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by swingaling
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Train stations in Tashkent
Replies: 6
Views: 261

Re: Train stations in Tashkent

If the train schedule doesn’t work, it’s possible to hire a driver to take you to Samarkand. It’s slower than the Afrosiyob, but faster than the regional trains. Roughly 3.5hr each way. Of course it’s more expensive than the train, but not expensive by western standards. Yes, Yandex Taxi is safe are...
by swingaling
Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Which US$ bill are accepted for foreign exchange in Uzbekistan?
Replies: 11
Views: 603

Re: Which US$ bill are accepted for foreign exchange?

I’d be wary of exchanging too much because it’s not easy to change back. Additionally, exchange offices typically require pristine bills with no marks on them whatsoever. So bring some brand new bills with you. Also, keep the receipt the exchange office issues you. You will need to present the recei...
by swingaling
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A
Replies: 61
Views: 7571

Re: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A

For the past few weeks, I've been trying to buy Afrosiyob tickets (Tashkent to Samarkand return) for 25-April. Checking daily since ticketing opened (T-45 days), there's been zero availability. From what I can tell, UZ Rail is only publishing that route (and releasing tickets) three days out. Awesom...
by swingaling
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Uzbekistan e-visa Q&A
Replies: 311
Views: 34196

Re: Uzbekistan e-visa Q&A

Currently in the planning stages of a trip to the Stans in April 2019 and I'm trying to figure out the feasibility of one possible flight routing. It would involve entering Uzbekistan twice in the space of a week. Entry #1: Specifically, I'm planning to fly BKK to TAS on Uzbekistan Air (23:55 Saturd...

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