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Posted On: 19 July 2022 07:00 pm
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Apps and websites for World Cup visitors

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Visiting Qatar for FIFA World Cup? You should definitely check out several online and mobile resources in preparation for your trip to help you be well informed, navigated, and never miss out on what to see and check out in Qatar!

Make sure you have these websites bookmarked and apps downloaded for easier travel to Doha.

Ehteraz

Ehteraz mobile application
Screengrab from Ehteraz mobile app.

Ehteraz application is a must for Qatar residents and visitors. It is Qatar's national health monitoring application and is required to enter most private and public areas. It displays an individual’s health status and vaccination information. The application also shows the latest COVID-19 news and updates from the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).

Non-residents of Qatar must register online through www.ehteraz.gov.qa at least three days before arrival.

Hayya to Qatar 2022

Hayya to Qatar 2022 mobile application
Screengrab from Hayya to Qatar 2022 mobile app.

Hayya to Qatar 2022 offers users the ultimate fan experience for FIFA World Cup 2022™ all at their fingertips. The website and application offers a directory of accommodation options, places to see in Qatar, free transportation, and request and manage Hayya Card.

ILoveQatar.net website

ILoveQatar.net website
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For all things Qatar, you should check out ILoveQatar.net. Stay updated on the latest news, events happening in the city, things to do, restaurants and cafes, useful guides and information on FIFA World Cup 2022.

Qatar Rail

Qatar Rail website
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Qatar Rail is the national metro and tram service company of Qatar. The country has three major metro lines and four tram lines connecting travellers to their destinations. Users can register and manage their travel cards, plan their journey by inputting their point-to-point destinations, and view the entire metro and tram line map through their website and mobile app. Metro cards can be conveniently topped up through the online portals as well as check the remaining balance.

*Note: As of July 2022, only the Orange Tram Line is operational.

Qatar 2022™

Qatar 2022 website
Screengrab from Qatar 2022™

For all things FIFA World Cup 2022, the Qatar 2022™ website is the all-in-one portal. This is where you can get updated information on tickets and where to buy, match schedules, Hayya card registration and information, the historic journey, and the latest FIFA World Cup 2022 news.

Waze

Waze
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Waze is a GPS navigation application that guides drivers to their destinations. The application also offers useful information such as road closures, diversions, and road alerts.

Karwa Taxi

Karwa Taxi App
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Karwa Taxi is Qatar's national public transportation company. Through the app, users can book a taxi to their destination. Recently, Karwa Taxi has added MetroExpress bookings which is the free ride-sharing shuttle transport services to select Metro Stations.

Uber

Uber
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Uber is a ride-hailing app frequently used in Qatar. It connects users to drivers in the area who can transport them to their destinations. The application displays the prices, duration of travel, and details of the driver assigned to them. Riders can also book their rides in advance for convenience.

Karwa Bus

Karwa Bus App
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Karwa Bus is an application that allows users to plan trips by bus, view the bus network, and manage smart cards. The app also displays live bus tracking, live bus arrival times and real-time bus arrival alerts.

the ENTERTAINER

The Entertainer
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the ENTERTAINER is a subscription-based coupon and deals app offering buy 1 get 1 offers on restaurants, cafes, hotels, theme parks, activities, and more. The application has a special package for visitors and tourists of Qatar for QR 120 and valid for 30 days.

Delivery apps

Food delivery applications
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Qatar has several delivery apps like Talabat, Snoonu, Rafeeq, and Carriage that deliver food, groceries, flowers, pharmaceuticals, and more directly to users at a click of a button. Most apps even allow the scheduling of delivery for convenience.

    Qatar Events

    Qatar Events
    Image credit: Qatar Events

    There’s always something happening in Qatar. With the Qatar Events website and mobile application never miss out on the latest events. From workshops, shows, concerts, plays, and so much more. Find out the full details of every event you want to attend.

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