1. Tenpin

    News Developers may scale down projects as costs rise

    Developers may scale down projects as costs rise Extract: Construction companies are scaling down their development projects in the face of the rising costs. The latest data showed that the construction...
  2. A

    Cost of Private Hospital?

    Hello everyone, Sorry for the long post but I have several questions. I don’t know much about how stuff works in Turkey, only been there a handful of times, so hoping to get some clarification from other sources. My girlfriend who lives in Turkey was recently diagnosed with uterine cancer...
  3. Tenpin

    Info Turkish Residence Permit - Tax & Card Fees, Online Payment

    Courtesy of Doc Martin © Doc Martin 2017 Disclaimer: The information here is provided as a general guide. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information is up to date and accurate, information given here from the Turkish Government, DGMM, GOC, British Consulate & other official...
  4. bickern

    Stop paying for Harry and Meghan security costs

    The UK tax payers are expected to pay for Harry, Meghan and their son’s security costs, even though they no longer live in the UK and they are now private citizens. This is undemocratic. Harry and Meghan are no longer entitled to use ‘Sussex Royal’. Harry’s honorary military positions are...
  5. Mushroom

    Garanti Bank -Transfer Limits and costs

    I recently went onto the Garanti website but couldn't find the answers I was looking for. Basically, I am shortly about to convert some Lira to Sterling via my Garanti App and then occasionally transfer the Sterling back to my UK bank. Could anyone tell me what the daily limits are please, first...
  6. IbrahimAbi

    Balooning costs

    Having read a recent post which mentioned the cost of baloon trips in Capadocia made me read about this in the newspaper. Apparently it is being investigated. Quote from newspaper article, 'A company’s consolidation of some 19 hot air balloon companies has come under scrutiny for breaking down...
  7. J

    Total costs

    Hi, Can anyone give me a rough idea on total buying costs (looking at spending about £35k ),as in fees, Tapu, solicitors, tax resident permit and any other costs I should be taking into account.The only info I have seen dates back years and I know things have changed. Also how much do I need in...
  8. G

    Excess baggage costs

    Does anyone know how much excess baggage charge would be for a pushchair. Flying with Turkish Airlines. My daughter has bought one in the UK to take back to Ataturk from Manchester. The website is very confusing. Thanks.
  9. E

    Air con costs.

    I have had guest leave air con on nearly for 16 days. Dreading to think what the cost will be. Any idea!!!. My key was welded to energy card but somehow manages to get an additional energy card. Still researching to find out from where.
  10. oldfogy

    Phone-line + BB costs

    I have been told that a phone line cost is currently 100TL per month, but what about BB what sort of costs are those and in Didim what might be the better option of who to go through assuming there is a choice.
  11. J

    Car Ownership Costs

    Hi, I've talked myself into buying a car once I've got my residence permit and everything else in place (so I'll just rent a car for a few weeks until then). Looking at a 2015 Nissan X-trail or a Toyota Rav4 (or similar) from a reputible dealer in Ankara. Other than the purchase price, what...
  12. W

    Power of attorney costs

    I am looking into getting a double power of attorney set up for myself and wife. Ostensibly it is to give each other powers to act re our respective properties. Ideally we would like our son and daughter to have powers to act also should it be necessary. Can anyone advise re typical costs for...
  13. L

    Any idea of costs for setting up Administration to comply with Condominiums Law?

    Hi, our small complex of 12 apartments are hoping to go through the administration procedure to comply with condominium law. Can anyone give me a rough idea how much this should cost us as we have been quoted 500 Euros plus expenses just to set up and I have no idea if this is reasonable? Many...
  14. Lez Zetli

    To UK: plane versus train costs

    My upcoming journey to the west of England, hand baggage only: Plane İzmir > Gatwick: 1,600 miles £38 = 2.4p per mile Train using split ticketing: Gatwick > West country: 160 miles £49 = 31p per mile Nothing new, just sayin'
  15. H

    Laptop and mobile phone costs

    Is the cost of mobile phones and laptops much different from UK ? Thanks
  16. T

    pool maintance costs survey

    Hi all, Can you all please post what you are paying for swimming pool service? Please post if it is weekly, twice a week, etc... Thanks!!!
  17. M

    Residents agreement to share communal maintenance costs

    I wonder whether any owners in shared apartment blocks/complexes have any information or advice they could share to help with our problem please? I own an apartment in a communal block where there is one other rental apartment, two domestic dwellings, and one holiday home. When I bought the...
  18. teosgirl

    Question about Turkish residency costs 2015

    How much is a residency permit in Turkey? in Visas / Permits / Passports Turkish Consulate London - Visa Information Can anyone explain the discrepancy in cost? Is it just that the Turkish consulate London website hasn't been updated properly? Charlotte
  19. L

    Monthly costs estimation

    Hello everybody, my name is Leo (see "introduce yourself") from your own experience how much would I roughly pay for utility bills plus other extra costs each month in Dalaman area? Does anyone have a list of all fees that I might encounter each month for my flat beyond utility bills (eg...
  20. bickern

    Legal costs and freedom

    With legal costs estimated at £3 mill for the Mitchel case where does that leave an ordinary man about town if he feels slighted. It suggests to me that the courts are out of reach of any sensible person that has a normal sense of fear. The legal profession always wins, that is a given, but now...
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