Car rental in Qatar
Tips for driving your rental car in Qatar
If you're travelling to Qatar, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Qatar is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Doha counts 1450000 inhabitants. In Doha hosts 71.1% of the entire country's population, which counts over 2040000 inhabitants. In Qatar the language spoken most widespread is Arabic but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Qatar is GMT+03:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Qatar is G and the electric voltage is 240 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Qatar is +974, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Qatar
With a fuel cost in Qatar averaging at 0.27 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Qatar shares its land borders with Saudi Arabia, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 9830, 454 of which motorways, which ranks Qatar as the 137th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Qatar there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Qatari riyal (QAR). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Qatar, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Qatar
Qatar boasts one UNESCO site which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who travel to Qatar for leisure just can't miss a visit to Al Zubarah Archaeological Site (cultural).