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    • transport from Zarzis to Houmt Souk

      Tunisia Dec 12, 2014 at 2:08 AM

      We would like to go from Zarzis to Houmt Souk; does anyone knows how long it will take and houw much it will cost? thanks

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    • can i get souvenir camels ( like they have in abu dhabi or dubai) in hammamet, or nabeul?

      Tunisia Dec 15, 2014 at 1:20 PM

      they are carved from wood and 'dressed' with saddle and carpets etc.

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    • sousse hotels

      Sousse Dec 9, 2014 at 2:46 PM

      I've booked to stay in orient palace hotel but have heard some very bad reports regarding this hotel, is it just people being over the top or should I look at changing hotels

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    • Safety and Star Wars

      Tunisia Dec 9, 2014 at 3:57 PM

      Hey there, I'm looking to fly to Tunisia from Casa just after New Years. The main reason I want to come to Tunisia is to visit all the star wars landmarks, including the hotel. However Canada's travel advisory page advises against all non-essential travel to the south of the country. I was wondering if someone could give me some guidance as to what the real situation CURRENTLY is, and if you would advise a solo female traveller to visit at this time. The travel adviseries are often highly exaggerated. Also, if it is safe, some recommendations for tours and such =) Thanks so much!

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      tour operator

      Tunis Sep 6, 2014 at 5:28 AM

      Does anyone know if there is a tour operator that does the “2 days Sahara Explore “ from Hotel Riu Imperial Marhaba Port El Kantaoui”? Any idée what the price would be?

      2 Answers Sep 6, 2014 at 12:28 PM
    • money issue

      Tunis Aug 8, 2014 at 5:14 AM

      can you pay for bus/tram/train tickets on or you have to buy before? which currency you use paying tickets? do they accept any other currency apart from their own?

      2 Answers Aug 8, 2014 at 8:42 AM
    • Taxi for 4 persons with luggage

      Tunis Jul 8, 2014 at 4:36 PM

      How much from carthage airport to a city hotel?
      thank you in advance,

      6 Answers Jul 15, 2014 at 9:15 AM
    • local food

      Tunis Jun 28, 2014 at 8:27 PM

      What is the typical daily food like - my daughter is visiting for 2 months

      4 Answers Jul 7, 2014 at 5:31 PM
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      May 27th private van tour of Carthage, Sidi Abu Said and the Tunis Medina

      Tunis Apr 22, 2014 at 6:21 PM

      Is anyone planning to visit Tunis on May 27th, 2014 by cruise ship and looking for a private tour? I found a good one by a very reputable tour guide which can accomodate up to 8 passengers for only $295.00 total in US dollars. My husband and I can't afford $295.00 on our own but the guide said we can split that 6 ways which would make the tour very cheap indeed. We will be in port from 8:00AM to 3:00PM so will have to move at a fairly good pace but at least we can be a lot quicker than the slow paced giant tour buses which take close to 1/2 hour just to load and unload at each site. The guide has 30 years experienced and is a licensed tour guide. I've read great recommendations about him. He would describe in detail the history of each site and make it worthwhile to visit. I told him our emphasis is on history, art, culture and architecture and not for the purpose of shopping. If you want to shop, take the ship's shore excursions. If you are interested in this tour please reply. Thanks! I'm at my wits end to find a better way to see all the sights in 5 1/2 hours.

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      Carthage, Sidi Abu Said & Tunis Medina all in 5 1/2 hours?

      Tunis Apr 22, 2014 at 6:15 PM

      My husband and I will be in port for only 7 hours and really want to visit Carthage most of all but we would also like to visit Sidi Abu Said and the Medina just for the architecture, views, culture and ambiance, not to go shopping. It's a lot to do in one day and for that reason we don't think that the train will work for us. Also, we would need Dinars for the train. We hate cruise ship excursions with 45 other passengers being herded like cattle. We have always toured independently. Would you recommend hiring a taxi to take us everywhere or finding a local guide? Do taxis and local guides accept Eruos or credit cards? I'm usually really good at planning our independent travel and have spent over a week already researching Tunis with no positive answers. If we had to cut one place, which would you recommend cutting? Carthage is a must. Are we being foolish by cutting out the Bardo Museum? It sounds wonderful but just impossible with everything else. This is really tough. We both love history and don't care much for touristy places if that helps.

