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Transportation:

 

Mowasalat – Public Transport Company

Mowasalat, popularly known as the “Karwa” in Qatar, started its activities by providing land transport services and solutions in October 2004. Mowasalat has a broad Mission of being “a regional leader in the provision of integrated ground transport services.”

Mowasalat has widened its reach by offering several solutions to fulfill the variety of requirements by providing Airport Taxi, Standard Taxi, VIP Limousine, Standard Limousine, Public Bus Service, School Bus Service, and Private Hire Bus and Coach Services.

To know more details on Mowasalat and Karwa services please visit

 

Car Rental

You may prefer renting your own car. International and local companies can provide you with a large range of cars, from a saloon car to a large 4x4. For a list of prominent car rental companies please visit.

 

International Driving License

You can use your international driving license for 7 consecutive days from your date of arrival in Qatar. If you wish to extend your driving you must apply for a temporary driving license at the Traffic Department of the Ministry of Interior.

Remember that Qatar has a zero-tolerance policy on drunk-driving.

 

Tour Operators

 

To know the list of prominent tour operators in Qatar please visit.

 

Telecommunication:

 

Telecommunication and internet services are provided in Qatar by Ooredoo and Vodafone. They provide fixed line, mobile and internet services. For more details you can visit the website of the services providers.

 

Ooredoo

 

Vodafone

 

Exchange Rates:

 

Major currencies against QR.

 

Important Numbers:

 

 
  Police , Civil Defense and Emergency 999  
  Water and Electricity Emergency 991  
  Accidents and Emergency - Hamad Hospital (+974)44392111  
  Hamad Medical Corporation (+974)44392222  
  Medical Commission (+974)44950000  
  Telephone Directory 180  

 

 

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