Kuwait Travel Tips Travel Internal
Kuwait Travel Internal
SEA: Dhows and other small craft may be chartered for
trips to the offshore islands.
ROAD: There is a good road network between
cities. Driving is on the right. Bus: Kuwait Transport Company operates
a nationwide service which is both reliable and inexpensive. Taxi: These
are recognisable by red licence plates and may be hired by the day, in
which case fares should be agreed beforehand. Share-taxis are also available.
Taxis can be phoned and this service is popular and reliable. A standard
rate is applicable in most taxis, but those at hotel ranks are more expensive.
Tipping is not expected. Car hire: Self-drive is available. If you produce
an International Driving Permit, the rental company will, within five
days, grant a temporary local licence valid for one month. Documentation:
International Driving Permit required. A temporary driving licence is
available from local authorities on presentation of a valid British or
Northern Ireland driving licence. Insurance must be arranged with the
Gulf Insurance Company or the Kuwait Insurance Company.