Please be noted – As per Indian authorities, if your flight is under Air Bubble, then you should have a return ticket and you are expected to come back to India. We request you to please obey all the guidelines issued by the Indian govt and that should never be breached.
Wef 2nd August at 12:00 Noon anyone travelling to Qatar for tourism even if Vaccinated will have to go through 10 Nights of Mandatory hotel Quarantine
India to UAE via Qatar – There are many UAE residents who are stranded in India because of the direct flight ban from India to UAE. Because of this ban these travellers are forced to travel via 3rd country to enter Canada, one is spending 14 nights in a 3rd country from where the direct flights to UAE are on, and only then they are allowed to get into UAE with a negative RTPCR test report.
India to UAE via Qatar
Qatar has recently opened its door for fully vaccinated Indian travellers which has made it a possible cheaper feasible route to UAE from India.
Is there any Quarantine required if am travelling from India to Qatar?
As per the latest guidelines, effective 3rd August people travelling from India along with 6 Asian countries will have to get quarantined for 10 days.
Are there any specific hotels which are to be booked while quarantining?
Do I need to be fully Vaccinated to Travel to UAE via Qatar?
As per the latest guidelines if you are not fully vaccinated and you are not a Qatar citizen then you won’t be allowed entry to Qatar, as of July 2021
Which vaccines are considered Valid in Qatar?
|Fully Approved Vaccine||*Conditionally approved vaccines|
|Pfizer / BioNTech (Comirnaty)||Sinopharm vaccine|
|AstraZeneca (Coveshield / Oxford / Vaxepheria)|
|Jansen / Johnson & Johnson (only one dose)|
Travellers who are fully vaccinated with the above specified conditionally approved vaccines shall undergo an antibody test upon arrival, if the result is positive, they shall be exempt from the quarantine requirements; if the result is negative, the passenger will be required to do a PCR test upon arrival and must undergo quarantine based on the classification of the departure country.
Do I need to Carry a return ticket from India to travel to Qatar for UAE?
Yes in order to fly from India to Qatar even if you are having an onward Journey you are required to carry a return ticket to India otherwise you won’t be allowed to board the flights.
Are there good flight connections from India to Qatar?
Although July is very uncertain, yes there are good flight connections from India to Qatar.
Are there good flight connections from Qatar to UAE?
You may find connections better than other 3rd country routes as there are many carriers of Qatar airlines operating on this route.
Also, read – India to UAE Via Maldives