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It's 100% OK to carry condoms. In fact, you will find them everywhere in Dubai (Pharmacies, supermarkets, etc.). In case you are wondering (and I think you are since you asked this question), condoms are not a problem for both the Islamic and the Arabian cultures. Source: I am both an Arab and a Muslim who lived in Dubai for 3 years in the past, and I ...


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On arrival visas are only available at the airport; and if you want to drive to Doha you'll have to get a transit visa for Saudi Arabia (and these are only issued to those already possessing visas for their destination country). You also cannot rent a car and drive it to Doha from UAE, you'd have to buy a vehicle (or bring your own). If so, make sure also ...


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First step, Paris-Piraeus is relatively easy: there's a bus to Beograd, then the train to Thessaloniki, Athens and finally the port. Then you could use freighter travel from Piraeus, Greece to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Then Saptco bus will take you to Doha, Qatar on three buses. Alternatively, you could use another freighter to start from Fos sur Mer, next to ...


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It is extremely common to travel with cancelled passports because they contain a visa. They will punch the machine readable stripe of the personal data page of your old passport which makes it unusuable as a passport but your visa will be fine. You will present both passports on the border. Edit: you might want to explicitly state you need your passport ...


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Based on Timatic (the visa system most airlines use), Iraqi citizens do not require a visa when transiting UAE airports as long as they are departing from the same airport within 24 hours of arrival. You will NOT be allowed to go landside, however especially at Dubai there is no need to. Note that as for many countries, UAE does not allow entry or transit ...


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After some investigation I got the answers. UAE allows transit without visa when the time between connecting flights is less than 24 hours. You can not receive and check-in your luggage yourself in Dubai without getting out of the transit terminal. But there is a special service for such cases - Marhaba Service. You don't need to preorder anything - when ...



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