Flights to Qatar

Qatar Airways is the state-owned flag carrier.  Its services covered over 140 destinations so you can always find a flight to where you want. If you are member of the OneWorld Alliance, please be reminded that Qatar Airways is a member of it, which means if you are members of one of these airlines you can … Read more

Opening Hours

Here is the opening hours of shops and restaurants in Souq Waqif.   Shops: Most shops operate from 10:00 am. to noon. Re-open at 4 p.m. till 10 p.m.   Restaurants: Most restaurants open all day, from 8:00 a.m. to midnight. Some may even open 24 hours.   Banks: Click here for list of banks … Read more


Qatar Riyal (QAR or QR) is divided into 100 Dirham. Riyal was pegged with USD at US$1 to QR 3.64. The nomination is as follows: 1 Riyals 5 Riyals 10 Riyals 100 Riyals 500 Riyals   1 Dirham 5 Dirhams 10 Dirhams 25 Dirhams 50 Dirhams ATM machines are easily accessible. In fact, Souq Waqif is very close to many banks, including … Read more

Banks in Doha

Opening hours: Sunday~Thursday: 7:30a.m. – 1:00p.m. Some banks may open in the late afternoon, say, 5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. and Saturday 7:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.  Please check with individual bank for up-to-date opening time.   List of Banks in Qatar Qatar Central Bank Arab Bank Bank Saderat Iran Barclays Bank BNP Paribas Commercial Bank of Qatar Doha … Read more

Weather in Doha

Rainfall It is dry in general from January to August with September being the wettest season.   Annual Temperature in Doha January is the coolest month and rain stops.  January to March is probably the best.  Then November and December are cooler too if you don’t mind occasional rain. Average Lowest Temperature (Celcius) Average Highest … Read more

QPost Branches

Post services in Qatar is provided by QPost.  This is a quick reference for you find the nearest QPost branches. For more up-to-date information, please refer to QPost’s web site. List of QPost Branches: General Post Office Najma Qatar Foundation Lulu Hyper Market Khalifa Town New Mansoorah-almeera Al kharthiyat Industrial Area Al Shahaniya Al Azizya … Read more

Dining in Souq Waqif

Besides being a shopping paradise for tourists and locals, it is also home to dozens of restaurants serving all kinds of cuisines, together with Shisha lounges.  No matter you are tourists who stay in Qatar a few days to someone who has a few hours during transit, pop in to the souq to have a drink … Read more

Location of Souq Waqif

Where is Souq Waqif This is the address of the very original Souq Waqif in Doha, Qatar.  Please don’t be confused with the new Souq Waqif in Al Wakrah. Address: Souq Waqif, Al Jasra, Doha, Qatar. Located in the heart of Doha, between Al Asmakh street and Al Ahmed Street. The Souq is within walking distance … Read more