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Free tour or hotel stay on Turkish Airlines

Kuching, Malaysia
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Free tour or hotel stay on Turkish Airlines

Hi there,

Due to a back problem, my husband and I are intending to fly on a long-haul flight on Turkish Airlines

which will have a layover of 9 hours on business class. As 2 of our teenage children are coming along but flying on economy, we realise that the condition for either a free hotel stay or tour of Istanbul may not apply to them but is there any way we can pay for them to come along for the tour ? We are more interested in the tour than the free hotel stay as we can easily rest in the lounge and for the teenagers, we have priority pass / loungekey for them in the event they want to take a rest.

We tried emailing the airlines but have not received any reply to date.

Any info will be helpful indeed.

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1. Re: Free tour or hotel stay on Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines respond to messages via Twitter

Kuching, Malaysia
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2. Re: Free tour or hotel stay on Turkish Airlines

I don't have a twitter account though.....

Edinburgh, United...
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3. Re: Free tour or hotel stay on Turkish Airlines

SIgn up for one or call them. Some questions are best answered by the airline and even if it's possible to add your children to the tour you likely have to talk to TA about doing it anyway.

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4. Re: Free tour or hotel stay on Turkish Airlines

Economy passengers are eligible for free Istanbul city tour as well. The main conditions of the programme are below (taken from Tourist Istanbul website):

"All international transit passengers who have flight through İstanbul can attend touristanbul.

Both flights should be with Turkish Airlines' flight numbers (codeshared or operated) Connection times between flights should not be longer than 24 hours and shorter than 6 hours."

Also, no advanced booking is required.

Edited: 19 January 2018, 18:10
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