Qatar Travel Advice - Added 6th June 2017 - Updated 24th July 2017 - Current 9th March 2020

Some governments issued warning to the travellers following the death of the Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in a US strike in Baghdad on the 3rd of January, travellers should remain vigilant and keep up to date with the latest developments, including monitoring news and checking travel advise of your government. 

On 4 June 2017, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar.

There are reports of some border closures affecting road, air and sea routes between these countries and Qatar. This is likely to lead to a level of disruption, including for people travelling to and from Qatar.

Flights between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and between Qatar and Egypt were suspended on 5 June 2017 until further notice. 

Flights to and through Qatar from other destinations are currently unaffected. This includes flights with Qatar Airlines. 

Please check with your airline for the latest update on your flight schedule.

There are currently no government warnings advising against travel to Qatar.

Please follow the travel advice of your Government:




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STA Travel are monitoring this situation and updates will be added to this Travel Advice page.

Anyone with concerns about travel in this area should contact their Booking Store for advice.