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Can an unmarried heterosexual couple share the same room in Doha?

Can an unmarried heterosexual couple share the same room in Doha? I have found no mention of such restriction in government related travel advice site, only warning about avoid public display of ...
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I am Lebanese and a resident in the UAE. Can I travel from the UAE to Lebanon with a transit in Doha, Qatar and a passport less then 6 months?

Lebanese passport Going to Lebanon From the UAE Passport less then 6 months Layover in Qatar
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Risks of transiting through Doha airport whilst being ineligible for a transit visa?

I am considering flying from United Kingdom to Australia via Doha, with a three hour layover each way. My (United Kingdom) passport would have <6 month validity so I would not be able to enter ...
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Can we take liquids in transit at Doha

We are travelling to Hongkong via Doha. If we buy liquids duty free in Manchester will we be allowed to take these through Doha or is the 100ml rule in place
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Airport meet up during transit

I live in UAE and one of my friends is travelling from USA to India with transit at Doha international airport. He wants to meet me at the airport during his transit. I assume that he will be not ...
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Do I need any visas to layover in Oman and Qatar as an Indian Citizen?

I am Travelling from India to Dallas using a single ticket. I have an F1 Visa and I will be using Oman Airways/Qatar. My Itinerary is: HYD, India to MCT, Oman (Oman Air 232) MCT, Oman to DOHA, Qatar (...
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Doha lounge access: flying on Qatar air but Oman Air Sindbad Gold status

I am flying through Doha on an Economy class ticket however I am Oman Air Sindbad gold status. I know that Oman Air and Qatar have some partnerships. I was wondering would I be able to access any of ...
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Going Thru Customs

I am looking to book a round trip flight from the San Francisco to Nairobi. I have a connecting fight for both the outbound and return trips. All segments of this trip are on the same airline. Do I ...
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Transit Visa in Doha

I am studying in Moscow.I am about to return to Vietnam from Moscow and will transit in Doha.Is Transit visa required for Doha layover?
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4 Hours of Layover at Doha International Airport

I have two separate PNR's. 1st is from Delhi to Doha in Vistara Airways & 2nd is from Doha to Belgrade in Pegasus Airlines. There are 4-5 Hours of Layover time in between these two airlines. I am ...
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Transit in Doha without visa [duplicate]

Since Qatar is the only Gulf country that hasn't banned travel from India yet. I am a non-Indian living in India, and I booked a ticket from India to Doha through Indigo and another ticket from Doha ...
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Where can I refill my water bottle at Doha (DOH) airport during the COVID-19 pandemic? [closed]

The typical water refilling stations near the restroom appear to be closed: I don't know whether that's the case for all water refilling stations or just the one I saw, and whether there exist other ...
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What happens if I test positive for COVID in-transit at Doha Airport?

I know that if you test positive at the departure airport, you won't be allowed on the plane. If you test positive at the arrival airport, you will probably be sent to isolation, either at home or ...
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Is there a restriction on Doha, Qatar for going outside due to the pandemic?

I wonder is there any restriction to going outside from home/hotel to malls, stores, etc. for specific time of day due to the global pandemic (in Doha)? Can I freely leave hotel and go for shopping, ...
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Is it possible to buy a SIM card in a transit zone of Doha airport?

I am traveling to the UK with a transit flight that stops in Doha (Qatar capital) and I need to buy a SIM card in the transit zone of the airport.
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Flight depart delayed by almost an hour but arrive almost on time? [closed]

I have connecting flights from Brussels to Doha then to Kuala Lumpur. My flight to Doha was delayed by 20 minutes, which we almost have no time to move to our next flight. While looking at the ...
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About luggage details in Doha airport

I am travelling from Berlin to trivandrum in qatar airways and i have 1 day tranait in doha. Do i need to collect the luggage from doha or it directly goes to next flight?
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Anyone tried to bond merchandise in Qatar airport?

