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Useful Notes For Turkey Trip

There are useful notes for Turkey trip.This notes will be guide of you for a better trip.

 

 

 

 

About Visa



Turkey entertains millions of visitors from around the world every year.Visitors can apply for a tourist visa at www.evisa.gov.tr .It is an easy method to apply for a tourist visa.Visitors can achieve an electronic visa  with online application provided that they have a minimum 6 months valid passport by the date of application. Visitors can discover Turkey  unless their visit exceeds 90 days.After you get the visa,you will be able to see beauty of Turkey.




Currency



Turkish lira is current currency of the Republic of Turkey.It is divided into sub units and sub units called kuruş.Euro,U.S Dollar and currencies of another foreign countries can be converted into Turkish Lira at banks and exchange counters.Also you can find exchange rates of Euro&Dollar against the Turkish Lira in our homepage.
Paper currencies are 200,100,50,20,10 and 5 TL,and metal currencies are 50, 25, 10, and 5 kuruş and 1 Lira.100 Kuruş is equal to 1 Lira.Only some restaurants,hotels,etc... may accept Euros and U.S Dollars,so we advise you to carry Turkish Lira for too many shoppings
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Visit Times Of The Museums In Turkey



All museums are closed on Mondays and are open  from 9:00 to 17.00 on the other days.

Can I Use My Credit Cards In Turkey?



If your credit card is able to international shoppings (like Visa,Master Card,American Express etc.) you can use .

Can I Withdraw Money From ATMs In Turkey?



If your bank card is able to international transactions,you can withdraw money in Turkish Lira as well as Euro and U.S. Dollar with your debit cards from the ATMs in Turkey.There are language options for foreigns.

Can I Drive In Turkey With My Driver Card?



Visitors can drive in Turkey provided that they keep their international driver's license,passport and the vehicle license with them all the time.

Can I Use My GSM Sim Card In Turkey?



If  international roaming function of your sim card is active and supported by Turkish providers,you can use it in Turkey.If it is not active,you should ask your GSM operator to activate the international roaming function of your mobile phone before going to Turkey.A lot of international GSM operators provide coverage in Turkey in addition to local GSM operators such as Turkcell, Vodafone and Avea.

Where Can I Buy A Sim Card In Turkey And What Are The Economic Ways To Talk With Turkish Numbers ?



If you will call too many Turkish numbers,you can buy a sim card in some airports  or from sim card offices.There are 3 different companies;Turkcell,Vodafone and Avea.If you will need cheap internet on mobile,cheap sms or cheap calls,you can ask campaigns to the salesman.You can find all in one packages (internet,sms,calls),it will be more economic.

Don't Forget !



-Visitors should carry their ID and passport with them at all time.
 -Credit cards and foreigns currencies may not be valid in everywhere so it is advisable to keep some Turkish Lira with you.

Emergency Numbers In Turkey


The following is a list of emergency numbers that are available 24/7
The important emergency numbers are:


112 Medical emergency/ Ambulance
155 Police
110 Fire
154 Traffic
156 Gendarmerie
159 Highway Department
158 Coast Security
113 Medical care
114 Poison Emergency

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