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by Mrs800Days
Mon Aug 24, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmenistan transit visa refusals
Replies: 80
Views: 38038

Re: Turkmenistan transit visa refusals

Just an update on Turkmenistan transit visa applications... We applied in Almaty on Monday 17th August and collected our 'application code' the next morning (Tues 18th). They would only issue Farab to Sarahs and told us it would take 10 working days (maybe less). It was fine to request to collect th...
by Mrs800Days
Fri Jun 05, 2015 7:23 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: GBAO closure 2015 and GBAO permits situation
Replies: 20
Views: 13519

Re: GBAO closure 2015 and GBAO permits situation

Tajik embassy in Bishkek still issuing GBAO permits- we picked ours up this morning (June 5th), fast and friendly- no problems (British Passports)

Emma x
by Mrs800Days
Mon May 25, 2015 2:24 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: GBAO closure 2015 and GBAO permits situation
Replies: 20
Views: 13519

Re: GBAO closure 2015 and GBAO permits situation

Hi Philippe
Thanks for the information- did you apply at the embassy in Bishkek?
by Mrs800Days
Mon May 25, 2015 2:17 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Uzbek visa in Dushanbe
Replies: 21
Views: 11075

Re: Uzbek visa in Dushanbe

Thanks Trevor and bwv- heading there soon with a British passport for same thing, very useful info :-)
by Mrs800Days
Mon May 25, 2015 2:13 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Kazakh Tourist Visa Without Hotel Reservation?
Replies: 10
Views: 5434

Re: Kazakh Tourist Visa Without Hotel Reservation?

Steve is right- I submitted our Kazakh tourist visa application with a print-out of a hotel reservation from www.booking.com which they accepted
You just cancel it afterwards, no problem
by Mrs800Days
Mon May 25, 2015 2:11 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Russian Visa at the Embassy in Yerevan, Armenia
Replies: 6
Views: 4013

Re: Russian Visa at the Embassy in Yerevan, Armenia

Hi Rapp, We were also plannnig to get a Russian transit visa in Armenia but same story, you have to be resident (a Russian speaker called the embassy in Gyumri and this is the case here also) We did manage to get a transit visa in Tbilisi, Georgia though which was relatively straightforward, here's ...
by Mrs800Days
Thu May 21, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Diesel in Uzbekistan
Replies: 43
Views: 12712

Re: Diesel problem in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan

The diesel in Kazakhstan is good quality and plenty of modern fuel stations along major roads/large towns (plan ahead on the more remote roads as large distances between towns- we filled up every time there was a fuel station just in case)
Emma
by Mrs800Days
Thu May 21, 2015 9:43 am
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Kazakhstan visa - entry by car
Replies: 3
Views: 2858

Re: Kazakhstan visa - entry by car

Hi Paula, We crossed into Kazakhstan from Russia a few weeks ago by car- we were told to keep the temporary importation/customs form we had filled out when we entered Russia as this would be valid until we exited Kazkhstan (a helpful Russian speaker found this out for us). I don't know about other c...
by Mrs800Days
Mon May 04, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Russian transit visa in Tiblisi
Replies: 12
Views: 5710

Re: Report- Russian Transit Visa from Tbilisi

Thankyou andyoxus! corrected link :-)
by Mrs800Days
Thu Apr 30, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Russian transit visa in Tiblisi
Replies: 12
Views: 5710

Report- Russian Transit Visa from Tbilisi

We recently got a Russian transit visa from the embassy in Tbilisi and crossed Georgia to Russia through the Verkhny Lars crossing (we're travelling overland in our car to Kazakhstan). There's a report on both the visa application process and the border on our website; http://www.aroundtheworldin800...

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