General information for Australian tourists


The closest airport to Icmeler is Dalaman International Airport (DLM). You can from there go to Icmeler by Shuttle bus, by renting a car or taxi. The prices vary a lot, but if you for example what a private driver, the cost is around 120 TRY single way.


The currency is LIRA, Turkish Lira (TRY).


Turkey, like most European countries, uses the type C electrical plug (Europlug), with 220V. Australian’s should buy an adapter before traveling to Turkey, to be able to charge/use their electronic devices.


If you for some reason lose your passport during your stay in Turkey, you should contact your embassy for further information.

Time zone

Icmeler is in the Eastern European Time Zone(EET), which means: UTC/GMT +2:00 hours.


An easy way to call back home is by using Skype’s credit service. It costs around 2.8 cents/min to call a landline, no matter where in the world you are. However, you’re in need of Internet service, but most cafes and hotels have free WiFi that you can use. To call from your regular cellphone, can be very expensive, depending on which phone company you use.

If you’re calling with Optus, please contact Optus Customer service for abroad costs to Turkey.

If you’re calling with Telstra, please contact Telstra Customer service for abroad costs to Turkey.


Since 2014, Visas aren’t issued upon arrival. That means that Australians traveling to Turkey as a tourist or for business needs to apply for a visa online at Another thing that is good to know is that your passport must be valid at least 60 days beyond the expiry date of your visa.