1. Freedom 49

    All Your Residency Questions Answered.

    We've just had a call from the Turkish Foreign Office asking us to put the word around that they will be running a meeting on Thursday 17th. October regarding residency for foreigners. Open invitation to all but especially non-Turks. They will have English and German translators attending and...
  2. S

    Ikamet questions.

    if i got the short ikamet do i need to stay in turkey for specific time to get it or to keep it valid? Do i need to renew it every few months or years? Can i stay outside turkey for long time without getting canceltion ?
  3. S

    The REAL questions we need answered

    Des losing interest (possibly the will to live) in a allegedly hot topic brought home to me there's actual questions sod all to do with politics, religion, Turkey etc which we do need answering So I thought I would start such a thread. It's in the back room as anything goes on this one I will...
  4. Duke

    Two Burning questions ?

    Why are we involved in this Syrian problem ?? Surely there are Arab nations all around who should be taking care of business ?? Why do people always flee West never East ??? Duke ps please excuse my ignorance & lack of knowledge on these two points !! I'm certain many members will have the...
  5. A

    Moving to Bodrum - questions about child care

    Hi, My name is Annika and I'm moving to bodrum in April with my husband and 2 year old son. I'm from Sweden, my husband is turkish but we're moving from San Francisco we're we lived for many years. We're renting a place between Gumusluk and Yalikvak and I have a couple of questions: - Day...
  6. N

    Turkcell 3G data only sim Questions.

    I hav just purchased a turkcell data only 3 g sim with 10 gb of data . It seems to be a prepaid card for which I paid in lira . I have been reading up on how to keep the sim active with the possibility of online top up when I'm back in the uk. What I have read confuses me slightly and suggests...
  7. A

    Couple of residence permit renewal questions

    Hi guys My RP is expires 31/12/2014 and I have a couple of questions about renewing it as I've seen all kinds of new info mentioned about RPs. I had a 2 year RP from 01/01/2012 - 01/01/2014. In November 2013 we updated the RP as I got married (to a Turkish citizen) and had changed my address...
  8. J

    Residency renewal - more questions!

    I'd be grateful for answers to the following....... 1. Friends who have residency and have bought a car are contemplating not re-applying for residency but coming in and out on E-visas. Does this work if you own your car or do you have to have residency to get tax/MOT/insurance? 2. In this...
  9. E

    Questions about some facility costs

    We have just had the yearly meeting of our facility. Since we are relatively new to living here I`d like to ask other owners if some of the costs seem to be too high to you. 24 hour security (no camera system) 45,000 Lira yearly Complex administrator 12,000 Lira yearly Elevator service (3...
  10. E

    2 legal questions about a living facility

    We bought an apartment in Alanya last year and I was wondering if somebody here can help me with this. In our facility there are 4 buildings with a total of 140 apartments. One of the buildings with 30 apartments has not been in use yet and is therefore not making any costs as a whole. The...
  11. Mushtaq

    Blair likely to face summons to answer questions over IRA letters

    Blair is likely to face a formal summons to answer questions over the so-called 'comfort letters' offered to IRA terrorism suspects during peace negotiations with Sinn Fein Tony Blair faces being summoned before Parliament to explain the secret deals he made with Sinn Fein to assure IRA...
  12. Jaycey

    The Answer To 20 Of Your Biggest Health Questions

    Does olive oil prevent heart disease? Short answer: Yes The health benefits of olive oil come from the presence of polyphenols, antioxidants. That reduce the risk of heart diseases and cancers. But to get these healthy compounds, consumers should buy good-quality, fresh "extra-virgin" olive...
  13. E

    Questions about the new buses

    A friend told me that one of the new buses (the high numbers) goes through cikcilli and onto the fish market although he couldn`t remember which one. Does anybody know which number it is? Also can somebody tell me which bus drives to the new stadium, the 11A or 11B? Thanks in advance.
  14. Jaycey

    A couple of probably dumb questions …

    A couple of probably dumb questions … 1. Why do the emoticons keep moving around within the boxes? 2. And the search facility won’t accept a two word search or a wild card (*) 3. Surely funding isn’t through advertising – I get the strangest Russian ads popping up and I doubt that they are...
  15. E

    A few SGK questions

    Hopefully somebody can help me with this. A few days ago I got accepted into SGK, so far so good. Today I read in a magazine that before I am covered I have to register at the Sagli Ocagi in the city I am living . At SGK this was not mentioned, so now I am a little unsure if this really is...
  16. S

    Migros more questions

    We will be staying nearby mesudiye without a car. Does anyone know if the big migros in Datca does a delivery service? Eg if we come in buy a large amount of shopping would they deliver and if so how much. Otherwise how much roughly would a taxi be from migros to mesudiye? Thanks
  17. S

    Residents visa questions

    I'm currently in Turkey on a visitors visa, staying with my Turkish boyfriend. Does anyone know if I could apply for, and get a residents visa, even if I don't actually own or rent a property in Turkey myself? (My boyfriend rents his apartment). Also, I know that I'm not allowed to work in...
  18. roger waters

    A few questions about Altinkum

    A lot can happen in a year so........what's changed? What's the best restaurant now?the sticky poll has got to be out of date What's bars have closed?i know the ark has in hunters valley What bars have opened? And the eternal question,is there any decent entertainment going on? Oh and it's...
  19. N

    Questions about fethiye

    Just wanted to ask a few questions, hope someone can help out :) What is the cheapest way from dalaman airport to fethiye/oludeniz? are there any public buses or dolmus? what is the main area that british people retire to in this area of Turkey? I heard hisaronu is nice but i dont know much...
  20. N

    car insurance questions

    Hi we are also intending to drive to Turkey via the euro route this year. We intend to stay in our villa for around 4 months so it will save a fortune on car hire. I have several questions others might be able to advise me on. I have thought about buying another vehicle in turkey getting a temp...
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