      28 Answers Jun 29, 2014 at 11:51 AM
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      La Goulette, Tunis

      Tunis Apr 22, 2014 at 6:09 PM

      Has anyone arrived by cruise ship lately into the port of La Goulette? Is there a tourist office there? Is there a money exchange? What about an ATM (Bankomat) machine? We only have a few hours in port (7) and don't want to waste precious time searching about to exchange money before sight seeing.

      7 Answers Apr 23, 2014 at 4:07 PM
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      trying not to be a tourist

      Tunis Feb 14, 2014 at 6:10 AM

      hi, i dont usually travel on a package holiday but im coming for a fortnight with half board accomodation on a learning break. we have 4 seminars that i will definitely attend. i will be staying in port el kantaoui but would like to explore small non touristy places, fishing villages, market towns and am looking for local information. there are a number of organised tourist trips to sousse, monastir,kairouan, el djem, dougga, carthage, sidi bou said and i would like advice as to which might be worth going to and which i can skip in favour of exploring tunisia as locals live it rather than just as tourists see it. i am used to travelling independently but am unsure about managing the attention i think i might get from locals and am looking for advice. i struggled in morocco and egypt as a single female with no arabic, but had no difficulties in sri lanka or lebanon. i speak french but am unsure how useful it will be. i would be pleased of any ideas or recommendations. thanks for reading. tina

      12 Answers Mar 10, 2014 at 4:33 AM
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      Tips to tunisia and morocco

      Tunis Jan 9, 2014 at 7:29 PM

      I am planning t trip to tunisia and morocco this year around June fir three weeks and I was wondering if anyone have tried this combo trip and the best way to get in between places. i would also appreciate if you can recommend accommodations and things to do in both countries. I sure would like to do the desert camping in Tunisia and have read many contrasting experiences but of course, we can always be flexible during this types of adventures. Thank you guys!

      5 Answers Jan 20, 2014 at 5:41 PM
    • airport to US embassy

      Tunis Nov 10, 2013 at 4:21 AM

      Hello,

      I would love to know if there's a bus/metro to get from the airport to the US embassy located in "Les Berges du Lac" without having to pay for a cab. thank you

      2 Answers Nov 10, 2013 at 8:16 AM
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      Eight hours in Tunis

      Tunis Sep 24, 2013 at 3:33 PM

      Our Cruise Ship will dock in Tunis for 8 hours and I entend to see Sidi Bou Said and Tunis. How do you advise me to plan this journey, please?

      5 Answers Sep 25, 2013 at 12:32 PM
    • Tunis No-go areas

      Tunis Sep 17, 2013 at 6:49 AM

      Any no-go areas or unsafe areas I should not visit

      2 Answers Feb 7, 2014 at 1:48 PM
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      Is it Safe for a holiday

      Tunis Aug 23, 2013 at 6:12 AM

      Hi there I am looking for some advice, I have found a lovely resort in Tunisia and would like to book it, its called Les Orangers Beach Resort, Bungalows wondering if anyone can help if it is a nice resort and is Tunisia a safe place to holiday? getting alot of bad press from friends?????

      Hannah

      2 Answers Aug 23, 2013 at 9:19 AM
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      How to get around with the Bus in the Capital of Tunisia ?

