Questions tagged [qatar]

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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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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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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do i have to retrieve my luggage and re check in upon arrival at usa? [duplicate]

I will be travelling to Buffalo, NY via Qatar airlines from Malaysia. Its like K.Lumpur -> Doha -> JFK, NY -> Buffalo, NY. I'm flying under a code sharing flight between Qatar n Jetblue from JFK to ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a trip from Sri Lanka to the British Virgin Islands via Doha, Amsterdam and Sint Marteen?

I am a Sri Lankan citizen travelling to British Virgin Islands (BVI). I have BVI work permit. I will be traveling through Doha, Amsterdam, and Sint Maarten. Do I need a transit visa for either or ...
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Is it safe for a commercial flight to have Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan on its flight route?

This September I will have a flight from Qatar (Doha) to Japan (Haneda) with Qatar Airways on the very new route code QR810. By checking its flight route I've noticed that it flies over south Iran, ...
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Travelling with controlled substances through Doha, Qatar on a connecting flight?

I just need to fly from Thailand to America and am considering using Qatar Airways. I know the word controlled substance sounds like a bad word so let me just explain in more detail. I have some sleep ...
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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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Land-based travel in the Middle East

I'm half juggling the thought of a few weeks in the Middle East (I need to collect a 'Y' and an 'O' for my country alphabet). I've looked at flights that may go into Dubai or Qatar from NZ, and then ...
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What should I do/visit in Qatar for 8 hours?

I was planning to visit Oslo, Norway with Qatar Airways with a cheap priced ticket. But it's necessary to wait about 8hours for the transfer at Qatar International Airport. What should I do/visit in ...