Qatar has laid out the road to the World Cup for football fans aiming to drive to the global event. The country’s Ministry of Interior has confirmed entry procedures for 24-hour and five-day stays during the sporting event through the Abu Samra land border crossing with Saudi Arabia. The procedures will be in place from November 1 until December 23, covering the entirety of the tournament, which will be held from November 20 to December 18.
Although shuttle flights remain the most popular form of travel — with about 5,000 extra flights by flydubai and Qatar Airways scheduled between the UAE and Doha — many people are planning to spend hours making the 700-kilometre desert drive from Dubai and the 600km trek from Abu Dhabi. Continue reading ” QATAR WORLD CUP: NEW ROAD TRIP RULES REVEALED”