Alanya is a beach resort city and a component district of Antalya Province on the southern coast of Turkey. The city is surrounded by high mountains, wide green meadows, plateaus and innumerable rivers. This little town of the Mediterranean Coast possesses the typical climate of this region with 300 days of sunshine and temperatures rarely going below 10 degrees in the winter.
Debit/Credit Cards: All bancomats(cash dispensers) are compatible with VISA and Mastercard. Also credits cards can be used for shopping.
Mobile Phone: There are three network operators(Turkcell, Vodafone, Avea) in Turkey. You can buy prepaid sim cards to make phone calls or else roaming will be the second option to use your mobile phone. www.turkcell.com.tr , www.vodafone.com.tr , www.avea.com.tr
Currencies:Turkish lira is the official money of Turkey. Other currency types are not used in shops or daily life but you can exchange via exchange offices, banks, airports and etc.
1 USD= 2,7 TL; 1 EUR= 3 TL
For currency rates please visit following page: http://www.tcmb.gov.tr/wps/wcm/connect/tcmb+tr/tcmb+tr/main+page+site+area/bugun
Electricity: All plugs are 220v AC and Europe style (CEE7)
For any further information please contact the Turkish State Meteorological Service or the WMO Secretariat at the following addresses: