ATOL 5819 - ABTA K8266/W9805
Your shopping basket 0 item(s)
Oman Essential Info

  • Back
  • Oman Essential Info

Oman Essential Info

Direct Traveller has included information Oman holidays including the Oman language, Oman currency, Oman cuisine, Oman border crossings, Oman weather, Oman activities and a lot more.


Oman essential information pages are here for you to research and fully udnertsand the various aspects of Oman before travelling. make the most of your Oman holidays with Direct Traveller essential information guides and facts.

Need more information on Oman Essential Info?
Contact our award winning travel specialist's on 0844 414 1686

 

Activities in Oman

Activities in Oman
There are so many activities on offer in Oman including dolphin watching, turtle watching, sight seeing, sand safaris, swimming, snorkeling, and much more. For an amazing experience on your Oman holid...

Banks, Credit Cards and Currency

Banks, Credit Cards and Currency
Credit cards are accepted throughout Oman, and you should be able to find plenty of ATMs throughout the country, especially in towns and cities such as Muscat. Visa and MasterCard are most widely acce...

Climate and Weather

Climate and Weather
Occupying the south-eastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, Oman is such a vast country of diverse landscapes that climactic conditions are varied, depending on the region.  The most popular time ...

Deserts

Deserts
To get to the very heart of Oman, the desert is the place to visit. It embodies the traditions and authentic customs of the country, as well as enlightening a sense of freedom and adventure in those e...

Ecotourism

Ecotourism
The idea of ecotourism is to promote travel to places that have stayed relatively untouched by human intervention over the years.  It is tourism that focuses on the nature and traditions of a cou...

Embassies and Consulates

Embassies and Consulates
There are 62 diplomatic and consular representatives of Oman, and these are there to represent foreign travellers along with Oman natives, able to help with visa regulations and passport requirements ...

Emergency Contacts

Emergency Contacts
It’s good to keep a note of a country’s emergency contact numbers whilst away, just in case.  Below is a list for Oman: ·         Royal...

Haggling and Tipping

Haggling and Tipping
Tipping is generally not a customary thing to do in Oman. In expensive restaurants it’s likely you’ll find a service charge already added to the bill, though for small courtesies a small t...

Medical Matters

Medical Matters
It’s always a good thing to know that you’re in safe hands when it comes to healthcare abroad, and you’ll be pleased to know that Oman certainly provides this security.  Whether...

National Parks

National Parks
Despite being known for its sprawling Middle Eastern desert landscapes, Oman actually has plenty of vibrant greenery to offer.  The parks are usually free, and provide snacks and drinks from stal...

Oman Language

Oman Language
Oman is a diverse country, and the variety of languages you might hear around the country is evidence of this: Swahili, Hindi, Malayan and Indian dialects are some examples, while English is also used...

Omani Cuisine

Omani Cuisine
Due to its geographical location, Omani food is a colourful blend of cultures, taking inspiration from not only the Middle East but also Africa and the Far East.  Its traditions in maritime trade...

Omani Music

Omani Music
Oman’s music has been influenced by many different cultures and the tales of the past.  It hopes to inspire the present and the future, with the verses often telling of social lessons. &nbs...

People

People
Omani people are generally known for being warm and welcoming to those that visit their country. Tourists should still be sensitive to the order of society here, though, with many Omani’s abidin...

Plant Life

Plant Life
Due to Oman mostly having a dry and humid climate, particularly in the deserts of course, there is a lack of plant life in many areas.   In regions such as Dhofar, however, where the climate...

Public Transport

Public Transport
Generally speaking, you’ll find that in Oman camels are probably more popular than taxis, although taxis do still operate. These can be of the shared or engaged variety – ‘shared&rsq...

Souvenirs and Handicrafts

Souvenirs and Handicrafts
Souvenirs are a must from any holiday trip, and there’s plenty to tempt you in the Sultanate of Oman. Let’s start off with perfume.  Being a fragrant mingling of landscapes, infused ...

Visa and Passport Requirements

Visa and Passport Requirements
To enter The Sultanate of Oman, if you are from any of the following regions you must have a passport that is valid for at least six months: Australia, Britain, Canada, the EU or the USA.  People...

Wildlife in Oman

Wildlife in Oman
  Marine Turtles in Oman Oman is a geographical hot spot for sea turtles. Five of the seven different species flock to the sun kissed beaches every year, though rather than to sip cocktails and...
Your holiday starts here ...
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
Flying from:
Destination:
Hotel name:
Leave date:
Show calendar
Return date:
Show calendar
Flexibility:
Direct flight only:  
Rooms: Star rating:
Room 1
Adults Children Infants
Please note: Child ages must be entered as age at the time of departure.
Need more information? Call our award winning sales team on:

0844 414 1686

Quick Enquiry

Telephone. Email.

Thank You.

Your request has been sent sucessfully, a member of our team should be in contact soon. Alternatively if your enquiry is urgent please call 0844 414 1686.

Travel arranged with yourselves was absolutely clockwork with excellent transfers to and from Larnaca... Expert comment 07 June 2012 - A Mackay