FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONSWHY A 28 DAY TOUR?
This one of the best ways to visit Turkey. Turkey is such a large country and there are so many fantastic things to see that the 28 Day Tour allows you to do this comfortably without having to rush. On this tour you get to visit the many different regions in Turkey This tour allows you to join as an when you would like with 4 main departure times.
HOW CAN I JOIN THIS TOUR?
To join this tour is very easy. Just go to the booking form at the bottom of the page and select your date of arrival at the top of the screen and then fill in all the additional information.
WHAT HAPPENS ONCE I HAVE FILLED IN THE BOOKING FORM ?
Once we have recieved your booking we will process the payment and send you a copy of your invoice which you need to retain as proof of payment. We will also send you a voucher for the tour which will include your customer number and details of the tour. You will also recieve a confirmation email from TravelShop Turkey.
DO I HAVE TO DO THE FULL TOUR?
No you dont !! For example you can join us in Trabzon and finish in Kusadasi as long as you are there on the dates that we arrive. Also if you want to join us for only a few days this is possible. We would need to know exactly where you would like to join and leave us so that we can cost the tour accordingly.
HOTEL - All accommodation will be 3 and 4 star hotels and also Boutique hotels throughout the tour.
GUIDE - You will be assisted by a fluent English speaking professional tour guide who is deeply knowledgeable of Turkey.
ENTRANCE FEES - Entrance fees make up to approx 30% of the tour cost. All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary are included in the tour price and will be paid for by TravelShop Turkey.
TIPPING IN TURKEY - Tipping is not included in your tour cost. There is no set amount for tipping if you receive good service then it is up to you how much you would like to tip.
TRANSPORTATION - Air-conditioned coach transportation throughout your tour, with a TV. All drivers are professionally licensed. All coaches on our tours stop around every 2 hours so that you are able to stretch your legs, use washroom facilities and buy snacks for the journey. Our buses have a maximum of 40 people so that the bus will not be over crowded.
FOOD - A wide selection of tasty traditional Turkish food for you to experience while in our country. All breakfasts and dinners are included except in Istanbul, Lunches are not included but you will be able to find a wide variety of good tasty food availble.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT TRAVELLERS - We have many customers who travel alone. If you don't mind sharing with another traveler then we can arrange a twin share, we will not charge you for single supplement. However if there is no one to pair you up with we will have to charge a single supplement fee.
SHOPPING - You will have plenty of time throughout your tour to visit the local shops. Istanbul isn't always the best place to shop! It is the best place to bargain however. If there is something in particular you are looking for, please ask your tour guide and they will advise you on the best place to go. Carpet, leather and jewellery shopping is best done in Kusadasi/Ephesus and Cappadocia where you will visit the factories, also learn a lot more about the product from the factory guides. During the tour you visit many local villages and please ask your tour guide for cheap local shopping places.
EARLY ARRIVALS - If you are arriving in Turkey a few days prior to tour start date, we are more than happy to arrange transfers and accommodation for you. This will not be included in the itinerary cost. Additional costs will be advised once further information is given by the customer. Please see below for extra accommodation costs.
VISAS - Depending on your nationality or passport, you will be able to purchase a visa when you arrive at the airport in Turkey. Please however confirm this with your national embassy, as some nationalities require this to be done in advance
MONEY - We use New Turkish Lira. Although in a lot of places they will accept US, EURO or GBP money. We recommend that exchanging to lira will save you money and confusion. There are many change offices throughout Turkey, along with ATM machines for you to withdraw also. Most shops will accept your credit cards.
OUR STAFF - Our tour staff are very friendly, from Turkey, New Zealand, Australia and the UK who have traveled extensively through Turkey and the rest of the world. They are on hand at all times to make your trip easy going.