The Turkish authorities have tightened entry requirements of Russian tourists.
As reported at the Turkish Embassy in Moscow now for crossing the border of Turkey in the framework of the visa-free travel to the tourist must have a passport, to the end of the period of validity of which remains at least four months. Previously it was enough and three months. Reported Tsenzor.NET citing Commander.
The sharp change in the rules jeopardizes plans Russians came to rest in Turkey during May holidays approaching and pre-bought tickets and vouchers. "There was a situation, when the Russians forced to cancel paid trip to Turkey for holidays in May, as the validity of their passports do not meet the new requirements. Due to the fact that the new requirements for passports was not announced in advance, please assist in resolving the issue of suspension of these requirements until 12 May 2014. inclusive. This will allow the Russian tourists not to cancel the trip now, quietly spend May holidays at resorts in Turkey, and after returning to do registration of new passports, "- said in the address, directions of the Russian Union of Travel Industry, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Minister of Culture and Tourism of Turkey and the Turkish Ambassador to the Russian Federation .
AH comparison, recall that Turkish hotels since the beginning in 2014 began to do for Ukrainian tourists and tour operators offers with lower prices than other proposals for "Russian-speaking" tourists.
By the way, today Ukrainians will be able to travel to the Czech Republic on a simplified visa.