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Turkey: Current recommendations before traveling to the country Crescent

In Turkey it is currently hot. Not only because of the weather but also because of the political situation. The country faces security threats and challenges associated with restoring order after the failed coup. If Turkey still go, definitely do not forget about travel insurance.

Warning to travelers

Tourism is one of the pillars of the Turkish economy. However, the country has recently lost nearly a third of tourists. After the failed coup, which took place the night of 15 to 16 July, the country declared a state of emergency. The current government, headed by President Erdogan conducted extensive purges. Foreign visitors also a deterrent and this year's series of bombings. The last of them was assassinated at the airport in Istanbul, which killed several dozen people. When visiting a country rich in historical and natural monuments is so necessary to follow certain rules.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advised not to ride in the southeastern region of Turkey, Ankara and Istanbul (excluding airport transfer at the international airports in Ankara and Istanbul).
It is also necessary when traveling and staying in other areas of Turkey observe extreme caution. Therefore abstain if possible in areas of the hotel complex and avoiding various gathering centers and larger towns.
In connection with the announcement of a state of emergency should regularly monitor the media and follow the instructions of the travel agency and the Turkish authorities.
All travel is recommended registration system in yeast (Voluntary registration of citizens of the Czech Republic when traveling abroad). Making it possible to obtain information free of charge via e-mail or SMS about potential threats in the area.

Confidence in the form of vaccination

For any trip to Turkey is among the recommended vaccinations against hepatitis A and B, typhoid and tetanus. Especially if you move in the areas around the Black Sea, do not forget to vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis. Small parasites in Turkey are relatively active, except "klíšťovky" also transmit krymžsko-Congo hemorrhagic fever. Against that, however, at present there is no vaccine. In case you travel by public transport, consider protecting against flu and meningococcal and pneumococcal infections.

Without insurance nevyrážejte

Despite the massive outflow of tourists include Turkey among Czechs still a popular destination. The truth is that the situation in hotel resorts is closely monitored, and clients would not threaten any significant danger. Between the Czech Republic and Turkey signed a treaty on social security, thanks to which our citizens are in acute cases free treatment. This, however, does not cover the cost of repatriation and performance requires participation (eg. 20% of the drug), and often may occur with problems arising from the payment of assessing the urgency of medical intervention. For this reason, it is strongly recommended that travelers take out travel insurance. Assistance service insurance you had to send a proven medical devices and more expensive treatments (roughly over $ 200) can often ensure that the physician can pay directly for travel insurance.

Source: Travel

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