ClimateA holiday to Turkey has emerged as one of the top choices for people looking for the same mix of reliably hot sun, stunning beaches, great holiday facilities and a tangible sense of history that have made Greece and its islands so popular over the years. As an ancient gateway to the eastern trading routes, Turkey provides an intoxicating blend of culture and cuisine - so even the most committed lover of a full-English breakfast will be enticed to try some of the tasty regional dishes.
With five thousand miles of coastline it's no surprise to find some fantastic resorts - and we've got superb bargains for all of them. From the Dalaman and Antalya regions on the Mediterranean to the Aegean holiday resorts around Bodrum - a Turkey holiday is a must for anyone who appreciates the full mix of experiences when they head overseas. Our holiday destinations in Turkey
: Up to 34℃
Up to 13 hours of sunshine a day.
: New Turkish Lira (TRY)
Major credit cards accepted most places. Banks open Mon - Fri.
: 220 volts AC, 50Hz
The European two-pin plug is standard.
English is widely understood in the main tourist areas.
: Code +90
Dialing code is +90, outgoing code is 00 followed by country code.
: GMT +2
(GMT +3 - last Sunday in March - last Sunday in October).
: 10% - 15%
It is customary to give some small change for most services, or a small percent of the bill. In bigger hotels and restaurants, it is usual to tip between 10 - 15%.
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