F.A.Q.
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What about flights and booking? Are you taking care of it?

NO, you will be responsible with booking and paying for…

NO, you will be responsible with booking and paying for your flight. There are a lot of low cost airlines flying to Istanbul so you shouldn't have major problems.

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Can I personalize my Swimming Travel offer (going earlier or leaving later for example)?

Absolutely, we can custom and personalize your stay and offer…

Absolutely, we can custom and personalize your stay and offer to your preference. Just contact us via email and we will provide further information.

Posted 2 years agoby admin

Can I book my flights immediately?

We recommend waiting for the official day of registration and…

We recommend waiting for the official day of registration and the confirmation email from the Turkish Olympic Committee. Afterwards, you can go ahead and book your flights.

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How do I register to the race?

If you pre registered to the Swimming Travel Team you…

If you pre registered to the Swimming Travel Team you will be fully assisted with registration and we will notify you and help you when the time comes.

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The cost of the race has to be announced every year by the Turkey Olympic Committee and it is about €270 (to be paid at registration).

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Is it a really hard race? Do I need to be a competitive swimmer?

The race is about 6.5km long and most of it…

The race is about 6.5km long and most of it is with the current. We therefore compare this race distance to about a regular 3km race in open water swimming.

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Is it possible to wear a wetsuit, a watch and special accessories?

Unfortunately NOT, you are not allowed to wear any of…

Unfortunately NOT, you are not allowed to wear any of those above since it is race policy.

Posted 2 years agoby admin

How are the water conditions?

The water temperature is about 24-25 C degrees or 68-75…

The water temperature is about 24-25 C degrees or 68-75 F. 95% of the race you will have clear and clean water to swim in, while you could find some slightly less clean water towards the end, 200/300 meters from the finish line; nothing to worry about.

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