US citizens need a visa to travel in Turkey.
You may obtain this visa upon your arrival at the Istanbul airport. The
fee is $ 20 in US currency.
The visa is valid for three months.
When you come out of your plane please proceed to the Visa Booth. They
only accept cash.
POLICE CHECK AND LUGGAGE /
MEETING MELITOUR REPRESENTATIVE FOR TRANSFER
After paying for your visa please
proceed to police control. Baggage claim is immediately down the ramp
after the police check. If you need a cart, you will need to pay one US
dollar cash to a person who stands
by the carts. It will be nice if you have a change. The Melitour
representative for transfer to the hotel will
meet you out side the custom area. Look for a MELITOUR sign as soon
as you leave the customs gate.
PRE TOUR ARRANGEMENTS
If you plan to arrive a few days before the tour to get
over jet lag we can reserve a room at Hotel Ayasofya
(Single US$60, Double US$85)
We can suggest itineraries for those who want to
explore on their own or with a guide before or
after the tour. Simply send us an
e-mail with your request.
EMERGENCY INFO FOR TRANSFER
In case of unexpected delay or change of your flight, should
there be a problem in meeting the
person who should be waiting for you at the airport please call Hotel
0212-51694-46 or take a taxi to Hotel Ayasofya. Your taxi fare will be
Kucuk Ayasofya Mahallesi
Demirci Resit Sokak
Sultan Ahmet Meydani Alti
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