COVID-19: Kuwait lifts travel ban on 35 countries

Kuwait City: As of February 21, Kuwait will lift the ban on the 35 ‘high risk’ countries and allow passengers to travel directly to Kuwait. In a press release on Friday, the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced that all passengers traveling to Kuwait from one of the 35 countries will need to undergo mandatory 14-days quarantine at the hotel at their own expense. The Deputy Director of DGCA, Saleh Al Fadaghi, pointed out that 45 hotels are available to choose from. According to Al Rai, for the 14 days the price list will be as follow: 725 Kuwaiti dinars for double room in five-star hotel and 595 for a single room, 530 Kuwaiti dinars for double room in four-star hotel and 400 for a single room and 400 Kuwaiti dinars for double room in three-star hotel and 270 for a single room. The statement added that Kuwaitis seeking medical treatment, Kuwaitis students, those under the age of 18 and members...read more...