GETTING TO TURKEY

Air

It's a good idea to book flights months in advance if you plan to arrive in Turkey any time from April until late August. If you plan to visit a resort, check with travel agents for flight and accommodation deals. Sometimes you can find cheap flights with Turkish carriers and less-usual airlines. Airports The main…
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Sea

Departure times change between seasons, with fewer ferries generally running in the winter. The routes available also change from year to year. A good starting point for information is Ferrylines (www.ferrylines.com). Daytrips on ferries to Greece are popular. Remember to take your passport, and check you have a multiple-entry Turkish visa so you can get…
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Land

If you're travelling by train or bus, expect to be held up at the border for two to three hours – or even longer if your fellow passengers don't have their paperwork in order. You'll usually have to disembark and endure paperwork and baggage checks – on both sides of the border. Security at the…
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