on this website, there are Metro Turizm, Ulusoy Turizm, Kamil Koç and Pamukkale Turizm which I suggest as well. You can check ...


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You should careful pack the oil, some airlines requires double layer. 3-4 liters should be OK for Germany, if you import just oil (ev. with few other cheap items). The only airline I know that has restrictions on olive oil is Aeroflots, and only on flights from Greece to Russia (no such restriction on oil on other flights).


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For US citizens, Turkish eVisa's are nothing more than a formality. No details are asked during the application process beyond the basics like your name and passport details, and their approval is automatic once you have over your credit card details. There is absolutely nothing stopping you from applying now, as long as your planned entry visit is within ...


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He's in Pattaya, Thailand now on Walking Street. Very popular with tourists.


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Local here. This light show is originally called projection mapping and it was created for a festival called İstanbul Gençlik Festivali which happened between 2-6 May. This light show continued for 10 days and every night between 21:00 and 00:00 hours and it's over at May 12 midnight. Unfortunately, you can't see it on November.


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Yes, you need a visa to leave the airport. According to Do I need a Turkey transit visa for a layover? you don't need a visa when the transit is just 24 hours, but that is if you stay at the airport the whole time. If you want to leave then you have to get a visa. The Electronic Visa (e-Visa) Application System was launched on 17 April 2013 by the ...


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No, an Australian visa is not a valid supporting document for a Turkish e-visa. If you apply on the Turkish Govt. e-visa website and select India - Ordinary Passport, you get a list of pre-requisites (emphasis mine) My passport covers the period that I will be staying in Turkey. I can prove that I hold a return ticket, hotel reservation and at least ...


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There is no polite way to do this. As a Turkish citizen I also not want to use taxi in Istanbul because you need to argue with them to not get scammed. Just say I'm calling cops and determinedly call 155, then you can solve your problem. If he doesn't step back until the police came, insist on what he was doing because he will probably lie about the ...


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No, you don't, because Ireland and Turkey do not have a yellow fever vaccination requirement. Even in countries that do, yellow fever vaccination is required only if you're coming from an area with endemic yellow fever, which covers much of South America and Africa, but not India or Turkey.


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Per Timatic, the system used by airlines, the following are required: Passport / travel documents valid for a minimum of 150 days from the arrival date, printed in the Latin alphabet and containing at least 1 unused visa page excluding the page reserved for "Observations" or "Amendments and Endorsements". A visa (Source)


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I assume you will exit the airport, if so you need a visa as you are visa-free only if you stay inside the airport: Question: I will be flying to Europe. I know that our aircraft will land in İstanbul. I am not planning to leave the transit lounge. Do I need to get transit visa? Answer: If you will not leave the transit lounge at the airport you ...


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No, you don’t have to leave the country. The UK government travel advice for Turkey states: If you plan to stay in Turkey longer than 90 days, you must apply for a residence permit before the 90 days ends or apply for a longer-stay visa before you travel So as long as you apply for it before your visa expires you can stay in the country.


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You will need an e-visa because you will have to clear Immigration in Turkey to collect your luggage prior to your onward flight. A two-hour layover sounds very tight to me. The minimum connection time is said to be an hour but that doesn’t leave much leeway. If you miss your onward flight because of even a short-ish delay on the inbound flight for ...


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I think what you're looking for is Çekilmemiş Kahve. You should be able to find some in your local Migros. They have different types of Çekilmemiş Kahve, and the prices will be relatively cheaper than if you were to go to the Grand Bazaar. If you're solely after Turkish coffee beans, you could try for çekilmemiş turk kahvesi from places like Kahve Dunyasi.


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This is a goverment level official page of nationalities who can visit Turkey without a visa or with an expired passpord. Also I am pasting the content of the page in case the page is gone or become unreachable somehow Countries whose citizens are allowed to enter Turkey with their national ID’s Germany Belgium France Georgia The ...


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Istanbul's city centre is highly tourist-oriented, so I'd probably check book shops in Sultanahmet or on Istiklal street. I recall that there's a book shop right next to Sultanahmet tram station, in the same building as McDonalds; I definitely bought city maps in English there, not sure about Lonely Planet.


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Do I need transit visa? Depends on your citizenship. Since you have to change airport you need proper documentation to enter Turkey What is known traveler number? The US has programs for frequent travelers such as Global Entry or Nexus. These programs make immigration in the US a lot easier. You don't need one, though. If you are not participating in ...


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You will need a transit visa, from the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs: United States of America: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Because you are leaving the airport, you must have a visa. An E-Visa can be obtained here.


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The answer to both 1 and 2 seems to be no. In the How long you can stay section there is this statement. Your visa will say how long you are allowed to stay in the UK. It also says this: Your visa will say how long you are allowed to stay in the UK. Presumably your Turkish acquaintance has his visa and has read it and knows when he needs to leave ...


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