Qatar is part of Asia with main city at Doha. It's usually 🌤️ 23.82 °C in Qatar with a rainfall of 🌧 4.58 mm. 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 normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~23.82 °C 🌧 ~4.58 mm 👨👩👦👦 3M people
Qatar Travel Advice
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise normal safety precautions
We’ve reviewed our advice for Qatar. We haven’t changed the level of our advice, exercise normal safety precautions. It's mandatory for all visitors to Qatar to purchase approved medical insurance before, or on arrival. Hayya cards obtained to enter Qatar during the 2022 FIFA World Cup may be used for entry until January 2024. You may be eligible for a visa on arrival, depending on your country of residence and purpose of travel. See 'Travel' for more information on entry requirements. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Qatar.
Qatar Essential travel details
Qatar uses 240V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.
The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic
Money in Qatar
💱 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.
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 — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
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 ‘extra’ tip.
Calling in Qatar
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.
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.
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 in Qatar
🛣️ 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.
Qatar country map
Qatar travel details
It's important to consider getting travel medical insurance to ensure you're covered in case of unexpected medical emergencies. For just $42, you can get coverage for 4 weeks, providing peace of mind and financial protection while you're away from home.