      Tunis Jul 28, 2013 at 1:59 AM

      Hi,

      I am going to be staying at Villa78 that is Between Avenue Mohamed V and Avenue Louis Braille. Does Somebody know how can I get to The Medina by bus( With the Number and times if Possible) . How much does it cost the cab for a ten minutes ride ?
      Thanks a lot

      4 Answers Sep 26, 2013 at 3:22 AM
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      Bus Transportation ,Where and Times

      Tunis Jul 24, 2013 at 12:44 AM

      I am Going To stay at Villa 78 ,Tunis(close to Place de L'Afrique).Can someone tell me where I can get a Bus and give me the hours,if possible, to get to La Medina ,centre of Tunis Capital o Tunisia. It would take me 40 minutes walking back to the Hotel.

      Thanks a lot

      2 Answers Jul 27, 2013 at 3:12 AM
    • apartment and car rental questions

      Tunis May 20, 2013 at 1:15 PM

      First, does anyone know of an inexpensive car rental place in Tunis or Hammamet? The ones I have seen online are outrageous. Second, I rented an apartment in Hammamet and I'm curious if anyone knows of it or has stayed there before. The address of it is khereddine pacha hammamet nord near von hôtel le khalife. Thanks for any info you might have!

    • On my last day in Tunis, my flight will depart at 15.35. Is it possible to visit Dougga?

      Tunis May 16, 2013 at 9:27 AM

      I have my last day in Tunis, but my flight will depart from Tunis at 15.35, so can I have a-few-hour visit in Dougga (depart from Tunis by louage then taxt and must come back to Tunis city center around 12.30 before heading to the airport)?

      One more question, on my first day, I will arrive Tunis about noon (12.00), so is the rest of the day enough to visit all tourist attractions in Tunis such as medina, museum, etc (not including surburb like carthage or sidi bou said which I plan to go on the next day)?

      4 Answers May 16, 2013 at 9:00 PM
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      TUNIS

      Tunis Dec 16, 2012 at 8:01 AM

      Thanks for the airport transportation question. Now should I exchange rate at the airport or hotel. Are there better rates currency exchange places in city like in most europe cities? What is there to do in IBIS Tunis Hotel area? Nightlife at hotel?

      Thanks all.

      2 Answers Jan 29, 2013 at 6:23 PM
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      1st Time Visitor

      Tunis Dec 12, 2012 at 10:37 AM

      Hi All,

      Visiting Tunis for the first time in January. Staying at IBIS Tunis. Any one know if there is an airport shuttle. If not, how much would it cost. This is a short trip so any tips on the locals and scenery.

      Thanks.

      4 Answers Jan 29, 2013 at 6:07 PM
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      SNTRI bus ticket

      Tunis Sep 23, 2012 at 10:44 PM

      Where can a buy a bus ticket to Annaba in Algerie? There has to a bus station somwhere :-)

      1 Answer Sep 24, 2012 at 11:25 AM
    • Tunis for a day in summer with small children - how to balance 'must see' with 'doable'?

      Tunis Jul 9, 2012 at 3:52 PM

      Hello!

      We've been reading up on this lovely part of the world and are looking into doing the popular Carthage, Sidi Bou Said, Tunis Medina and Bardo Museum in a crazy day..

      However, I've noticed that temperatures are already hitting above 40C. We are going in mid-August, which may be hotter. So i am rethinking what would be feasible for us. Our kids are quite used to traveling and sightseeing, but not the heat.

      Carthage seems to be the attraction to cut out to reduce time outdoors and from what we've read, may be the least interesting for the kids.

      However, we would really appreciate your input. Is Carthage a site we really shouldn't miss? Is there anything else we should leave out? Or something else we should do instead?

      Thanks so much!

      13 Answers Jul 11, 2012 at 9:47 AM
    • HELP!! Only have 3.5 months validity on my Spanish passport

      Tunis Jun 5, 2012 at 12:07 PM

      I have checked on the Spanish Ministry of External Affairs website and there is no mention whatsoever of a need for validity other than it being valid for length of stay. I relied on this info until I have just double checked on other websites where it says all EU travelers need 6 months!

      I go on holiday 9th June for a week and passport doesn't expire until 19th September.

