Turkey, Air, 13 Nights, From $1,599
Relish Turkey’s rich history on this two-week-long guided journey through the ancient land.
Starting January 26, 2012, all packages including airfare are required to include taxes and fees in the price. Please contact the tour company to see if the cost of this package has been affected. Additional restrictions/baggage charges may also apply. See deal link below for a full list of terms and conditions.
The Real Deal Round-trip airfare to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines; four nights in Istanbul at Hotellino Istanbul; one night in Ankara at Ankara Plaza Hotel; two nights in Cappadocia at Perissia Hotel; two nights in Antalya at the Marmara Antalya; one night in Pamukkale at Spa Hotel Colossae Thermal; two nights in Kusadasi at Charisma Deluxe Hotel Kusadasi; one night in Canakkale at Tusan Hotel Canakkale; round-trip airport transfers; all sightseeing ground transportation; the services of a licensed, English-speaking guide, including tours of the Blue Mosque, the holy city of Konya, and the Roman ruins of Perge; daily breakfast; eight dinners; hotel taxes; and fuel surcharges; from $1,599—plus estimated airport taxes and fees of up to $316 and a visa fee of $20.
When Mar. 7, 18, Nov. 2, Nov. 17, 2012 ($1,599); add from $200 for Apr. 14, May 12, 2012; from $700 for Sept. 8, 29, 2012; from $1,100 for June 9, July 7, 2012.
Gateways New York ($1,599); add from $150 for Washington, D.C.; from $200 for Chicago; from $300 for L.A.; additional gateways available.
The Fine Print Does not include up to $316 in airport taxes and fees or a visa fee of $20. Based on double occupancy; single supplement is from $450. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
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Why It’s a Deal A recent search on Kayak showed that the lowest round-trip airfare from New York to Istanbul starts from $655 with taxes for travel in mid-February (Turkish Airlines). Add to that $151 per person including tax for four nights at Hotellino Istanbul, $101 per person for one night at Ankara Plaza Hotel, $97 per person for two nights at Perissia Hotel, $120 per person for two nights at the Marmara Antalya, $54 per person for one night at Spa Hotel Colossae Thermal, $108 per person for two nights at Charisma Deluxe Hotel Kusadasi, and $51 per person for one night at Tusan Hotel Canakkale, and you’d be paying $1,337 for the airfare and accommodations alone. For just $598 more than that, this package covers the flight, 13 nights’ accommodations, 21 meals, all ground transportation, entrance fees, an English-speaking guide throughout, airport transfers, and all taxes and fees. It also offers the added convenience of all-in-one booking.
More In Cappadocia, add a hot-air-balloon flight for from $150 per person. Extend your stay in Turkey for $140 per person per night, plus a $50 “deviation fee.”
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