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Qatar international travel guide

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Qatar is part of Asia with main city at Doha. It's usually 🌀️ 32.85 °C in Qatar. Tipping is usually not expected in Qatar. Internet speed in Qatar is on average 6.7 Mbps. In Qatar you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 3M people. The main currency is Qatari Rial. The languages spoken are Arabic. Automatic teller machines are very common in Qatar. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~32.85 Β°C Β  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 3M people
Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution
Entry to Qatar is now permitted for most travellers. Entry requirements differ depending on vaccination status, country of embarkation and normal country of residence. COVID-19 remains a risk and restrictions still apply. Strict penalties apply for non-compliance. The FIFA World Cup will be held in Qatar from 21 November to 18 December. Entry to Qatar between 1 November to 23 January 2023 is limited to those who hold a valid match ticket or a Qatari resident's permit. You must arrange your accommodation before you travel to Qatar for the event unless your visit is less than 24 hours. Stay up to date with current restrictions and travel measures (see 'Travel' and β€˜Health’). We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Qatar due to the impacts of COVID-19.
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General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Qatar uses 240V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic
Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Qatar uses the Qatari riyal (symbol: ?.?), code QAR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 10, 5 and 1 riyals. Riyal is subdivided into 100 dirhams. Coins come in denominations of 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 dirhams.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are very common in Qatar. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ’β€β™‚οΈ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Qatar. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small β€˜extra’ tip.
Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Qatar is on average 6.7 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Qatar is high. Many hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 60.00 QAR, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Ooredoo or Vodafone. Qatar uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Qatar upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Qatar, dial +, then 974 (the country code for Qatar), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Qatar, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 44 .
Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Qatar you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100-120 km/h (62-74 mph) on undivided highways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on motorways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on expressways and 60-100 km/h (37-62 mph) in all built-up areas.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal
112
Police
133
Ambulance
144
Fire department
122
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