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 coming from infected areas. Health facilities are limited in remote areas. Medical insurance is essential. Food and drink:  Mains water is normally chlorinated, and whilst […]

Travel to Iran

Flying to Iran The national airline is Iran Air ( If travelling from the UK, you can fly to Tehran with Lufthansa ( via Frankfurt or Turkish Airlines ( via Istanbul. British Airways ( begins direct flights from the UK to Tehran in July 2016. Flight times: From London – 8 hours (including stopover); New York […]

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 senior people. Appointments should be made and punctuality is expected for business meetings. Business gifts are quite acceptable. Office hours:  Sat-Wed 0800-1600, Thurs 0900-1200 (some […]