🎒 How to travel in Bahrain

If you are travelling within Bahrain, there are several modes of transportation that you can consider. The country has a well-maintained road network, so driving is a popular option. You can rent a car from any of the major international car rental companies or local providers. Taxis are also available and can easily be hailed on the street or booked through a mobile app. Public buses operated by the Bahrain Public Transport Company run at regular intervals and serve major areas of the country. Additionally, ride-hailing services such as Uber and Careem are also gaining popularity in Bahrain and can be accessed through a mobile app. Another option is to take a ferry or water taxi to travel between the islands of Bahrain.

💸 Currency in Bahrain

The local currency in Bahrain is the Bahraini Dinar (BHD). You can exchange money at:

  • Banks and exchange bureaus
  • Hotels
  • Airports
  • Shopping malls

🙏 What are some cultural etiquette and customs in Bahrain?

  • It is important to dress modestly when in public areas.
  • Public displays of affection are not accepted in public.
  • When entering a mosque, remove shoes and dress modestly. Non-Muslims are not allowed inside during prayer times.
  • Offer your right hand when greeting someone.
  • Do not use your left hand when eating or exchanging items, as it is considered unclean.
  • Show respect to elders and those in positions of authority.
  • Avoid discussing politics or religion, as these topics can be sensitive.
  • During Ramadan, refrain from eating, drinking, or smoking in public places during daylight hours.
  • It is customary to offer sweets or small gifts to visitors.