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Old 18 Mar 2013
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Iran with private vehicle is no longer allowed??

Hey guys

Does anyone have recent informations about crossing into Iran with your own vehicle? Some friends on tour in India at the moment told me that there wa a change of rules...

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Can not imagine that this is true, so hopefully some of you guys just crossed into Iran and can tell otherwise...

Cheers for your informations.
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I just got my Iranian visa today. Please someone tell me I didn't spent 6 weeks trying to get it for nothing..!

This seems odd though. Are they closing all international routes? And would this only be for tourists?
After doing a quick search it seems there was a similar 'rumour' last december, and I know people have been entering Iran this year already. I guess someone will have to give it another try

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For what it's worth: I got an email from my contact at Key2Persia today, saying they have clients that entered the country in their own cars just last week. They have not heard of a ban.
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cool, that are good news...

I ll check that with the iranian embassy in Switzerland. Hope they also agree that there are no issues like mentioned of that other company...

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Hi, I'm from Turkey and I did not hear any news about banning.. there's no problem through Iran..
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Any more info on this? So if you turn up at the taftan border with a visa and a cdp what would happen? Anyone know?
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Any more info on this? So if you turn up at the taftan border with a visa and a cdp what would happen? Anyone know?
They would let you in :-)
Don't believe too much of what you read on all this. If I would have taken into account all the warnings about Iran and Pakistan in 2006, I would have never left. It's a fantastic area of the world to visit. Have fun!
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After doing a quick search it seems there was a similar 'rumour' last december, and I know people have been entering Iran this year already. I guess someone will have to give it another try
This is the right point of view! There always such rumours going on. When we entered Iran last october there was the one with the "fuel card" which was supposed to be totally necessary, what also was a false...

Just go and see, most the people are trying to help you, even with privat support! Have a nice trip and keep posting how it goes! I'm intending to enter Iran again coming from Armenia in August!

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This theme allready exists:

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...my-car-67694-2

check out post 17 + 18.

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Hello!
We are now in Iran. We are europeans on their own vehicle and no problem. We came 10 days ago from Dubai.
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cool informations... thanks to all. I agree completely that Iran / Pakistan are great areas to travel... I felt very welcome and safe. The people are fantastic... thats why I wanna go back... and of course for the mountains in Pakistan... Karakoram 3rd edition
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Called the Ambassy a few days ago, to ask if there where any problems, as I will pass the Iran border around the 2-4 may on bike, from the turkish side......the lady said.: If visum and Carnet is ok, you'll have no problems.... :-)

Have nice trip.. :-)
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Iran on motorbike

Its election time in Iran, thats the problem. If you mention you are on a bike they will tell you to have a guide or you will not get the reference code and visa. Thats what they told me yesterday at the embassy in Trabzon.
Everything will be back to normal after the 22. of June.
Without vehicle no problem.
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We're in Iran

Hey everybody,

we too crossed into Iran 5 days ago. No problem with a carnet, border crossing was a bit chaotic but took only one and a half hours. We also met a French family who crossed the same day with a truck.

So no worries, like us, you'll be very welcome here. But maybe avoid the weeks around the elections in June.

Oh yeah, we used the Seto border.

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Thanx...will cross tomorrow morgning....good news :-)
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