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Bordered by the United Arab Emirates, the Oman boasts a wonderful range of surroundings. Its dry terrain is in complemented by ‘wadis’ (pockets of lush valleys) that are irrigated using the traditional ‘falaj’ method.
Oman Air direct from London Heathrow.
Via Abu Dhabi with British Airways from London Heathrow and Etihad Airways from London Heathrow and Manchester.
Via Dubai with Emirates from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow.
Via Doha with Qatar Airways from London Heathrow and Manchester.
From London Heathrow to Muscat: 7 hours, 5 minutes.
London Heathrow to Dubai and Abu Dhabi: 7 hours.
London Heathrow to Doha: 6 hours, 45 minutes.
Onward connecting flight from Dubai and Abu Dhabi to Muscat: 1 hours and from Doha to Muscat: 1 hour, 25 minutes.
British Airways upgrades start from as little as £610 per person, each way.
Capital : Muscat
Language : Arabic and English
Time Difference : +4 hours
Currency : Omani Rial (exchange rate approx OR 0.60= £1)
Voltage :220 volts
Foreign and Commonwealth and Visa Info: For up-to-date country information visit www.fco.gov.uk
Oman Tourist Office: For resort information visit www.omantourism.gov.om