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by henrytn
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Kazakhstan new visa free rule 2015
Replies: 96
Views: 38273

Re: Kazakhstan new visa free rule 2015

Latest additions to Kazakhstan's visa-free countries (12 added from September 2019 onwards, total visa-free nations now 57) Bahrain, Vatican, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Qatar, Colombia, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Oman, Saudi Arabia https://www.inform.kz/en/kazakhstan-sets-visa-free-regim...
by henrytn
Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Getting money at the Tashkent airport - arriving 3AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495

Re: Getting money at the Tashkent airport - arriving 3AM

Exchange office is open 24/7 in both arrival & departure halls. I just came back from Uzbekistan 2 days ago so pretty sure the info is valid.
by henrytn
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Missing middle name on Uzbekistan e-visa
Replies: 1
Views: 267

Missing middle name on Uzbekistan e-visa

Hello, I applied and received the Uzbekistan e-visa a while back. However, during the application I put my middle names on the indicated field and the final e-visa only shows first and last name whereas my passport shows all the names under the Full Name section. Does anyone have a similar experienc...
by henrytn
Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A
Replies: 109
Views: 18852

Re: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A

Hello all, I would be very grateful if anybody can give any advice on the below: I have booked a ticket to travel from Tashkent to Khiva on 8th September, overnight. The payment was successful and it seems to have gone through OK on the "my orders" page - it has my name, passport number a...
by henrytn
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Uzbekistan e-visa Q&A
Replies: 322
Views: 43634

Re: Uzbekistan e-visa Q&A

Is it normal for the e-visa to only list your First Name in the "Name" field? On the application, I put my Middle Name, which does appear on my passport, in the "Middle Name/Patronymic Name". But I'm thinking now that I should have put my first and middle name in the "Name&...
by henrytn
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A
Replies: 109
Views: 18852

Re: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A

They don't add trains. Whatever exists is for sale. If you don't see what you need, you are either not searching correctly, or its already sold out. This is false. The official rule is that tickets can be bought starting 45 days before departure, however in practice sometimes the Afrosiyob trains a...
by henrytn
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Khiva Train Q&A
Replies: 16
Views: 5208

Re: Khiva Train Q&A

You can already book it 45 days in advance from Uzbek Railways website! I did recently fairly straightforward (took 10 mins) as long as you've got a Visa card. I booked the evening train from Tashkent all the way to Khiva.
by henrytn
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Swimming pool in Uzbekistan?
Replies: 4
Views: 434

Swimming pool in Uzbekistan?

Hi all, I've been looking on the forum but can't find much info about this. Does anyone have any recommendations about swimming pools in Tashkent/Bukhara/Samarkand? I know people don't travel to Uzbekistan for the pools, but since we'll be there in late August it might get very toasty and finding a ...
by henrytn
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A
Replies: 109
Views: 18852

Re: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A

Hi, I managed to purchase the slow overnight train tickets from Tashkent South to Bukhara. The payment has been processed by the bank. I have downloaded the PDF following the phrase: "оплата подтверждена без электронной регистрации". I understand that I need to exchange the printed PDF fo...
by henrytn
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A
Replies: 109
Views: 18852

Re: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A

You can cancel but will only get back ~85%-90% of your original ticket price at the kassa.

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