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United Arab Emirates Travel Tips and Information

United Arab Emirates Travel Tips and Information

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Official NameUnited Arab Emirates
Population9.2 million
CapitalAbu Dhabi
Country CodeAE
Country Code (international calls)971

The flight time to United Arab Emirates is approximately 13~16 hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of United Arab Emirates below. Wishing you pleasant travels to United Arab Emirates.

UAE consists of seven individual emirates and is located on the Arabian Peninsula. The confederation of UAE was established in 1971.

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Visa and Immigration Procedures to UAE

All passengers are required to have a passport valid for at least 6 months, a visa, and a return air ticket. EU nationals are usually provided with multiple-entry stamp valid for 90 days within a 6 month period. Citizens of Australia, Canada, and U.S. can stay in UAE without a visa for 30 days.

Things/Items Allowed into UAE

Passengers are allowed to freely import 400 individual cigarettes and cigars up to a value of AED 3,000, 2 kilograms of tobacco (except snuffing or chewing tobacco), perfumes or gifts for personal use, up to a value of AED 3,000, (in Abu Dhabi and Fujairah) 4 liters of any kind of alcohol, (non-muslim passengers only), (in Dubai) 24 cans of beer or 4 liters of any other kind of alcohol, medicines with a doctor's prescription for personal use.

Things/Items Forbidden out of UAE

・Live Animals ・Agricultural Seedlings

Things/Items Forbidden into UAE

・Narcotic Drugs ・Pornography ・Goods from Israel ・Electronic Cigarettes in checked baggage ・Fresh Food ・Live and Dead Birds ・Arms and Ammunition

Voice of Travelers to UAE

Jebel Hafeet

We bought air tickets from Dublin to Dubai with Emirates. The on-board experience was the best we've ever had. The vegetarian meals for my husband were so tasty. The ticket price is nothing compared to what we were offered during the flight. As we were both so excited to travel on THE BEST ROAD in the world, we went to Jebel Hafeet. On the way to the highest point, we unexpectedly saw resort hotels and summer villas. Although because of the weather the view from the top wasn't that great, we liked the trip. The next time we book a ticket to UAE, we want to explore the city areas.

First Time Buying Emirates Tickets

It was our first time using Emirates. We usually use LCC, so the ticket price was over our budget, but the flight wasn't stressful at all, so it was worth the price of the ticket. We went to Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower. We didn't know we could get tickets online, but we'll try to next time we go there. Sheikh Zayed Mosque was giant and beautiful. Gold, mosaic tiles, complicated glass works, and marble stones were used for decorations. Souq in Deira district is famous for gold sales, so we visited there. But of course, we couldn't afford it, so instead, we bought golden glittered shoes. On the returning flight, we were already planning our next trip to Dubai. We're already excited to book the tickets for next time!!!

UAE Travel FAQs

Q. What is United Arab Emirates climate like?

A. Booking an air ticket from September to May is recommended. The climate in UAE will be warm but not hot (around 24 degrees Celsius). Evenings may be cool, and it will not be too humid or dry. Air tickets at great prices are offered during the summer seasons, but booking a ticket from September to May is the best.

Q. Where to visit in the UAE?

A. For most people who book a ticket to the UAE, the most popular locations are the Dubai Fountain, Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall, and Burj Al Arab. For shopping, Gold Souk, Textile Souk, and Spice Souk are recommended. Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, Dubai Museum, and Jumeirah Mosque would be great destinations to learn about the history of Dubai and UAE. Major cities such as Abu Dhabi and Dubai offer a variety of activities for visitors of all ages.

Q. Is Dubai safe?

A. While there is increased security in the city, it highly depends on the area you are visiting. Before booking your air ticket it is best to refer to the website of the Government of UAE: http://www.mofa.gov.ae/EN/Pages/default.aspx or your country's embassy website for the latest travel news.

UAE - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toDubai International Airport・Singapore Changi Airport ・Tokyo International Airport ・Incheon International Airport ・Hong Kong International Airport ・Zurich Airport ・Heathrow Airport ・Frankfurt Airport ・Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Airports handling direct flights toAbu Dhabi International Airport・Singapore Changi Airport ・Incheon International Airport ・Munich Airport ・Hong Kong International Airport ・Zurich Airport ・Heathrow Airport ・Frankfurt Airport ・Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Flight Routes to UAE

Dubai International Airport is the main airport in UAE. Direct flights to Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, Zurich, London, Frankfurt, and Amsterdam are available with Emirates, Korean Air, Cathay Pacific, KLM, and Lufthansa.