Arriving at Ankara
Arriving at METU
Transportation in Ankara
Currency, ATM’s, Credit cards
The currency used in Turkey is Turkish Lira. Foreign currency is not accepted in shops (exceptions might be found in touristic areas).
ATMs & Credit Cards
ATMs are widely available throughout Ankara and METU. Most shops accept credit cards.
Telephones and Electricity
+9 is the international code for Turkey.
Electricity: 220 volts, 50Hz
Plugs are of the European type (two pronged, round pin plugs). They fit into recessed sockets. You can buy adapters at big shopping centers located close to METU. Some hotels may have their own adapters.
Tap water is safe to drink in Ankara. Most people though prefer to buy mineral water.
Usual temperatures in September are in the range of 20-24 Celsius. Nights are considerably cooler.