Recharge or buy a new mobile sim card through one of three telecommunications companies located directly in the Muscat Airport arrivals hall.
Once you’ve arrived in the Sultanate, let Oman’s oldest Telecommunications Company (Omantel) take care of all your telecommunications needs during the period of your stay. Omantel offers the widest coverage in the country and provides several call and data packages designed specifically for visitors including the 10-day ‘Tourist Pack’ from as little as RO5. For more information on Omantel visit their website at: www.omantel.om
The Ooredoo kiosk offers passengers the convenience to buy a new sim card for travels in the Sultanate as well as a full range of products and value-added services, seasonal promotions and offers. Ooredoo’s Visitor SIM pack, designed specifically for tourists comes with 2GB data, 50 local minutes and 50 SMS for up to 10 days. For more information on Ooredoo visit their website at: www.ooredoo.com
A relatively new, but highly awarded player in the Oman telecommunications market, Renna Mobile offers a range of different data and call packages for locals and guests alike. Sim packages can be setup quickly to take advantage of Renna Mobile’s extensive network coverage across the country. For more information on Renna Mobile visit their website at: www.rennamobile.com
Having easy access to cash is paramount to a hassle-free travel experience. To ensure passengers have access to money when they need it, there are plenty of automated teller machines (ATMs) located in Muscat International Airport, offering cash withdrawal in a number of currencies. Please refer to the below table for ATM locations:
|Departures area before check-in hall
|Transit area (opposite Duty Free)
|Arrivals public concourse
Aside from ATMs, Muscat International Airport is also home to a number of bank branches offering retail banking services to airport visitors.
One of the leading banks in Oman with a strong presence in Corporate Banking, Retail Banking, Investment Banking, Islamic Banking, Treasury, Private Banking and Asset Management, Bank Muscat has a vast network of 149 branches, 645 ATMs & CDMs and more than 10,000 PoS terminals across the country including in Muscat Airport.
You can find Bank Muscat near Muscat Duty Free in departures area, next to the escalators and at arrival entrance A. For more information visit: www.bankmuscat.com
Beginning with a single location in Oman in 2006 and now with five branches in Shatti al Qurm, Al Ghubra, Sohar, Barka and The Wave, Bank of Beirut is ranked amongst the top ten banks for total profits and assets across its extensive global network.
Equipped to handle a variety of enquiries and financial transactions, the Bank of Beirut has two individual branches at Muscat Airport, one airside and one landside, both situated in the Departures terminal. For more information visit www.bankofbeirut.com
As one of the fastest growing financial services institutions in Oman, BankDhofar offers various services such as Corporate banking, Consumer banking, Treasury and Project Finance services tailored to meet the diverse requirements of its customers.
At its Muscat International Airport branch, situated in the arrivals terminal, BankDhofar offers a wide range of its core products and services as well as personalized banking services for Al Riadah priority banking customers. For more information visit: www.bankdhofar.com
Need to make a call? Public telephones are available throughout Muscat International Airport to ensure you always have a method of communication. To utilize public telephones, simply purchase a smart card from one of the many WH Smith stores located both in arrivals and departures, land and airside.
There are numerous Foreign Exchange bureaus available throughout the terminals, offering 24-hour currency exchange. Additionally, there are also a number of well-located automated teller machines (ATMs), which you can use to withdraw cash in several different currencies.
Travelex offers a range of foreign currency, travel exchange and money transfer services to customers. In Muscat airport travelers can take advantage of any one of the company’s four locations in departures both air and landside and in the arrivals hall. For more information visit: www.travelex.com.om or call +96895908637
One of the leading Global Money Exchange companies in the Sultanate. Global Money Exchange offers foreign exchange services in over 55 currencies to travelers in Muscat Airport across its two branches in arrivals and further three airside in departures. For more information visit: www.globalmoneyexchange.net