Turkey lowers visa fee

The visa fee for American citizens wishing to travel to Turkey was reduced on April 1, 2004, to $20, down 80% from its previous cost of $100.

Application forms can be found on the Internet at www.turkishembassy.org/consularservices/forms, or travelers can obtain a tourist visa upon arrival in Turkey or at any of the five Turkish Consulates in the U.S. (Washington D.C., New York, Chicago, Houston or Los Angeles). For info on Turkey, call 877-FOR-TURKEY.