Are credit cards widely accepted and safe to use locally? Are ATMs common and do you recommend using them? Are they safe to use?

Credit cards are widely accepted, widely used and extremely safe. ATMs are easy to find and safe to use. - May 2017


Yes, yes, yes. I use credit cards for everything here. There are a few hole-in-the-wall restaurants that will only take cash, but that's extremely rare. ATMs are safe to use. - May 2017


ATMs everywhere. - May 2015


Fine to use and available everywhere. Only problem with credit cards is that you need a Qatari credit card for many online or quick-machine services, like Ooredoo (phone/cable company), so you'll have to go in person to do a lot of that stuff, which is a huge hassle and massively time-consuming. - Feb 2015


Easy to use ATMs. - Apr 2012


ATMs are everywhere, and credit cards can be used in most big stores. - Mar 2012


No issues with ATMs - Mar 2012


Very safe. No problems at all. - Jan 2012


Very safe and accessible. - Jun 2011


No problems using credit cards or ATMs. - Oct 2010


You will need to use your credit card, as everything is so expensive in Doha. You will fast run out of cash. - Dec 2009


Perfectly safe. Have fun. - Sep 2008


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