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Green card insurance: we are in Turkey, can we get on way in to Greece?

Hi everyone,
Firstly, apologies for yet another GC thread - I have been reading through a lot of them in the last couple of hours.
We are 4 NZ bikers who have arrived in Istanbul from Vladivostok. Our final destination is London, and we still need to get Green Card Insurance. We were hoping to leave Istanbul on Monday 6 September (3 days time).
Does anyone know if you can buy green card insurance that is valid in Europe on the Turkish border, heading into either Greece or Bulgaria?
I know Turkish bikers can get it on the border, but can you get it for a foreign registered bike?
Is there anywhere in Istanbul that will provide a foreign registered bike with Green Card insurance valid in Europe?
Thanks guys, really appreciate it...!
Rob
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Hi Rob,

Try the Turkish AA. Failing that, the Greeks or Bulgarians will sell it at the border, since it is a requirement. Make sure to ask for it when the formalities are concluded, don't leave the border post without it.
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i am sure turkish aa does not issue green card for eu. however, just in case here is the website:
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