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CAN WE BOOK AT ANYTIME OF THE YEAR?

Except stormy days or heavy fog, we operate 365days a year, even under the snow or rain. Our Yachts have covered, semi-covered and open air areas. 

HOW MANY HOURS WOULD YOU RECOMMEND?

It differs according to everyone's needs and expectations. Minimum 2hours rental Required. Two Hours can be ok, if short sightseeing to Explore the city from the sea. However you can book just for two hours, especially if with meal, we would suggest 3hours. If swimming Required, minimum 5hours rental suggested. For Prince' Islands’ 8hours Required in between 09am to 05pm. If you wish to Explore unique Bosphorus and enjoy swimming, we would suggest you to cruise up to the third bridge (just before Black sea), the place named Poyrazkoy.

DO YOU ONLY CHARTER PRIVATE YACHTS?

Yes, we do only private yacht & boat charters. It can be an individual arrangement for a couple or, a family on a small yacht or, it can be a large event by one of our large capacity boats for big groups (25 up to 350persons)

We can customize any event by our Professional Event Designer team (wedding, corporate events, birthday party or any special occassion). If you would like to receive a complete service for your entire event.

Luxuryistanbul.com which is our sister company and the most Recommended DMC (from small to large events), is ready to help you to design your entire event.

DO YOU ARRANGE HOTEL & PIER TRANSFERS?

Yes we do arrange Hotel/Pier/Hotel transfers at cost. It can be one way or both ways. Please ask price for our Elegant or Premium class cars from our luxury fleet.

DO YOU OFFER SEA-TAXI SERVICES?

Yes we do. We can pick up from your hotel by boat and drop you off at a night club or a Restaurant by the sea. Fast transfer to/from any of Prince' Islands. 

CAN YOU PICK UP FROM HOTEL BY BOAT?

Yes, indeed. If in case you stay in some of waterfront hotels, such as Ciragan Palace Hotel, Four Seasons Bosphorus, The Peninsula Hotel, Mandarin Bosphorus Hotel and the like.
Hoewever you are not staying mentioned hotels above, if you have Restaurant reservations. Hotels’ allow to be picked up or dropped off by private yacht.

DO YOU DO LAST MINUTE CHARTERS?

However we would suggest beforehand reservation, if in case you need a private yacht at last minute, instead of sending an email, please reach us via whatsapp +905413122642 to check availability.

HOW LONG IN ADVANCE SHOULD WE BOOK?

During the high season (April to November) we would suggest you to book at least a week before, or even earlier, to avoid unavailability issues. Especially for prime time (sunset) hours and weekends.

WHICH IS PRIME TIME CHARTER HOURS?

Primetime charter hours are sunset time, which is the most required hours. If only prime time hours and only two hours of rental are requested, the price may increase. We would suggest you to book earlier to avoid unavailability issues.

DO YOU SERVE MEAL ABOARD?

Even for a couple, we can serve proper menu freshly by providing from contracted fine restaurants, up to 15-20persons. For larger groups we have a Professional catering team with their delicious, various menu choices.

DO YOU HAVE COMPLIMENTARY SERVICES?

Tea & Nescafe and water will be free of charge for the groups up to 6 persons.

DO YOU HAVE VEG MENU CHOICES?

At the contracted fine Turkish restaurants, we have certain menus (including meat, chicken, fish); instead we can ask to add pasta, or boiled vegetables, besides other veg. dishes. If in case you want ethnic food like Indian, Lebanon, Tai..., please ask for price.

DO YOU COOK IN THE YACHT?

We only have micro-wave oven to make food warm. We provide food from fine restaurants, up to 20persons. For larger groups, we ask our Professional catering team’s assistance.

DO YOU HAVE BAR IN THE YACHT?

Yes we do have bar in the Yachts. You can buy any drinks from the bar, as per availability. If you may need any specific drinks, we would suggest you to order minimum 4hours, beforehand.

DO YOU SERVE LIGHT SNACKS AND FRUITS?

Instead of ordering proper meal, if you prefer to be served light snacks and fruits and other soft drinks. We can arrange as per your desire.
Light snacks with soft drinks starting from per/person 29Euro
Fruits with soft drinks starting from per/person 22Euro
Light snacks & Fruits with soft drinks 39Euro per/person

CAN WE BRING OUR OWN SNACKS AND DRINKS?

There are only a few yachts in our fleet, you are allowed to bring food and drinks from outside by paying service & corkage fee.
Service fee: 50Euro for 1-5persons and 90Euro for 6-9persons

DO YOU HAVE SAFETY BOXES IN THE YACHT?

We dont have safety boxes in the yacht. We would suggest you to leave your valuable stuff at your hotel’s safety boxes.

DO YOU HAVE TOWELS IN THE YACHT?

Especially after pandemic; for your own safety, we would suggest you to bring towels from your hotel, please.

DO YOU HAVE WC IN THE YACHT?

Yes, we have WC in our Yachts.

DO YOU HAVE HEATER OR AC?

If Required please be sure by asking to your Caharter Specialist since each yacht has different conditions. During the winter, we have heaters in the covered part (main salloon), during the summer, customers often prefer to breathe natural air.

DO YOU HAVE WI-FI IN THE YACHTS?

However we have WI-FI in many of the yachts, please be sure by asking to your Caharter Specialist since each yacht has different conditions. Especially for large events, wi-fi might be limited.

CAN WE USE CABINS IN THE YACHT?

Cabins can be used only to change dress or baby can sleep. For cabin usage, 24hours rental Required.

WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?

A different cancellation policy is applied for each yacht in our fleet. Please review the additional info section on the boat detail page. To avoid any last minute cancellations, we ask non-refundable pre-payment. 

DO YOU DO OVERNIGHT RENTAL?

Yes we do overnight rental. It can be arranged as per our yachts’ availability.

CHARTERS FOR PRINCES’ ISLANDS?

By considering the distance from Istanbul to any of Prince’ Islands by private yacht (without any stop, only go & back takes approx. 4hours). Therefore, we only charter Yachts for Princes’ Islands minimum for 8hours, in between 09:am to 05:00pm. We would suggest you to start at 9am, if Required you may wish to start at any time but, we have to drop you in Istanbul, latest at 05:00pm

WHAT IF WE'RE LATE FOR THE RENTAL TIME?

We have to warn our guests about terrible traffic. By considering this, we would suggest our guests to come some earlier to enjoy the area, before boarding. Once you book and guarantee your reservation, those Hours will be strict hours, you need to be ready (10min. before boarding) at the agreed pier. For instance, you have booked for 2hours (10:00-:12:00), you have reached the pier at 11:00, we will be picking you up but will have to drop you off at agreed hour.

CAN WE CHANGE THE TIME WE RENT?

For small group yacht rentals, you may change the date and hours 48hours beforehand. When you change the date and timing, we can not guarantee the same yacht and hours. We can only try to help you, being flexible as much as possible. During the high-season, it will be very hard to make date or time changes. If there is availability, with pleasure we can help, if no availability, we can not help.