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Doha airport lounges
I found your coverage of the Oryx lounge at Doha airport very useful because l badly need to know how l pass a lengthy stopover at the airport very early in the new year.
Here are some questions:
1. How much do they charge at the Oryx lounge ?
2. Any other lounges available that are not too expensive ?
3. If we choose to take a taxi to nearby hotels, do l need to learn Arabic ?
l would greatly appreciate a response ASAP.
I can’t speak to the Oryx lounge question, but I can almost guarantee you’ll be fine using English in a taxi from Doha Airport. Careem is a ride-sharing app similar to Uber that is very prominent in the Middle East, if you’d rather.
Simple Arabic words like Shukran (thank you) might go a long way, but you’ll be fine. You can have Google Translate loaded on your phone if you are concerned, too.