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
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 $2 cash to a person who stands by the carts. It
will be nice if you have a change.
The Melitour representative for transfer to the hotel will meet you out
side the custom area.
When you leave the customs are , there will be hundreds of people waiting
to meet their parties with signs in their hands. that is very confusing.
Ignore all off them. Keep walking to your left. Pass the information
In the Ceiling you will see a big white marker pointing down saying '
MEETING POINT". Your contact to meet you will be waiting for you there. Look for a MELITOUR
EMERGENCY INFO FOR TRANSFER
In case of unexpected delay or change of your
flight, should there be a problem in meeting the person who should be
waiting for you at the airport please call Hotel Ayasofya at
0212-51694-46 or take a taxi to Hotel Ayasofya. Your taxi fare will be
Kucuk Ayasofya Mahallesi
Demirci Resit Sokak
Sultan Ahmet Meydani Alti
PRE TOUR ARRANGEMENTS
If you plan to arrive a few days before the tour
to get over jet lag we can reserve a room at Hotel Ayasofya, bed and
Double US$ 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.
For DOBAG and Troy
tour extension please check the tour hand book.
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