Has anyone tried bonding hand carried merchandise into Qatar for one day stop over? I’ve looked in Hamad airport website if they have that service but couldn’t find any information . I will be ...
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Canberra to Doha via Sydney - can we board in Sydney? [duplicate]

This January my family and I are returning to the UK from a holiday in Australia. The ticket is booked from Canberra to LHR via Sydney and Doha with Qatar, flight 907 I believe. Because we're ...
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Tour options in Doha [closed]

I have a 17hr transit in Doha and am getting a free hotel, thanks to Qatar Airways. What are the best tour options for tours that will pick me up at/near the hotel? I am staying at Oryx Rotana Doha. I ...
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Connecting flight

It's my first two-step flight and I have a question. My flight is from Warsaw to Indonesia, Denpasar with a change in Doha. Both flights take place on the Qatar Airwaves line. I have an hour and a ...
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Minor (16 years old) travelling by himself from Cape Town to Paris via Doha: any special formalities required? Thanks [closed]

Our 16 year old son is travelling from Cape Town via Doha. What documents/authorizations does he need? Thank you
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What is Doha Airport like for a single 17-year-old female?

I am a 17-year-old girl, flying from the UK to Doha by myself to then fly from Doha to Perth also on my own. I have a layover of 1 hour and 20 minutes. How easy is Doha airport to navigate to get to a ...
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Qatar Airways Free stopover/complimentary hotel

Qatar airways offer free stopover and complimentary with their +Qatar program. Does it require the ticket to be purchased from their official website or can it be purchased from any travel agency and ...
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Doha connection is 25 minutes: timing changed after we purchased tickets

We are flying from Heathrow to Krabi via Doha on Sunday. We recenty noticed that, after buying the tickets, the connection time in Doha changed and now we only get 25 minutes for our connection. We've ...
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Manchester - Doha - Bali

We are travelling to Bali via Doha from UK. Connection to Doha is only 55m. I am guessing because we booked it on the same ticket it should be enough to make the connection? We alre flying with Quatar ...
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Where to rent a portable hotspot in Doha, Qatar?

I'm going to Doha, Qatar, to see the start of the MotoGP championship. Do you know if is it possible to rent a portable hotspot in the Hamad International Airport? Alternatively, where can I find ...
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Doha Layover - Leave the Airport?

I'm looking at flight options for a trip I intend to take. The cheapest option involves changing planes in Doha, Qatar. The options are very similarly priced, one with a 3 hour layover and another ...
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Pre clearance US immigration status

My family and I are travelling on Qatar to LAX from Africa, we have a 8hr layover in Doha - is there a possibility of obtaining pre-clearance US immigration status while in Doha to allow easier ...
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Scenarios for Indian citizen for missing connecting flight in Doha

I am an Indian student in Germany. I will be travelling to India via Doha in Qatar Airways. My connection time is 50 minutes. I have read a lot of posts where, in case of any delay or connection ...
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Can I have alcohol in my luggage bag while on transfer in Doha Airport?

My wife and I are flying from Australia to Georgia and we have 1 stop in Doha. We're taking some alcohol with us; but my wife panicked and asked me if it's illegal to have alcohol anywhere in the bags ...
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2½ hour layover Doha (same airline) - do I need to go through customs/immigration? Recheck bags? Enough time?

I have some queries and kind of worried about my international flight for Sweden. My flight would be from my country of origin Manila, Philippines to Sweden but having a 1 stop layover at Doha. My ...
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France to Doha without flying

France to Doha: it seems that France to Dubai, with trains, bus and ferry to Dubai, but does anyone know how to get to Doha without flying ? Is it then possible to purchase visa at airport to stay in ...
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The airline allowed us to travel to our destination without checking our visas. Who is at fault for the incurred expenses?

