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Efendi Private Tours

Yeni Akbiyik Cad. No. 30 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 638 63 43
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Yeni Akbiyik Cad. No. 30 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 638 63 43
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having come to Istanbul several times on Turkish Airlines to change flights, I wanted to fit in night in the city, city tour, sail in the Bosporus and get back in time to catch my 4pm flight the next evening. I found Efendi and Alihan...More

Thank Skakalia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our plane was delayed, and. With extremely inefficent airport and passportcontrol we came one hour later to transport than given, still they was waiting for us, and no Extra charge! We were very satisfied!More

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Efendi T, Manager at Efendi Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We thank you a lot for sharing your ideas on TripAdvisor and we are very glad to hear your good comments about our company. We always do our best to make our guests happy as much as we can. If you ever visit Istanbul again,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent service, good communication, fast response, comfortable vehicles, competitive price, overall a great experience

Thank liviu-andrei s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm experience right from booking the 2 way airport transfer trips with Mr. Tahsin. He was very fast in his response and providing details. Post booking, he sent the complete itinerary which was informatively prepared with all details of pick up, drop & driver information....More

Thank arindamsroy
Efendi T, Manager at Efendi Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you a lot for sharing your ideas on TripAdvisor. We are very glad to hear your happiness with our services and it was also very nice to serve you. We hope to see you again in Turkey!

Reviewed 12 December 2017

I used Efendi travel for our transport from the Ataturk airport in Istanbul to the old city and then back to the airport a couple of days later. Excellent service all round. From the initial enquiry via their web site and the back and forth...More

Thank simonpinkney
Reviewed 3 December 2017

From the first minute, starting with the booking process to the last minute (transfer itself) it was an awesome experience. Fast response on Internet during the booking process, answering all my (many in fact) questions. We were welcomed at the airport according to directions and...More

Thank moruzic
Reviewed 1 December 2017

First I must say that we were trying to enter town at rush hour. But, I did ask the driver if he knew the hotel we had booked and he said he did without repeating the name. Alas, there are two Renaissance hotels and the...More

Thank rlemon
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I booked it on the same day when I was supposed to be picked up, yet I had to call to make sure that they received my request. Responsible person answered within minutes and organized everything quickly. I would recommend that people who meet us...More

Thank tanchyv
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I particularly wanted to see where my relative was commemorated on the Helles Memorial at Gallipoli. Efendi Travel and Crowded House (they seem to work together) gave me an excellent guide, Bulent, who took me in a taxi. As I was on my own, and...More

Thank jasra9
Efendi T, Manager at Efendi Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you for sharing your ideas on TripAdvisor and we are very glad to know that you have been happy with your trip. If you ever visit Istanbul again, we will be glad to serve you.

Reviewed 27 October 2017

We've used Efendi Travel, per Tom Brosnahan's recommendation (of Turkey Travel Planner) for the last two years. We've been very satisfied with their services and very reasonable costs. This time all the transfers to and from the airports in Istanbul went very well again. And...More

Thank scott d
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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5 July 2016|
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Response from A2ZWorldTravLR | Reviewed this property |
We did not shuttle between the two airports because Effendi Travels arranged all our transportation, flights, etc. We found them quite punctual except in one instance when we had to wait for half an hour for the guide to... More
17 February 2016|
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Response from Alhasan Z |
The maximum people for each group 14 person
30 September 2015|
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Response from Efendi T | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for your interest in our company. Please advise the following details and we will send you a confirmation : Name / Surname : Transfer Date : Flight Details : No of people : Kind Regards Efendi... More