Plan your trip to Fethiye Turkey
The closest airport to Fethiye is located in 35 km near the town of Dalaman and has the same name – Dalaman Airport (DLM). It has two terminals - domestic and international. Many airlines offer flights to Dalaman Airport from cities of United Kingdom like Birmingham, London, Exeter, Bristol, Doncaster, Cardiff, Manchester, Newcastle, Belfast, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Leeds, East Midlands and Norwich. You can book your flights along with a transfer to Fethiye from our company at How to Get to Fethiye page.
We offer comfortable vehicles for transfer from Dalaman Airport to Fethiye, Hisaronu, Oludeniz, Calis, Ovacik, Marmaris, Dalyan, Kas, Kalkan, Uzumlu. There are modern air-conditioned cars and minibuses at your disposal. You can book transfer from Dalaman airport at Transfer and Transportation page.
Several international cruise ships during the summer-autumn period come to Fethiye. Also cruises on sailing ships are organized from Fethiye along the coast of Turkey with a visit to the Greek island of Rhodes.
Depending on your nationality you may or may not need a visa for short visits. For example British citizens are required to have a visa to visit Turkey which can be obtained online at www.evisa.gov.tr or upon arrival at Dalaman airport. For more information please visit Turkish Visa Requirements.
Customs and quarantine
Turkey’s customs laws prevent you from bringing drugs, firearms and military ammunitions, pharmaceuticals (excluding those for personal use), meat and dairy products and radioactive substances into Turkey. There is no limit on imported currency but you will need to declare large amounts (more than 3000 GBP or equivalent). Pets and dogs require a good health certificate; they may enter as passenger's checked baggage, in the cabin or as cargo. For more detailed information please visit our Turkish Customs and Quarantine page.
Medications brought into Turkey for personal use is subject for free import. Pharmaceuticals for other reasons (non-personal use) are prohibited for import.
You do not require vaccinations to be able to enter Turkey.
Taking out a travel insurance policy that covers theft, loss, accidents and medical problems is highly recommended. If you plan on doing any adventure sports like scuba diving, paragliding, speed boating and even trekking, check that your policy fully covers you. Medical insurance is highly advised because healthcare is expensive in Turkey.
Duty Free shopping
After you shopped duty free prior to boarding the plane at the departure airport, you are also allowed to buy duty free goods after arriving in Dalaman. The restrictions at Dalaman duty free shops are valid for both inbound and outbound. Restrictions for the items purchased before your arrival to Turkey (you must be over 18 years old) - 200 cigarettes plus 10 cigars plus 200 grams of tobacco to include cigarette papers; or 200 grams of pipe tobacco or 50 grams of snuff or 200 grams of chewing tobacco; 1 x 1 liter bottle of wines or spirits; or 2 x 70 cl bottle of wines or spirits ; 5 bottles of perfume not exceeding 120 ml each; personal gifts to the maximum value of €300 and €145 for those under 15; coffee beans (1kg); instant coffee (1kg); tea (500g); chocolate (1kg). Restrictions for items purchased at duty free arrival stores (you must be over 18 years old) - 400 cigarettes, 100 cigars and 500 grams of pipe tobacco, 1 liter of spirits at the duty free arrivals store.
Useful travel tips
Currency, communications, health and safety and shopping are all important aspects of planning your trip to Turkey. If you have a disability or will be travelling with someone who has special needs, you also need to know about the facilities on offer. For details please visit our Useful Tips page.
Fethiye climate is very mild; winter is fairly conventional and even night-time temperatures are usually above freezing. Summer holiday weather in Fethiye is perfect for relaxed beach holidays. The hottest months are July and August. It is important to protect yourself from the sun with a hat, shirt and SPF30+ sunscreen. For more detailed information please visit our Weather and Climate page.
The Republic of Turkey is located only in one time zone - UTC+2 (Eastern Time), so the Turkish time is the same for all the cities and regions of the country. You may check current time in Turkey at our Current Time page.