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by Rioesmarex
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: E-visa Azerbaijan Q&A
Replies: 36
Views: 16908

Azerbaijan visas

FYI ..... we just got our e-visas on-line for Azerbaijan and the form was really simple and straightforward. Note: when you upload your passport photo page, you have to upload a j-peg image, not a PDF image. The whole process took about 5 days HOWEVER .... a word of warning. .... for some reason, wh...
by Rioesmarex
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 213
Views: 113782

Ferry from Baku/Alat update april 12th, 2018

I finally received an answer from Caspian Shipping company about ferry from Baku/Alat to Aqtau I am showing the whole thread of the conversations so it will make sense and note the name and e-mail of the sender .... he replied, where others didn't. Hope this helps fellow travellers .... David Mehri...
by Rioesmarex
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: contacting ferry people in Baku/Alat
Replies: 1
Views: 2015

contacting ferry people in Baku/Alat

Maybe a dumb question from someone who is NOT tech savvy. Nearly all the posts talk about leaving you phone number with shipping company/port officials to be contacted when the ferry is in port and ready to board. I have a phone with a Mexican chip in it and a Mexican number ( I may also buy a cheap...
by Rioesmarex
Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 213
Views: 113782

Ferry from Baku/Alat to Aqtau

Not having much luck getting any answers from Caspian Sea Shipping Company 1) Is it still possible to buy tickets on line and trade them in for actual tickets at the port offices in either port ? 2) Two new ( real passenger ferries ), the Berkerar and sister ship seem to be making the crossing to Tu...
by Rioesmarex
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: 3 day transit visa with land entry/exit
Replies: 1
Views: 846

3 day transit visa with land entry/exit

2 questions: 1) Does anyone know if it's possible to get a 3 day transit visa at the border of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan at either the Tejen or Chernayevka border crossings......" WITHOUT " having to apply to an embassy and submitting your passport and all the other time consuming rigarmarole ? Some...
by Rioesmarex
Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Transit visas for Turkmenistan with U.S. passports
Replies: 11
Views: 1904

Re: Transit visas for Turkmenistan with U.S. passports

Thanks bwv812
Send you a P.M. about visas for China ... could you read when you get a chance and reply.
Thanks
by Rioesmarex
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Transit visas for Turkmenistan with U.S. passports
Replies: 11
Views: 1904

Re: Transit visas for Turkmenistan with U.S. passports

June 2014: Confirmed, you can only pick up transit visas in Baku that have been applied for elsewhere. You cannot apply for a transit visa in Baku. May 2014: We have just picked up our 5 day transit visas in Baku, we applied for them in Ankara requesting pick up in Baku.We had an email 7 days later ...
by Rioesmarex
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Transit visas for Turkmenistan with U.S. passports
Replies: 11
Views: 1904

Re: Transit visas for Turkmenistan with U.S. passports

If you follow the link in the article to " Embassy Reports " this is where it says that
by Rioesmarex
Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Transit visas for Turkmenistan with U.S. passports
Replies: 11
Views: 1904

Re: Transit visas for Turkmenistan with U.S. passports

Hi Steven ...... yes we did read the Turkmen. Visa article and it seems we don't have a problem with the well dressed. clean shaven or other reasons for denial, " except " for just being Americans. Our backup plan if we get rejected is to just fly across Turkmen. either from Azerbaijan or Uzbekistan...
by Rioesmarex
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Transit visas for Turkmenistan with U.S. passports
Replies: 11
Views: 1904

Re: Transit visas for Turkmenistan with U.S. passports

Why is the rejection rate high ? If we are well dressed and polite and older and only wish to go from point A to point B why would we be rejected ?
David