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by Yunez
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Camper Overweight / Overload
Replies: 5
Views: 782

Re: Camper Overweight / Overload

Also take into account that on an overloaded truck your brakes may overheat on a long downhill stretch - which will result in a sudden loss of them.
by Yunez
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Iran
Topic: Does black market of exchange rate still exist in Iran?
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Re: Does black market of exchange rate still exist in Iran?

The exchange rate you get at the private exchange places is about the same as at the bazaars and reflects the black market value. The official exchange rate that you can see on Google etc. is far lower. Daric card also gave me a rate that was very close to the "black market" rate.
by Yunez
Thu Dec 26, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Iran
Topic: Does black market of exchange rate still exist in Iran?
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Re: Does black market of exchange rate still exist in Iran?

This site to check live rates works without vpn
http://sarafibazar.com
by Yunez
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Iran
Topic: Simcards for foreigners in Iran: Q&A
Replies: 14
Views: 4287

Re: Simcards for foreigners in Iran: Q&A

No need to register if you stay less than 30 days. Just buy the Sim card and you should be good to go.
by Yunez
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Iran
Topic: Simcards for foreigners in Iran: Q&A
Replies: 14
Views: 4287

Re: Simcards for foreigners in Iran: Q&A

No problem buying a SIM card, just show your passport. But yes, you can only use your phone for 30 days after using a local SIM card for the 1st time. After 30 days your phone (IMEI) gets blocked. If your phone has 2 SIM slots that means it also has 2 IMEIs, so just switch your SIM card to the 2nd s...
by Yunez
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Iran
Topic: Iran has stopped stamping passports
Replies: 8
Views: 2520

Re: Iran has stopped stamping passports

I arrived @ IKA Tehran airport 14 October 2019, VOA (visa on arrival) no problem. Dress smart, be respectful. Showed proof of insurance stating the word IRÁN. Paid visa fee. Interview maybe 5 min, explaining travel plans, why, where and how long. Helps to show itinerary and return flight. Return tic...