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by ustrasse
Thu Oct 09, 2014 2:08 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmenistan embassy in Tehran... correct address?
Replies: 9
Views: 5274

No transit visas after October 18th?

Hi Adrien, Thanks for all that info! Your Google Map link worked better here in Tehran than the shortlink on the visa page :) We were able to submit our applications with no problem. We arrived at the embassy around 10am but realised we forgot our photos. The guy at the consulate window (a friendly ...
by ustrasse
Wed Oct 08, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmenistan embassy in Tehran... correct address?
Replies: 9
Views: 5274

Turkmenistan embassy in Tehran... correct address?

Hello, We're currently in Tehran hoping to apply for our Turkmenistan visas tomorrow morning during their narrow 9-11am window. We can't verify the correct address for the embassy/consulate, and the shortlink provided in the visa guide isn't loading in either a normal browser or the Tor browser. Can...
by ustrasse
Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Best way to get euros and dollars in Turkey or Georgia?
Replies: 2
Views: 3591

Best way to get euros and dollars in Turkey or Georgia?

Hi guys, We are currently in Trabzon but heading to Iran, and need to get euros and dollars in cash to bring with us. We're trying to figure out the most efficient way to get cash from our UK bank accounts that doesn't involve going through the local currency. We've tried going to one of those TEB/B...
by ustrasse
Fri Sep 19, 2014 11:08 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Uzbekistan visa in Ankara
Replies: 8
Views: 5952

Uzbekistan visa in Ankara

We picked up our Uzbekistan visas from the consulate in Ankara. Everything went smoothly and nothing much has changed from the 2013 report--Super friendly guy with almost no English, five day processing without LOI and told to pick up on Friday. USD$160 for American and $80 for German. The one thing...
by ustrasse
Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:39 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: From Georgia to Kazakhstan through Iran or Russia? Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 5013

Re: From Georgia to Kazakhstan through Iran or Russia? Quest

Hey, thank you so much for this reply! I didn't receive any email notification so I thought everyone just ignored it. :) We've decided now to go for the Uzbekistan visa in Ankara without LOI (praying that if I submit my USA passport together on the same application with my dude's German one, they mi...
by ustrasse
Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Kazakhstan visa free experiences 2014 [archive]
Replies: 28
Views: 14856

Re: Kazakhstan visa free experiences

Does anyone know if the process for applying for a Russian transit visa has changed with Kazakhstan's new visa free policy? Normally you would need to show a visa for Kazakhstan (or any destination country after Russia), so I'm wondering if the process has become more difficult or if any proof of on...
by ustrasse
Mon Sep 01, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: From Georgia to Kazakhstan through Iran or Russia? Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 5013

From Georgia to Kazakhstan through Iran or Russia? Questions

Hey folks, first post and I hope it's in the right place. My husband and I are currently driving from Germany to China, and we have just arrived in Istanbul. We are considering travelling from Turkey to either Georgia->Russia (transit)->Kazakhstan, OR Georgia->Armenia->Iran->Turkmenistan->Uzbekistan...