Traveling Turkey with Kids - Information and Tips
Author : isturkeysafe
Last Update : 10/27/2018
It can be challenging to plan vacations for families with children. Is Turkey safe to travel with kids? For people with children, it is easy and enjoyable to travel Turkey, as long as you keep an eye on your child all the times. Here are some tips about traveling Turkey with kids.
- You can find comfort in your home if you prefer an all-inclusive hotel with special facilities for children during your holiday. Many 5-star hotels in Turkey have private pools for children, special animations for children during the day and playgrounds for children to spend time together. So, you can have a good time for your child and make him/her social contact with the children from different parts of the world. You can also enjoy your holiday without worrying about safety and security, as there are also adult officers accompanying children in these pools and play areas.
- Turkey is also an easy place to holiday with the baby. Turkish people love babies, even if you have a very crying baby, generally, everyone will be gentle. (by the way, it is common for the locals to touch babies while playing with them, so it may be necessary to warn them when you do not want it). There are usually baby care rooms in the hotels, shopping centers, big cafes and restaurants; you can take advantage of these places when you need to breastfeed your baby while you are outdoors.
There are 81 cities in Turkey and each city have at least one public hospital. These hospitals are generally very crowded because the majority of the people use public hospitals. In particular, emergency services are very crowded because of the lack of public awareness; the people can come to Emergency Service for a stomach ache continuing for months (According to research conducted by Ministry of Health, 70% of the applications made to the emergency services is not an emergency). For this reason, patients are categorized and treated with color codes in the first application (as order of importance; red, yellow, green). On the other hand, hundreds of private hospitals have been opened in recent years with developments in the health system. In these hospitals, high-quality health service can be obtained at a very reasonable price. Many doctors proficient in their field work in these private hospitals. In public hospitals, even though there are very good doctors, doctors can not care about the patients enough because up to 100 patients are treated during the day. Private hospitals have a better treatment environment because they are not crowded.