Turkey

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List of prices in Istanbul

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Cappuccino

10.25 TL

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Water 330ml

1.31 TL

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liter bottle

3.71 TL

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McMeal

20.00 TL

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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant

25.00 TL

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 box of antibiotics 12 doses

25 TL

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Cinema

24.75 TL

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Cigarettes 20 Pack Marlboro

13.00 TL

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Standard men’s haircut

35 TL

 

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Plug

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Public Transport and Roads in Turkey

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Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.38 TL

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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.65 TL

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In Turkey there are fees for some highways and charges are levied by devices installed inside the car

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شركات الاتصالات و خدمات الانترنت في تركيا

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Turkcell

Turkcell is the biggest operator in the country with the best coverage nationwide. 2G is on 900 MHz, 3G on 2100 MHz. At the end of 2015 Turkcell’s population coverage is at 99.8% in 2G and 95% in 3G. Turkcell launched their “4.5G” LTE in April 2016 using tri-band aggregation of 800, 1800 and 2600 MHz frequency bands. 4G/LTE is free to prepaid.

:Availabilty

A Turkcell prepaid SIM card costs around 50 TL. This includes variable amounts of call credit, SMS or data. You can check your balance by dialling *123#.

:Recharges

Additional credit can be be bought from 20 TL in Turkcell stores and many other outlets. For balance check enter *123#.

:Data feature packs

Default rate outside of packages is 1 TL per 100 KB. These bundles in up to 4.5G are offered:

Time Volume Price Activation
7 days 1 GB 12 TL HAFTALIK 1GB
30 days 1 GB 22 TL YENI 1GB
2 GB 27 TL YENI 2GB
4 GB 37 TL YENI 4GB
6 GB 47 TL YENI 6GB
8 GB 57 TL YENI 8GB

For activation text code to 2222.

You have to confirm the subscription by sending the word EVET

When you want to cancel the service send an SMS to 2222 containing the word IPTAL

followed by the name of the package

The message you receive later must be confirmed with the word ‘EVET‘.

To find out how much data remains on your package, send an SMS to 2222 with the word ‘KALAN‘ or enter *100#..

You will get back a message showing what remains and the last date of usage.

If you need to set up a dial-up connection manually on your computer (phone as modem), dial *99**1*1# In some cases you may need to add an extra initialization key.

In device manager->modem->advanced->extra initialization key, type: at+cgdcont=1,”ip”,”internet”

 :More info

Tethering and VoIP are allowed

APN (may need to be set manually): internet

Website in Turkish: http://www.turkcell.com.tr

English support page: http://www.turkcell.com.tr/english-support

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Vodafone 

Vodafone is the 2nd operator in terms of coverage. 2G on 900 MHz, 3G on 2100 MHz, 4G/LTE was launched in April 2016.

:Availability

Vodafone SIM cards are available in all Vodafone stores (locator).

The retail price often depends on your bargaining skills and origin and should be around TL 50-100 plus some allowances.

Most shops want to push you to their pricey Holiday Line (see below).

Required documents for purchase are a passport with a valid expiry date.

For passports in Arabic or any non Latin letters a notarized translation by a sworn translator is required.

To top-up visit the nearest Vodafone shop to buy a top-up voucher. Many of our stores have automated Top-Up make topping up your phone even faster. Call 7500 and enter 12-digit number on your top-up voucher press #, enter 5-digit number on your top-up voucher  press # CALL

For balance check enter *123#.

:Data feature packs

Default data outside of packages is 0.12 TL for 10 KB for their new 4.5G ‘SüperNet’.

These bundles are offered without auto-renew:

Time Volume Price Activation
24 hours 150 MB 2 TL pkkokijij
7 days 250 MB 5 TL ABONE H250MB
500 MB 7 TL HAFTALIK 500
1 GB 10 TL 1 GB HAFTALIK
30 days 250 MB 12 TL ABONE DEVAM 250 MB
500 MB 16 TL ABONE DEVAM 500 MB
1 GB 22 TL ABONE DEVAM 1 GB
2 GB 30 TL ABONE DEVAM 2 GB
4 GB 40 TL ABONE DEVAM 4 GB

All bundles mentioned above are once-off and need to be renewed. For data balance check text SORGU (instead of ABONE) <activation code> to 3636.

