Kuwait is a liberal Arab country in the Middle East. It is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council and OPEC.
UTC+3 (also known as Arab Standard Time). There is no winter/summer offset.
- Arabic (official)
- English (widely spoken)
- Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)
Kuwait International Airport - KWI is the country's only airport, and is the hub for the flag carrier Kuwait Airways and the low-cost carrier Jazeera Airways. The recently revamped Kuwait Airport Website has arrival and departure information, along with a page detailing visa procedures.
Land Border Points:
Nuwaiseeb - which leads to the northern Saudi city of Khafji
Al-Salmi - which is used primarily for those traveling to the western provinces of Saudi Arabia and to the holy cities of Makkah and Medina.
Safwan - which links with the Iraq port city of Basra