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Enjoy A Free Istanbul Stopover with Turkish Airlines

Take advantage of our Turkish Airlines stopover offer and get more out of your trip when you’re passing through Istanbul on your way to your final destination. Leave the airport and experience all that this ancient city offers – from the stunning views of the Bosphorus, majestic palaces and mosques, and a rich variety of shopping and entertainment. The UK travellers flying to destinations in Asia, the Middle East and Africa with a voluntary stopover exceeding 20 hours can now apply for a free hotel in Istanbul.

Book a flight with Turkish Airlines and enjoy one night stay free in Istanbul if you book economy, or two nights free if you book business class. As a gateway between Europe and Asia, Istanbul is the ideal city for a stopover with numerous countries just a few hours’ flight away. Before flying to your final destination, get out of the airport to enjoy a break in Istanbul to get more out of your trip instead of just spending time in transit. Enjoy a free stay with Turkish Airlines and explore all that this vibrant city has to offer.

Free Accommodation

When you book a flight with Turkish Airlines to a destination via Istanbul, you can stay in a 5-star hotel for two days when you book Business Class, and in a 4-star hotel for one day on Economy Class flights, free of charge. Stay at Istanbul’s exclusive hotels and enjoy the city to its fullest with Turkish Airlines.

What is a stopover in Istanbul?

This stopover is when you stop in a city on the way to your final destination, and spend more than 20 hours before continuing your journey onward. With this stopover offer, you can discover the beautiful city of Istanbul with all its top attractions as you wait for your next flight.

How does a stopover work in Istanbul?

Book your Turkish Airlines flight with Brightsun Travel and enjoy stopover free accommodation by filling an application form for the stopover request at least 72 hours before the flight. See the application form here! For more details, contact our travel experts.

Terms & Conditions
  • Stopover is only available for passengers transferring via Istanbul Airport (IST).
  • Free accommodation is available for round-trip tickets and can be used on the outbound or return journey.
  • Visa fees, the cost of travel around the city, and cost of airport and hotel transfers are borne by the passenger.
  • Free accommodation is only available for flights operated by Turkish Airlines.
  • The hotel options provided are subject to the availability of Turkish Airlines contracted hotels.
  • In order to benefit from stopover free accommodation service, all outbound and inbound destinations of the flight shall be included to the ‘Stopover Destinations’ list. For example: In a travel with the following flights: Kazan - Istanbul - Munich / Chisinau - Istanbul - Kazan, passengers cannot benefit from free accommodation service between Kazan - Munich routes as Chisinau is not included to the ‘Stopover Destinations’ list.
  • Passengers without any hotel vouchers cannot benefit from free accommodation service.
  • Boarding pass and hotel voucher must be presented during check-in to the hotel.
  • Hotel vouchers are non-changeable after once voucher is issued by system.
  • To qualify for the stopover free accommodation service, the application must be sent to at least 72 hours before the first flight.
  • Brightsun Travel will not be held responsible for inaccuracies or errors made by passengers.
  • Brightsun Travel reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of the Stopover accommodation offer at any time.

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