Vodafone Passes

Turkey is one of the few countries where Vodafone has released its passes for unlimited social media and streaming to prepaid plans. They all come in a weekly and monthly version:

Social Pass for Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: 7 TL weekly, 8 TL monthly, activation: sosyal

Video Pass for YouTube: 10 TL weekly, activation: video

Chat Pass for Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp: 3 TL weekly, 9 TL monthly, activation: iletisim

Music Pass for Spotify: 9 TL monthly, activation: muzik

To activate text ‘HAFTALIK‘ for weekly passes and ‘PASS‘ for monthly and the code to 7000.

Tourist SIM

For visitors they have revamped their ‘Vodafone Holiday line’, now also rather inconveniently called “Tourist’s beginners pack”. It’s for 105 TL sales price and comes with 10 GB data, 300 local minutes and 30 international minutes, all valid for 90 days. It can be a good option, if you need so much. You can add more data in two packages:

To 6 GB for 1 month: 50 TL – for activation text: ‘ABONE 1AY6GB’ to 3636

To 12 GB for 3 months: 80 TL – for activation text ‘ABONE 3AY12GB’ to 3636

Customers, who buy a Holiday Line, can not change their price plan or add Passes. Only foreigners with a valid non-Turkish passport can buy this Holiday line. In maximum, 3 prepaid lines can be activated for a foreigner.

More information

APN: internet

Website in Turkish: http://www.vodafone.com.tr

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Türk Telekom (formerly called Avea)I

NEW Türk Telecom logo

In 2016 Türk Telekom rebranded its mobile network from Avea, but you see their old sign still sometimes. It’s the smallest provider in Turkey in terms of coverage, but they have still good speeds in the cities and a fair coverage in the countryside.

2G is on 900 and 1800 MHz, 3G on 2100 MHz, 4G/LTE was launched in April 2016.

Availability

OLD Avea logo

Their SIM card is up to 70 TL with 20 TL credit and 4GB internet

Data feature packs

Default data rate is: 0.2 TL for 10 kB, overuse charge: 0.5 TL per 100 KB. They offer the biggest variety of packages up to 4.5G at the lowest prices in Turkey right now:

Validity Volume Price Activation to 5555
1 day 100 MB 1.90 TL GUN
1 day 1 GB 6 TL GUN1
7 days 100 MB 5 TL HAFTA
7 days 1 GB 9 TL HAFTA1
7 days 10 GB 25 TL HAFTA10GB
30 days 100 MB 9 TL AYLIK 100MB
30 days 250 MB 12 TL AYLIK 250MB
30 days 500 MB 19 TL AYLIK 500MB
30 days 1 GB 19 TL AYLIK 1GB
30 days 2 GB 39 TL AYLIK 2GB
30 days 3 GB 45 TL AYLIK 3GB
30 days 4 GB 49 TL 4GB
30 days 5 GB 55 TL AYLIK 5GB
30 days 6 GB 59 TL AYLIK 6GB
90 days 10 GB 35 TL 3AY10GB

For subscription send an SMS with the keyword to 5555. You get a response from number 2438. You have to respond to that with another SMS and the word ‘EVET’ (for yes). If 3G with HSPA speed is not working, you need to send another SMS to number 3334 with text ‘3G’ and reconnect to network.

Check data credit via SMS to 5555 with the word KALAN <activation code=””>. To stop auto-renewal, text IPTAL <activation code=””> to 5555.</activation></activation>

For additional data volume you can add these packages:

for 3 days:

Get 1 GB: 3 TL, 3GUN 1GB

Get 2 GB: 5 TL, 3GUN 2GB

for 7 days:

Get 1 GB: 5 TL, HAFTA 1GB

Get 2 GB: 8 TL, HAFTA 2GB

for 14 days:

Get 1 GB: 8 TL, 2HAFTA 1GB

Get 2 GB: 12 TL, 2HAFTA 2GB

Get 4 GB: 15 TL, 2HAFTA 4GB

For activation, text code to 5555.

