Cars in turkey ....
I am thinking of moving to TURKEY - I am retired - I see that importing a car is pretty impossible - thay buying a second hand car is expensive- is is posssible to manage sans auto
I am thinking of buying in AKBUK - have found the perfect house but all the 'OTHER'
stuff seems really problematical
any advice would be gratefully received
Don't know if this would help you , it might be too late?
"As I understand it you can only have your car in Turkey for 6 months then you have to either import it (incredibly expensive) OR get it out of the country (again could be encredibly expensive) or even handing it over to the border/customs when you can no longer keep your car there legally, seems the Turkish gov' have got you either way
HOW ABOUT SOMEWHERE SECURE VERY NEAR (30mins) TO THE TURKISH/BULGARIAN BORDER, ON THE EDGE OF A VERY QUIET VILLAGE, ON PRIVATE LAND TOTALLY FENCED IN WITH AN ENGLISH FAMILY AND THEIR DOGS, somewhere you can bring your car and it just stays there till you can come and collect it 6 months later, no going bankrupt or driving back to the UK and flying back to Turkey, just a simple drive out (and there's the Metro coaches run between BG & Turkey if you don't/can't use another car to get home again
About 4/5 years ago friends who were only coming out on holiday used to leave their vehicles on my land, now friends from Turkey have started doing the same.
So we thought we'd give others the option too, it helps us and helps you-what could be better!?
Also when they come to BG they go have a 'mega-shop' prices here are apparently much cheaper than in Turkey so people take 'loads' of shopping back home with them!
We have spaces for upto 8 cars at the moment some under cover others not but you could always put a car cover on (we'd recommend it) to help protect your car in the peak of the summer/winter weather.
Please let me know if you have any questions I'm more than happy to help."