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Posted On: 25 March 2021 02:16 pm
Updated On: 25 March 2021 02:21 pm

Hotel quarantine requirement extended until August 31, 2021

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Discover Qatar's 'Welcome Home Package' for arrivals from Red Zone countries has now been extended until August 31, 2021. Before this, the website booking option was available until May 31, 2021. Arrivals from countries not on the Green List can now book hotel quarantine for dates until the end of August 2021.

There are 2 categories of Quarantine Bookings:

qatar hotel quarantine packages extended august 31 2021
screengrab from Discover Qatar in partnership with Qatar Airways holidays website

"Please do not book a “Welcome Home Package” until you have read the FAQ’s, you know what type of quarantine you will be required to complete, and you have the approval to travel to Qatar," Discover Qatar in Partnership with Qatar Airways Holidays said on its website.

Entry into Qatar: Under the instructions of the Qatar Government, entry into Qatar is currently only allowed for: Qatari nationals, the children and spouses of Qatari citizens, Permanent resident permit holders, Regular resident permit holders with QID (subject to ‘Exceptional Entry Permit’ approval) & GCC citizens.

Pre-approved QID resident permit holders are required to obtain ‘Exceptional Entry Permit’ approval via the Qatar Portal. QID residents who are currently in the State of Qatar and wish to travel and return will automatically receive an ‘Exceptional Entry Permit’ upon departure.

You will not be allowed to board your flight or cross the Abu Samra land border if you do not have a correct Discover Qatar Welcome Home hotel voucher.

READ MORE: How to book a hotel for quarantine in Qatar

Source and cover image: Discover Qatar