More information

APN: internet

Website in Turkish: http://www.turktelekom.com.tr

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alldaywifi

Instead of buying a SIM card you can rent a mobile Wifi router (MiFi) with a data SIM card from one of the local companies to avoid the legal hassles.

Alldaywifi rents out routers to establish a 3G/4G internet connection and connect by WiFi with up to 10 devices. You can only book online and pay by credit card. The device will be delivered within Istanbul city center in 2 hours and to other parts of Turkey within 24 hours. Delivery charge is free in Istanbul and $ 10 (one-way) elsewhere in Turkey. Their office is near Taksim Sq. on Istiklal Street, so you might pick it up there.

They deliver an extra battery (“power bank”) in the package to extend its mobile capacity. It gives “unlimited” mobile internet in Turkey. The network is not disclosed. Alldaywifi has the right to apply a FUP to prevent “abusing” of “unlimited” data.

The rental rates depend on duration:

3 days: $ 26

4 days: $ 29

5 days: $ 32

6 days: $ 36

7 days: $ 42

more than 7 days: $ 6 per day

The device seems to be insured and no deposit withheld, but their T&Cs put all responsibility to the lendor.

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Rent ‘n Connect

Rent ‘n Connect rents out mobile WiFi routers (Mifis). You can book their device on their website to be delivered for a fee of 5 EUR on the same day in Istanbul, if you order before noon or up to 24 hours in the rest of Turkey. They have offices at SAW airport and close to Taksim Sq. in Istanbul too. Drop off can be arranged there or by mail in a prepaid envelope.

The router is a Huawei 4G hotspot capable of connecting up to 10 devices in up to 5.5 operating hours. The bundle consists of the router, SIM card, sleeve, charger and free 2200 mAH powerbank during rental period. They give “unlimited” data on an undisclosed network. Their FUP limits “unlimited” to 15 GB per week at full speed and beyond throttled.

The rental rates are 5.99 EUR per day (always counted from 10am) and a discount of 30% off all rentals of 7 days or more. You can pay by Visa, MasterCard, AmEx or PayPal. For the router no deposit is withheld, but anyway, you are held responsible, if you lose or break the device.

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Turkcell

Turkcell is the biggest operator in the country with the best coverage nationwide. 2G is on 900 MHz, 3G on 2100 MHz. At the end of 2015 Turkcell’s population coverage is at 99.8% in 2G and 95% in 3G. Turkcell launched their “4.5G” LTE in April 2016 using tri-band aggregation of 800, 1800 and 2600 MHz frequency bands. 4G/LTE is free to prepaid.

:Availabilty

A Turkcell prepaid SIM card costs around 50 TL. This includes variable amounts of call credit, SMS or data. You can check your balance by dialling *123#.

:Recharges

Additional credit can be be bought from 20 TL in Turkcell stores and many other outlets. For balance check enter *123#.

:Data feature packs

Default rate outside of packages is 1 TL per 100 KB. These bundles in up to 4.5G are offered:

Time Volume Price Activation
7 days 1 GB 12 TL HAFTALIK 1GB
30 days 1 GB 22 TL YENI 1GB
2 GB 27 TL YENI 2GB
4 GB 37 TL YENI 4GB
6 GB 47 TL YENI 6GB
8 GB 57 TL YENI 8GB

For activation text code to 2222.

You have to confirm the subscription by sending the word EVET

When you want to cancel the service send an SMS to 2222 containing the word IPTAL

followed by the name of the package

The message you receive later must be confirmed with the word ‘EVET‘.

To find out how much data remains on your package, send an SMS to 2222 with the word ‘KALAN‘ or enter *100#..

You will get back a message showing what remains and the last date of usage.

If you need to set up a dial-up connection manually on your computer (phone as modem), dial *99**1*1# In some cases you may need to add an extra initialization key.

