Turkish Airlines extends Istanbul stopover program for Canadians

Turkish Airlines has enhanced its Istanbul Stopover service, now providing an extra complimentary night’s accommodation at partner hotels for both Economy and Business Class passengers.

This initiative enables travellers to immerse themselves in Istanbul’s rich history and vibrant cultural scene at no additional cost when flying internationally from Canada with a layover in Istanbul.

Economy passengers with a layover of at least 20 hours in Istanbul will have the opportunity for a two-night stay in a four-star hotel, while Business Class passengers can experience a three-night stay in a five-star hotel.

Passengers will also have the option of extending their stay at contracted hotels with special prices.

The Stopover in Istanbul program will also continue to offer the opportunity to explore the city through the complimentary Touristanbul service for passengers with layovers between six and 24 hours.

With eight unique tour itineraries available, tourists can visit Istanbul’s most notable historical sites, enjoy authentic Turkish cuisine and return to Istanbul Airport in time for their departure.

Turkish Airlines connects via Istanbul to three gateways in Canada: Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Flights are available from the three gateways on the following days of the week:

  • Toronto: Seven days a week from June 8 to Sept. 28
  • Montreal: Sunday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Vancouver: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Passengers are able to make reservations for the stopover program up to 72 hours before their flight by visiting with their PNR and surname or by sending their requests to the e-mail address corresponding to their country of departure on the website.

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