A passport that is valid for at least six months and a visa are required by most..Travel Health
Recommended vaccinations for travel to Oman are Hepatitis A, Tetanus and Typhoid...Local Currency
The currency for Oman is the Omani rial (OMR) which is made up of one thousand Baisa...Weather
Oman’s climate is primarily dry and hot with scorching temperatures reaching 54 degrees..Local Customs
Omani’s are generally down to earth, very humble people and quite relaxed. Even though..Languages
In Oman Arabic is the national language however most Omani’s will speak excellent..Transport Options
The main international airport in Oman is the Muscat (MCT) Seeb International and the..Travel Tips
Certain activities that may not seem obvious are strictly policed in Oman, collecting..Local Food
The food in Oman is mainly Arabic, Turkish, Lebanese and Indian. Omani food tends to be..Local Timezones
Oman’s Standard Time is 4 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+4). Oman does not..Dutyfree Limits
The following items may be imported without incurring customs duty: Note that these..
The following items may be imported without incurring customs duty: Note that these amounts apply on a per family basis.
• Up to 2l of alcoholic beverages (non-Muslims);
• A quantity of tobacco products for personal use;
• 227ml perfume; eight video tapes or DVDs for personal use.
Meat products require an Islamic law slaughter certificate
Banned Imports include: narcotics; most food products which are not canned (including vegetables, fruit and non-alcoholic beverages); dates; firearms and replica's including toys; obscene films/literature and videos may be subject to censorship.
The use of narcotics and obscene material are strictly forbidden and can lead to arrest and jail time. Severe penalties exist for drug related offences in Oman, including the death penalty, this includes so called "Soft drugs" which are treated in the same way as hard drugs here.