In device manager->modem->advanced->extra initialization key, type: at+cgdcont=1,”ip”,”internet”

 :More info

Tethering and VoIP are allowed

APN (may need to be set manually): internet

Website in Turkish: http://www.turkcell.com.tr

English support page: http://www.turkcell.com.tr/english-support

 

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Vodafone 

Vodafone is the 2nd operator in terms of coverage. 2G on 900 MHz, 3G on 2100 MHz, 4G/LTE was launched in April 2016.

:Availability

Vodafone SIM cards are available in all Vodafone stores (locator).

The retail price often depends on your bargaining skills and origin and should be around TL 50-100 plus some allowances.

Most shops want to push you to their pricey Holiday Line (see below).

Required documents for purchase are a passport with a valid expiry date.

For passports in Arabic or any non Latin letters a notarized translation by a sworn translator is required.

To top-up visit the nearest Vodafone shop to buy a top-up voucher. Many of our stores have automated Top-Up make topping up your phone even faster. Call 7500 and enter 12-digit number on your top-up voucher press #, enter 5-digit number on your top-up voucher  press # CALL

For balance check enter *123#.

:Data feature packs

Default data outside of packages is 0.12 TL for 10 KB for their new 4.5G ‘SüperNet’.

These bundles are offered without auto-renew:

Time Volume Price Activation
24 hours 150 MB 2 TL pkkokijij
7 days 250 MB 5 TL ABONE H250MB
500 MB 7 TL HAFTALIK 500
1 GB 10 TL 1 GB HAFTALIK
30 days 250 MB 12 TL ABONE DEVAM 250 MB
500 MB 16 TL ABONE DEVAM 500 MB
1 GB 22 TL ABONE DEVAM 1 GB
2 GB 30 TL ABONE DEVAM 2 GB
4 GB 40 TL ABONE DEVAM 4 GB

All bundles mentioned above are once-off and need to be renewed. For data balance check text SORGU (instead of ABONE) <activation code> to 3636.

Vodafone Passes

Turkey is one of the few countries where Vodafone has released its passes for unlimited social media and streaming to prepaid plans. They all come in a weekly and monthly version:

Social Pass for Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: 7 TL weekly, 8 TL monthly, activation: sosyal

Video Pass for YouTube: 10 TL weekly, activation: video

Chat Pass for Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp: 3 TL weekly, 9 TL monthly, activation: iletisim

Music Pass for Spotify: 9 TL monthly, activation: muzik

To activate text ‘HAFTALIK‘ for weekly passes and ‘PASS‘ for monthly and the code to 7000.

Tourist SIM

For visitors they have revamped their ‘Vodafone Holiday line’, now also rather inconveniently called “Tourist’s beginners pack”. It’s for 105 TL sales price and comes with 10 GB data, 300 local minutes and 30 international minutes, all valid for 90 days. It can be a good option, if you need so much. You can add more data in two packages:

To 6 GB for 1 month: 50 TL – for activation text: ‘ABONE 1AY6GB’ to 3636

To 12 GB for 3 months: 80 TL – for activation text ‘ABONE 3AY12GB’ to 3636

Customers, who buy a Holiday Line, can not change their price plan or add Passes. Only foreigners with a valid non-Turkish passport can buy this Holiday line. In maximum, 3 prepaid lines can be activated for a foreigner.

More information

APN: internet

Website in Turkish: http://www.vodafone.com.tr

 

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Türk Telekom (formerly called Avea)I

NEW Türk Telecom logo

In 2016 Türk Telekom rebranded its mobile network from Avea, but you see their old sign still sometimes. It’s the smallest provider in Turkey in terms of coverage, but they have still good speeds in the cities and a fair coverage in the countryside.

2G is on 900 and 1800 MHz, 3G on 2100 MHz, 4G/LTE was launched in April 2016.

