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Travel Tips for Russia

Traveling to Russia from Alaska on Yakutia Airlines this summer? Check out these travel tips to help you have a smooth experience. Russian Visa: US citizens must have a valid US passport and Russian visa to enter Russia.  Passport Validity: Required six months beyond intended stay. Blank Passport Pages: 2 pages per stamp. Read more… Admission into Russia: Filling out Forms on …

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Как ориентироваться в аэропорту Петропавловска-Камчатского и Анкориджа

АЭРОПОРТ ПЕТРОПАВЛОВСКА-КАМЧАТСКОГО: Вылет из Петропавловска-Камчатского в Анкоридж Международный терминал аэропорта Петропавловска-Камчатского открывается за 2 часа до вылета международных рейсов. Перед вылетом в Анкоридж пассажиры проходят таможенный и пограничный контроль. Нажмите сюда, чтобы посмотреть увеличенную схему привокзальной площади. Прибытие из Акориджа в Петропавловск-Камчатский Рейс авиакомпании “Якутия” из Анкориджа прибывает в Международный терминал аэропорта Петропавловска-Камчатского. Пассажиры проходят паспортный контроль, получают багаж и …

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Transit Through Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Arriving in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and planning to take a transfer flight? Find accommodation in and around Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky International Airport. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport Hotel Specifically designed to accommodate travelers in transit, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport Hotel offers a convenient location and rooms with simple & basic amenities. To book a room, contact 8 (415 31) 99-315 or hotel@airport-pkc.ru There are several hotels located not very far from …

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Finding Your Way at The Airport: Anchorage and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

ANCHORAGE (ANC): Yakutia Airlines’ flights from Anchorage to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky depart weekly from the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, North Terminal. Click Here to view the detailed schedule. The airport has two terminals: South Terminal – handles all domestic flights and some outbound international flights. North Terminal (International Terminal) – handles international flights, including all Yakutia Airlines flights. The North and South terminals …

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Do I Need Travel Insurance?

We recommend you first check the insurance policies you already have to see what they will cover. Some health insurance policies will cover medical emergencies overseas. Many homeowner’s policies cover baggage loss. Also, some credit card companies offer coverage of baggage loss and international medical assistance for their members. For travel medical insurance, consider purchasing supplementary insurance. Take into account …

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Traveling with Infants and Children on Yakutia Airlines

Discounts and Special Rules for Infants and Children Discounts for infants (under the age of two) and children (under the age of twelve) are available on Yakutia Airlines’ flights from Anchorage to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Yakutsk. Infant and Child discounts vary depending on the class of travel and fare type. Please find information about discounts in the table below. DISCOUNTS FOR …

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Everything You Need to Know About Russian Visas: Interview with the Office Director of ILS Seattle, Tatiana Macke

Please note that the Seattle ILS Office has closed. For more information, please contact your closest ILS Office. Check here for details: www.ils-usa.com. (updated June 2018) The resumption of Yakutia Airlines’ Alaska – Russian Far East Service is attracting more adventure travelers and outdoorsmen from North America to Kamchatka and Yakutsk.  Do Americans need a Russian visa? How much does …

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E-Visa Travel to Eastern Russia

Russia has passed a law authorizing issuance of electronic visas for tourists and other visitors traveling to the country’s Far East. Single business, tourist and humanitarian electronic visas with an authorized period of stay of up to 8 days will be issued without a consular fee to foreign citizens coming to Russia via border crossings in Vladivostok’s “free port” area. …

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Start Planning Your 2017 Summer Adventure

Would you like to learn more about travel to Kamchatka in 2017? Kamchatka Explorer Magazine is produced by Kamchatka Explorer publishing house with the support of the regional government’s office of tourism. It provides an excellent overview of opportunities for adventure and relaxation on the peninsula. Contact us to receive your free copy! (Mailing within the USA only)   Kamchatka Guidebook: …

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Interview with Michael Schneider, Adventurer & Founder of 56th Parallel

Michael Schneider is a Founding Director of 56th Parallel, an Australia-based premium adventure travel company specializing in Russia, particularly Eastern Russia. Q: 56th Parallel is not well known in North America. Please tell us a little about it. 56th Parallel was officially born in 2010, After many trips to various parts of Russia, especially Siberia (first trip in 2002) as …