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Flights to Kuwait

 A Trip to Kuwait

Enjoy an exhilarating trip to one of the most intriguing destinations in the Middle East, Kuwait. This oasis amidst the scorching desert lies considerably far from other Gulf travel hubs, thereby retaining a distinctly Arabic feel of the past. This oil-rich nation is home to many museums, colourful souqs and beautiful corniches.

Carriers flying from India to Kuwait are Jet Airways, Kuwait Airways, Air India, Air India Express. Other airlines flying to Kuwait are Emirates, Gulf Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, SriLankan Airlines, British Airways, Qatar Airways, Saudia, EgyptAir, Oman Air, Mihin Lanka, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, flydubai, Lufthansa, Iraqi Airways.

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Which city is cheap to fly to in Kuwait?

The countries section on Skyscanner’s homepage gives you a brief description of Kuwait as well as a list of the popular destinations and the air fares. You can easily choose the cheapest city to fly to, from this list.

Domestic travel between cities

Kuwait has an excellent network of well-maintained roads, making road travel the most popular means of getting around the country.

  • There are a lot of public buses interconnecting the major cities and towns, especially those areas with the expatriate The services are frequent and all the buses are air-conditioned, making travel quite comfortable.
  • Another favoured means of getting around Kuwait is by taxi or rented car. Most of the Kuwaiti residence districts are only accessible by car. Taxis can be hailed from the street or booked in advance. Self-driven rented cars are also easily available for tourists.

Things to do in Kuwait

  • Kuwait City is an ultra-modern city, a mix of glittering skyscrapers, wide boulevards, lush green parks and an extensive seaport. The Grand Mosque, the Liberation Tower and the Kuwait Towers are the main attractions of this city.
  • Failaka Island offers many archaeological sites of the Greek and Bronze Age. The National Museum, Sadu House and Bayt Al Bahr are interesting places to visit, especially for history aficionados.
  • The Kamzah Desert Cliffs are the perfect location for adventure seekers. Enjoy a spectacular view of the bay and pit yourself against nature as you race up the desert terrain in your jeeps and quads. Swimming, diving and boating are famous pastimes you can indulge in, at the many beaches in Kuwait.
  • Shopping in Kuwait includes traversing the many modern malls dotting the country as well as browsing along traditional souqs like Al Mubarakiya in Kuwait City.

Before you fly to Kuwait

Visa for Indians flying to Kuwait

For Indians to obtain a tourist visa to Kuwait, they must be sponsored by a Kuwaiti Company or relatives residing in Kuwait. The sponsor can fax a copy of the visa to the tourist, enabling them to fly to Kuwait. But the original documents must be collected at the Immigration Desk at Kuwait Airport to complete the entry formalities.

Best time to visit Kuwait

Any time between November and March is the perfect time to visit Kuwait. These are the winter and early spring months, with the temperature remaining pleasantly cool throughout the day.

Time and weather difference between India and Kuwait

Kuwait experiences a hot and dry climate, with summers extending from April to October. The coldest months are from November to March, characterised by chilly winds but the temperature remains cool.

India is 2 hours and 30 minutes ahead of the time zone of Kuwait.

Currency and exchange rates between India and Kuwait

1 Kuwaiti Dinar is approximately equal to 220 Indian Rupees. Despite being a tax-free country, expenses are quite high in Kuwait although petrol prices are cheaper than water!

Culture and important information to know before you fly to Kuwait

Kuwait, being a predominantly Islamic country, the traditions and customs of Islam play a significant role in its culture. Arabic television, theatre and soap operas are very popular in Kuwait. Kuwaitis have always promoted modern art and literature movements; many artists and writers from other parts of the Gulf have settled here to make use of the freedom of expression. Gargee’an, Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha are the popular festivals celebrated in Kuwait.

  • Possession or drinking of alcohol is illegal in Kuwait.
  • If you happen to visit the country during the month of Ramadan, do not eat or drink in public since this may lead to fine or imprisonment.
  • Kuwait has no strict dress code; you can dress as per your comfort but if you are visiting any religious places, be mindful that you dress conservatively.

NOTE: All the above information is correct as of 21st July 2016.

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