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A sovereign Arab state, located in Western Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeasterly coast of the much larger Arabian Peninsula.

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Seeking Advice for a Short Layover in Doha, Qatar [closed]

I have an 8-hour layover in Doha, Qatar, and I'm looking for suggestions on how to make the most of it. My flight is in the first week of June and arrives in the afternoon (around 4:45 pm), and my ...
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Qatar - Is it a visa rejection?

I applied for a Qatar A3 e-visa via the Hayya.qa online portal. However, my application was rejected because I only uploaded photo of the biometric page of my passport instead of both pages in 1 ...
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Is there any issue with a valid Qatar visa if I have an old passport number?

Is there any issue with a valid Qatar visa with an old passport number to travel from Qatar to India with a new passport?
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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 or tourist visa for Qatar: impossible to get at the moment?

Is it correct that you can only exit the airport in Doha at the moment if: you either don't need a visa are eligible for a visa on arrival or had a FIFA world cup 2022 ticket (Hayya card) I cannot ...
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Where to get a PCR COVID test in Florence, Italy?

I am traveling to Florence in September, and then directly after that I am flying to another country (Qatar) that requires a PCR covid test performed within the last 48 hours. Does anyone know the ...
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Qatar Flight ticket name change

My Son name on his passport is: First Name: XXX YYY Last Name: ZZZ The name which I gave in the flight ticket is First name: XXX ZZZ Last name: ZZZ It's a Qatar ticket from US to India. Will there be ...
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Is it possible to visit Qatar during the World Cup without buying a ticket?

I'd like to visit Qatar to enjoy the atmosphere of the World Cup with tourists from all over the world, but I'm personally not a big fan of football and would rather not spend money on stadium tickets....
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what must i prepare to have a layover in doha for 10 hours for indonesian passport? [duplicate]

I am an Indonesian citizen fully vaccinated with the sinovac (coronavac) vaccine. I am planning to visit turkey for a 10-day trip. what must i prepare to have a layover in Doha for 10 hours?
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Is Qatar accepting unvaccinated U.S. citizens for traveling?

I’m a U.S. citizen and want to go to Qatar for traveling and visiting some distant relatives. Previously I could just go there without any visa, only my passport and easily travel for 30 days. Now I ...
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Qatar Airlines: Modifying Seat Selection

I've booked a ticket on Qatar Airlines. I can see on their website that there should be options for modifying seat selection. However, in "manage booking" page, I don't see any option for ...
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Crossing from Iran to Qatar by ferry with a van

I'm planing a trip by car from Portugal to Qatar for the WC2022 and I'd like to know if it's possible to cross from Iran to Qatar by ferry with a van and, in case there are multiple crossing locations,...
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26 hr Layover at London Heathrow (Transiting) [duplicate]

My dad is travelling from Cayman Island to London Heathrow on may 6 arriving at terminal 5. He has a lay over for 26 hours and has a next flight going to Qatar, then Qatar to Philippines. I’ve read ...
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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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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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Qatar's "travel with confidence" and travel in January

I'm planning on buying a return ticket departing in November and returning in January. I am uncertain if I will be able to return at the expected date due to possible travel restrictions etc. Qatar's ...
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Jewish person visiting American friend in Qatar

I'm an American Jew, and my American college roommate is an expat who has been living in Qatar for the last few years. He is Catholic. I told him I want to visit him but he has repeatedly warned me ...
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Connecting flight in Qatar with Israeli passport

I hold an Israeli passport, and would like to book a flight with Qatar air, that has a few hours layover in Qatar. It's that recommend? What would happen if the second flight get delayed, and the ...
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Is it required to update new passport number in qatar id eventhough final exit from country?

I have renewed my passport, I am going to exit from Qatar this month, Is it still required to update my new passport number in qatar id or visa eventhough final exit from Qatar. My old passport ...
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Is Qatar's carry-on allowance 20" maximum height (and no combined length)? Is it strictly enforced?

Qatar's carry-on baggage allowance is: Maximum dimensions for each piece of hand baggage are 50x37x25cm (20x15x10in); Almost all other airlines (updated May 15, 2019) have at least 21.5" height ...
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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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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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Will my bags be checked to my final destination? [duplicate]

I have a flight from Kathmandu, Nepal to Lubbock, Texas, USA on Qatar Airways with the DFW to LBB flight on American Airlines. Will my luggage be checked through to Lubbock, or will I need to collect ...
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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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Can I meet a transit passenger airside at DOH if we are departing on the same flight?

