Best part of the Journey


for Voluntary Stopovers

Passengers from the UK to destinations in Asia, the Middle East and Africa with a voluntary stopover exceeding 20 hours can now apply for free hotel accommodation in Istanbul. Valid for journeys with routing via Istanbul Airport (IST).

Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

Business Class

Business class passengers are eligible to receive a 2-night stay in a 5-Star hotel.

Terms and conditions apply.

Economy Class

Economy class passengers
are eligible to receive a
1-night stay in a 4-Star hotel.

Terms and conditions apply.

First Stop: Istanbul

Discover things to see and do in Istanbul, a modern city that rests upon the ruins of great empires.

Easy Application Process

You can benefit from the free accommodation service on a stopover by sending an e-mail with your ticket details to at least 72 hours before your first flight.

Terms and conditions apply.


Miniport is a luggage transfer service between Istanbul Airport, Miniport offices, Easy Point spots at affiliate shopping malls and partner hotels exclusive to passengers of Turkish Airlines.

Fees as well as terms and conditions apply.

Free Hotel Accommodation for Involuntary Long Connections

Please note that the rules for free hotel accommodation under Stopover in Istanbul differ from the rules for involuntary layovers with connections over 9 hours in Business and 12 hours in Economy Class.

Terms and conditions apply.