Tourist Information Offices are available in all major towns. Tour guides, Hotel Receptionists, Taxi drivers and the locals are also a good source of information. Tourist information centers can be very helpful to you whilst visiting North Cyprus. There are tourist information centers located in Kyrenia, Nicosia and Famagusta.
There is a wide range of accommodation offered in North Cyprus ranging from 5 star Hotels, Hotel-Bungalows, Hotel-Apartments, camping and Self Catering Apartments, Villas to small family-run bed and breakfast establishment.
There is a star grading system. These stars are awarded locally and should not be confused with international standards. The majority of tourists come on a package holiday which is much better idea. There are only 8,500 tourists beds available. Dring August, September and October it is difficult to find space anywhere. The different accommodations are described in some detail in the brochures of tour operators that specialize in Northern Cyprus.
Each adult is permitted to bring 400 cigarettes, 500gr tobacco or 50 cigars, 1 litre of wine or spirits and up to 100cl of perfume. Duty-free shops can be found at Ercan Airport and the ports at Kyrenia and Famagusta.
Public telephone booths are available and telephone cards can be purchased from the Telecommunications Office. Visitors will usually phone from their hotel, or from the Telecommunications Office, which in Kyrenia is opposite the Post Office. The telephone codes for North Cyprus are listed below:
The telephone country code for North Cyprus is (00)90-392. For example, to call the Kyrenia number Kyrenia 8154321 from England, dial 0090-392-8154321
Most European countries may be dialed directly from North Cyprus. The code for England is 0044 followed by the local number but omitting the first number (0). Codes for other countries are listed in the telephone directory.GSM Operators in North Cyprus
There are two GSM mobile telephone networks that provide international communications to visitors: TR TELSIM & TR TURKCELL
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