United Arab Emirates
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If everything is on schedule, I have 1 hour and 15 minutes between fights. I arrive in terminal 1 and depart from terminal 3. Is it reasonable to assume I am going to have enough time to take advantage of the free shower facilities? Any advice to optimize or not lose any time looking for terminal 3/the showers? I'm talking in and out in 5 minutes.
I was really excited to hear that there are showers there. I have 20 hours of travel time this saturday (Cairo-Abu Dhabi-Toronto) and it would be awesome to feel clean when I arrive home.
I am heading over to Europe in mid August and have to fly through Dubai. Having never been I have decided to spend a quick 2 days to see the sights.
I am just wondering if there are any backpackers accommodation in Dubai or is it more of a hotel focus? I am having trouble finding dormitories or equally cheap beds.
I am hoping to keep it fairly cheap, so any suggestions would be greatly welcomed.
Thanks in advance.
We´re going to UAE for 2 weekes in november and will book accommodation in Dubai and at Qsar al Arab in advance. We´ll hire a car and travel around, so I wonder if we have to prebook other accommodation or if it is easy to find a place to stay without prebooking other places in UAE ?
I'm going to stay in Dubai this summer and I wanted to know where is the best place to go for activities such as jet skiing, quad biking in the desert , etc .
I'm not sure if the hotel I'm staying in should help with such things or if its something I got to do on my own.
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I'm traveling to Asia via Dubai, and have a 15hr layover, not nice. I was wondering if its at all possible to obtain a short stay visa upon arrival so I can check in to a hotel and get some sleep.
At the end of my trip I will be traveling back home again from Asia via Dubai, I assume I'll need to apply again for a 96hr visa due to another long layover that I'd rather spend sleeping in a hotel close to airport.
Must this type of visa be done prior to departure or can I just do it upon arriving in Dubai? If so, is the an info desk in arrivals for visa enquiries, etc?
Anyone, please advise if you know the correct procedure.
I wondered if anyone has stayed in an apartment or villa in Dubai and could give a suggestion as to a good one. My sisters and I are planning on taking our parents to Dubai for a long weekend in November for their 60th birthdays and would like to stay in 1 or 2 apartments or a villa. There will be 7 adults in total (3 couples).
We have all been to Dubai before (my parents lived there for a couple of years) but haven't been back for a few years and I know how quickly that Emirate changes! I thought Jumeriah Beach would be a good location - would this still be suitable? My parents have quite a high standard of living so I would want somewhere that is clean and isn't surrounded by construction work (is that possible?), however my sisters and I would like to keep the cost under control. Any advice as to a good location or website that can be trusted would be gratefully received.... more »
Hello all,I will be in Iran in October and want to fly to Kathmandu from Shiraz with transit in Sharjah.
I am Canadian and was wandering what are the visa/transit rules ?
Am I allow in or just in Transit,can I get out to an hotel for overnight,ect...
Will be flying with Air Arabia
I will be in Dubai in July and would like to have a side trip to Iran.
Any idea about affordable flights from Dubai to either Tehran or Shiraz?
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Hello again, Guys!!
I have one flight to Singapore and Myanmar next August and I have one doubt. I'll have two days of stopover with Emirates in Dubai and I was thinking if it was possible to visit Abu Dhabi in one day and Dubai in another. I've heard about traffic in Dubai-Abu Dhabi. I don't need to know all the attractions, just take some photos and hang around the cities. What do you think? Better stay two days in Dubai or spend one day in each one. Maybe in the future I'll have another opportunity to visit Dubai again. And it's better arrive in Dubai and go straight ahead to Abu Dhabi and do Dubai in the end? Seeing that my flight is arriving and departing from Dubai and Emirates have one free shuttle.
We (young couple 27/30) will have a day stopover in Abu dhabi (from 6 am to 9pm) and want to do a tour through the desert (sand, jeep and possible camels is what we are looking for)... anybody got any budget ideas?
Im looking to get to AD from Dubai at about 11am.
I have been looking online for bus companies, and times, but I cannot
seem to find anything. Has anyone got any advice on this please.
We are travelling to Egypt via Dubai mid May. We are flying Cathay Pacific and arrive in terminal 1 at 0600 with an Emirates flight to Cairo leaving from terminal 3 at 0850.
Do you think we have enough time to collect baggage, clear customs etc and make our way to check in with Emirates?
I have read about an meet and greet service called Marhaba which assists you and fast tracks you through the process, at a cost of course. Has anyone used this service or do you think it is unnecessary?
Hi,am going to Dubai over new years for a week. Looking for sun, relaxing, nice hotel...with a budget of around 130pounds per night. Does anyone have recommendations? Have heard mixed reviews of Deira....we are a young married couple...30yrs old! Unsure of what area to be looking in! Thanks for any help,advice.
I'll visit Dubai in october and intend to spend a night in the desert.
I've already gotten some information about travel agencies that offer this service, but i would like to have the opinion from people who had this experience...could you help me? Tell me your fellings about it, and, if possible, the agency you have hired.
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