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Anyone know Turkey?

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What way should we travel the country?
7 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

7 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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7 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

7 years 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

6 years 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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4 years 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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4 years 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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4 years ago, February 27th 2014 No: 8 Msg: #179573  

3 years ago, July 31st 2015 No: 9 Msg: #192321  
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hi, you must see İstanbul . Taksim is the heart of Istanbul. Grand Bazzar , Eminonu , Hagia Sophia Mosque , istiklal Street , Topkapi Palace .. They are historical places. Istanbul is a city where entertainment 7/24 . Enyoj your holiday .. Reply to this

35 months ago, January 17th 2016 No: 10 Msg: #194934  
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secret places : Erol TAŞ cAFE /CANKURTARAN /Sultanahmet
Cukurcuma antique streets /Taksim
English Jail cafe restaurant /Galata
RUstempaSa Camii /Eminönü
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22 months ago, February 22nd 2017 No: 11 Msg: #199806  
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If you're going to visit Turkey, I would definetely recommend places like İzmir, Antalya, Bodrum which are located at the west and south coast of Turkey. June or September is the best month to visit. Reply to this

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