Availability

OLD Avea logo

Their SIM card is up to 70 TL with 20 TL credit and 4GB internet

Data feature packs

Default data rate is: 0.2 TL for 10 kB, overuse charge: 0.5 TL per 100 KB. They offer the biggest variety of packages up to 4.5G at the lowest prices in Turkey right now:

Validity Volume Price Activation to 5555
1 day 100 MB 1.90 TL GUN
1 day 1 GB 6 TL GUN1
7 days 100 MB 5 TL HAFTA
7 days 1 GB 9 TL HAFTA1
7 days 10 GB 25 TL HAFTA10GB
30 days 100 MB 9 TL AYLIK 100MB
30 days 250 MB 12 TL AYLIK 250MB
30 days 500 MB 19 TL AYLIK 500MB
30 days 1 GB 19 TL AYLIK 1GB
30 days 2 GB 39 TL AYLIK 2GB
30 days 3 GB 45 TL AYLIK 3GB
30 days 4 GB 49 TL 4GB
30 days 5 GB 55 TL AYLIK 5GB
30 days 6 GB 59 TL AYLIK 6GB
90 days 10 GB 35 TL 3AY10GB

For subscription send an SMS with the keyword to 5555. You get a response from number 2438. You have to respond to that with another SMS and the word ‘EVET’ (for yes). If 3G with HSPA speed is not working, you need to send another SMS to number 3334 with text ‘3G’ and reconnect to network.

Check data credit via SMS to 5555 with the word KALAN <activation code=””>. To stop auto-renewal, text IPTAL <activation code=””> to 5555.</activation></activation>

For additional data volume you can add these packages:

for 3 days:

Get 1 GB: 3 TL, 3GUN 1GB

Get 2 GB: 5 TL, 3GUN 2GB

for 7 days:

Get 1 GB: 5 TL, HAFTA 1GB

Get 2 GB: 8 TL, HAFTA 2GB

for 14 days:

Get 1 GB: 8 TL, 2HAFTA 1GB

Get 2 GB: 12 TL, 2HAFTA 2GB

Get 4 GB: 15 TL, 2HAFTA 4GB

For activation, text code to 5555.

More information

APN: internet

Website in Turkish: http://www.turktelekom.com.tr

 

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alldaywifi

Instead of buying a SIM card you can rent a mobile Wifi router (MiFi) with a data SIM card from one of the local companies to avoid the legal hassles.

Alldaywifi rents out routers to establish a 3G/4G internet connection and connect by WiFi with up to 10 devices. You can only book online and pay by credit card. The device will be delivered within Istanbul city center in 2 hours and to other parts of Turkey within 24 hours. Delivery charge is free in Istanbul and $ 10 (one-way) elsewhere in Turkey. Their office is near Taksim Sq. on Istiklal Street, so you might pick it up there.

They deliver an extra battery (“power bank”) in the package to extend its mobile capacity. It gives “unlimited” mobile internet in Turkey. The network is not disclosed. Alldaywifi has the right to apply a FUP to prevent “abusing” of “unlimited” data.

The rental rates depend on duration:

3 days: $ 26

4 days: $ 29

5 days: $ 32

6 days: $ 36

7 days: $ 42

more than 7 days: $ 6 per day

The device seems to be insured and no deposit withheld, but their T&Cs put all responsibility to the lendor.

 

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Rent ‘n Connect

Rent ‘n Connect rents out mobile WiFi routers (Mifis). You can book their device on their website to be delivered for a fee of 5 EUR on the same day in Istanbul, if you order before noon or up to 24 hours in the rest of Turkey. They have offices at SAW airport and close to Taksim Sq. in Istanbul too. Drop off can be arranged there or by mail in a prepaid envelope.

The router is a Huawei 4G hotspot capable of connecting up to 10 devices in up to 5.5 operating hours. The bundle consists of the router, SIM card, sleeve, charger and free 2200 mAH powerbank during rental period. They give “unlimited” data on an undisclosed network. Their FUP limits “unlimited” to 15 GB per week at full speed and beyond throttled.

The rental rates are 5.99 EUR per day (always counted from 10am) and a discount of 30% off all rentals of 7 days or more. You can pay by Visa, MasterCard, AmEx or PayPal. For the router no deposit is withheld, but anyway, you are held responsible, if you lose or break the device.

 

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