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Turkey Travel Facts

Travel facts for visitors, good to know before you go to Turkey. Customs and regulations, post office services, passport and visa requirements, currency, disable travelers, time zone, public holidays, property buying, electricity standard, medical treatments, drugs, driving, telephone calls and more practical travel informations.

Antiquities Facts, Turkey

Antiquities

Antiquities

Please note that it is strictly forbidden to export antiquities or antiques from Turkey.

Antiquities Facts
Children Facts, Turkey

Children

Children

Family is very important to Turkish people, and you will find that children are welcomed everywhere.

Children
Currency Facts, Turkey

Currency

Currency

The unit of Turkish money is the Turkish Lira. Try our currency calculator.

Currency Facts
Customs Regulations, Turkey

Customs Regulations

Customs Regulations

Here you find the most important regulations you need to know before entering Turkey with goods or currencies.

Customs Regulations
Disabled Traveler Facts, Turkey

Disabled Travelers

Disabled Travelers

If you have any queries relating to any special needs for your holiday, it is best to check direct with your tour operator before booking your holiday.

Disabled Travelers
Driving Facts, Turkey

Driving

Driving

If you are planning on driving to Turkey, please read on that what to bring.

Driving
Forbidden Drugs, Turkey

Drugs

Drugs

Bringing marijuana and other narcotics is strictly forbidden and is subject to heavy punishment.

Drugs
Electricity Standard, Turkey

Electricity Standard

Electricity Standard

220 volts AC (50 Hz) is the electricity standard in Turkey.

Electricity Standard
Journalist Facts, Turkey

Journalists

Journalists

We are always pleased to offer assistance to journalists planning to visit Turkey.

Journalists
Living and Working, Turkey

Living and Working

Living and Working

If you wish to stay in Turkey longer than the three month period allowed to tourist, then read on.

Living and Working
Medical Treatment, Turkey

Medical Treatment

Medical Treatment

Medical treatments, medical insurance, pharmacies and a list of major hospitals in Turkey.

Medical Treatment
Passports and Visas, Turkey

Passports and Visas

Passports and Visas

On arrival in Turkey, you must show a valid passport or other official document that satisfactorily establishes your identity and nationality.

Passports and Visas
Public Holidays, Turkey

Public Holidays

Public Holidays

There are two types of public holiday in Turkey, national holidays and religious festivals.

Public Holidays
Police Facts, Turkey

Police

Police

There are three types of police in Turkey, civil police, military police and also specialist tourist police.

Police
Post Office Services, Turkey

Post Office Services

Post Office Services

Turkish post offices are easily recognizable by the yellow and black PTT signs.

Post Office Services
Property Buying, Turkey

Property Buying

Property Buying

Foreigners are able to acquire real estate in Turkey as long as there is a mutual agreement with their country.

Property Buying
Telephone Calls, Turkey

Telephone Calls

Telephone Calls

Find emergency telephone numbers for fire, police, ambulance and rescue at sea.

Telephone Calls
Time Zone, Turkey

Time Zone

Time Zone

GMT +3 hours (April-September) GMT +2 hours (October-March).

Time Zone
Traveling with Pets, Turkey

Traveling with Pets

Traveling with Pets

Bringing your pet with you to Turkey is a multi-step process.

Traveling with Pets
Filming Facts, Turkey

Filming

Filming

If you are planning to film in Turkey for commercial or broadcast purposes, you will need to obtain the relevant permission in advance.

Filming in Turkey

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