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by Marko52
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Coronavirus border closures & re-openings
Replies: 251
Views: 42278

Re: Coronavirus border closures

Today I got an email that my Azerbaijan E-visa is canceled. I’m now in Georgia. Is this a new policy? Mine was cancelled yesterday too, "in accordance with Article 16 of Migration Code of Republic of Azerbaijan". AZ government has suspended issuing visas for at least 45 days, and (apparently) indef...
by Marko52
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: baggage allowance on Uzbekistan Airways domestic Flights
Replies: 2
Views: 433

Re: baggage allowance on Uzbekistan Airways domestic Flights

Hi Pam, you get one piece of checked luggage, weight 20 kg. I flew Urgench-Bukhara in a group of 10 last year, and the tour guide wangled an 'aggregate weight" of 200kg for all of us, which worked very well, with about equal numbers of overs and unders. So if you're not on your own, find a lightweig...
by Marko52
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: Trains
Topic: Buying train tickets Uzbekistan - Tajikistan
Replies: 7
Views: 2382

Re: Buying train tickets Uzbekistan - Tajikistan

I'm doing this trip in a few months and have the same question. From my research so far, it looks like you can buy online from Russian Railways <https://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en> and <tutu.ru> . There's another site, too, <russiantrain.com> . So far as I can tell, all can sell valid tickets o...
by Marko52
Wed May 29, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmen manat black market exchange rates
Replies: 57
Views: 26703

Re: Turkmen manat black market exchange rates

Got 18 Manat to the USD in Ashgabat late May 2019, through an intermediary who presumably took a slice as well. Think it was done through a trader at the Russian Bazar.
by Marko52
Wed May 29, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy Report: Turkmenistan visa in Tbilisi
Replies: 5
Views: 4516

Turkmenistan Georgia

For those with no Turkmen embassy or consulate in their home country. I’m Australian and went through the usual process of booking a tour and then getting an LOI. All done in good time, then how to get the Visa itself? Fortunately I had a fortnight in Georgia before commencing the tour through Azerb...