Hi all, I am attempting to find a destination for a weekend away at some point (May-August) and the flights are perfect for Ashgabat, however I'm really confused about how I would obtain a visa. Do I really need a travel agent to do it for me? I only want to go for 2 days so would a transit visa be feasible? The internet is coming up with visa agency options but I've never used them before. Is that risky? There is a Turkmenistan embassy in the UAE so I could do it myself if necessary. Any ideas? PS. Is it worth visiting on my own for a few days? I have no more annual leave so a weekend is my only option. Thanks!
Hello all My sister is moving to Ashgabat in October for work. Obviously she has done a lot of research but if someone has tips about where to rent a flat (and where to completely avoid) that woul dbe great. She'll be working near the French embassy and will have a limited budget. It seems rents are quite high in town, is it true? Thanks in advance! A
Hey Everyone, does anyone have experiences with taking the train from Ashgabat to Moscow? As I understand it takes three days, I'd be really grateful for more information i.e. does it happen that it suddenly takes 5 days, etc. Anyone remember a reliable source for prices and schedules? Thanks for the help Philip
Hello!Im moving to Ashgabad in 2 weeks (planning to stay there for 2 years), right now Im packing my luggage and Im wondering what to take with me. What are shopping possibilities in Ashgabad (clothes, prices, labels)? Weather (spring, summer, autumn, winter)? Any other suggestions? Thank you in advance!
I am a Canadian born Citizen and my wife currently lives in Ashgabot with our daughter. We were married 3 years ago in Moscow. I am still waiting for her and our daughters residency visa for Canada. Should be ready any week now. Do I require a visit visa to go to Ashgabot. I would like to travel there to visit her and meet her family. Jim
hello fellow members .. anyone knows how to get a visa support to Turkmenistan? any recommendations?
I would appreciate input about traveling to Ashgabat. 1-Is it possible to rent an apartment and if yes how to go about it ? 2- Any recomends for budget hotels in Ashgabat. 3- For how long can one get a visa being a US citizen. 4- Any reliable local contacts as I have read on the blogs that it is very helpful to have a local contact ( friend/s ) . 5- Do's and Dont's . Would greatly value the advise. Sy
I would appreciate input about traveling to Ashgabat. 1-Is it possible to rent an apartment and if yes how to go about it ? 2- Any recoomends for budget hotels in Ashgabat. 3- For how long can one get a visa being a US citizen. 4- Any reliable local contacts as I have read on the blogs that it is very helpful to have a local contact ( friend 0. 5- Do's and Dont's . Would appreciate the advise. Sy
I will be traveling to Ashbagat ,Uzbekistan on April 21 and returning from Almaty,Turkmenistan approximatelt May 7th. Could anyone help me cheap fares from Frankfort or Rome airports? I will fly standby to either FRA or ROM. Or is it better to justl fly from New York. Any help is appreciated.
Can anybody help em to get in touch with a special friend. I have a mobile number but do not know the code for international calls to a mobile. +993 1 and the number does not work. Can anybody help. Regards, Keith