Emirates has re-launched its Dubai Connect offer to give travelers transiting through the emirate a complimentary hotel stay. The offer is available to customers in all classes whose connection time is between ten and 24 hours.

Dubai is still open to travelers, including its beaches, heritage attractions and hospitality and leisure facilities. The first Middle Eastern city to make the Unesco list of creative cities of design, it is shared by cultures from all corners of the world. This diversity expresses itself in the culinary landscape, fashion, music and performance.

The Dubai skyline as seen from the Burj Khalifa
Dubai is still open to travelers © GMDUB/Shutterstock

Those who avail of the Emirates Dubai Connect scheme can spend their free hours choosing from the myriad experiences, ranging from eating like a Bedouin, lounging on the beach, shopping for local art or, if time permits, riding a camel in the desert. Most of the nightlife centres on the hotels, but there is also community theatre, live-music venues and the world-class Dubai Opera.

Qualifying passengers for Emirates' scheme will receive a complimentary night’s stay in a four- or five-star hotel, ground transfers to and from the airport, meals at the hotel as well as UAE visa on arrival, where required. The service aims to provide travelers with a long layover, a more convenient travel journey. In addition, those who are unable to leave the airport will be given access to the Emirates Dubai Connect airport lounge to unwind and relax.

Customers with new or existing bookings, travelling from 1 December 2020 are eligible for the offer. Terms and conditions apply, for more information visit: Dubai Connect.

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