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Travel Guide

Our guide to holidays Qatar, brought to you by the loveit coverit travel insurance team.


Our Qatar Travel Guide

Qatar is a country that celebrates its rich heritage while also offering modern amenities and infrastructure to newcomers and travelers. As host of the World Cup 2022, Qatar is a particularly exciting place to visit. The warm and friendly peninsula offers a variety of attractions, including the thrill of camel racing at the Al Shahaniya Camel Race Track and the opportunity to experience the old world charm of Souq Waqif. Qatar is also home to a mix of international cultures, cuisines, and lifestyles, making it a unique and diverse destination for travelers.

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Qatar boasts modern urban centers with impressive architecture and attractions. Travel insurance can provide coverage for unexpected events that might disrupt your city explorations, such as unexpected site closures or cancellations.

Extreme Weather

Qatar experiences extremely high temperatures, particularly during the summer months. Travel insurance can offer coverage if the weather disrupts your travel plans, giving you the flexibility to adjust without the financial burden.

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Travel insurance covers losses due to lost, stolen, or delayed baggage, ensuring your essentials are replaced swiftly, allowing you to continue embracing Qatar.

Travel Disruptions

From strikes to transportation issues, unforeseen events can disrupt your travel plans. Travel insurance can provide coverage for trip interruptions and delays, including reimbursement for additional expenses incurred due to unexpected travel disruptions, allowing you to navigate such challenges more smoothly.

Main Facts About Qatar

The currency of the State of Qatar is the Qatari riyal (QR). The riyal is divided into 100 dirhams. When traveling to Qatar, it is important to be familiar with the currency and its abbreviation, QR, in order to easily make purchases and exchange money.
Arabic is the official language in Qatar, with a majority of the population using Arabic as a mother tongue. The Arabic spoken in Qatar is of two distinct and mutually intelligible dialects: standard Arabic and native Gulf Arabic.English is the second most used language in Qatar after Arabic.
In Qatar, the summers are long, sweltering, muggy, arid, and partly cloudy and the winters are comfortable, dry, windy, and mostly clear. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 14°C to 41°C and is rarely below 10°C or above 44°C.
Power Plugs
If you are traveling to Qatar, you will need to be aware of the electrical outlets and voltage used in the country. Qatar uses plug type G, which has three rectangular pins arranged in a triangular pattern. The supply voltage in Qatar is 240V and the frequency is 50Hz. It is important to ensure that your electronic devices are compatible with these electrical specifications in order to use them safely in Qatar.
According to the latest data from the United Nations, the current population of Qatar is 2,970,187 as of May 4, 2022. This information was compiled by Worldometer.
Fun Fact
The Olympic Cycling Track in Doha, Qatar holds a Guinness World Record for being the longest continuous cycle path in the world, stretching a distance of 33 kilometers. Completed in 2020 by Ashghal, the public works authority in Qatar, the track features 18 underpasses to ensure uninterrupted movement. This impressive cycling track is a must-see destination for cycling enthusiasts visiting Qatar.
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Your Qatar Bucket list

If you're in Qatar, you HAVE to do these things:

1. Kayak through the Al Dhakira Mangroves.
2. Take on Dune bashing.
3. Visit the old world Souq Waqif.
4. See the Museum of Islamic Art.
5. Catch a match at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium.
6. Experience the Qatari Culture at Souq Waqif.
7. Learn About Falconry at Falcon Souq.
8. Take a Walk at the Corniche.
9. Experience the Thrills of Camel Racing at the Al Shahaniya Camel Race Track.
10. Go Up the Barzan Towers.


Traveller, there are no paths. Paths are made by walking        

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