FAQs

1. What side of the road do they drive on?

They drive on the left hand side of the road the same as in the UK.

2. Do they use 3 pin plugs or 2 pin plugs?

They use 3 pin plugs,it's the 240 volt system the same as in the UK.

3. What type of money do they use

The main currencey in North Cyprus is the Turkish Lire but you can use Stirling, Euro's or US Dollars in any shops,But if you are going to change your money to Turkish Lire do it in North Cyprus as you will get a much better rate.

4. What happens if I turn up in the early hours of the morning?

We have a key box fitted outside, we will give you the number before you leave.

5. What happens if I have a problem in the villa?

Don't worry we have a guy who looks after the villa his name is Kevin, he will let you in and show you around the villa.

6. How much is the cab from Larnaca Airport?

The cost of the cab is £50 each way. A tip for you take a couple of 2 Euro coins for the trollys at Larnaca Airport

7. If I fly to Larnaca Airport what happens at the border?

The taxi driver will give you a piece of paper to fill out just return this with your passport, he will sort all this out for you, you don't even have to get out of the taxi.

7. How much are the hire cars?

The hire cars range from about £17 to £25 a day for a small car depending on the season, I can arrange all this for you and your taxi.

8. Do they have water shortages?

Yes especial in the summer months so please don't leave any taps running and remember if its yellow let it mellow, if its brown flush it down, there should be enough water in the tanks for a large family for one week if it does run low you may have to get a water tanker in.

9. Can I flush toilet paper down the toilet?

That's a big NO there are no main sewers in Cyprus and all the sewerage gos to a cess pit under the garden, all the villas are like this and if you put toilet paper down the toilet it is more than likely to block.

10. Is there any crime?

Yes like all countrys they do, but they do have a very low crime rate, we have a safe in the villa please put all your valables away and don't leave anything out, Open safe push red button once, type new 4 sequence number, push enter.

11. Do they have power cuts?

Yes they do but not as many as they use to, we have some touches by the fire place, the power cut should last no longer than half an hour

12. Can I smoke in the villa?

That's a big NO, THE VILLA HAS A STRICT NO SMOKING POLICY and if seen can result in a breach of contract.

13. But can I smoke in the bars?

It is against the law to smoke in bars and restaurants in North Cyprus but its not enforced like it is here in the UK and a lot of bars do turn a blind eye.

14. Are there any spiders and snakes in North Cyprus?

Yes there are and some are poisonous but they are rare I have not seen any yet, but please be careful when walking near bushes