Posted by : Aahil Shaik Saturday, February 20, 2021
Mandatory Hotel quarantine for all incoming passengers in Kuwait from 21st February
Starting from 21st February, Kuwait impose a decision of a mandatory 14-days institutional quarantine for all incoming flight passengers to Kuwait.
The decision states, the costs of the hotel quarantine will have to bear by the passengers. The decision is applicable for both Kuwait citizens as well as resident expats.
- The Payment of the hotel quarantine to be paid before the travel, added officials. However, some of the lawmakers called on the government to review the decision, explaining that this move will add huge financial strain, specifically on students. Trending : Saudi Arabia announces new date of lifting travel restrictions
- The Kuwait Hotel Owners Association (KHOA) has announced the recommended prices for each hotel category for 6 nights and 7 days.
- For 3-star hotels, the room rate has been set at 20 KD per night for a standard single room and 30 KD for a double room with breakfast and airport transfer.
- For 4-star hotels, the rates will be 30 KD per night for a standard single room and 40 KD for a double room with breakfast and airport transfer.
- For 5-star hotels, the rates have been fixed to 45 KD per night for a standard single room and 55 KD for a double room with breakfast and airport transfer.
- Kuwait imposed a 2-week ban on the entry of expatriates into the country from 7th February, with only close relatives of Kuwaiti citizens and domestic workers exempt from the decision. Recommend : Decision of the Curfew is in the hands of the society - Saudi Arabia
- Commercial shops, malls and restaurants will have to stay closed from 8 PM to 5 AM, However, delivery services can continue. Pharmacies and food stores are exempt from the ban.
- But all health clubs, barber shops, beauty salons, celebration halls and tents have been ordered to close. All types of gatherings including national holiday celebrations including sports events have also banned later this month.
- The restrictions to continue for 1 month starting from 7th February, with subject to re-evaluation. See Also : Saudi Arabia extends Coronavirus restrictions for 20 more days