As we get more digital with our everyday lives, it is no doubt how much we need quality apps to help us. If you're living in Qatar or just visiting, you'd find that having a set of apps ready on your smartphone will help make your life easy!
The ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team has put this list of the 10 essential apps to use when in Qatar.
Even though we see the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Qatar, there are still a handful of establishments that require a Green status to enter them. Having your Ehteraz ready before entering stores, malls, or other public areas is currently mandatory.
Metrash2 is one of the most popular apps in Qatar for both citizens and residents of Qatar. Most of the government services that are offered can be found within this single app. Payments and other transactions are also made to be as hassle-free as possible with Metrash2.
Planning a trip within Qatar? Download the Waze app and get to your destination with almost no chances of getting lost. This app is especially convenient for those who are new to the area.
If you're not a car owner and prefer using public transportation, then this app is for you! Qatar Rail lets you view updates, maps, and more of the Doha Metro and Lusail Tram. You can plot out your trip within the app to know just which stations to get off at and which buses to ride to get to your destination.
Haul a cab through the Karwa app and get picked up by the Karwa Taxi at your chosen location. Not only that, but if you're a Doha Metro or Lusail Tram passenger, you may also use the metroexpress service within the app. metroexpress is a free point-to-point service for Doha Metro and Lusail Tram passengers.
Another cab-hailing app is the internationally known Uber app. Its simple to use and takes you to most locations in Qatar. You can pay via cash or card.
Using public transportation in Qatar can be confusing to some, especially for first-timers. To make it easier for you, you can access information about Qatar's bus system through its app: Karwa Bus. In the app, you could track bus timings, plan your bus trips, and more!
There are many food delivery apps in Qatar. You can order groceries, flowers, medicines and more via apps like talabat, Snoonu, Rafeeq, etc.
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If you're planning for an activity-filled day, Qatar Events will be able to assist you! Qatar Events compiles most of the events happening in Qatar, from art exhibits and shows to night markets and more.
Do you have most of these apps downloaded on your phone already? What other apps do you think are essential when in Qatar? Let us know in the comments below! Do share this article too - it keeps us going!
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