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Qatar travel insurance

Before buying insurance for your trip to Qatar, consider these points:

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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:

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.

CurrencyQatari riyal
Most common languages spokenArabic
PopulationApprox. 3 million
Plug typePlug type D and G
Driving sideRight-hand side
SeasonsSpring – March to May
Summer – June to August
Autumn – September to November
Winter – December to February
LawsLocal 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.


  1. Unlimited emergency medical expenses available on Black level policies.
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