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by irishmcbride
Fri Aug 12, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Border crossings reports: Dostyk/Dustlyk (Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan)
Replies: 42
Views: 20096

Dostyk Crossing (Kyrgyzstan into Uzbekistan)

Went over this border crossing today, traveling from Osh to Fergana. Taxi to the crossing from the Biy Ordo hostel cost us 200 som. Getting over the Kyrgyz side was easy, they waved us to the front as stamped us out after checking our Uzbek visas. A short walk through no-man's land, and happily the ...
by irishmcbride
Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Korday border crossing reports (Almaty-Bishkek)
Replies: 13
Views: 7334

Re: Korday border Kazakhstan

Crossed yesterday going south into Kyrgyzstan, no problem at all for the other three in my group but my own Kazakh border guard had never seen a UK passport before and didn't know we don't need a visa! Cue 10 minutes of discussion before she went off to ask her boss, then stamped my passport with no...
by irishmcbride
Thu Jul 07, 2016 12:10 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Uzbekistan visa in London
Replies: 19
Views: 9296

Re: Embassy report: Uzbekistan visa in London

Yeah, I saw that, but my friends and I after a multi-entry visa so we can come and go around the region as we please when we're over there, but I can only seem to select single entry on the eVisa page, so embassy application it is.

Also, you just can't beat a good old full page visa in your passport!
by irishmcbride
Tue Jun 28, 2016 11:59 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Uzbekistan visa in London
Replies: 19
Views: 9296

Embassy Report - Uzbekistan Tourist Visa in London

Received my UK passport back with my mulitple entry tourist visa today, 2 weeks to the day after posting it off by special delivery. Cost me £60 by bank transfer, for which I had to send them a screenshot of the online payment confirmation by email. NO LOI required. I'd received a missed call from t...
by irishmcbride
Fri May 20, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Where are you going? Why?
Replies: 121
Views: 54244

Re: Where are you going? Why?

Hey! I'm travelling out to Central Asia with some friends this August, flying in and out of Almaty, for three weeks. Hoping to take in all 4 countries (Kaz, Kyrgz, Uz & Taj) at a minimum in some way, but ideally including the old silk road cities and maybe a cheeky jaunt up to the Aral Sea if we hav...