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Cheaper way to travel - Bus Trips in Turkey

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Bus Trip in Turkey

Once arrived in Turkey the question how to reach another town or place may appear suddenly. It is not the railway which is the basic transport media like in Europe. In Turkey people use an excellent bus system which is comparable to the American Greyhound system.

Cars and Vehicles - Buying in Turkey is easy now

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Until now, the most common cars on the streets in Turkey have been Tofas, a product of Fiat, which have been produced in Turkey under license of the Italian firm. The bestseller was the Sahin,which is the original Fiat 131 and which is still available in Turkey. 

Traveling Turkey - the Blue Journey - lovely alternative

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Turkey - the Blue Journey

A really interesting adventure is a trip they call the Blue Journey. At some harbours you can book a journey as a member of a small team for a weeks cruise along the coast. In this way you learn about life on a boat aswell as a lot about people and the sights. Offers like this are also available in the internet.

Travelling to Turkey by car - long way but perfect roads

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Travelling to Turkey by car

Quite often we are asked if it is possible to do the trip to Turkey by car. For sure it is possible. But think about the distance you need to cover. More then 3.000 kilometres to the centre of Europe. Quite a lot.

Rent a Car in Turkey - couple of options make it easy

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Hiring a Car in Turkey

Hiring a car in Turkey is a great way to go off the beaten track to really see this beautiful country. Using a car to tour region by region, you can go where you want, when you want, getting to the most out-of the-way places which are difficult to reach on public transport.

Car Import - nearly no options for foreigner

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European people who come to Turkey to spend their holidays over here, are allowed to bring their car, campervan, mini-bus or motorcycle into Turkey for at least 6 months within a one year period. After this period of 6 months, the car needs to leave Turkey.

Embassy and Consulate - best address for information

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British or Irish Citizens who are not staying in Turkey for more than three months need their passport for entry into Turkey. In addition, they will need to purchase a visa, currently costing £10 sterling. If you need more detailed information:

Custom and Entry Regulations of Turkey

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After the introduction of cross-border agreements between the European countries by the EC, the amount of goods allowed to be brought into these countries from non "EC" countries are standard.

Apart Hotels in Turkey - price worthy alternative

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Apart Hotels in Turkey

An Apartment Hotel (also ApartHotel, Apart Hotel and Apart-Hotel) is a type of accommodation, described as "a serviced apartment complex that uses a hotel style booking system". It is similar to renting an apartment, but with no fixed contracts and occupants can 'check-out' whenever they wish.

Top 10 beaches in Turkey - lovely beaches awaiting you!

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Top 10 beaches in Turkey

Forget Turkey's teeming resorts. Here are 10 crowd-free beaches, from hidden bays to pristine secluded coves. If a summer holiday in Turkey makes you think of crowded beaches and heaving resorts, think again.

Boat Charter in Turkey - a blue cruise to amuse yourself

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Boat Charter in Turkey

Apart from the huge harbours of Izmir and Istanbul there are small and medium sized harbours in most of the villages along the coast which can be used by yachts and all types of boats.

Lycian Way - Antalya to Fethiye

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Lycian Way - Antalya to Fethiye

Couple of times we have got messages from our readers asking for some more details about backpacking tours in Turkey, especially for the most well known one, the Lycian Way. After some more research we would like to publish couple of details about this beautiful backpacking tour.

Exploring Turkey - from Taurus to Cappadocia

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Exploring Turkey - from Taurus to Cappadocia

Holidays at the beach - lonely mountains and lakes - relics from thousands of years of history. From the North to the South the roads lead across the forest-covered Taurus Mountains from the Black Sea, across the huge Anatolian steppes and the lunar landscape of Cappadocia, before reaching the beaches of the southern Mediterranean coast.

Tour Companies exploring Turkey

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Tour Companies exploring Turkey

Lots of big travel companies and their special offers to Turkey are well known through radio and TV advertisements. Most of them prefer to put their effort into mass tourism using big hotels with an all-inclusive service.

Guesthouse and Boutique Hotels

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Guesthouse and Boutique Hotels

Guesthouse or Pension are accommodations offer limited service but less expensive than a full-service hotels. They are a type of accommodation that is mostly operated by family-run companies.

The Classification of Hotels in Turkey

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The Classification of Hotels in Turkey

The classification of hotels is a great chance for all accommodation companies to show their detailed offers to the customer and, with the help of this list, to develop their business. People from all over theworld ask for an honest list of criteria to find suitable hotels for their next holiday or even for business reasons, especially middle-class enterprises in the hotel business.

Auto Insurance - Fully comprehensive car insurance

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Auto Insurance - Fully comprehensive car insurance

In general the regulations for all types of car insurances are like those in Europe. The titles are compulsory car insurance, comprehensive automobile insurance and services.

First Readers Trip of Alaturka.Info

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 Readers Trip

Couple of our readers were asking if we can organise trips to some of the famous sights and so we decided together with some of our partners (Kizkalesi - Reisen Travel agency, the magazine Merhaba Akdeniz, Alditours Travel agency) to set up a first readers trip leading to Mount Nemrut.

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