      There is no way for me to get a passport now as Spain do not issue same day passports in the UK.

      Pleeeeeease has someone been on a similar situation?

      I have emailed the Tunisian embassy in London for confirmation and the Spanish embassy in Tunis but I'm really worried now. Can anyone help me? Will I be allowed entry?

      2 Answers Jun 5, 2012 at 7:55 PM
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      transfer from tunis to hammamet

      Tunis Feb 26, 2012 at 11:04 AM

      We are arriving at Tunis airport in July and we need a transfer from there to North Hammamet, can anybody tell me the cheapest and most reliable way of doing this.
      Thanks
      Val

      1 Answer Jan 29, 2013 at 6:19 PM
    • Tunis TO Menzel Kamel

      Tunis Oct 2, 2011 at 5:03 PM

      Hello there i will travel to Tunis in November and i want to go to Menzel Kamel anybody can help me in what the ways are and approximately costs for this trip i cannot fly to the Monastir because my country doesnt have any flights there Thanks in Advance

      3 Answers Jan 15, 2012 at 9:49 AM
    • Situation in Tunis

      Tunis Dec 29, 2010 at 9:08 AM

      Hi, I'm a Malaysian living in Egypt. I'm planning to travel alone to Tunis, Kairouan and Sousse in January. With the current situation (demonstrations, civil unrest), is it safe to travel there?

      3 Answers Jan 29, 2013 at 6:20 PM
    • Tunis visa

      Tunis Sep 17, 2010 at 12:15 PM

      Hi, I am Indian passport holder planning to go on Mediterranean cruise. The cruise is calling at Tunis also. I am not able to arrange visa for Tunis. Am I allowed to do the tour without getting off at Tunis port.
      Thanks in advance

      4 Answers Sep 23, 2010 at 6:39 AM
    • Alcohol in my hotel room

      Tunis Sep 15, 2010 at 8:48 PM

      having a drink in my hotel room is that permitted. I hear that guest have no right to drink alcohol in their room???

      11 Answers Sep 17, 2010 at 1:05 AM
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      Is the exchange rate high/poor at Tunis Airport ?

      Tunis Aug 4, 2010 at 9:45 AM

      from what I read, you cannot get Tunisians dinars outside of Tunis, neither you can take them with you outside the country.

      I will be coming from France with few euros and many durhams (UAE currency).

      1- Should I exchange the UAE durhams to euros here in France, then exchange the euros in Tunis to dinars? Just in case the UAE durhams rate is very poor in Tunis.

      2- Should I exchange all my money at the airport? or exchange a little just for the taxi and then exchange the rest in town for a better deal?


      Thanks

      3 Answers Sep 11, 2010 at 5:32 PM
    • Visting Sfax and Mahdia in one day from Sousse

      Tunis Jul 17, 2010 at 9:47 AM

      Hi, folks!
      I'm having a tour in Tunisia at the end of aug 2010,and I intend to re-scedule a bit two days we have more-less free (the rest is organized and fully packed).
      We have a whole day to spend in Hammamet and I prefere to visit Sousse.
      Few days later we'll get to Sousse and spend all day there, but I'd like to use it to see Sfax and Mahdia. I read in guide that they're worth visiting and Sousse is closest to them,later we won't have a chance.
      I have few questions about that:
      1. Is it worth all trouble , as it seems according to guide?
      2. Can we visit Sfax and Mahdia in one day,(is there enough time to travel and visit of maybe just to go to Sfax?
      3. Which way of transportation would be the best for trips Hammamet-Sousse and Sousse-Sfax-Mahdia? It doesn't have to be cheapest but I'd not pay any price...

      Can I get some advice about it please?
      Thanks all
      Mirko

      8 Answers Jul 18, 2010 at 12:40 AM
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      Tunis Jun 4, 2010 at 12:22 PM

      What are the best hotels in Tunis?

      2 Answers Jul 16, 2010 at 8:55 AM