FAQ(Frequently Asked Questions)

  • Turkey FAQ BEFORE TRAVELLING

    Documents The passport must be valid for the remaining six months of the date of return. Certain countries can enter with the ID card and no visa. Visa Fo those who requires a visa, an e-Viza (electronic visa) can be obtained submitting an online application. Touristic visa validity will not exceed 90 days. Visa fees From 15 to 20 USD - payment on line only by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) We strongly suggest you to check with the Embassy in your own country and you can also visit www.evisa.gov.tr Currency The currency is the Turkish Lira (TRY). Cents are called Kurus. 1, - - TRY = ? 0,35 or 1, - - TRY = $ 0,45 All major credit cards are accepted and ATM machines are available. A small amount of local currency should be always be with you, as little shops do not accept other currencies. Electricity 220 V . Sockets are with 2 pin European type. UK/States adapters are necessarily. Time + 2 hours winter and summer than Greenwich time. Telephone code +90 - city code (without 0) - number Climate Ankara - continental climate: cold winters with snow and ice - temperatures of up to -10 degrees, hot and dry summers- temperatures around 30-40 degrees. Istanbul: wet and rainy winters - hot and humid summers Izmir and Antalya - Mediterranean climate: mild winters and very hot summers. Black Sea is always rainy South-east area- temperatures high from June until October. Health There are no required vaccines. It is advisable to consume foods and vegetables well cooked and drink bottled water and soft drinks without adding ice. What to pack Wearing comfortable clothes and sports shoes will make you feel more comfortable if you are planning to participate in cultural tours during your stay in Turkey. While visiting cities and religious sites you will be asked to wear convenient cloth and/or avoid low-cut dresses and skirts above the knee out of respect for local cus-toms. We recommend a wool sweater for the nights in the mountains. If you travel on your own especially in the interior regions it is advisable to make use of a GPS device and road map and to keep an eye on the road signs at all times. As well as it is advisable to keep a Turkish dictionary with you at all times. Finding people who speaks foreigner languages may not be possible at all times. Photography Please respect "No Photography" signs.

  • Egypt FAQ | Documents

    The passport must be valid for the remaining six months of the date of return. Visitors who are allowed to obtain touristic visa with ID card should hold 3 ID size photos.

  • Egypt FAQ | Visa

    A visa is required to enter Egypt. Visitors with a valid passport may obtain a visa at any Egyptian embassy, consulate, or legation abroad. A visa can also be obtained at the airport or at any other border.

  • Egypt FAQ | Visa fees

    USD 15,- valid for 3 weeks We strongly suggest you to check with the Embassy in your own country and you can also visit http://www.cairo-airport.com/pass_visa1.asp

  • Egypt FAQ | Currency

    The currency is the Egyptian Pound (EGP). Cents are called Piasters. 1, - - EGP = ? 0,10 or 1, - - EGP = $ 0,14 All major credit cards are accepted and ATM machines are available.

  • Egypt FAQ | Electricity

    220 V. Sockets are with 2 pin European type. UK/States adapters are necessarily.

  • Egypt FAQ | Time

    + 2 hours in winter and +3 hours in summer than Greenwich time.

  • Egypt FAQ | Telephone code

    +20 - city code (without 0) - number

  • Egypt FAQ | Climate

    Sunshine with temperate, comfortable weather almost year-round. Spring and autumn are fresh and crisp with rain more common in the spring. Wintertime can be cold in the desert, but moderate in most of the country. There are 2 seasons: a mild winter from November to April and a hot summer from May to October. The average annual temperature increases moving southward from the Delta to the Sudanese border. A phenomenon is the hot spring wind known as the Khamsin usually blowing in April.

  • Egypt FAQ | Water

    Water is a precious resource in Egypt and visitors are encouraged not to waste it.

  • Egypt FAQ | Health

    There are no required vaccines. It is advisable to consume foods and vegetables well cooked and drink bottled water and soft drinks without adding ice.

  • Egypt FAQ | What to pack

    Comfortable clothes and sports shoes if you are planning to participate in cultural tours. While visiting cities and religious sites you will be asked to wear convenient cloth and/or avoid low-cut dresses and skirts above the knee out of respect for local customs. Red Sea Costs and Resorts areas do not require specific dress code.

  • Egypt FAQ | Photography

    Please do not take photographs of locals without permission, women in particular. It is forbidden to take pictures of military and police facilities and please observe the "No Photography" signs.

  • EMIRATES FAQ | Documents

    The passport must be valid for the remaining six months of the date of return.

