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Anyone have info on insurance requirements or such like for this route?
You mean like insurance for your motorcycle?
My info is almost 5 years old, but in 2007 my bike´s insurance from my home country was valid all the way through Europe, Turkey and Iran (perhaps surprisingly Iran is, or at the very least was, in the Green Card system, that´s why).
But then after crossing to Pakistan, and onwards from there – just hope your vehicle doesn´t get stolen, and try your best not to hit anything
(my bike was uninsured in Pakistan & India, but maybe it would be a good idea to buy some "insurance" at the borders or closest towns after crossing.. still, do NOT expect, that such insurance will give you ANY real cover, if you have an accident; its biggest upside may be, that you´re able to show it to the cops, so they don´t get an excuse to get bribes from you..)
Actually I was partly driving the 2 vehicles coming from Manchester. It was June 1977, before the Iranian revolution when no one could imagine Shah of Iran could be over thrown.
I was student of 1st year in Medical school and went to Iran. In Tehran I met 2 Pakistani factory workers on 1. Toyota Corona 1968 and 2. Datsun 120Y, 1974 coming from UK. They were delighted to know that I could drive and we started from Tehran-Mashhad-Herat-Kahdhar-Kabul and Peshawar. In those days Afghanistan was very popular with western hippie tourists.
The cars didnt have ACs and would reach 90mph on the Russian built roads of Afghanistan. I was 18 then and loved driving both cars.
These 2 people took 11 days till Islamabad.
Things might have changed a bit, afterall 35 years have passed :~)
Does any one know if there is a time limit on Iranian/Pakistani visa i.e. if I apply for one now but don't intend to enter Iran until August 2013 will the visa still be valid? I'm just worried that the increasing tensions between Israel and Iran may make it difficult/impossible to obtain a visa prior to my planned departure from the UK circa April next year
i've just found out some info on this...
You have to apply for acceptance to get a visa, nominating where you will collect it from (no embassy in uk). When you get this, you have 90 days to collect it from the embassy in nominated country. You then have 90 days to enter Iran.
Pakistan, not sure yet....
So now on to visas etc. Realising the biggest hurdle will be Iran... so going to try organise that one first, then Pakistan, then India.Anyone have info on insurance requirements or such like for this route?
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