6 things you need to know for a great trip to Turkey

Over the last few years, Turkey has become a popular destination for tourists. Turkey is just a short plane journey from the UK and it has a fantastic summer climate. Before you visit Turkey, it is important to plan accordingly. These 6 things can assist you with that.

  1. Understand common words in Turkish

Turkish is the official language spoken in Turkey. If you want to transform your stay in Turkey I encourage you to learn a few words in Turkish. When we went to Turkey we found that our service was greatly improved when we used a few pleasantries in Turkish. You just need to learn a few basic and common words in Turkish because people understand English up to a certain extent.

  1. Obtaining Turkey visa

When travelling to Turkey you may need to obtain a visa. Find out more information about getting a visa for Turkey online. To apply for an e-visa to Turkey all you have to do is to access the application online, fill it in and submit. The visa fee will vary depending on your country.

  1. Turkey is not an expensive destination to travel

One of the best things about Turkey is that it is not an expensive travel destination. In other words, you don’t have to spend a fortune in order to enjoy your stay in Turkey. However, it is also important to understand that the living costs in Turkey would vary significantly between small villages and big cities. When compared to American and European cities, you will notice that the cost of living in Turkey is significantly low.

  1. Currency used by people in Turkey

People in Turkey use a special currency, which is called as Turkish Lira. You will be able to access Turkish Lira as notes of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200. The value of the Turkish Lira fluctuates a lot which means spending time in Turkey has become more affordable for tourists. You will be able to convert your currency to Turkish Lira at the airport with ease and will be able to discover a large number of currency exchange counters in the airport arrivals lounge.

  1. Understand the best time of the year to visit Turkey

Turkey is a country that has a highly variant climate. The winters in Turkey are freezing cold. On the other hand, summers in Turkey are blazing hot. Due to this reason, you need to be extra careful about timing. When you take a look at the weather conditions, you will figure out that April, May, September and October are the best months of the year to visit Turkey and enjoy your holiday.

  1. Clothes that you should wear

Since Turkey has a Muslim population, you might be concerned about the clothes that you have to wear as well. The best thing about travelling in Turkey is that you don’t need to worry too much about clothes. That’s because Turkey is a country that has heavily been influenced by Europe. Due to the same reason, you will be able to find a relaxed policy in terms of clothes. You can wear modest regular clothing and visit any corner of Turkey with ease.

With that in mind, grab your visa, book a trip to Turkey and go absorb the culture of this amazing country.