  • EMIRATES FAQ | Visa

    The United Arab Emirates visa is required for all nationalities except: GCC citizens (member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council): Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Western Europe: Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, Vatican City, Iceland, Andorra, San Mario and Liechtenstein North America: USA Far East: Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. For those who require a visa, it may be process through a local tour operator. Touristic visa validity will not exceed 90 days.

  • EMIRATES FAQ | Visa fees

    From 70 to 100 USD We strongly suggest you to check with the Embassy in your own country or with your travel agency. you can also visit www.emirates.com/english/plan_book/essential_information/visa_passport_information/uae_visas.aspx

  • EMIRATES FAQ | Currency

    The currency is the United Arab Emirates dírham (AED) 1, - - AED = ? 0,19 or 1, - - EAD = $ 0,27 ATMs are available throughout the principal cities. Be sure to inform your bank before travelling abroad with your dates of travel and find out the cost for ATM withdraws.

  • EMIRATES FAQ | Electricity

    220 V . Sockets are with 2 pin European type. UK/States adapters are necessarily.

  • EMIRATES FAQ | Time

    + 4 hours winter and summer than Greenwich time.

  • EMIRATES FAQ | Telephone code

    +971 - city code (without 0) - number

  • EMIRATES FAQ | Climate

    Emirates has a hot, arid climate with a high daily average of sun. Summers are extremely hot, windy and dry and winters are warm and short.

  • EMIRATES FAQ | Health

    There are no required vaccines. It is advisable to pay attention at air condition in the hotels, shopping malls and other closed public areas.

  • EMIRATES FAQ | What to pack

    Wearing comfortable clothes and sports shoes will make you feel more comfortable if you are planning to participate in cultural tours during your stay in Emirates. While visiting cities and religious sites you will be asked to wear convenient cloth and/or avoid low-cut dresses and skirts above the knee out of respect for local customs. Arabic is the official language but English is widely spoken.

  • EMIRATES FAQ | Photography

    Please respect "No Photography" signs.

  • Jordan FAQ | Documents

    The passport must be valid for the remaining six months of the date of return.

  • Jordan FAQ | Visa

    A visa is required to enter Jordan. Visitors with a valid passport may obtain a visa at any Jordanian embassy, consulate, or legation abroad. A visa can also be obtained at Amman?s Queen Alia International Airport or at any other border crossing except King Hussein Bridge and the ferryboat from Egypt. Visas are valid for 2 weeks, but can be extended at any police station.

  • Jordan FAQ | Visa fees

    JD 20,- valid for 2 weeks We strongly suggest you to check with the Embassy in your own country and you can also visit http://www.visitjordan.com/Default.aspx?tabid=61

  • Jordan FAQ | Departure Taxes

    Exit service fee applies for land and sea border points. 8.00 JD per passenger and 5.00 JD per vehicle.

  • Jordan FAQ | Currency

    The currency is the Jordanian Dinar (JD). Cents are called Piasters. 1, - - JD = ? 1,03 or 1, - - JD = $ 1,40 All major credit cards are accepted and ATM machines are available.

  • Jordan FAQ | Electricity

    220 V. Sockets are with 2 pin European type. UK/States adapters are necessarily.

  • Jordan FAQ | Time

    + 2 hours in winter and +3 hours in summer than Greenwich time.

  • Jordan FAQ | Telephone code

    +962 - city code (without 0) - number

  • Jordan FAQ | Climate

    Sunshine with temperate, comfortable weather almost year-round. Spring and autumn are fresh and crisp with rain more common in the spring. Wintertime can be cold in the desert, but is pleasantly moderate in most of the country

  • Jordan FAQ | Water

    Water is a precious resource in Jordan and visitors are encouraged not to waste it.

  • Jordan FAQ | Health

    There are no required vaccines. It is advisable to consume foods and vegetables well cooked and drink bottled water and soft drinks without adding ice.

  • Jordan FAQ | What to pack

    Comfortable clothes and sports shoes if you are planning to participate in cultural tours. While visiting cities and religious sites you will be asked to wear convenient cloth and/or avoid low-cut dresses and skirts above the knee out of respect for local customs. Arabic coffee is an important symbol of hospitality, always accept it and shake your cup from side to side if you do not wish any more.

  • Jordan FAQ | Photography

    Please do not take photographs of locals without permission, women in particular. It is forbidden to take pictures of military and police facilities and please observe the "No Photography" signs.

  • Oman FAQ | Documents

    The passport must be valid for the remaining six months of the date of return.

