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Facilities and Services Offered at Muscat International Airport - Conveniences that Make Travelling a Pleasure

Muscat International Airport is Oman's main international airport. It is conveniently located within the Muscat metropolitan area giving travellers ease of transferring to the capital city of Muscat. Sprawling across 5,250 acres of land, this airport, which was formerly known as Seeb International Airport, offers a range of facilities and services to travellers.


Currency exchange

Needless to say, the first thing that majority travellers wish to do when visiting a foreign country is to exchange currency. At the Muscat International Airport, this activity has been made easier and simpler. There are many automated teller machines (ATMs) scattered all across the airport so you would be able to easily withdraw cash in different currencies upon arrival or even before departure. In addition, the airport also includes foreign exchange bureaus throughout the terminals. These are open 24 hours a day for the convenience of travellers.


Transport services

Transport services are very easy to obtain at the Muscat International Airport. There are many car rental companies operating at the airport so booking a vehicle would in no way be a hassle. Alternatively, you can request your hotel to make transport arrangements when you make bookings. Hotels such as Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara offer its guests who visit from various parts of the world Salalah hotel packages that often include transport services.


Internet and phones

A visitor to Oman will have no trouble connecting with family at the Muscat International Airport. Public payphones are very easy to locate within the premises and free Wi-Fi is also available to all. In this day and age when connectivity is of paramount importance, you can rest assured knowing that your information and connectivity needs will be well taken care of here.


Airport lounges

Although travelling is generally quite a pleasant exercise, it can get rather cumbersome at times. Many would gladly welcome an opportunity to indulge in blissful rest before and between the long hours spent in an aircraft. When you visit the Muscat International Airport, you will be able to enjoy luxurious rest at the lounges offered.

The Oman Air Premium Class Lounge is reserved for the passengers of Oman Air. You will be allowed to enjoy the facilities of this exclusive lounge if you have first class or business class tickets. In the first class lounge, you will find a personal chef ready to prepare your favourite meals and a limousine ready to take you from the lounge to the aircraft. The business class lounge also features a range of facilities including shower rooms, a business centre as well as a children's play area.

Plaza Platinum Lounge is another type of lounge that is available at the airport offering playrooms for children, showering facilities as well as refreshments. These services are not exclusive and can be obtained at a price. If you have long hours to spend in transit, the lounge areas would be ideal places to rest and even nap before your journey starts again.


Travel agencies

If you wish to enjoy the best that the land of Oman offers, you can obtain the assistance from the friendly travel and tour companies at the airport. You can let them know your preferences and the duration of your stay to get their help in creating a tour that covers all the activities and indulgences that are dearest to your heart.


Baggage wrapping service

This is an invaluable service that gives you great peace of mind. Especially if you are carrying valuable contents in your baggage, you can obtain this service and fly with confidence knowing that your baggage will be protected throughout your journey. Contrary to what many think, baggage wrapping takes only minutes, so even if you are in a hurry, you can still make use of this service.