A valid passport is required to enter the Republic of Turkey. Visa is required for some countries, we suggest you check before planning your vacation. Visas can be obtained at border crossing for visits of up to 3 months or through a Turkish consular office in the U.S.
Foreign currencies may be exchanged in post offices, exchange offices and the exchange slips should be kept for one may be asked to show these while taking some souvenirs out of the country perhaps, or in some other cases.
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The best seasons to visit Turkey would probably be spring and autumn, because of the perfect climate during that time in Istanbul and on the Aegean and Mediterranean coast, when the daily temperatures are pleasant. However, summer is the most popular season for sailing and water sport enthusiasts.
Gulet is a traditional wooden Turkish yacht built to cruise the calm waters of the Mediterranean. The old fishing and transport boats were modified in the course of time, so their inner part, wide beam and large deck are now comfortable enough for cruising.
A bareboat charter has become increasingly popular as well as the demand for yacht vacation. It is considered easier and cheaper than owning a yacht. Bareboat charter implies chartering a boat independently, without any help of a professional skipper.
A cabin charter is an interesting option for those who would like to spend their vacations cruising the turquoise waters of Turkey, enjoying the company of crew and friendly people on board.
There are numerous ports of entry all along the coast of Turkey one can choose during his registration in Turkey; Trabzon, Samsun, Sinop, Bartin, Eregli, Istanbul, Tekirdag, Derince, Gemlik, Çanakkale, Akçay, Ayvalik, Dikili, Izmir, Kusadasi, Bodrum, Datça, Marmaris, Fethiye, Kas, Finike, Kemer, Antalya and many others.