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by JoMo1971
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan transit visa poll
Replies: 81
Views: 38643

Re: Turkmenistan transit visa poll

Applied at the London Turkmenistan embassy via post (photocopies of my passport was enough) and after a few phone calls to chase up my application from a friend (as I was on my travels), I received the confirmation letter via email. Woop! :)
by JoMo1971
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates
Replies: 38
Views: 12081

Re: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates

I crossed the border - Turkmenistan (Gaudan) to Iran (Bajgiran) - in early July 2018 and I have to say it was pretty straight forward, quick and trouble free. For a price of 50 Manat, I used the driver (in his plush brand new car) from my Ashgabat hotel to get to the checkpoint where the bus to the ...
by JoMo1971
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan July/August 2018: visa, money, transport, accommodation
Replies: 6
Views: 1963

Re: Turkmenistan July/August 2018: visa, money, transport, accommodation

Couldn't agree more... only met genuine kindness and friendliness on my 5 day transit visit.
by JoMo1971
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Shavat-Dashoguz border crossing report
Replies: 26
Views: 10178

Re: Shavat-Dashoguz border crossing report

Same thing happened to me (early July) after the Uzbek gate, but I just used the whole repeated 'don't understand... I pay over there' whilst pointing at the actual border crossing building until the guard got bored. Didn't take long! As Callum said, all the staff in the actual passport control buil...
by JoMo1971
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Uzbekistan Railways don`t accept valid kazakh online-tickets
Replies: 11
Views: 3625

Re: Uzbekistan Railways don`t accept valid kazakh online-tickets

I have a totally different experience to this! I arrived at Samarkand station 30 mins before my train departure to Bukhara having purchased my ticket through the Kazakh tickets website (I didn't have a print out unfortunately and had the ticket PDF on my phone due to the hotel I was staying at not h...

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