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Flying in Iran, Airlines, Airports and Safety

Flying into Iran

There are many different airlines operating in many countries around the globe with flight routes to and from Iran. One of the best ways to see your options and compare the prices is looking online – Alternative Airlines and Sky Scanner both compare flight prices between different airlines travelling to Iran, including major airlines such as Air Asia, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, and Turkish Airlines. Flights from North America, Canada, Australia and England will all require a stopover due to lack of direct flights from these countries; British Airways stopped all direct flights to Iran in late 2018. Generally, dozens of flights arrive at Imam Khomeini International Airport daily, however the frequency of international flights depends on the carrier, of course.

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The Best List of Iran Laws for Tourists

In the 8 month period between March 21 and November 21, 2018, approximately 5.2 million tourists visited Iran, marking an increase in numbers compared to the 5.1 million tourists in the 12 months prior. People from all over the world are choosing Iran as their next travel destination; tourism in Iran is a growing industry, and with a weak Iranian Rial driving down prices for foreigners, it’s the perfect time to visit.

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How Australians can Apply for an Iran visa?

Are you interested in seeing the beautiful country of Iran, but not sure how the visa process works? You’ve come to the right place! This article outlines the Iran visa for Australians process, wishing to visit this historical land famous for its warm hospitality, stunning architecture, and rich culture.

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Iran in Depth

A Wonderful Experience in Yazd

The desert city of Yazd, located about 620 kilometers from Tehran or 310 from Esfahan, is an old town with a rich history. There are many things to do and see in and around this fascinating city, including significant Zoroastrian sites, the historic city of Yazd with its still-inhabited mud-brick dwellings, and the vast expanse of sand-dunes and desert activities. Along with its laid-back atmosphere and predictably dry weather, it comes as no surprise that Yazd is a popular tourist destination; there are several travel agencies with English speakers in the main town, with some goods and services even priced in euros. Two friends and I made a last-minute plan to go to Yazd over a 4-day weekend, and it quickly became one of my favourite Iranian destinations.

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