Go Back   Horizons Unlimited - The HUBB > Planning, Trip > Trip Paperwork

Trip Paperwork Covers all documentation, carnets, customs and country requirements, how to deal with insurance etc.
Contact Overland Solutions for all your custom modifications and setup for overland travel.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 29 Oct 2008
Registered Users
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: gironella
Posts: 19
Carnet de passage-Siria, Jordania, Iran

Hi!!
Anyone knows If the Carnet de Passage is needed to travel in Siria, Jordania and Iran????
I'm from Barcelona and travel width a spanish bike.

Thanks a lot!!!

jordi
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 29 Oct 2008
Moderated Users
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: berks
Posts: 1
hi yes a carnet is needed for Iran and if you are thinking of moving on to Pakistan you will need one there as well. Imanaged to get a visa for iran years ago but it seems to be more difficult now as the pakistan one the same. Think positive and good luck .
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 29 Oct 2008
MikeS's Avatar
Registered Users
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: KL, Malaysia
Posts: 1,145
It is for Syria and Iran, not sure about Jordan though.
__________________
Mike


www.singapore-scotland.blogspot.com
www.argentina-alaska.blogspot.com
My little Vid: India/Pakistan

BMW R1150GS
Suzuki DR650 SE: Ride it like ya stole it. Oh, somebody just did...
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 29 Oct 2008
Registered Users
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: London
Posts: 547
Yes, Carnet is required for Syria and Iran (for Iran, make sure you get the top-level one, which also covers for Egypt, Pakistan and India).

http://www.adac.de/ReiseService/tour...cePageID=79838

and you may also find this of interest
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...-or-adac-29156

For Jordan, I can't quite remember whether it is required or accepted, but this is academic if you have it anyway!

Interestingly, you can actually get into Pakistan without one but have to pay some sort of deposit on entry and get escorted all the way through. But you will DEFINITELY be stuffed if you try and enter India without one, as evidenced by the impounded foreign vehicles at Wagah Customs.
__________________
www.overlandcruiser.net
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 31 Oct 2008
Contributing Member
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: St Andrews
Posts: 667
Carnet required from the time you leave Turkey unless you are heading back into Bulgaria/Greece so that also means Jordan. isn't life fun. Ride safe
__________________
Mike
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 3 Nov 2008
Registered Users
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: gironella
Posts: 19
thanks a lot!!!!!

thanks everybody for the answers....I'll made one
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 3 Nov 2008
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Athens, Greece
Posts: 53
Hello, today I crossed from Jordan in to Syria. I used my carnet and it took only half an hour for the formalities. I think it is essential for the countries you mention. On the other hand you can meet people, who can say that they entered without. But imagine having to communicate in arabic and how much time it will take you to pass through. In my opinion take carnet with you. I think, it makes things easier. Ride safe.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 4 Nov 2008
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 30
Now I'm confused. I was pretty sure you din't need a carnet for Syria and for Jordan it was advisable. I've left out Egypt from my comming trip so I wouldn't have to worry about a carnet. Are you absolutely sure about needing a carnet for these two Countries?.

Rinus
__________________
What are you gona do about it?
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 4 Nov 2008
Mony 63's Avatar
Gold Member
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Sofia,Bulgaria
Posts: 117
carnet

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rinus View Post
Now I'm confused. I was pretty sure you din't need a carnet for Syria and for Jordan it was advisable. I've left out Egypt from my comming trip so I wouldn't have to worry about a carnet. Are you absolutely sure about needing a carnet for these two Countries?.

Rinus
Hi Rinus,

Don't worry,is doabble without carnet for both Syria and Jordan,but will cost you much higher.Unfortunately can't tell you exactly how much.

We crossed Turkey/Syria border at 24th September 08,there was a german biker crossed the border without carnet,but didn't ask him for the price.

hope this help you.

Regards,

Simon
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 4 Nov 2008
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 30
Thank you Simon, it's good to know that it can be done without the carnet.
As you mentioned, it would be nice to know what the costs would be.
So if anybody knows I would be verry gratefull if they would so kind to tell me.

Rinus
__________________
What are you gona do about it?
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 Registered Users and/or Members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Iran without a Carnet de Passage, possible? Nath Middle East 35 8 Apr 2014 21:42
Carnet de Passage schiedamwillem Southern Asia 2 14 Mar 2008 23:40
carnet de passage mig Trip Paperwork 0 21 May 2004 23:51
Carnet de passage martync Route Planning 1 30 Aug 2003 01:03
carnet de passage chris.freriks Trip Paperwork 1 19 Aug 2001 04:55

 
 


HU DVD Summer Special!

Now that summer is here, get On the Road! Take 30% off the Achievable Dream - On the Road! 2-DVD set until August 31 only. Get On the Road! Learn the tips to staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure!

Our veteran travellers share their tips (and great stories) for staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure.

"A fantastic, informative and inspirational DVD."

"It's brilliant - thank you very much!"

Check it out at the HU Store! Remember to use Coupon Code 'ONTHEROAD' on your order when you checkout.


Renedian Adventures


Renedian Adventures

What others say about HU...

"I just wanted to say thanks for doing this and sharing so much with the rest of us." Dave, USA

"Your website is a mecca of valuable information and the DVD series is informative, entertaining, and inspiring! The new look of the website is very impressive, updated and catchy. Thank you so very much!" Jennifer, Canada

"...Great site. Keep up the good work." Murray and Carmen, Australia

"We just finished a 7 month 22,000+ mile scouting trip from Alaska to the bottom of Chile and I can't tell you how many times we referred to your site for help. From how to adjust your valves, to where to stay in the back country of Peru. Horizons Unlimited was a key player in our success. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world are in debt to your services." Alaska Riders

contest pic

10th Annual HU Travellers Photo Contest is on now! This is an opportunity for YOU to show us your best photos and win prizes!

NEW! HU 2014 Adventure Travel T-shirts! are now available in several colors! Be the first kid on your block to have them! New lower prices on synths!

HU 2014 T-shirts now in!

Check out the new Gildan Performance cotton-feel t-shirt - 100% poly, feels like soft cotton!


What turns you on to motorcycle travel?


Global Rescue, WORLDwide evacuation services for EVERYONE

Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!


New to Horizons Unlimited?

New to motorcycle travelling? New to the HU site? Confused? Too many options? It's really very simple - just 4 easy steps!

Horizons Unlimited was founded in 1997 by Grant and Susan Johnson following their journey around the world on a BMW R80 G/S motorcycle.

Susan and Grant Johnson Read more about Grant & Susan's story

Membership - help keep us going!

Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.

You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, the HUBB or to receive the e-zine. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.


Books & DVDs

amazon

All the best travel books and videos listed and often reviewed on HU's famous Books page. Check it out and get great travel books from all over the world.


Motorcycle Express for shipping and insurance!

Motorcycle Express

MC Air Shipping, (uncrated) USA / Canada / Europe and other areas. Be sure to say "Horizons Unlimited" to get your $25 discount on Shipping!
Insurance - see: For foreigners traveling in US and Canada and for Americans and Canadians traveling in other countries, then mail it to MC Express and get your HU $15 discount!




All times are GMT +1. The time now is 23:17.