Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 13 Nights Greece, first time, April 2018. HELP
  2. 2 Looking for a 5 star resort on Spanish coast for January
  3. 3 Help with Portugal Itinerary Please
  4. 4 Sicily in feb? If not, where to from Israel?
  5. 5 Restaurant recs for French food in Montreux and surrounding area
  6. 6 Restaurant recs for French food in Montreux and surrounding area
  7. 7 He Musta Saw Us a-Comin': A Brief, Cautionary Tale about Taxis in Rome
  8. 8 Suggestion for trip to Switzerland, Greece and Italy
  9. 9 Barcelona alternative
  10. 10 Poor weather outlook 10/16-19 Grindenwald
  11. 11 Need help with Honeymoon - Italy, Slovenia, Croatia
  12. 12 Trip Report Stanbr and Lolly visit Eastern Crete
  13. 13 Trip Report Great Value Vacations - NOT
  14. 14 Vacation apartment registration begins in Paris 1 Oct
  15. 15 Train from Polgate to St Pancras
  16. 16 So Many Places, So Little Time-17 Day Euro Trip--HELP!
  17. 17 Road trip with our dog
  18. 18 Can parking
  19. 19 Day Trips from Kaiserslautern During Winter Holidays?
  20. 20 Trip Report First - but not last - trip to Greece
  21. 21 Solo accommodation -- London -- Dec 19-ish
  22. 22 Douro Valley in January?
  23. 23 Caution picking car from Europcar at Stazione Termini
  24. 24 Give 2 1/2 Days to Porto or 1 1/2 Days with Day Trip to Coimbra?
  25. 25 Munich and....???
View next 25 » Back to the top

Getting a SIM card and cell phone in Turkey

Jump to last reply

We leave a week from today and our travel plans are in place, thanks to the invaluable advice from all of you! Here's one more question re. cell phones. We always get a local SIM when we travel and use it in our old Nokia, this method has worked in several countries. However, I hear that in Turkey our cell phone needs to be registered, which takes 5 days, this means we won't have a local number for the first half of our stay. Would like you Turkey experts to tell me if this is true, would it be better to just buy a cheap phone once we are in Istanbul? We usually get the SIM at the airport itself, can we buy a cheap there itself? Thanks in advance!

8 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement