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by bigbeka
Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Uzbekistan e-visa Q&A
Replies: 321
Views: 42908

e-visa

Good news! This article refers to a new law which allows citizens of 101 listed countries to enter Uzbekistan for transit (max 120hrs.) without the need of applying for transit visa. It should come into power starting 15th July 2018. https://kun.uz/ru/60425851 More complete and reliable source: http...
by bigbeka
Sat Sep 09, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Tashkent airport: reports and Q&A
Replies: 34
Views: 10027

Re: Tashkent airport: reports and Q&A

Hi there, On the visa question: I'm an Uzbekistan passport holder, so never have been a transit passenger in Uzbekistan. Based on a quick (5min) search on the internet for your case, it say you need visa to transit in Uzbekistan. This might be inaccurate as transit visa means entering from a border ...
by bigbeka
Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Q&A: Door to Hell
Replies: 70
Views: 20574

Re: Q&A: Door to Hell

Nice plan, thanks for sharing. Will give it a try.
by bigbeka
Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:18 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: New Uzbekistan visa-free entry for 30 days from 01/04/2017
Replies: 34
Views: 14405

Re: New Uzbekistan visa-free entry for 30 days from 01/04/2017

laurent_rio wrote:What is the major reason for some countries need to be 55 years old or more ? Any explanation ?


I'm guessing that the government wants to open up tourism but not quite ready to let everyone in. Fingers crossed with the new president it should get better on a cosmic speed!
by bigbeka
Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: New Uzbekistan visa-free entry for 30 days from 01/04/2017
Replies: 34
Views: 14405

Re: New Uzbekistan visa-free entry for 30 days from 01/04/2017

roro wrote:Hi,

Great news, one visa less to apply (we are over 55 years old).
50$ is for each person at border post?

RR.


Yes, every visitor entering Uzbekistan on the visa free baises will have to pay $50. The article doesn't say anything if it applies for the already visa free entries.
by bigbeka
Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: New Uzbekistan visa-free entry for 30 days from 01/04/2017
Replies: 34
Views: 14405

Re: Cancelation of Tourist Visa Requirement for the Following countries:

steven wrote:Hi bigbeka,

I was on holiday yesterday when the news broke, but I will do it today.


No problem, take your time!
And thanks for your contribution Steven!
by bigbeka
Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Tashkent airport: reports and Q&A
Replies: 34
Views: 10027

Re: Tashkent airport reports

It is not as bad as they say (Depends). 1. Might depend on how busy the airport is, usually 2,3 big international flights slows things down as the airport is small. 2. If you are foreigner it might take longer, simply just because you are foreigner :D! I usually come 2 hours in advance, take my time...
by bigbeka
Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: New Uzbekistan visa-free entry for 30 days from 01/04/2017
Replies: 34
Views: 14405

Cancelation of Tourist Visa Requirement for the Following countries:

Hi there people, I have come across the following piece of information regarding the Tourist Entry Visa regulations to Uzbekistan. News Sources: Newspaper: https://www.gazeta.uz/ru/2016/12/06/tourism/ Official announcement on government web site: http://uza.uz/ru/documents/o-merakh-po-obespecheniyu-...
by bigbeka
Tue Nov 15, 2016 5:57 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Q&A: Door to Hell
Replies: 70
Views: 20574

Re: Q&A: Door to Hell

Hi Alan, I've heard there are houses along the highway which runs near the Door. And you can stop at those houses. Price is something like $10 a night for a bed in shared room. (Very high price, due to high demand and low supply). A friend of mine travelled last summer from Uzb to Iran. You might wa...

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