1. IbrahimAbi

    Oct Jokes '21

    Apparently this is a true story. Charlotte, North Carolina. A lawyer purchased a box of very rare and expensive cigars then insured them against, among other things, fire. Within a month, having smoked his entire stockpile of these great cigars and without yet having made even his first premium...
  2. Tenpin

    Info Motoring - Importing a Foreign Registered Vehicle to Turkey

    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...
  3. j in bo

    OAP insurance

    I had a lovely week with some of my family in August at our Turkish home. We plan to repeat this in the late spring bank holiday next year. We would love to include our mum in this trip, at 87 would welcome any recommendations for insurance for her. She has a number of issues that you may expect...
  4. christella


    My wife is terminally ill how do i claim loss of holidays booked for next year insurance finishes end of year
  5. V

    Dask & home insurance renewal with HSBC

    My dask & home insurance is due for renewal next week. I have received 2 text messages which state that HSBC will contact me to renew. Does anyone know if they are actually getting around to contacting people in the UK during Covid or should I try to get in contact with my branch? I have...
  6. W

    Private Health Insurance - Residence Permit

    I know this has been dealt with before, but as things are changing with Covid-19 etc I would appreciate some advice for private health insurance for a 12 or 24 months residence permit. Is there a company in Turkey that will give unlimited cover to expats even for people with pre- existing...
  7. L

    Help! Rebuild Insurance Bodrum Merkez (not Dask)

    Hi All, I need to arrange my Building & Contents insurance for property in Bodrum. Not Dask, that done. Problem I have is knowing the rebuild amount on my separate building insurance. How/where can I get this from? Can an owner set this value? Or does the insurance company? The quote I have had...
  8. F

    Health Insurance

    I'm sure this question has been asked and answered before but things change rapidly in Turkey so I ask it again and w'd be grateful for any guidance. We are in our 60s and recently bought a place in Fethiye. Only time w'd prove whether this was a good or horrible decision. So far, so good(ish)...
  9. G

    Insurance Cover

    The complex I am in has no insurance cover for common areas and it is left to each apartment owner to arrange any insurance required. I am informed this is common in Turkey. I assume however that claims on individual apartments could be rejected ( and probably should be) if the damage relates...
  10. IbrahimAbi

    UK house Insurance

    The ınsurance company that we have been usinf for several of our buy to let houses have a 'UK resident' clause. As we live full time in Turkey this may be an issue. they have paid out previously but I am getting nervous. Does anyone living overseas have a UK house insurance (buildings, not...
  11. K

    insurance policy - risk in case of power surge

    Hello, i was informed that there is a change in turkish legislation related to insurance. When the communal areas in a site do not have a power surge protection system, the insurance company does not need to cover the risk related to damage. Can anyone give some information about this? I did...
  12. suecheshireuk

    Help .... Travel insurance needed.

    We are off on a cruise in January central America (ish) and the only cover we seem to be able to get living here in Turkey is max 30,000 euros cover, and payment for any treatment is paid by us, and claimed back later. We are looking at better cover and only want to pay the excess, and the...
  13. C

    Insurance and RP

    I already have travel insurance through Revolut - whose policy does not include: "This policy covers the minimum coverage for the general health insurance for private health insurances to be made on visa and residence permit requests dated 10.05.2016" Does this mean I need to go and insure...
  14. N

    car insurance

    my car is up for insurance renewal but i don,t wish to renew my insurance with direct line as they don,t offer any sort of insurance for turkey. does anyone know if there are any uk insurance companies which will insure for turkey.
  15. J

    Health Insurance

    Hi All , Not sure if I am in the right forum but I am planning my move for later this year and basically I was diagnosed with cancer in 2013 but quick op chemo and rads problem solved, I know somewhere along the line I'll have to declare this but to me its not a Pre-existing condition, Anyone...
  16. Webarella

    Payment for home insurance

    Hi! How long have you waited for payment if you have had a damage? I had a water damage but I still have not had any payment since almost 2 years even it did not happen in my apartment. All papers and contacts have been done, but I am still wondering. Anadolu Sigorta is the company. Now I will...
  17. A

    Home insurance

    Hello, I just wondered if any members had advice on holiday insurance? Ideally would like to deal with a UK company. Any advice on a reputable company or other general advice?
  18. H

    Health Insurance

    Hi can anybody advise me the best health insurance for my wife and I, we are both 65yrs plus so SGK is out, companies and costs please? TIA
  19. juco

    Car Insurance UK ?

    The other day I renewed my car insurance, a new one on me as they asked for my Nat Insurance and my driving licence numbers, I declined both and told them no way are they getting them. They did issue the new insurance policy. Anyone else come across this?
  20. oldfogy

    Travel Insurance

    Looking for Multi Trip Travel Insurance 'With Medical conditions' Any suggestions please. Only my current insurers Aviva Do not want to renew my insurance after my 70th birthday, so need to shop around a little, I got one quote from StaySure for £115.17.
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