35 Years of EXCELLENCE
Specialists in moving to Qatar
Shipping and moving to Qatar has never been easier than when using our first class relocation service from the UK. ALS specialize in moving and shipping to Qatar and have 35 years experience in removals and shipping to Doha and Qatar. Whether you are shipping to Qatar, moving to Doha, or simply require a suitcase, or some cartons air freighted, we guarantee a safe and secure delivery. Our teams in the UK and Doha, keep you fully updated throughout the transit of your goods, until such time as they have been delivered to your destination residence.
Stress free moving to Qatar
At ALS we understand the potential stress, which moving to Qatar can create, which is why we manage your move from start to completion, ensuring that you are free of the worry and anxieties, which moving abroad may cause. We provide all clients with a dedicated move coordinator who will supervise your move from beginning to end. Accordingly, we will ensure that your possessions are delivered on time and in perfect condition.
Door to Door moving to Qatar
We provide you with a complete door-to-door relocation service, which is tailored to your individual budget, requirements and needs, whether you have a single item, a mini move, or a complete household content. Our highly experienced Qatar relocation team are here to offer you friendly advice and guidance on moving to Qatar. Accordingly, our expert consultants are on hand to to provide you with quotations, surveys and viability appraisals on bulky items such as beds, sofas and the like.
Packing Services & FREE cartons for moving to Qatar
When shipping to Qatar we provide full on site professional packing at your UK residence, or, for those who prefer to self-pack, we supply and deliver FREE export strength cartons nationwide, Monday to Friday. Free cartons are only supplied to clients using our Qatar shipping services. Please click HERE for carton sizes.
Part or full container load relocation to Qatar.
From a single item to a complete household move, our Qatar moving service provides part and full container load shipping to Doha, Al Wakrah, Umm Sa’id, Ar Rayyan, Umm Salal ‘Ali, Al Khawr, Umm Salal Muhammad, Al Khuwayr, Dukhan, Umm Bab, Ar Ru’ays and we provide a full door to door service, fully inclusive of customs clearance, handling and delivery to all residences within the State of Qatar.
Express air freight service to Doha, Qatar
Direct daily flights from London Heathrow ( LHR ) and London Gatwick ( LGW ) enable us to provide express air freight to Doha ( DOH ) together with a door-to-door delivery service to all destinations within the State of Qatar.
Our colleagues in Doha provide all clients with a full destination service, including customs clearance, delivery, unpacking and installation within your new home.
FREE containerized Storage for moving and shipping to Qatar
Our Qatar shipping service also provides our clients with FREE storage facilities here in the UK, or at destination in Qatar, with rates being available on request and according to the size of your consignment. We may offer short or long-term secure container storage services on all International shipping to Qatar.
Marine Insurance Cover
Comprehensive Marine Insurance Cover is provided by Lloyds of London Underwriters on all Sea and Air Freight consignments.
Let ALS World Movers take the stress and strain out of moving to Qatar or shipping to Qatar.
Why not call our Qatar relocation team NOW on 0800 028 2556 or request a “Call Back” from the most people friendly mover in the business.
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Useful tips for living and working in Qatar
1. Living and working in Qatar
This comprehensive FCO advice guide on Living in Qatar, is very informative and highly recommended.
2. Money & Bank opening hours in Qatar
Qatar’s unit of currency is the Qatari Riyal (QAR). The rate of exchange in April 2014 stands at approximately one x Qatari Riyal = £ .16 GBP, OR roughly 6.25 Qatari Riyals = One x British Pound. The Qatar National Bank or (QNB) has the largest ATM network in Qatar and its state of the art ATMs give you access to a vast range of services, enabling you to pay bills, obtain statements and much more if you are a QNB customer. Better rates of exchange are likely to be obtained from banks and currency dealers in Doha city centre’s Grand Hamad Street. Try to avoid changing money at the airport or in Hotels, as the city centre banks generally offer considerably better rates. Qatari Riyal banknotes come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 10, 5 and 1. Bank Opening hours. Banks are open from 7.30am until 11.30am Saturday to Thursday.
3. Contacting friends and acquaintances in Qatar and in the UK
The International dialing code for Qatar is 00 974 and of course the number to use when calling the UK from abroad is 00 44.
4. Local time in Doha, Qatar
Arabia Standard Time = UTC/GMT +3 hours
5. Climate in Qatar
Qatar has a desert climate with occasional rainfall.
Qatar’s long hot summer is between May and October when temperatures generally exceed 35 degrees Celsius and regularly reach 45 degrees Celsius during high summer between June and August. A little rain in the form of occasional downpours between December and April should be anticipated.
Night time temperatures can creep down to around 15 degrees Celsius between December and March, but from April through to November temperatures rarely fall below 20 degrees Celsius and during high summer average lows of 25 to 30 degrees are common.
6. Dress and etiquette in Qatar
Qatar is a conservative Muslim country and you should dress accordingly. Dress modestly, particularly when out and about in the public domain. Shoulders should be covered at all times, you should not wear t/shirts or shorts and women should wear dresses or skirts which cover the knees and men should never be seen bare chested in public. When sitting talking, try to avoid pointing the toes of your shoes at people or the sole of your shoe that is offensive in a Muslim country
7. Emergency telephone number in Qatar.
For Police, Ambulance and Fire services =dial 999
8. Population of Qatar.
As of April 2014 it is estimated that the population of Qatar has increased to 2.30 million
9. Wealth & Resources.
Qatar is considered to be one of the richest countries in The World per capita
10. Natural Resources
Qatar has some of the largest Gas and Oil reserves in The World