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by ninanina
Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan by car: mandatory GPS tracker questions
Replies: 10
Views: 3518

Turkmenistan by car: mandatory GPS tracker questions

Dear all, I will be crossing Turkmenistan by car and on a transit visa soon and was wondering if anyone has information about the mandatory GPS tracker that foreign cars receive at the border: - Is this practice still up to date? - If yes, will the border guards prescribe a route, or is it possible ...
by ninanina
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Iran-Azerbaijan Border Crossing in Astara
Replies: 29
Views: 19618

Re: Iran-Azerbaijan Border Crossing in Astara

crossed with own car a week ago. azeri side: drive towards the border and then turn right (a bit counter-intuitive because it's a small gravel road). expect your entire stuff being scanned. our car was x-rayed, etc., etc. it took about 1,5 hours. iranian side: the border was busy with trucks, maybe ...
by ninanina
Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Iranian visa in Baku, Azerbaijan
Replies: 13
Views: 7895

Re: Embassy report: Iranian visa in Baku, Azerbaijan

october 2018, swiss passport: easy with reference number from the iranian government website, short wait. they first said it will take a week but after very short protesting was able to pick up the visa the next day. it cost 50usd. conclusion: some friendly protesting might be worth it. the location...