Monday, September 21, 2020

‘Wejhaty’ – Your Travel Intelligence App

Preparing to travel?… Ticked your to-do list?… Completed all the necessary forms and paper work related to your travel?.. With the all-newly enhanced version of the mobile application ‘Wejhaty’, we packed it all together for you in one single app –developed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Information & eGovernment Authority.

The updated app, launched in Arabic & English, includes multiple services to users preparing to travel such as Visa Requirements which provides each country’s website while explaining visa terms and ability to directly apply online. Furthermore, the app encompasses addresses, phone numbers and emails of Bahraini embassies, diplomatic missions abroad as well as accredited foreign missions with their working hours and locations through Google Map. The service Register your Trip facilitates communication between Bahraini citizens and students with Bahrain’s diplomatic missions abroad. Users also have the option to update or modify flight data, receive alerts in case of emergencies about the countries they are visiting as well as coordinate their return to the country. The service enables users to send requests for help at any time –either through direct contact, email or Twitter.

Wejhaty  app can be benefited from through the variety of useful links covering Renewal of Passport, Travel Ban services, Travel Insurance, Flight Information – based on user’s type of passport. In addition to the Important Notifications service whereby users are notified of urgent situations by receiving instant notifications or announcements issued from the ministry via the fully-equipped app.

With still heaps of services to list, the app embraces the Travel Insurance service that is linked to insurance companies. The newly added features also include accessibility to general information on the Kingdom, designed to benefit and guide tourists to explore Bahrain’s key landmarks by offering direct links to the Tour Guide app (by the Bahrain Authority for Culture & Antiques) as well as direct eVisa links to enter Bahrain.

The public can register their travel plans on Wejhaty through the national eGovernment portal bahrain.bh or by downloading Wejhaty app via the App Store, Play Store or Bahrain eGovernment Apps Store bahrain.bh/apps to view the range of delivered services.

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