Several exchange offices at Doha-Hamad airport for a fast and secure exchange of various currencies
How to change money and currencies while traveling in Qatar? an important question that we ask ourselves when arriving at Doha-Hamad airport.
A bureau de change is a place where you can exchange currencies for another currency. The bureau de change applies a conversion rate, different whether you buy or sell currencies, to the amount you want to convert and gives you the equivalent amount in cash in the new currency, while taking a commission. You can exchange cash or pay by credit card according to your needs.
Counters and offices at Doha Airport
At the airport you can pay with many types of currencies and all international payment systems bank cards that accept cash in cafes / restaurants and duty free. There are Qatari bank branches and exchange offices, ATMs that issue 4 main types of currencies: the Qatari real, the euro, the US dollar and the British pound.
Numerous vending machines are available in the passenger terminal. Before or after going through immigration services, you can withdraw money. To change the local currency, four offices are open: one in the departures check-in area, the second is also located in the departures hall near gallery B. The third is in the departure hall. arrivals, close to the baggage claim office. Finally, the last one is located next to the El Maha arrivals lounge.
You can visit a bureau de change in Doha Hamad International at any time of the day.
Six offices belonging to the operator Travelex are operational every day of the week, 24 hours a day. You have the option of converting your currency to forty or more currencies.
Consult the currency rate before your departure
A few days before your departure, check the rate of the currency of the country you are going to. You can easily check the currency rate on a financial site like Boursorama, Yahoo Finance or other.
The currency rate can help you to know if the rate offered in the exchange office is good or not. Often, the spread between the currency price and the exchange rate is small, in the range of 2-3%.
Change your money at Doha Airport
Arriving in Doha, you will need a minimum amount of money in the local currency for example to travel between the airport and the city center. Don’t forget the option to pay for your metro, taxi or bus by credit card, for example. This is another solution, especially if you have a bank suitable for travel.
Change unused currencies
Weren’t you spending too much on your trip? Or did you miscalculate your budget? Did you change too much money? If you have any Qatari Rials left over at the end of your trip, you can redeem them before you board your return flight to Doha Hamad Airport, otherwise, if you plan to return to this country soon, then save your currency for your next trip.