Costs of Living in Turkey

Official figures have shown record number of flight reservations for Turkey in the first six months of 2011, also the number of Brits buying a Turkey property has increased since last October. These figures have prompted Easy move to Turkey to let Brits moving to Turkey know exactly what the costs of living in Turkey … Continue reading

All you need to know about importing stuff to Turkey

  Moving to sunny Turkey means inevitably you will have to get rid of some personal belongings but if after the car boot sale you still have a few things you don’t want to get rid of; then you have to import it to Turkey. To help make importing to Turkey smooth sailing; Easy move to … Continue reading

New changes to Passport Renewal Process for British Expats

The British Embassy in Ankara has announced changes to the passport renewal process for UK residents in Turkey again. According to UK’s vice consul in Turkey, instead of supplying local consulates in Bodrum, Marmaris and Fethiye with blank numbered passports for the renewal process, all passport renewals will now take place in Istanbul. The changes … Continue reading

Turkey looking into incentives for Green cars

Following countries in Western Europe, Turkey is looking to reward drivers who chose low CO2 emission vehicles as a way of supporting the sale of environmentally friendly, low emission vehicles that use less fuel. The UK for example has a road-tax system for CO2 emission; Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) is based on 13 CO2 bands … Continue reading

Changes to Turkish Foreign Workers Law

If you are not a retiree or student moving to Turkey for the sun, sea and sand or education then you need to know about changes to Turkish laws regarding foreign workers. The new law which took effect in August 2010 requires businesses to provide jobs for five Turkish citizens for every foreign worker they … Continue reading