Covid-19 Restrictions on Cruising: Turkey


Status Summary

  1. Can I and my crew get to my boat and back?
    From 1st June 2020 all restrictions have been lifted in Turkey, so foreign yacht owners are free to board their yacht without quarantine, obtain a transit log (if expired) and call at other ports and marinas. Greece does not yet allow yachts from Turkey (foreign/European yachts included) to clear in. There are no ferries between Turkey and Greece.

  2. Restrictions sailing in-country and cross-border
    See above for Greece. Otherwise no restrictions.

  3. Social restrictions and requirements (and any special points)
    The wearing of masks is obligatory throughout Turkey in crowded places and specifically in markets and supermarkets, hairdressers and barber shops. The wearing of masks is also compulsory on all public transport, including Metro, buses, taxis and ferries, and in some areas, masks must be worn when travelling in private vehicles with more than one person.

    In addition to the above, the wearing of face masks is mandatory at all times outside the home in many provinces (see UK FCO (Foreign & Commonwealth Office) for details).

    Only night clubs and hookah cafés are still closed.

    All other shops, restaurants, cafés are open until midnight.

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Reviewed: 04/08/20

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