Kuwait might not be one of the top destinations in the Middle East, but visiting this wonderful country is an intriguing travel experience that will surprise you! It is a safe country that offers unique experiences to its visitors with many attractions and natural wonders, combined with a balanced charm of authentic Arab hospitality and culture.
THE BEST TIME TO VISIT
The best time to visit Kuwait is November to April.
March-May is the spring season in Kuwait, and the temperature highs range between 109.5°F (43.1°C) and 76.5°F (24.7°C). Rain is non-existent during these months,
Kuwait has a hyper-arid desert climate that is highly variable with recurrent extremes with four distinct seasons, together with hot, dry summers and short winters.
Maximum daily temperatures can reach 45°C during summer when there is no rainfall.
March-May is the spring season in Kuwait, and the temperature highs range between 109.5°F (43.1°C) and 76.5°F (24.7°C). Rain is non-existent during these months.
WHAT TO EXPECT
The official language is Arabic, but English is widely spoken.
The Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD) is the national currency of Kuwait.
Banks & ATMs:
The leading banks in Kuwait are:
National Bank of Kuwait, Kuwait Finance House (KFH), Burgan Bank and Gulf Bank. ATMs are widely available.
Plugs and Sockets:
The associated plug type is G, which is the plug that has three rectangular pins in a triangular pattern. Kuwait operates on a 240V supply voltage and 50Hz.
Kuwaiti culture is characterized by conservative social traditions and values but embraces many Western cultural aspects. Most Kuwaitis are Muslim, and Islam largely governs Kuwait’s law and social norms. Please make sure to respect their culture and dress conservatively.
As a rule, Kuwait is safe for tourists, but criminal activities occur. Try to avoid secluded places or non-residential areas after dark.
Kuwait Airways is the national carrier of Kuwait, but many International airlines also fly here.