Travel to Iran in dec 12
Replies: 12 - Last Post: Nov 20, 2012 11:44 AM Last Post By: mariannegoesasia
Nov 17, 2012 6:19 AM
Nov 17, 2012 8:48 AM
1Wait. You want a prediction of Israeli (or Iranian) political/military decisions. And to get that you look at an obscure website that has "oracle" in its name, does not disclose who runs it and from where, has no address, no company details and not even an "about us" section. On such a site you read a random article by a fellow with an Arab name who is described as a derivative trader and financial analyst (though apparently not a very good one, as a quick Google search will show)...?
I suggest you read a few proper newspapers and then make your own, sovereign, enlightened, independent travel decision.
Nov 17, 2012 10:51 AM
2That was pretty good buffybot.
OP - You keep asking multiple times as to whether or not you should go to Iran in December. Either go or don't go, but the only way anyone here can accurately tell you what will happen in Iran in December is if you ask us in January.
If you're that nervous stay home. If you accept that there are always things taking place in that region of the world which could be unsettling then just accept it as normal and go.
Nov 18, 2012 1:02 AM
3You have this right to search about the country you decide to travel but I recommend you search through reliable and trusty websites. Because I have friends that have travelled to Iran recently without any problem and decide to travel in next month’s again.
My suggestion is : Don’t lose the pleasure of travel to such a beautiful country with unfounded rumor.
Nov 18, 2012 2:02 AM
i'm Abbas from iran. today morning i wake up. start my car engine. drive to my work. work. visit my couchsurfing profile. search for host. search for a surfer during 28-30 Nov. and ......
isn;t it a kind of normal life all around the world? and about politic:
our government had plan to raise the price of $ to stop or reduce the huge amount of import goods to iran and proximately it was successful. we, people, are under economical pressure , every price has doubled at least.BUT, NOTICE PLEASE: We are happy. we are not sad. we live like every other countries so please don't be worry about us and please come to iran and visit these beautiful country. of course in spring, iran is more beautiful than winter or end of autumn but you are so welcome. i have plan to host some surfer during 6-8 Dec. but if you like i can host you during 12-14 Dec. i can give you a little apartment separately and you have full privacy. me and my wife will cook delicious iranian food for you that you would never forget. and absolutely we dont want money. we host in Couchsurfing manner. this is my profile in Couchsurfing : http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/abbas.zahra/
and this is my Email: email@example.com
if you like to come and be my guest please let me know.
Nov 18, 2012 2:22 AM
don't rely on a bullshits that everyone say. I'm a tour guide and i know many tourists coming to iran these days and have a nice and safe trip.
enjoy your trip:)
if you want any help about visa, hotel booking or guiding matters, please message me.
Nov 18, 2012 5:51 AM
Thanks everyone for the adv.
Iran is a place that we wanted to visit very much....n finally plan a trip next mth.....was told by our mfa to monitor e situation before our departure...iran is so far away...current situation we can gather r mostly fm e website....n just tt recent developments make us a little worry....hence it's good to hear fm u people. Thanks...
Nov 18, 2012 6:07 AM
7I`d say the threat of an Israeli attack on Iranian military facilities is not just internet bullshit or rumors, I think that is pretty real. If it really comes and when, no one here can tell you. The CIA could probably tell you more, though.
Even if such an attack would not probabyl not endanger a tourists life I would feel terrible afraid if it happened during my holidays which means I would not plan a visit to Iran until after the attack is over (based on my personal opinion that it is rather a question of when and not if Israel will do something against the nuclear program, unless Iran dramatically improves cooperation with the UN).
Nov 18, 2012 6:52 AM
Nov 18, 2012 7:06 AM
9An OP is an Original Post. It's when someone starts a new thread like ypfoo did here.
Just go to the Middle East branch page and click on the Post New Topic button in Green in the upper left hand corner.
Nov 18, 2012 9:50 AM
10I arrived in Iran at 04:00 this morning. It's now 21:20 and while I'm absolutely knackered I've had a good crack at seeing as much of Tehran today as possible. At no time whatsoever have I felt unsafe (perhaps other than when one of my taxis scraped along the side of another car but all was forgiven!) and everyone I have met has been civil and friendly and willing to go out of their way to help with directions etc. I would say you should travel here or else you'll always wonder for yourself what it's like!
Nov 19, 2012 8:17 AM
11here is safe enough, but usually be careful about your wallet ,money expending and passport. nothing bad will happen in Iran.
Nov 20, 2012 11:44 AM
12I'm in Iran now and have been dreaming of going here at least for ten years. But there was always something, some personal thing, money thing or I was scared that the political situation wasn't good enough.
And now, after ten years, I'm here and love it. I'm happy that I'm here. I feel very safe here and haven't had any problems. What the future brings we don't know.
I'd say go. But that's me. Good luck.
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