By St. Hilda's by the Sea, Anglican Church of Canada Group Leader Father Mark April 12, 2008 Saturday - April 26, 2008 Saturday ARRIVAL INFO
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We can arrange individual transfers from the airport to the hotel. Please let us know your arrival information. Look for a MELITOUR sign at the departure from the customs area at the airport.
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$50, Double US$70)
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.
In case of unexpected delay or change of 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 Asli at 0533 368 3113 take a taxi to Hotel Ayasofya. Your taxi fare will be refunded.
Arrival at Istanbul Airport:
After you walk out of the
plane in Istanbul, follow the baggage claim sign. Before you get in
line for police check, proceed to visa booth. The visa booth is very
clearly marked. It only takes few seconds to pay the visa. Continue to the
police check. After your passport is stamped, you will walk down a short
ramp. There you will see a monitor with information of which lane you
should go to pick the luggage. Should you need a cart, there is a charge
for the cart.
We recommend you to
change some money at the air port. Our transfer-man speaks enough English.
Please mention to him that you want to go to a bank or use and ATM. After
you leave the terminal you will walk to the covered parking place.
After you check in
your room, if you have a problem with the room, please do not wait for
your guide to assist you. The desk at the hotel is very helpful. Let them
The tour will start at 05:00 pm on April 12th, 2008. If the tour had started when you arrive at the hotel, the hotel will bring you to either the Blue Mosque or to dinner so you can join the group. Please check with the desk. You will find a note from MELITOUR.
WELCOME TO TURKEY !