Getting around Iran

Air:  Iran Air (www.iranair.com) runs services to Abdan, Ahwaz, Esfahan, Kish, Mashhad, Shiraz, Tabriz, Tehran and Zahedan and other major cities. Aseman Air (www.iaa.ir) also runs services to the major

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Iran Food and Drink

Rice is the staple food and the Iranians cook it in style, eating it with wheat bread, yoghurt, lamb and aubergines. Typical Persian flavours are subtle, with cinnamon, cloves, turmeric,

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Iran Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Iran While the shops offer a wide selection of quality goods, local items can be bought in the many bazaars. Purchases include hand-carved, inlaid woodwork, carpets, rugs, silks,

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Iran things to see and do

Tourist offices Irpedia (Tourism Industry Association of Iran) Unit 9, 27 Khansari Alley, Somayyeh Street, Tehran, Iran Tel: (21) 8834 5269. www.irpedia.com Things to see and do Admire the majesty

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Money & duty free for Iran

Exchange rates: Iranian RialC$1 = Rs24125.93€1 = Rs33745.7£1 = Rs40032.7US$1 = Rs32363 Currency & Money Currency information:  Iranian Rial (IRR; symbol Rs) = 100 dinars. Notes are in denominations of

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Iran Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period. Public holiday note:  Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the

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Iran Health Care and Vaccinations

Title Special precautions Diphtheria Yes Hepatitis A Yes Malaria Sometimes Rabies Sometimes Tetanus Yes Typhoid Sometimes Yellow Fever No* * A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from all travellers

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Iran Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required Australian Yes No Yes British Yes No Yes Canadian Yes No Yes Other EU Yes No Yes USA Yes No Yes Do you

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Travel to Iran

Flying to Iran The national airline is Iran Air (www.iranair.com). If travelling from the UK, you can fly to Tehran with Lufthansa (www.lufthansa.com) via Frankfurt or Turkish Airlines (www.turkishairlines.com) via Istanbul.

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Iran: Doing business & staying in touch

Doing business in Iran Most Iranian businesspeople speak English and are polite and conservative in manner and expect an appropriate response from visitors. Exchanging business cards is normally restricted to

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