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Living in Kuwait

  • Cost of Living in Kuwait

    The cost of living in Kuwait is more or less equivalent to that in majority of European nations, for an average western expatriate. The overall cost of living index for Kuwait City is linked to that of middle cost of living locations.

  • Salaries and Employment Benefits in Kuwait

    Earlier, the remuneration packages were split into basic salary, car allowance, housing allowance, medical coverage, education for children, and air tickets for home visits. But, now employers mostly just pay a salary to cover all these expenses, although some may include performance incentives or bonuses.

  • Basic Laws and Regulations in Kuwait

    Kuwait is a Muslim country. You should respect local traditions, laws, and religion at all times, and ensure that your actions do not offend any other cultures or religious beliefs, particularly during the holy month of Ramadan, if you happen to visit religious areas.

  • Kuwait Labour Law

    Kuwait Labour Law includes all essential rules and regulations that an employee needs to be aware of before accepting the job contract. However, it may be amended from time to time. Hence, these need to be verified constantly, and the laws mentioned herein should be considered only as a guideline.

  • Nightlife in Kuwait

    The nightlife in Kuwait focuses on friends and food, and smoke of water pipe or shisha, or maybe one of the low-key discos, but alcohol will not be sold here due to religious beliefs. However, nightlife in Kuwait has its own charm and can add different kind of flavour to your vacation, as nightlife in this city does not mean just the nightclubs and bars.

  • Weekend activities in Kuwait

    Listed here are some popular weekend getaways, and other activities in Kuwait which you could choose to relax with friends and family over the weekend.

  • Kuwait Marriage Law

    In an Islamic marriage, a contract is signed between the groom and Wakeel (ranking male member) of the bride’s family. It is formally executed in the presence of an authorized religious figure or judge, two male witnesses and the officiator. It is a must that the spouses, the wife’s guardian and two male witnesses attend the procedures.

  • Dress code in Kuwait

    There is no compulsory Islamic dress code in Kuwait, and generally Kuwaiti men are seen wearing thwab (an ankle-length white cotton shirt), while women are seen wearing abaya (the black over-garment covering most parts of the body).

  • Driving License in Kuwait

    To obtain a driving license in Kuwait, you should first obtain a learner’s license and pass the driving test.

  • Cinemas and Theatres in Kuwait

    Theatre in Kuwait is one of the best resources of entertainment, and is one of the best ways to spend an evening, and is the ideal way to escape from the scorching heat in the city. Kuwait City is a hub of Cinema Halls and Theatres. The theatres are usually crowded in the weekends.

  • Christian Churches in Kuwait

    Christianity is a minority religion in Kuwait, accounting for 10 to 15 percent of the population in the country. Christians in Kuwait can be divided into two groups.

  • Kuwait Taxi Fares and Tips

    Taxis are the most distinct, practical and convenient type of transportation in Kuwait, as they are easily located in several residential areas, and public places in all of the cities in Kuwait. There are taxi offices everywhere in Kuwait, and can be depended upon at any time. Majority of taxis operate 24 hours.

  • Public Transportation in Kuwait

    Kuwait City has no shortage of transportation options whether for tourists or corporate travellers. Kuwait has a well-developed road system, although there are no trains, and public transport is limited to buses and taxis. Plans are on to build a railway system in future, but, buses, cars or taxis are the only means of common public transport available in Kuwait at present.

  • Kuwait Metro

    Kuwait Metro is one of the upcoming projects in Kuwait. The construction of a metro system in Kuwait is a major step ahead in the development of the State. The metro system plays a major part in turning Kuwait into a financial and commercial centre by 2035.