TravelShop Turkey, winner of the BID Century International Quality ERA Award: Murtaza Kalender received the Century International Quality ERA Award in the Gold Category at the BID Quality Convention 2014 in Geneva. Read more >>>
TravelShop Turkey Tours, Yachts and Hotels Search Engine is loading...
FORMULA 1 TOURS FAQ
FORMULA 1 HOTEL ACCOMMODATION:
We can offer 3, 4 & 5 star accommodation throughout the event. Across the three hotel categories, the hotels we have carefully selected are all centrally located in Taksim Square and Sultanahmet.
FORMULA 1 RACE TICKETS:
We can offer tickets ranging from the exclusive VIP Paddock Club, Platinum Tickets, Gold Tickets, Silver Tickets, Bronze Tickets and General Admission. All prices are available on our website, and tickets are subject to availability.
HOW CAN I GET MY RACE TICKETS?
When you book your race tickets with us, we immediately reserve your race tickets and these will be available for issue approximately 4 weeks before the race event. We are happy to arrange international courier of these tickets to you by FedEx, DHL, UPS or similar, should you request this at a small additional cost to the shipping company. Shipping prices are normally 25 Euros additional. Please inform one of our staff should you request this.
FORMULA 1 RACE TRANSFERS:
Once you book your package or transfer with us, we will pick you up from your hotel and deliver you to a designated bus arrival location at the Gates of the grounds. After the event, we will collect you and drop you back at your hotel in Istanbul.
WHERE DO WE MEET AFTER THE FORMULA 1 DAY RACES HAVE ALL FINISHED?
For VIP Paddock Race Club Members, you will be picked up and delivered to the VIP area within the grounds. For all other regular race ticket holders, your pickup and dropoff location at the event will be approximately 500m walking distance away from the grounds entrance, as specified by the Turkish Formula 1 security and parking authorities. You can double check these details with your guide on the day. Within the grounds, there is a free shuttle service circumnavigating the event. You are free to use this at your discretion on the day. Just ensure you are back at the specified pickup location at the end of the race day for your transfer back to your hotel.
Arrival transfers are included from Ataturk International Airport between the hours of 8:00am til 11:00pm every two hours on the days designated in the itineraries. We can arrange your return transfers and transfers from Sabiha Gokcen airport at an extra cost.
ANY RESTAURANTS AVAILABLE AT THE FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX GROUNDS?
There are plenty of snack bars selling kebabs, potaotes, sandwiches etc as well as water and soft drinks, alcohol that are served during the event or the surronding areas.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT TRAVELLERS:
We have many customers who travel alone. If you don't mind sharing your room with another traveller then we can arrange a twin share, we will not charge you for single supplement.
You will be assisted by a fluent English speaking professional tour guide who is deeply knowledgeable of Turkey and the race events.
Entrance fees make up to approx 30% of the tour cost. All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary are included in the tour price and will be paid for by TravelShop Turkey.
Air-conditioned coach transportation throughout your tour, with a TV. All drivers are professionally licensed. Our buses have a maximum of 40 people so that the bus will not be over crowded.
ANY LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS?
With regards to last minute bookings if you have any friends wishing to join our tours we will do our best to make sure that you will be on the same tour bus, however due to the high volume of customers this can not always be done so we recommend that you all book together.
You will have plenty of time throughout your tour to visit the local shops. Istanbul isn't always the best place to shop! It is the best place to bargain however. If there is something in particular you are looking for, please ask your tour guide and they will advise you on the best place to go. If you are booking an Anatolian tour, Carpet, leather and jewellery shopping is best done in Kusadasi/Ephesus where you will visit the factories, also learn a lot more about the product from the factory guides.
If you are arriving in Turkey a few days prior to tour start date, we are more than happy to arrange transfers and accommodation for you. This will not be included in the itinerary cost. Additional costs will be advised once further information is given by the customer.
Welcome Party, Turkish 1001 Night in Istanbul, Bosphorus Cruise, Turkish Bath, Cappadocia Turkish Night, Ballooning in Cappadocia, Kusadasi and Ephesus Daily Tour, and many more. These are optional due to the fact not everybody is interested in these activities. That way the customer is not charged for something they do not wish to do. The optional tours are at very reasonable prices each of themare highly recommended! However these are also non refundable so please make sure that you are able to attend these activities before booking.
PLEASE NOTE: ALL TOURS NEED TO BE BOOKED BEFORE ARRIVAL INTO TURKEY HOWEVER PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE ARE NON REFUNDABLE PLEASE READ OUT TERMS AND CONDTIONS FOR ALL CANCELLATION POLICIES.
When booking any extras please make sure that your flight times coincide with all our activities. We will send you vouchers for any option extras please retain as proof of purchase.
If you are looking for a local agency in your area to book this tour, please inform us so we can pass you our local agency contact details. We have representative agencies working for us worldwide. Forward us your contact details today so we can assist you with our nearest local agency.
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS:
Early birds discounts are available on some scheduled guided group tours, for prices listed on our website:
10 months in advance, you will be entitled to 20% discount
8 months in advance, you will be entitled to 15% discount
6 months in advance, you will be entitled to 10% discount
4 months in advance, you will be entitled to 5% discount
To check out on which tours these discounts apply to, check our prices section on the website. Note that we must receive your booking form and 25% deposit in order to secure your discounted rate. The remaining balance of your tour must be paid a minimum of 4 weeks before your tour start date.
Depending on your nationality or passport, you will be able to purchase a visa when you arrive at the airport in Turkey. Please however confirm this with your national embassy, as some nationalities require this to be done in advance. Australia and England are charged approx £10 GPB on arrival, New Zealand is able to enter free of charge. Please note that this fee maybe subject to change.
We use New Turkish Lira. Although in a lot of places they will accept US, EURO or GBP. We recommend that exchanging to lira will save you money and confusion. There are many change offices throughout Turkey, along with ATM machines for you to withdraw also. Most shops will accept your credit cards.
Our tour staff are very friendly, approachable and have traveled extensively through Turkey and the rest of the world. They will be at hand to help you with anything you need, as they have been through it all before!
FORMULA 1 ISTANBUL GRAND PRIX 2014 CONTENTS / AVAILABLE TOURS:
TravelShop Turkey offers the best and the most efficient tours throughout Turkey, whilst maintaining quality of service, quality of life and value for money. When you book your tour with us, you have our TravelShop guarantee that no promise will be broken, every aspect has been taken into account for your enjoyment and all the hard work is done on your behalf. We are friendly, extremely knowledgeable and available 24/7. Enjoy your holiday with TravelShop Turkey! All you need to do is book with us and we will take care of all your travel needs!