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  • Road tips in KSA

    by dsantosh Written Jul 17, 2003

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    Transportation and Travel in KSA
    Driving. The newer roads are in generally in excellent condition. Interior roads may be bad.. The road to Bahrain passes over a 25-kilometer causeway, which was opened in 1986.
    Driving in Saudi Arabia is a very hazardous and nerve-wracking activity . One must learn to drive by "instinct" and make much more effort to judge the intentions of other drivers and pedestrians. Insurance is advisable and one must have maximum third-party liability coverage. For camping or off-road travels, it is best to have either a four-wheel-drive or front-wheel drive vehicle.
    Coping With Emergencies.. Many of them have equipment of the latest technology and fairly high standards of practice. Anything could happen on the highway. Moreover, there may not be a full-service hospital where he is going.
    Tips for travel . Always be careful when travelling with family . Traveling off the main road can be risky. Go in groups is you are off tracking the highway... Take along a first-aid kit and plenty of drinking water

    The cause way to Bahrain from Dammam.
    Related to:
    • Work Abroad
    • Family Travel

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    To the Middle EAST

    by dr.firas Written Jun 29, 2003

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    To move form a place to another, use the most famous and cheap way of transportation: Trains and Buses.
    You should know that in general it is comfortable and amusing when it is in first class.
    Comparing with the prices in Europe and western countries first class is also very cheap.

    Trains in Syria

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    To the Middle EAST

    by dr.firas Written Jun 29, 2003

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    To the Middle East Airplanes is the best way to voyage to any country in this location!
    Airports are not the best in the world!
    But they are OK!
    And there are luxury airports like Dubai’s Airport and Al Sharga in U.A.E.
    And good ones like Istanbul, Beirut, Cairo, Damascus, Amman, Jeddah, Riyadh, Tehran and others.

    Fly over the sunset!

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  • The best way to travel is by...

    by Torre Written Aug 26, 2002

    The best way to travel is by air although alcohol is not allowed on any Saudi Air flights. A shock when first arriving at airport due to the sheer heat. Advise to take cotton clothing to wear when arriving althouth women take care to cover up. Cover from the elbows up, and also from the calfs up.
    Women in Saudi Arabia only allowed to travel with husband/brother/son. Not allowed to travel with a part of the oppposite sex. Woment not allowed to drive in the country either. Internal flights are reasonable and very frequent.

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    Buses, trains or planes. You...

    by maen31 Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Buses, trains or planes. You can choose the best way taking into consideration the prices and the easiest way of traveling.
    Getting around is so easy, you can rent a care and drive it yourself ,but if you have time you can take buses and spent one night in every city to be able to see as many places as you can.

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  • Daily flights from many...

    by kasco Updated Aug 26, 2002

    Daily flights from many Iranian cities and also Dubai
    I get around by car but there are numerous taxis which are very cheap
    Also bike hire is very cheap although need to check the bike over because maintenance doesn't seem to be high priority

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    Most people fly, though...

    by DesertRat Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Most people fly, though there's nothing to stop you going overland if you like. There is frequent bus service between Turkey and the Gulf countries. And if you've got the time and the stamina, you can also drive down from Europe. Another option is a cruise. Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is turning itself into a luxury cruise port and major lines are setting up offices there.

    Photo: Emirates jets at Dubai Airport.

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    Beirut , capital of Lebanon!

    by maykal Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Beirut , capital of Lebanon!

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    Damascus , capital of Syria!

    by maykal Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Damascus , capital of Syria!

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    sorry Just had to do this, but...

    by Aragina Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    sorry Just had to do this, but it is a way of getting around, although they smell, they spit, and very uncomfortable to ride, honest!!!!!

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