  • Oman FAQ | Visa

    A visa is required to enter Oman. European, American, Australian and Canadian pass-port holders can obtain their visa upon arrival.

  • Oman FAQ | Visa fees

    OMR 20,- valid for 1 month OMR 6,-- valid for only 10 days We strongly suggest you to check with the Embassy in your own country and you can also visit http://www.omanairports.com/visaonarivals.asp

  • Oman FAQ | Departure Taxes

    While crossing UAE borders by road you will be asked to pay 6,- OMR on departure.

  • Oman FAQ | Currency

    The currency is the Omani Riyal (OMR). Cents are called Baisa. 1, - - OMR = ? 1,95 or 1, - - OMR = $ 2,60 All major credit cards are accepted and ATM machines are available.

  • Oman FAQ | Electricity

    220 V - 240 V. Sockets are with 3 pin UK type. Adapters are necessarily.

  • Oman FAQ | Time

    + 4 hours in winter and +3 hours in summer than Greenwich time.

  • Oman FAQ | Telephone code

    +968 - city code (without 0) - number

  • Oman FAQ | Climate

    Mediterranean in the North-East (Muscat and surroundings) - Tropical in the South-West (Salalah and surroundings) - Deserted in the Centre. Winter: November-February?average 25° Summer: March-October - high temperature can reach 40° in certain areas and high humidity.

  • Oman FAQ | Health

    There are no required vaccines. It is advisable to consume foods and vegetables well cooked and drink bottled water and soft drinks without adding ice.

  • Oman FAQ | What to pack

    Summer clothing in any season. You should avoid low-cut dresses and skirts above the knee out of respect for local customs. We recommend a wool sweater for the nights in the desert, but also in cities due to air conditioning. The pants and long skirts (men and women) in order to enter in the evening at the restaurant. For the visit to the Mosque of Muscat (unique visitors) is required both men and women, pants and / or long skirt, bare feet, arms and legs covered, clothing without symbols. The women must have their heads covered. We recommend the one-piece swimsuit and a t-shirt for those who want to swim in the wadis and oases frequented by Omani families.

  • Oman FAQ | Photography

    Please do not take photographs of locals without permission. Women in particular should not be photographed. It is forbidden to take pictures of military and police facilities and please observe the "No Photography" signs.

  • Turkey FAQ | Documents

    The passport must be valid for the remaining six months of the date of return. Certain countries can enter with the ID card and no visa.

  • Turkey FAQ | Visa

    Fo those who requires a visa, an e-Viza (electronic visa) can be obtained submitting an online application. Touristic visa validity will not exceed 90 days.

  • Turkey FAQ | Visa fees

    From 15 to 20 USD - payment on line only by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) We strongly suggest you to check with the Embassy in your own country and you can also visit www.evisa.gov.tr

  • Turkey FAQ | Currency

    The currency is the Turkish Lira (TRY). Cents are called Kurus. 1, - - TRY = ? 0,35 or 1, - - TRY = $ 0,45 All major credit cards are accepted and ATM machines are available. A small amount of local currency should be always be with you, as little shops do not accept other currencies.

  • Turkey FAQ | Electricity

    220 V . Sockets are with 2 pin European type. UK/States adapters are necessarily.

  • Turkey FAQ | Time

    + 2 hours winter and summer than Greenwich time.

  • Turkey FAQ | Telephone code

    +90 - city code (without 0) - number

  • Turkey FAQ | Climate

    Ankara - continental climate: cold winters with snow and ice - temperatures of up to -10 degrees, hot and dry summers- temperatures around 30-40 degrees. Istanbul: wet and rainy winters - hot and humid summers Izmir and Antalya - Mediterranean climate: mild winters and very hot summers. Black Sea is always rainy South-east area- temperatures high from June until October.

  • Turkey FAQ | Health

    There are no required vaccines. It is advisable to consume foods and vegetables well cooked and drink bottled water and soft drinks without adding ice.

  • Turkey FAQ | What to pack

    Wearing comfortable clothes and sports shoes will make you feel more comfortable if you are planning to participate in cultural tours during your stay in Turkey. While visiting cities and religious sites you will be asked to wear convenient cloth and/or avoid low-cut dresses and skirts above the knee out of respect for local cus-toms. We recommend a wool sweater for the nights in the mountains. If you travel on your own especially in the interior regions it is advisable to make use of a GPS device and road map and to keep an eye on the road signs at all times. As well as it is advisable to keep a Turkish dictionary with you at all times. Finding people who speaks foreigner languages may not be possible at all times.

  • Turkey FAQ | Photography

    Please respect "No Photography" signs.

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