car hire 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 1,450,000 inhabitants. In Doha lives 71,1% of the entire country's population, which counts over 2,040,000 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 adaptor 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 0,20 GBP, 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 hire as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 6,108, 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 United States Dollar (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 sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Should you visit this country for leisure you can't miss a spot like the cultural site of Al Zubarah Archaeological Site. Hire your car choosing among the most popular car hire suppliers in the world, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, Budget and many more.