We DO NOT require any deposit payment for SHORE EXCURSIONS and DAILY TOURS.
Payment of the tour can be made at the end of the tour in cash USD or EURO or Turkish Lira or by credit card ( Master or Visa ) in USD or in EURO. There is %2 bank charges for credit card payments.

We DO REQUIRE deposit payment (25% of total cost) only for tours that include FLIGHTS & ACCOMMODATION.
Deposits must be received within 7 days of booking. A reservation can be changed only if provided space is available. An entire reservation that is changed is considered a cancellation and will be subject to cancellation fees.
Balance payments should be received 45 days prior to departure. If the reservation is made less than 45 days before departure, a full payment must be made at the time of booking.
We highly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance before departure

Cancellations must be made in writing and signed by the tour participant in the event that a tour participant cancels his or her reservation, the following fees will apply. Cancellation fees are agreed to be liquidated damages and are not considered a penalty. Cancellation received in writing by Curio Travel more than 45 days prior to departure are subject to an administrative fee of 25 % of tour rate per person

If your request is received within 45 days, the following fees will apply.

Days before date of departure % of Entire Tour Cost
Between 31 and 45 days 35
Between 15 and 30 days 50
Between 7 and 14 days 80
Between arrival and 6 days no show

Important: If the booking made through one of our local offices ex-Turkey that “local rules & conditions ” apply as per the region purchased.

Curio Travel, and / or its agents act only as an agent for the hotels, airlines, bus companies, ship lines, owners or contractors providing accommodations, transportation or other services, receipts and contracts issued by Curio Travel are subject to any all tariffs, term and conditions under which any accommodations, transportation and any other service what so ever are provided by such hotels, airlines bus companies, railroads, ship lines, or owners or contractors or by any person in their employ. By acceptance of tour membership, receipts, contracts and tickets, the tour member agrees that Curio Travel, and/or its agents assume no liability for any loss, injury or damage to a person, property, or otherwise any connection with any accommodations, transportation, or other service, resulting directly or indirectly from any acts of Nature, dangers incident to the sea, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, acts of government or other authorities, de jure or de facto, wars, whether declared or not, hostilities, civil disturbances, strikers, riots, thefts, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines, medical or custom regulations, defaults, delays, or cancellations of or changes in itinerary or schedules, or from any causes beyond Curio Travel’s control or for loss damage resulting from insufficient, improperly, issued passports, visas or other documents, and that Unique Turkey Tours and/or its agents assume no liability for any additional expenses, or liability sustained or incurred by the tour member as a result of any foreign causes. Curio Travel is neither responsible nor liable for defaults of those persons / companies not directly under control of Curio Travel. The prices of the tours are based on tariffs and exchange rates in effect at time of printing and subject to adjustment in the evening of any change therein. Curio Travel reserves the right to substitute hotels with best available alternatives and make any changes in the itinerary where deemed necessary or caused by airline schedules or other reasons and a refund of unused land tour services is the limit of Curio Travel’s liability.

Question: I would like to visit Turkey, where can I find information about visas and application requirements?
Answer: Please visit https://www.konsolosluk.gov.tr/ekonsolosluk/ internet address to find out about visa application formalities. You can also obtain information from the Ministry’s internet site; http://www.mfa.gov.tr/sub.en.mfa?cc4e437c-6769-4d79-9017-10b63c651224 or contact the Turkish missions in your country (please follow the link: http://www.mfa.gov.tr/turkish-representations.en.mfa).

Question: I am taking a Mediterranean boat cruise with my family. Our ship will also visit Kuşadası. Do we need visas to enter Turkey?
Answer: Foreigners who are travelling to Turkey by cruises are allowed to enter Turkey without visa for a maximum period of 72 hours, with the permission given by the local security authorities.

Question: I will be flying to Europe. I know that our aircraft will land in İstanbul. I am not planning to leave the transit lounge. Do I need to get transit visa? Answer: If you will not leave the transit lounge at the airport you are not required to have transit visa. Otherwise, you have to make visa application to the nearest Turkish Representation. Contact information of the said missions can be reached through www.mfa.gov.tr (Ministry/Turkish Representations).