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What is FEST Travel?
FEST Travel is a travel agency based in Istanbul, Turkey that offers customized tours and travel services for individuals and groups.
Why book with FEST Travel?
We design the best experience for you with our creative team who know that the real luxury and difference is hidden in the details. We are leader of our field in Turkey with our expert guidance services in many languages, our passion for travel and discovery, and our 35 years of experience.
Can you customize my trip?
Of course! Tell your dream trip to our travel designers and even better share your preferences so that they can design you an unforgettable travel experience.
Can I book as a solo traveller?
Sure, solo travellers can contact us via
How far in advance should I book a tour?
It depends to the tour type you want to book but you can book Turkey tours 4-7 days before the tour date. But it is always useful to act early!
How can I get in touch with you?
You can find our contact information here.
Do I have to register to use your website?
No, but if you want to book a tour and/or pay via our website you have to register.
How can I subscribe to the newsletter?
You can subscribe to our monthly newsletter by filling out the form at the bottom of this page.
What types of tours does FEST Travel offer?
FEST Travel offers a wide variety of tours, including cultural tours, historical tours, adventure tours, and food tours, among others.
How do I book a tour with FEST Travel?
You can book a tour with FEST Travel by visiting their website, contacting them by phone or email, or visiting their office in Istanbul.
Do I need a visa to visit Turkey?
This depends on your country of origin. Some countries have a visa exemption agreement with Turkey, while others require a visa. You can check the visa requirements for your country on the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
Can FEST Travel help me obtain a visa?
FEST Travel can provide assistance and support in obtaining a visa, but they cannot guarantee that you will be granted a visa.
What is the best time of year to visit Turkey?
The best time to visit Turkey depends on your travel preferences and the activities you want to do. Generally, the spring and fall seasons are considered the best times to visit, as the weather is mild and the crowds are smaller.
What should I pack for my trip to Turkey?
What you pack for your trip to Turkey will depend on the time of year and the activities you plan to do. Generally, it is recommended to pack comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, a hat, and conservative clothing for visiting religious sites.
What is the currency in Turkey?
The currency in Turkey is the Turkish Lira (TRY).
Can I use my credit card in Turkey?
Credit cards are widely accepted in Turkey, especially in larger cities and tourist areas. American Express is also available and accepted in most places.
What languages do FEST Travel guides speak?
FEST Travel guides speak multiple languages, including English, Turkish, German, French, Spanish, and Italian.
Are FEST Travel tours wheelchair accessible?
FEST Travel can provide tours that are wheelchair accessible, but this must be arranged in advance.
What is the cancellation policy for FEST Travel tours?
The cancellation policy for FEST Travel Turkey tours varies depending on the tour and the time of cancellation. The policy is detailed on their website and in the tour information provided.
Are meals included in FEST Travel tours?
This depends on the tour. Some tours include meals, while others do not. The details will be provided in the tour information.
What is the accommodation like on FEST Travel tours?
Accommodation on FEST Travel tours varies depending on the tour and level of accommodation chosen. Generally, they offer a range of options from budget to luxury.
Can FEST Travel help me arrange transportation to and from the airport?
Yes, FEST Travel can arrange airport transfers for you.
Are FEST Travel tours suitable for children?
FEST Travel offers family-friendly tours that are suitable for children. The tour information will indicate whether a tour is appropriate for children.
What is the dress code for visiting religious sites in Turkey?
Visitors to religious sites in Turkey are expected to dress conservatively. This means covering shoulders, arms, and knees. Women are also required to cover their hair in some mosques.
What is the weather like in Turkey?
The weather in Turkey varies depending on the region and time of year. Generally, the coastal areas have a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters, while the interior regions have a continental climate with hot summers and cold winters.
What are some of the must-see attractions in Turkey?
Turkey is home to many amazing attractions, including the Hagia Sophia Church (Now a mosque), the Blue Mosque, the Cappadocia region, the ancient city of Ephesus, and the cultural sites of Anatolia.
How do I get around Turkey?
You can get around Turkey by using public transportation, such as buses, trains, and metro systems, or by renting a car. FEST Travel can also arrange transportation for you.
What are some traditional Turkish foods to try?
Some traditional Turkish foods to try include kebab, mezze, baklava, Turkish delight, and Turkish coffee.
Can I drink the tap water in Turkey?
It is generally not recommended to drink tap water in Turkey. Bottled water is widely available and affordable.
Is it safe to travel to Turkey?
Turkey is generally a safe country to travel to. However, visitors should exercise caution and be aware of their surroundings, especially in crowded areas.
What is the tipping culture in Turkey?
Tipping in Turkey is common in restaurants, cafes, and for other services. The standard tipping rate is around 10% of the total bill.
Can FEST Travel help me plan a customized tour?
Yes, FEST Travel can help you plan a customized tour that meets your specific travel preferences and needs.
How far in advance should I book a tour with FEST Travel?
It is recommended to book a tour with FEST Travel as far in advance as possible to ensure availability, especially during peak travel seasons.
What is the duration of FEST Travel tours?
The duration of FEST Travel tours varies depending on the tour. Some tours are half-day or full-day tours, while others can last several days or even weeks.
Does FEST Travel offer travel insurance?
FEST Travel does not offer travel insurance, but they can provide recommendations for reputable insurance providers.
Can I change the itinerary of a FEST Travel tour?
Changes to the itinerary of a FEST Travel tour can be made, but they are subject to availability and additional fees may apply.
How can I contact FEST Travel for more information or to book a tour?
You can contact FEST Travel by visiting their website, emailing them at, or calling their office at +90 850 622 33 78 or send message via whatsapp;