Government updates travel advice for #Turkey - how will it affect your holidays?

TURKEY holidays are very popular among British travellers. The country offers bargain breaks, a rich culture and excellent beaches. However, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has now updated their travel advice for Turkey - what will change for you?

PUBLISHED: 12:15, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 12:28, Tue, Mar 3, 2020

turkey visa holidays visas fco travel advice news latestTurkey holidays: The government has amended its information on both visa requirements & coronavirus (Image: Getty Images)

Turkey holidays attract great numbers of British tourists every year. In 2019, British nationals made over 2.5 million visits to Turkey. The FCO has now updated their travel advice to the beloved holiday destination.

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The government has amended its information on both visa requirements and coronavirus.

Britons can now visit Turkey without a visa.

Prior to 2 March, Britons had to purchase a visa which cost approximately £27 per person. The visas were valid for multiple stays up to a maximum of 90 days in a 180-day period. 

However, last month Turkey has announced it would scrap the visa requirement for Britons and some European Union countries.

The FCO said: “British Citizens travelling to Turkey for tourist or business purposes can travel without a visa for visits of up to 90 days in any 180-day period.

“If you hold a different type of British nationality (eg BN(O), British Overseas Citizen, British Protected Person or British Subject), check visa requirements with the Turkish Consulate General before you travel.

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turkey visa holidays visas fco travel advice news latestTurkey holidays: Last month Turkey has announced it would scrap the visa requirement (Image: Getty Images)

“These types of passport are classed as ‘UK Special Passports’ in the Turkish e-Visa system.

“You’ll need to apply

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