Istanbul Travel Tips and Travel Advice

Browse 25 travel tips and advice for Istanbul, Turkey. Includes Istanbul safety tips, transportation tips, and general Istanbul travel information.
Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
1 review
#1 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen Airport,where I recently work, is named after the first female com…

Beware of the Crook Taxi (Cab) Drivers in Istanbul
1 review
#2 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

I'm not saying that all the taxi drivers are scammer but if you're not with a lo…

Ataruk Airport Shuttle
1 review
#3 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

The ATARUK AIRPORT SHUTTLE is a scam! I had booked and confirmed my shuttle …

coin, smart ticket, akbil
1 review
#4 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

If you want to use public transportation in istanbul, you should get a magnetic …

Pasabahce Stores
1 review
#5 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

Average to expensive, but it has the most amazing glass, home and decoration sto…

Turkish Airlines
5 reviews
#6 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines is the Turkish flag carrier and a leading European airline that…

Private Hotel/Airport Transfer
1 review
#7 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

We used their service for airport/hotel transfer in Istanbul Turkey. Their serv…

Atatürk International Airport
1 review
#8 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

I was truly amazed by the size of Istanbul Airport and the fact that everything …

Istanbul Food & Drink
1 review
#9 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

Istanbul features very highly on my list of great food cities. The restaurants a…

A beautiful city
1 review
#10 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

I was fortunate enough to go to this fantastic city over my uni spring break thi…

How to avoid traffic in Istanbul
1 review
#11 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

Istanbul is one of the most crowded cities in the world, and not the most organi…

Airport shuttle from and to Istanbul airport
1 review
#12 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

It was my first time in Istanbul and we landed shortly before 11 pm and on top o…

Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge
1 review
#13 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

I have the luck of holding a Star Alliance gold card, and I am able to get into …

Turkey is quite safe
1 review
#14 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

I felt quite safe in Turkey even when I was alone. I was pick-pocketed in Istanb…

Drinking tea
1 review
#15 of 25 general tips & advice in Istanbul

Tea, tea, tea...you'll find tea all over Istanbul. Even while you're at the hote…

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