Why You Should Visit Kuwait
The busy city of Kuwait offers something for everyone whether it’s heritage sites and ancient architecture or thriving restaurants and shopping centers. In Kuwait City there are many museums where travelers can gain an insight into this richly historic city, while there are plenty of beautiful buildings such as the Grand Mosque which are well worth a visit. One of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of Kuwait is to take a stroll along one of the coastal paths along the ocean and enjoy the coastal breeze. Kuwait is also known for its many world-class shopping centers including Marina Mall which boasts luxury and designer brands from all over the globe.
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Arriving In Kuwait
Kuwait International Airport is located around 15 km from Kuwait City and consists of one main terminal building in addition to a smaller terminal. The easiest way to get to your destination once you have arrived is to flag down a taxi just outside the airport as Kuwait City is only a short drive away although there are numerous car rental companies. Inside the airport you can look forward to plenty of amenities including many cafés and restaurants as well as duty-free shopping to help pass the time.
If you are looking to fly from the UAE to Kuwait there are many options available to you. Currently it is possible to fly out of Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Sharjah to Kuwait with numerous carriers. If you are flying from Abu Dhabi you can catch flights with Etihad Airways, Kuwait Airways and Rotana Jet, while those leaving from Dubai can travel with Emirates, Flydubai, Jazeera Airways and Kuwait Airways from Dubai International Airport or with Jazeera Airways from Al Maktoum International Airport. Alternatively, those flying from Sharjah Airport can catch flights with Air Arabia.
Kuwait Travel Information
UAE nationals are able to travel to Kuwait on a visa free basis, although you will need to show a valid national ID card. The weather in Kuwait is hot on a similar level to the UAE with average highs of around 47 degrees to be expected at the height of summer. Kuwait City is served by a network of public buses, although you may be better off relying on taxis to make your way around as they are easily found.
* This information is correct as of September 2017
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