Depending on your lifestyle and where you are from, Qatar can be a very comfortable place to put down roots or have a memorable vacation experience.
Doha is the capital of Qatar and is the cultural and international center of the country. Unlike many other means around the world, the Qatari government does not charge for water or electricity, which makes the cost of living in Doha very reasonable. Permanent citizens also have free telephone lines. There is no tax on standard products, although there is a small tax on imported products. The biggest expense depends on where in Doha, Qatar you decide to live or stay.
The average salary in Doha, the capital of Qatar, is around 7,800 Qatari riyal (QR) or US $ 2,143, which is sort of the salary of the American middle class. Unlike in Western countries, there are no personal tax deductions on wages. This makes working in Qatar very attractive to foreigners. Many employers also include the cost of housing, car allowance, health coverage, early childhood education, and plane tickets for home visits in the salary contract. For those in Western countries, it should be noted that men in Qatar tend to earn 38.9% higher wages than women.
Tip in service
Under Qatari labor law, after five years of employment, a worker is entitled to an end-of-service bonus. This is similar to the grand prizes awarded to corporate CEOs. It’s an amount of money proportional to the number of years you work for the company. For jobs over five years, the tip is estimated to be higher.
Qatar is a large peninsula that points north towards the Persian Gulf. Although most of the land is desert, travelers to Qatar tend to be surprised by its white sandy beaches and views of the blue ocean. The Doha city skyline at night is quite impressive. Unmissable historical places like Fort Marroub with its unique Abbasid architecture or a visit to the National Museum of Qatar.
The museum is housed in what was once a royal palace, and visitors can witness the history of Qatar and see the vast collection of Islamic artefacts and relics. Many of the region’s fascinating excavation finds are displayed here. Qatar continues to attract more tourists every year, and it is an exciting adventure.
There are many luxury hotels to choose from. With impeccable decor and quality service, you will truly feel like royalty. A fabulous vacation experience that will make you want to come back year after year.