Doha Visa requirements

For many countries entry into Doha requires a visa.  There are two types, a transit visa (for visits between 5 and 96 hours) or a single-entry visa valid for one month.

visa-application-status-changevisa-application-no-181116r58380-copyThe transit visa is free to travellers that are transiting through Qatar via Qatar airlines. This has been implemented in a bid to start promoting Qatar as a reasonable transit hub, and to boost tourism of the region.

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Tips and tricks – Bangalore airport

I won’t lie, this is not the most exciting post I think I have made yet, however this one is completely in line with the “I wish someone had told me that” purpose of this blog, so bear with me.img_6987

I really wish I knew: that leaving the airport requires a toll, and it is not included in the taxi fare.  Cost is INR 120.

Best hack: hold small denominations for this toll – they are distinctly unimpressed if you give them INR 500 note!

Entry requirements: At time of writing this, India had introduced the E-visa tourist visa for some country’s – NZ, Australia, Canada, USA & UK among eligible country’s. You need to apply at least three days before travel, and make sure you print it out for presentation at Immigration
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