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Road Trip from Al Khobar to Abudhabi

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Road Trip from Al Khobar to Abudhabi

1) Can i drive from Khobar, KSA to Abudhabi on company car?

2) What all CAR papers are required to enter AbuDhabi?

3) How's the road condition and connectivity?

4) Do I require special permit/VISA for entry and re-entry purpose?

5) How much is the distance from Khobar to Abu Dhabi?

6) Any special advice for this trip?

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1. Re: Road Trip from Al Khobar to Abudhabi

1- You can drive company car if you have an authorized permission

2- Registration, permission to drive car outside KSA, and insurance obtained at the border

3- For GCC residents visa is obtanined at border point, bettter verify with Embassy.

3- Roads are good/very good in KSA, and excellent in the UAE

4- UAE visa is issued at border point (check with Embassy for indian pass), you should have an exit/return permit for KSA

5- 760 km. I do this trip regularly and it takes 7 hours from mid Al khobar to Mid Abu Dhabi.

6- Fill your car at Batha as gasoline is much cheaper

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2. Re: Road Trip from Al Khobar to Abudhabi

For your UAE visa at the border - you should be eligible for the same. This depends on the nationality and profession (arabic visa wording) on your passport. Your directly sponsored dependents can travel with you. You could also pre-obtain car insurance for UAE, if that is possible in your town. Special advice - drive carefully, some sections of the road are accident prone. Take breaks or turns with another driver, avoid long drive in one stretch. Safety is more important.

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3. Re: Road Trip from Al Khobar to Abudhabi

Hi,

Have you approached your company regarding the use of their car ?

Avoid driving at night !

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