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Essential information

At a glance

‘Hello’ in:
‘merhaba ’
( mer-haba )
Arabic
Plug type g
Electricity
230V/50hz
Nov-Feb
Best time to go
Winter
currency
Bahraini dinar (BD)

Money and costs

Currency
Dinars (BHD)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated May 15, 2019 11:47AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
BD40
  • Single room in a budget hotel: BD15–30
  • Shawarma or falafel wrap: BD1
  • Museum admission: BD2
  • Bus ticket: BD0.3
Midrange
BD50–80
  • Double room in a midrange hotel: BD40–80
  • Lunch and dinner in local restaurants: BD6–18
  • Short taxi trip: BD3
Top end (more than)
BD120
  • Double room in a top-end hotel: BD80–120
  • Lunch and dinner in restaurant: BD18–30
  • Best theatre tickets: BD60
  • Spa treatment: BD30
  • Taxi trip: BD3–10

Visas

Visas for 24 and 72 hours, two weeks and three months are available on arrival or can be applied for in advance via www.evisa.gov.bh.

Get the latest visa advice for Bahrain from our community.

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