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The currency is the Kuwaiti dinar .


Automatic Teller Machines (ATM)
To find out the locations of ATMs in Kuwait , click on the link to your credit card: Visa, Mastercard or American Express

Business hours

Banks are open for customers from Sunday to Thursday from 8 AM to 1 PM.


The urban and road networks are in excellent condition, however it is important to be very careful with the road traffic, notably by night when young people are doing high-speed car chases through the streets behind the wheel of powerful cars, which cause serious accidents. Supply in gas is permanently provided. Off-roads hikes in the desert are potentially dangerous because of the presence of mines and are therefore formally disadvised .



The Internet suffix is: .kw

Basic conversation guide

Yes = na'am
No = laa
Thank you = shokran
Hello = Ahalan
Goodbye = Ma'a ELSALAMA
I do not understand = Ana laa Afham
What is the price ? How much does it cost ? = Bikam?
I would like to buy = O'reed ann ashtary
Do you accept credit cards? = Hal takibal bitakit el aitiman?
Where is...? = Ain?
An airport = Matar
The station = Mahatit Al kitar
Post office = Markaz Barid
Bank = bank
Police station = Kissam Shorta
Pharmacy = Sidaliia
One ticket to . please = tathkara wahida min fadlik..
Do you have any available room for tonight ? = Hal togad Koraf Fadia Al Laila?.


Languages spoken

The official language of Koweit is Arabic.

Last modified in January 2006
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