- Air conditioner
- Airport shuttle
- Car parking
- Covid-19 safety
Turkey is one of the safest places in the world, and whether you’re travelling alone or with your friends, the country has unlimited options for an unforgettable women-only trip. Whether you love shopping, art spaces, fine dining experiences and afternoon tea or relaxation opportunities, you’ll never feel bored in Turkey.
Safety is a significant concern for Westerners visiting Turkey. The Western media often focuses on the negatives, like the current unrest in Syria.
However, Turkey is a safe place for women to travel. Follow our simple tips to feel comfortable and confident during your visit to Turkey.
::: Important Things To Know Before Traveling to Turkey:
1. You Likely Need to Apply for a Visa to Enter Turkey
Check Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs page to see what your country’s particular requirements are for entering Turkey.
Americans can easily get their visa within 5 minutes of applying online here and paying $20.The multi-entry visa lasts for up to 90 days.
2. Some Websites Are Banned in Turkey
Booking.com doesn’t allow you to book your stay in Turkey if you’re in Turkey.
PayPal is inaccessible from Turkey.
3. Dress more formally
In Istanbul and along the Mediterranean coast, Turkish people are more accustomed to a Western or European style of dress. Female travellers do not need to cover their hair unless visiting a mosque.
4.Grab that hotel business card
Addresses and locations can sometimes be hard to convey when travelling in a new city or town. Grab a business card from your hotel or have them write down the name, address and phone number. This is handy in case a taxi driver gets lost and can’t find your hotel or you need directions on how to get back to your accommodations. Also note if you are staying near any famous landmarks, these can be great points of reference.
5. Language & Difficulties Communicating
English is Not widely spoken in Turkey. Most people could not speak English. Pictionary + memorizing a few Turkish words are essential.
You can use museum cards for cultural visits and museums.
What Is Museum Pass İstanbul Mobil ?
In İstanbul, 13 museums under the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Directorate of National Palaces can be visited for 5 days with MuseumPass İstanbul. The price of MuseumPass İstanbul, which is valid for 5 days from your first visit to the museum and the archaeological sites, is 700 TL.
Please click for Museum Pass İstanbul sales points.
Please check the status of the museums (restoration/open/closed) on the website.
7-Currency in Turkey
The currency in Turkey is the Turkish Lira, and in the past few years, there have been a lot of changes to its value.