This is my first flight so I am not sure about how flying works. Basically my friend is transiting at Doha (DOH) from the UK to go to Singapore, I am also booked on same flight with him, as I live in ...
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Transferring through Hamad International Airport (Doha)

I am gonna fly to Sydney next month by Qatar Airways. After the first flight, I will arrive at Hamad International Airport (First, I am flying from my country to Doha by Qatar Airways and then after ...
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Do I need a visa if traveling with my husband?

I am planning to visit my family in Qatar with my husband. He has a visa-free entry because he is German. I am wondering if I am traveling with him, does that mean that I can get visa-free entry as ...
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I am a Filipino in Qatar who wants to visit Dubai and look for a job there

What are the things I need to secure in order for me to get through to Dubai? I am planning to go there with a flight connecting via Oman? Is it possible or do I need to also get a visa to Oman and ...
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Transit Qatar visa by Qatar airways [closed]

Me and my girlfriend, both we need a transit visa to enter Qatar and our passports are not eligible to do it on arrival. Qatar airways offers a service to make it for free. Cool. But the problem is ...
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Does a Filipina need a visa for a connecting flight in Kuwait?

Our maid is coming from Manila, Philippines, to Doha, Qatar, with a connection in Kuwait. Does she need any visa to pass through Kuwait?
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What will happen to Qatar flights from Doha if there is an airspace closure?

A diplomatic argument between Qatar and its neighbors is currently threatening Qatar Airways operations: Several countries have cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism in the Gulf ...
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Qatar visa has old passport number

I have 8 months validity on the visa in my old passport. I renewed it recently; my new passport number and old one are different. When I applied for a visting visa to Qatar, I used my old passport ...
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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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Can I bring these OTC medicines to India from the UK via Doha?

I have read online that some restricted items can cause jail? I will be travelling by one way Would these items be ok to take: Cod liver capsules (3bottles) in checked baggage Paracetamol hand ...
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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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Do I need a transit-visa for a layover in Qatar?

I would be in transit in Qatar for 24 hours, I have read answers where it is said that transit visa is not required. For example and couple of other duplicates, but both the duplicates were for people ...
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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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Is it possible to bring Tramadol into Qatar?

Can I bring Tramadol from another country into Qatar? Will Customs take action if I bring Tramadol into Qatar?
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Application for UK Visa - Work permit [closed]

I have worked in for 2.5 year in Qatar and return to Srilanka in 2011. My work permit visa is cancelled by the employer when I'm leaving from Qatar. Now I need to go to UK for an official purpose. ...
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How to get a visa for Qatar when holding a visa invitation letter?

I'm staying in Egypt and I have a tourist visa for Qatar (just a paper) sent to me by a family member. I was wondering, should I still go to a Qatar Embassy here in Egypt to get it stamped? Or is the ...
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Can I get a Qatar visa on arrival coming from India, I have UAE residence visa

Can I come to Qatar directly from India via Qatar airways if I have a UAE residence visa? manager position in UAE visa.
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How much does it cost to get a visitor visa on arrival in Qatar?

I am aware that it is possible to get a visa on arrival but I was wondering if anybody could find a source that says how much it costs. Citizenship: Canada City of Departure: SFO
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work visa to Qatar [closed]

I have Qatar work visa mailed to me by my employer. It contains my old passport number which has ECR stamp. I then got a new passport issued without ECR stamping, but with different passport number. ...
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Transit Visa in Doha, Qatar [duplicate]

If you're traveling on a US passport leaving Dubai returning to the USA with a 2 hour layover changing planes in Doha, Qatar, do I need a Transit Visa?
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Is Transit visa required for Doha layover?

My fiance is traveling from Dubai back to the USA with a layover in Doha, Qatar for two hours. Does he need a Transit visa?
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Can I exit to India (Indian citizen) directly from Qatar (VISA on Arrival) & an UAE resident [closed]

Can I exit to India (Indian citizen) directly from Qatar (return journey) (VISA on Arrival at Qatar)) & an UAE resident. Also can I arrive to Doha from India on (VISA ON ARRIVAl) as I am an UAE ...
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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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"No nudity" signs in changing rooms in Doha?

The changing rooms for the gym and pool at the Doha hotel I'm currently in has a sign up saying Please respect local customs, and avoid nudity whilst using this changing room However, it's laid ...
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