Qatar travel insurance
Before buying insurance for your trip to Qatar, consider these points:
- The cost of your trip or holiday – Unforeseen events sometimes mean you to cancel your holiday; if that’s the case, it’s reassuring to know that you may be able get your money back
- The activities you’re likely to be doing – if you’re planning anything really extreme, we can offer you extra cover with our extreme sports policy
- The total cost of your baggage
- Whether you are covered for civil unrest or not
- Also, don’t forget to check the latest travel advice for Qatar from the FCDO
We can cover your kids for free!
If you’re going away with your children, we can cover them on your policy at no extra charge, whether you buy an annual policy or single trip cover.
We cover over 50 activities!
All of our travel insurance policies come with cover for over 50 activities and sports as standard, so you can get up to more on your trip.
What is covered with travel insurance to Qatar?
As standard, our policies cover for over 50 sports and activities, including camel riding, safaris and more! So you can get up to more on your holiday. We also offer a range of benefits, some of which include:
- Medical expenses and hospital benefit
- Personal accident and liability
- Cancelling and cutting short your holiday
- Abandoning your trip
- Delayed departure
- Accommodation cover
- Personal belongings and baggage
- Personal money, passport and travel documents
- Legal expenses
For more information about what’s covered with travel insurance for Qatar, have a read of our policy documents here.
Facts about Qatar
We’re put together some handy facts along with some other useful information that we think you might want to know before your trip to Qatar.
|Most common languages spoken||Arabic|
|Population||Approx. 3 million|
|Plug type||Plug type D and G|
|Driving side||Right-hand side|
Spring – March to May
Summer – June to August
Autumn – September to November
Winter – December to February
|Laws||Local laws and customs|
Do I need a visa for Qatar?
If you’re travelling to Qatar with a full British Citizen passport, then you can get a free 30-day visa-waiver on arrival. However, if you hold a different type of British passport then you will need to apply for a visa before you travel.
Healthcare in Qatar
Public and private healthcare services are available in Qatar, but can be quite costly for visitors. Make sure you have adequate medical cover in place before your trip, so you can rest assured knowing you’re covered, should anything happen.
It’s important to speak to your GP at least 4 to 6 weeks before you travel to check whether there are any vaccinations or other preventatives needed.
You can find more information about healthcare in Qatar here.
What if I need emergency assistance in Qatar?
If you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of needing medical treatment or assistance while in Qatar, you or someone on your behalf can contact our 24-hour medical assistance team.