Arriving in Doha

Book your flights to Doha with Etihad Airways and experience the Arabian desert in a novel and unique way, exploring a city which is every bit cosmopolitan and yet still remains close to its roots.

Plan Your Doha Holiday

Doha is a traveller’s paradise. You can travel to Doha and take a desert safari and cruise along its glorious sand dunes. If you enjoy exploring the seas then board a traditional dhow boat or hire a yacht and have a view of the Corniche riding the waves. You can also spend some time at the Barzan Olympic Park to have an unusual recreation and relaxation experience.

Doha is located in the middle of the Arabian Peninsula desert and has long scorching summers. Cheap hotels in Doha are readily available during the peak summer months. The best time for you to visit the city is between October and May. The winter months are more comfortable and activities are more readily available. If you are contemplating a visit during the holy month of Ramadan to experience the festivities, you must book your tickets to Doha early. Finding the best flight deals to Doha is easy on the Deals section of our website.

Flying from Laos

Book your flights from Laos to thousands of destinations with Etihad Airways and enjoy our first class service and aircraft.

Major Airports in Laos

Wattay International Airport (VTE) is one of the only international airports in Laos. It is located 2 miles outside of Vientiane. It provides travellers with various shops, restaurants, a post office and an Internet cafe and boasts a new terminal for international travel. Another major airport is Luang Prabang International Airport (LPQ), situated in Northern Laos. It offers passengers a limited number of cafes and shops.

Airport Transportation in Laos

There are no trains to Wattay International Airport or to Luang Prabang International Airport. It may be possible to take a bus to Wattay Airport, but you will have to ask the driver to stop near the airport as there is no designated airport stop. This could lead to a lengthy walk from where the driver drops you off. There is also no bus to Luang Prabang Airport. The most fun and most affordable way to get to either airport is by tuk-tuk, a three wheeled motorcycle-based taxi-service. Alternatively, you can hire a more standard, four wheeled taxi to Wattay International Airport.

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Interested in Doha? Consider Basrah

Book your flights to Basra with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a mythical land where legend and fantasy go hand in hand. Located in the Arabian Gulf, the life of its inhabitants has always been linked to the sea, so it’s not strange that Sinbad legends are still alive in the areas surrounding its port.

Plan Your Basra Holiday

Travel to Basra and open the door to its past. Old Town is still impressive with its amber-brick buildings, openwork tracery windows, and its ancient mosques that remain as a sign of ancient splendour. Use the Shatt al-Arab River as your guide and you’ll see its most urban side at the Corniche al-Basora pier and its more traditional side in the neighbourhoods along the riverbanks.

If you decide to book tickets to Basra using Etihad’s Deals section, don't forget to go to Sinbad Island and explore its beautiful gardens in the middle of the river. With Etihad Airways you can find good flight deals to Basra, but remember that the best season to travel is during the fall and winter. Regarding accommodation, it won't be too difficult to find cheap hotels in Basra as tourism is still growing.

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