Frequently Asked Questions
About Your Trip
Yes, most nationalities can just get their visa when they arrive. British pay £10 in cash, Irish €15 in cash, US citizens pay US$20 in cash. Australians and Canadians pay €45. The exchange booths you will see on arrival make it clear how much you need to pay. If in any doubt about whether you can get on arrival, please check with your nearest embassy.
Ian Langford - Sales
‘In-country’ bike hire should be arranged at the time of booking, and the cost will be added to your invoice. Please note that there are a limited number of bikes available locally. We always have to match a person's height to the bike frame size and, as there are a limited amount of each size, we cannot always guarantee availability of the correct frame. Therefore it is recommended you add the local bike hire as early as possible.
Andy Ross - Product Manager
No. The leader carefully breaks up the distances covered with refreshment stops and lunch. The terrain will vary but clients are always free to hop on the support vehicle that shadows the whole group, if they feel like a break. Saying that, you do cover more ground than you think, especially with a tailwind behind you!
Will Shoubridge - Agency Sales
If you are booking your flight for this trip with Exodus, you will almost certainly be travelling with ThomsonFly. As part of their requirements, passengers are not allowed to board unless they have provided certain details in advance. These include their nationality, passport number, issue date of the passport and date of birth. This information is passed to them by Exodus in advance of travel and you should note that we cannot release final documents until all this information has been provided.
Synthetic, cotton or merino wool tops will be perfect for cycling , especially when it's hot . Shorts (could be padded) will also be great as it will almost certainly be too hot for cycling in trousers. Stiff sole shoes are in general better for cycling but you could also go for sandals. A lightweight windbreaker (or water-resistant/proof top) may come handy in the unlikely event of a spell of bad weather ; however, in case of rain you may well go for being wet because of the rain rather than because of your own sweat under a jacket.
Rachel George - Customer Operations
Yes. All the bikes are adaptable to be fitted with personalised bike parts. The support team accompanying the group will be able help with any bike alterations or damage to the bike along the entire trip.
Brendan Phelan - Customer Operations
Turkey Specific Questions
Ramadan is a time when followers of Islam do not eat or drink between sunrise and sunset. This can sometimes affect the opening hours of certain tourist sites. However we will ensure that that the itinerary is affected as little as possible if you travel during this period. Food and drink is available to tourists during the day.
Brendan Phelan - Customer Operations
Please visit the Exodus Travel Guide to Turkey where you can find out what plugs they use, as well as more detailed Country information in the menu on the left of the page.
I normally take just Sterling cash, with a debit or credit card to use in ATMs as a back up. As long as you excercise the same degree of common sense you would at home, you won't have any problems. Make sure you advise your bank before leaving home that you will be there, to avoid any problems. You will be changing into the local currency, the Turkish lira, and spending that. Almost all towns have money changing and ATM facilities.
Katarzyna Crompton - Turkey Operations
Cycling Specific Questions
Please download this PDF document to assist you in your preparation for flying with your bike.Flying with the bike information sheet PDF document size 124Kb
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