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Price of fuel in Turkey , is easy to drive ?

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bs as
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Price of fuel in Turkey , is easy to drive ?

please can someone tell me the price per gallon or liter of fuel in Istanbul

and if is easy to drive

thanks

Istanbul, Turkey
posts: 15,051
reviews: 3
1. Re: Price of fuel in Turkey , is easy to drive ?

İ noticed yesterday 1 litre of regular petrol is 2.36TL-amongst the most expensive in Europe!!

Driving in İstanbul is a total nightmare,even in the early hours of the morning the traffic is nonstop.Don't do it to yourself my friend-use the plentiful,varied,cheap and regular forms of public transport-much easier :)

Surrey, UK
Destination Expert
for Istanbul
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reviews: 16
2. Re: Price of fuel in Turkey , is easy to drive ?

I would class myself as an experienced and pretty confident driver.... I used to drive trucks around London for theatre companies, and I held a public service vehicle licence (also in London - which is known for its nightmare traffic)!

I would NEVER drive in Istanbul!!!! It is just too crazy, far too busy, impossible to park, and with nightmare drivers - and public transport is so easy!

bs as
posts: 9
3. Re: Price of fuel in Turkey , is easy to drive ?

Great advice thanks Sarik and Gone !

Mount Dora, Florida
Destination Expert
for Istanbul
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4. Re: Price of fuel in Turkey , is easy to drive ?

To drive in Istanbul requires the courage of a gladiator along with a wanton disregard for the value of your vehicle. I cannot even imagine how difficult it must be to find a parking place.

I know people who live here who drive all of the time. Sometimes they even take me places, and I appreciate them more than words can say. I believe, however, that driving in this city requires a skill set that few people who do not live full-time in this city possess.

Take the tram, Metro, bus, ferry, train or even a taxi.

bs as
posts: 9
5. Re: Price of fuel in Turkey , is easy to drive ?

thanks Busy

Concord, California
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6. Re: Price of fuel in Turkey , is easy to drive ?

never driven in Istanbul,but the traffic is horrible! I have been stuck in it sometimes for 20-25 minutes,never moving. the pollution there from car exhaust is miserable. parking on the streets is hard,but there are plenty of "oto parks" around,not sure how much they are. I agree with the other posters,take public transportatio.

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