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Anyone know Turkey?

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What way should we travel the country?
3 years ago, April 6th 2011 No: 1 Msg: #133098  
Ok, I can get flights from Ireland to Istanbul for €350 and from Ireland to Bodrum for €272. My early ideas for traveling the country are to see Istanbul, the west coast and Cappadocia. So far I have found car rental a bit expensive and if we fly into Bodrum I would like to explore the west coast by car. Flights internally seem cheap enough though. I would also like to rent a Villa in Bodrum while we explore.

So my questions I suppose are: Does anyone know a website, or way, to get cheap car rental and good value Villa rentals? Anyone have any experience in what I want to do? Reply to this

3 years ago, April 7th 2011 No: 2 Msg: #133172  
You can rent the car in the airport while you get there, and try to bargain. I think this would be the cheapest way. About the villa, you can check <snip> they have english website but i'm not sure if they are the best one. Try to check with as many websites as you can. And i don't know for how long you are planning to travel but Istanbul and Cappadocia are must see places. Than you can end your vacancy in Bodrum while relaxing.
I hope you'll have great time there. Don't hesitate to ask me any questions you may have about Turkey.
[Edited: 2011 May 08 02:23 - The Travel Camel:11053 - No dropping commercial links on forums, thanks.]
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3 years ago, May 9th 2011 No: 3 Msg: #135823  

In response to: Msg #133098
Hi,

You can research online for the car rental.
We took the car from " Proper car rental ".

In Bodrum, there is this place called " Macakizi hotel " ( the most expensive place in Bodrum ).

We stayed in a house in " Yalikavak " run by an american.

I believe you want to drive to Izmir-Cesme-Kusadasi-Bodrum-Mamaris. You can always negotiate for the car rental.

Have a great time. Reply to this

35 months ago, August 30th 2011 No: 4 Msg: #142561  
Hi, I can recommend you to visit the website of Arpanu Travel. This company can offer you all you need - hotel accommodation, airport transportation, as well as private tours and rent-a-car. I often travel to Turkey and I use their services often. Reply to this

28 months ago, April 6th 2012 No: 5 Msg: #154280  
you can find more places to see in Turkey , here <snip>
[Edited: 2012 Apr 22 10:14 - The Travel Camel:11053 - No dropping commercial links on this forum, thanks.]
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24 weeks ago, February 4th 2014 No: 6 Msg: #179111  
Hi there,

My wife and I will be spending just three days in Istanbul this June and I was wondering what your opinion is concerning street food there. I know it will be delicious but is is safe?

Roger
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23 weeks ago, February 13th 2014 No: 7 Msg: #179277  
We always prefer aegean cost of turkey , great places ( Bodrum, didim, marmaris) I have rented a car twice last year in Bodrum (first time in turkey) the company was ok , prices were not bad, their service was very nice , staff was friendly i booked a car with them again this summer if anybody wants suggest car rental company in Bodrum i recommend this one. name is egeria car rental. <snip>

roger dont worry about street foods, i and my children always eat them and never had problem fish bread vey nice and also doner
[Edited: 2014 Feb 16 05:16 - Roosta:95057 - No commercial links in the forums, please. See TOS]
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21 weeks ago, February 27th 2014 No: 8 Msg: #179573  

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