OK, I will try and stick to the facts to explain this whole situation. I would really appreciate everyone's comments: Me (Irish passport) my wife (Filipino passport) and 2 year old twins (Irish ...
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Doha layover at night

I'll arrive at Doha, Qatar (Hamad International) at 19:25 and I'll continue my trip at 02:55 so I'll have 7.5 hours at Doha. Is it worth to visit the city at night? What is the travel time to the city?...
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Collecting and rechecking luggage in Doha- do I need a travel visa?

Do I need a transit visa to collect and check luggage at Doha? I bought a flight through doha on SkyPicker. Though both flights are with Qatar airlines, the emailed itinerary insists I will need to ...
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Do Italian citizens need a visa to enter Dubai?

I'll travel for holidays from Doha to Dubai with an Italian passport. My Qatar visa allows me multiple entries. Do I need a visa to enter Dubai for a short weekend stay?
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Passport validity requirements for transit stop-overs in Doha and Dubai

I'm flying with Qatar airways in June from Australia to the UK, with a stopover in Doha. On the way home I'll be travelling from Germany to Australia with Qantas, stopping in Dubai. On the way there ...
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On arrival visa at Doha for Philippine citizen, currently holding UAE visa as Technical Adviser

I'm a Philippine national holding UAE visa. My designation is "Technical Adviser". Will it be possible for me to get on arrival visa at Doha (Qatar) airport? Please advice its most urgent I need to ...
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Lounge in Doha? [duplicate]

We are travelling to Bangkok through Doha with Qatar Airways (economy). Is there a priority pass lounge there? We are from Denmark and have a private banking priority pass and a platinum Mastercard.
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Is there anywhere in Doha to see modern Arabic/Islamic art?

Yesterday, I spent a very enjoyable and informative time at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, including seeing how the various styles of artwork developed over the centuries. After that, I'm ...
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Where in Doha can I learn about Qatar's history and culture, while the National Museum is closed?

The website of the National Museum of Qatar seems to suggest that when it's re-opened, it'll be an amazing place to find out about the history and culture of Qatar. It should also have an impressive ...
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Are there (cheap) boat trips / water taxis / water buses across the Corniche bay in Doha?

One of the focal points of Doha is the Corniche, a 5km long curved bay, running from the new Museum of Islamic Art round past lots of high-rise buildings to by the Sheraton. It has some stunning views ...
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As a tourist in Doha, what are the rules on drinking alcohol in hotels?

The Wikivoyage page for Doha has this to say on buying alcohol there: You can buy pretty much anything you want in Doha, apart from pork products and alcohol (except with a licence or in the major ...
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Qatar - Doha - Lounge Options

I am traveling to Vietnam soon and will have a ~6 hour layover in Doha. Since this is quite some time to kill and my connecting flight leaves at 1am from Doha I am wondering about cheap options for ...
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Does the new Doha Hamad International still offer "alcoholic left luggage", and how does it work?

Recently, Doha has switched from the old Doha International Airport to the new Hamad International airport. The new airport looks a huge improvement on the old one, which is good, but the switch does ...
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Leaving a country without entering another country and coming back

I am planning to go to Dubai from Doha just to accompany my wife who is coming from Egypt. I will not be leaving Dubai's airport and will basically be coming back with her on the same flight. I wonder ...
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8 hour layover, as an Indian citizen, can I visit Doha city in meantime?

I have a flight on weekend, from Germany to India via Doha, with a halt of 8 hours at Doha. Can I visit Doha within this time? I have an Indian passport and EU work permit.
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Qatar - "stranded" for 8 hours

I will be "stuck" in Doha (Qatar Airlines) for about 8 hours during the night. Is it possible to leave the airport and visit Qatar for a few hours with a standard (Belgium) international passport?
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Layover: Dubai or Doha

I'm going to book a flight to Tokyo and I have to choose between Emirates, which stops in Dubai from 6.15 am to 2.15 am Qatar Airways, which stops in Doha form 4.30 am to 12.30 am (20 hours) I would ...
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