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Kuwait City to London tour packages

Kuwait city to London tour package
Kuwait city to London tour package

Looking for Kuwait City to London tour packages? Look no further. We have got you covered here by sharing all the relevant information you will need to book your memorable London tour. London is one of the most beautiful cities to visit any time of the year. No wonder London city is one of the most visited cities by Kuwaitis in western Europe. Nearly 70% of Kuwaitis visit London for holidays. London is unmissable and known for its shopping, food and nightlife are one of the best in Europe.

Visa for London from Kuwait City

To have a memorable London tour, you will have to first check if you need a visa to travel to London. The UK introduced Electronic Visa Waiver (EVW) for Kuwaiti passport holders in 2016. Please read below if you are eligible for the Electronic Visa Waiver scheme or will have to apply for the standard visa to travel to the UK.

Visa requirements for Kuwaiti Nationals

Kuwaiti nationals may not be required to apply for a UK visa if they are travelling to the UK for:

  • Tourism
  • Studies
  • Medical Treatment
  • Business

Eligible Kuwaiti nationals can apply for the Electronic Visa waiver (EVW) for the UK, by submitting the online application form. Visitors can use the EVW instead of a visa to enter the UK for periods of up to 6 months. This process has been designed to simplify the process of obtaining authorization to enter the UK. To apply for the Electronic Visa waiver (EVW) for Kuwaiti nationals please “Click Here” To apply for the UK EVW, you will need the following documents:

  • your current passport
  • an address in the UK where you will stay
  • details of your journey, including departure and arrival dates and times

Visa requirements for Kuwaiti residents

Kuwaiti residents who are non-nationals will need to apply for a UK visa before travelling to the UK. There are various types of UK visas available. To know more about how to apply for a London tourist visa check out our detailed post on applying for London Visa here. You can also book an appointment for a visa by going on the link here: Contact GOV.UK and you will have to go in person once you have booked an appointment at the Kuwait Visa application centre.

Following is the Visa Office application centre address here:

UK Visa Application Centre 28th Floor, Arraya Centre, Sharq, Al Shaheed Street, Kuwait City, Kuwait View on Google Maps below:

Visa Application Centre Opening Hours:

Business hours Sunday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Application Submission Sunday – Thursday 09:00 – 16:00
Passport collection hours Sunday – Thursday 16:00 – 17:00

Visa Application Centre Opening Days:

Holidays Date Day
New Year’s Day 02-Jan-22 Sunday
National Day 27-Feb-22 Sunday
Prophet’s Ascension 28-Feb-22 Monday
Eid Al Fitr Holidays 01-May-22 Sunday
Eid Al Fitr Holidays 02-May-22 Monday
Eid Al Fitr Holidays 03-May-22 Tuesday
Eid al- Adha 10-Jul-22 Sunday
Eid al- Adha 11-Jul-22 Monday
Eid al- Adha 12-Jul-22 Tuesday
Islamic New Year 30-Jul-22 Saturday
Prophet’s Birthday 08-Oct-22 Saturday

What to carry on the Visa appointment day

On the visa appointment day you will need to carry the following documents:

  1. Printout of the Appointment Confirmation letter confirming the details of your appointment – Received from VFS Global
  2. Valid passport or travel document With at least 1 page that is blank on both sides
  3. Printout of your checklist – From your completed application on GOV.UK
  4. Supporting Documents – If you have not uploaded your documents online, you will need to bring them with you to the Visa Application Centre. Please refer to UKVI guidelines for your visa type for the documents you must provide. Documents should be sized, sorted and separated according to the supporting documents guidelines, to ensure swift processing at the Visa Application Centre.

Flight tickets from Kuwait City to London

The distance between Kuwait City and London is about 5,876 KM. So it’s pretty obvious you will need a comfortable and good service flight from Kuwait City to London. A direct flight from Kuwait City to London will take about 6 hours and 20 mins. However, in case of unavailability, there are connecting flights as well example Turkish Airlines will go first to Istanbul and then from Istanbul to London. The best airline and most frequent departures from Kuwait City to London Heathrow are from Kuwait Airways. There are roughly 19-20 weekly flights between Kuwait City and London. Nearly 68% of the flight’s departures are from Kuwait Airways then 29% from British Airways and then 3% from Jazeera Airways. In case you don’t want to travel to London Heathrow (LHR) there is a direct service from Jazeera Airways which directly goes from Kuwait City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). To check out the latest flight between Kuwait City and London you can search with our Partner Skyscanner below:

 

Top London hotels to stay in for Kuwaiti Tourists

Once you are done with the visa formalities and flight booking, you will need to sort out the hotel booking. London has the most beautiful and highest number of 5-star hotels in the world with 75 hotels in total. Surpassing Dubai which has 61 5-star hotels. The top 10 London hotels as per travel and leisure in 2022 are as follows:

S.No Hotel Name Score  
1 Shangri-La the Shard, London 97.86 Check Availability
2 The Goring, Belgravia 96.55 Check Availability
3 The Connaught, Westminster 95.79 Check Availability
4 The Lanesborough, Oetker Collection 95.50 Check Availability
5 Kimpton Fitzroy London 95.24 Check Availability
6 Claridge’s, Mayfair 94.60 Check Availability
7 The Savoy, Strand 93.63 Check Availability
8 Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park 92.95 Check Availability
9 Four Seasons Hotel London, Park Lane 92.50 Check Availability
10 Rosewood London 92.39 Check Availability

In case you are looking for other specific London hotels you can search and book below basis availability:

Best London tour packages for Kuwaiti tourists

Once you have reached London, there are many fantastic London tours you can book. We have listed our top-selling London tours below:

1. London Eye Ticket with Fast-Track Option

Fast track option for a perfect Lastminute London Eye experience! With fast-track entry for your standard flight in a shared pod, you get to skip the majority of the queue.

 
London Eye Pod from outside
London Eye Pod from outside

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2. Big Bus Hop On Hop Off London Tour

See the sights of London aboard an open-top, double-decker Big Bus as you admire 360-degree views of top attractions and listen to the captivating commentary.

big bus London hop on hop off tour of London
Big Bus London hop on hop off tour of London

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3. Warner Bros. Studio: The Making of Harry Potter with Luxury Round-Trip Transport from London

Step into the mystical world of Harry Potter™ with a behind-the-scenes visit to Warner Bros. Studio London. With luxury round-trip transport from London Victoria to the north London studios included, this 7-hour experience enables you to discover the magic of the Harry Potter films without any hassle.
warner bros studio the making of harry potter with luxury round trip in London
warner bros studio the making of harry potter with Luxury round trip in London

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In case you are unable to find the right tour package for yourself you can browse our tours section to see more existing London tour packages.

Akhil Gupta

Avid traveller, travel blogger, love exploring new cultures, food, people and adventures.

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