Go Back   Cruise Critic Message Board Forums > Ports of Call > Europe > Mediterranean - Eastern & Western > Other Mediterranean Ports
Register here!
Forgot Your Password?


Other Mediterranean Ports Dubrovnik, Gibraltar, Istanbul, Kotor, Kusadasi, La Goulette (Tunis), Lisbon, Madeira (Funchal), Malta, Odessa, Sevastopol, Varna, Zadar

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old July 23rd, 2004, 12:22 AM
mek mek is offline
5,000+ Club
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: cincinnati, ohio,usa
Posts: 5,618
Default Visa in Turkey

Do Americans need a visa for Turkey? If so, is a group visa included with the ship's tours?
Reply With Quote

Old July 23rd, 2004, 03:28 AM
Mike Andrews's Avatar
Mike Andrews Mike Andrews is offline
Cool Cruiser
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Boston,MA
Posts: 703

If you are just visiting for the day and there is no overnight stay then there is no Visa requirement.
Reply With Quote

Old July 23rd, 2004, 06:03 AM
Aussie Gal's Avatar
Aussie Gal Aussie Gal is offline
10,000+ Club
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 10,514

Our TA could be wrong and also it could be different as we are Aussies, but she told me that you get the visa when you arrive and it will cost us $20US each. We are prepared but if we do not need it, it will be a bonus.

Our Cruises:
2016 QM2 - New York to Southampton
2016 Marina - Papeete to New York
2016 Golden Princess Melbourne to New Zealand & Return
2015 Sun Princess - Brisbane to New Guinea
2015 Ocean Princess - Singapore to Cape Town
2015 Celebrity's Solstice - Sydney to New Caledonia and Vanuatu
2014 Diamond Princess - Kyushu & Onsens Mystery Cruise around Japan due to 2 typhoons
2014 Ocean Princess - Australia and Asia
2013 Noordam - Adriatic & Roman Explorer
2013 Ocean Princess - Land of the Midnight Sun
2013 Celebrity's Solstice - Auckland to Sydney
2012 Emerald Princess - New England Cruise Tour
2011 Royal Princess - Tahiti to Ft. Lauderdale via Sth America - Farewell Cruise
2010 Ocean Princess - Capetown to Dover - via West Africa
2009 Prinsendam - Athens to Ft. Lauderdale - Transatlantic
2009 Azamara's Quest - Hong Kong to Beijing - Far East Asia
2008 Tahitian Princess - Vancouver - Vancouver - Alaska in depth
2008 Oceania's Nautica - Hong Kong to Athens - the Pirate run!
2007 Tahitian Princess - Tahiti to Hawaii
2007 Pacific Princess - Sydney - Sydney - the Pacific Islands
2006 Veendam - Vancouver to Tampa via the Amazon
2006 Galapagos Explorer ll - Galapagos Islands
2006 Regal Princess - Rio de Janeiro to Valpariso via Antarctica
2005 Maasdam - Boston to Rotterdam via Greenland, Iceland & Norway
2004 Prinsendam - Athens to Venice via the Black Sea
2004 Tahitian Princess - Tahiti & the Cook Islands
2003 Noordam - Copenhagen to Rome
1999 Maasdam - Dover to Copenhagen via Russia (Baltic)
1995 Olympic - Greek Islands & Istanbul
1982 Oriana - Pacific Islands & New Zealand.

Future Cruises:

January, 2017 -Vanuatu & New Caledonia on the Emerald Princess. - 11days
April, 2017 - Sydney to Hawaii & Tahiti & Return on the Sea Princess - 35 days
Reply With Quote

Old July 23rd, 2004, 09:31 AM
mek mek is offline
5,000+ Club
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: cincinnati, ohio,usa
Posts: 5,618

Thanks guys, our trip is not until next June, but it's never too early to start planning.
Reply With Quote

Old July 23rd, 2004, 01:35 PM
BJS's Avatar
BJS BJS is offline
Blue Ribbon Cruiser
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Lincoln, CA
Posts: 4,014

From the Turkish embassy web site:

Passengers in transit through Turkey who do not leave their port of transit do not require visas.

Past cruises: (364 days & adding)

Caribbean Princess -2014 x2 -East & West Caribbean
Crown Princess--2008 TransAtlantic & Baltic 2009 E. Caribbean2015 Mexican Riviera
Golden Princess-2007-Alaska
Sea Princess-2005 Canada/New England
Diamond Princess- 2005 Mexican Riviera
Star Princess- 2004 x2 Med. Venice to Barcelona/ Barcelona to Rome-2007 TA Rome-FL 2014 Mexican Riviera-2014/2015 Xmas/New Years Hawaii
Dawn Princess - 2004 x3- Southern Caribbean
Grand Princess- 2003 x2 W.Caribbean/ 2004 Panama 2013-Alaska
Sun Princess- 2003 Mexico
Tahitian Princess- 2003 Tahiti & Cook Islands
Royal Princess- 2003 x2- British Isles / Norwegian Fjords & Iceland
Island Princess- 2003 Panama Canal / 2007 Hawaii
Sky Princess- 2000 China & Orient

SITMAR- Fairwind - 1979 x2- Caribbean/Panama Canal

Amsterdam- 2004 Alaska
Ryndam - 2001 x 2- S. America

CELEBRITY- Silhouette 2014 x2 Greek Isles/ Greece/Croatia, Montenegro & Turkey
Viking River Cruise- Spirit/Pride -2006 Budapest to Amsterdam
Reply With Quote

Old July 26th, 2004, 08:10 AM
Ozer Ozer is offline
Cool Cruiser
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Kusadasi
Posts: 3
Default Visa

You don't need a visa for one day in Turkey
If you need any private tours in Turkey let me know
Reply With Quote



Ad Sponsored By
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:19 AM.

© 1995 - 2016, The Independent Traveler, Inc. All rights reserved.
"A Community of People Who Love To Cruise"
All of the information contained within Cruise Critic is protected by copyright. You may, however, download a single copy only for your personal use.