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by Ozkat61
Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Uzbek sum exchange rates
Replies: 105
Views: 54854

Re: Uzbek sum exchange rates

Bukhara - USD 8,000/8,200. We were offered 9,400 for euro.
by Ozkat61
Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Temporary vehicle importation query
Replies: 2
Views: 1995

Re: Temporary vehicle importation query

Tajikistan - entered from Kyrgistan on motor cycle - was given 15 days on bike customs, even though Visa valid for 45 days. Met others whom advised small fine if bike stays longer of somewhere around 40som Uzbekistan - entered from Tajikistan on motor cycle - customer declaration of driver has vehic...
by Ozkat61
Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan transit visa poll
Replies: 81
Views: 45723

Re: Turkmenistan transit visa poll

Married Australian couple travelling on own motor cycle (two up). Applied in Bishkek, followed the pro for a instructions. Did not put URGENT as we figured we would either get it or not. Asked "can we pick up in Dushanbe" advised yes. Embassy offical advised would take 2 weeks. Invitation letter/ema...
by Ozkat61
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Iran visa from Islamabad, Pakistan
Replies: 4
Views: 2794

Re: Embassy report: Iran visa from Islamabad, Pakistan

Yes we can confirm LOI not required for Iran Visa - pickup from Islamabad. Embassy offical not happy when you pay someone for LOI and believe you do not trust them etc. we did e-visa and had no problems. Called Embassy to confirm and received date and time for interview/appointment. Received Visa sa...
by Ozkat61
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Overland from Pakistan to iran
Replies: 7
Views: 3014

Re: Overlaid from Pakistan to iran

This is correct, we travelled through Gilgit Baltistan and Hunza Valley over KKH into China. No need for NOC. If you travel from Naran over Bulbusar pass - no escorts. You are supposed to get a pass for Gilgit Baltistan area from the check point - which they issue staying how long you intend to be i...
by Ozkat61
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Iran
Topic: LOI for Iran visa by key2persia
Replies: 9
Views: 4438

Re: LOI for Iran visa by key2persia

No tour
by Ozkat61
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Iran
Topic: LOI for Iran visa by key2persia
Replies: 9
Views: 4438

Re: LOI for Iran visa by key2persia

Hi, we applied for Iran Visa and picked up in Islamabad. Did not need LOI - in fact the Embassy official spefically asked us to confirm that we did not pay anyone for LOI. We were upfront about travelling overland on our motorcycle and it was noted in our passports with our Pakistan Visa. I can only...