Entry Visa Requirements: A tourist or transit visa is required by all visitors entering the United Arab Emirates with the exception of citizens of the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, USA, Finland, Monaco, Vatican City, Iceland, San Marino, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Korea and GCC Countries. Above listing is subject to change without notice as per U.A.E regulation.
We strongly advise against travelling without an entry visa for nationalities not mentioned above. Issuing of visas are entirely at the discretion of Dubai Immigration.
Visa charges are presently AED 300 per person (subject to change without prior notice).
Passport Validity, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from date of travel.
Dubai City of Gold
Dubai is the second largest member of the seven United Arab Emirates. Dubai has an estimated population of 2 million and home to a wide diversity of nationalities. Although the official language is Arabic, English is widely spoken.
Location and Climate
The UAE lies at the north-eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula. The climate is sub-tropical with year round sunny blue skies and high temperature throughout the year. Rainfall is minimal.
The monetary unit is the AED Dirham, which is divided into 100 fills, and on parity with the USD - 1 USD = 3.67 AED Dirham.
Outdoor Activities / Excursions
Exciting Aquaventure at nearby Atlantis The Palm, five PGA standard 18 hole golf courses nearby, Indoor Ski at nearby Emirates Mall, Kart-Autodrome, Horse riding, Dune Desert Safaris and a host of sightseeing tours. (These activities may be arranged by the hotel.)
Dress code and Behavior Etiquette
Dubai is undoubtedly a tolerant and cosmopolitan city, however, all visiting guests should be aware of the importance of the Emirates cultural sensitivity, while on excursions or touring shopping malls, proper dress code and behavior be in respect of local culture.
Dubai has now joined the growing number of international cities in promoting a smoke-free environment. New regulations from the Dubai Government prohibit smoking in all indoor areas, including bars, restaurants and lounges.
The power supply in Dubai operates at 220 volts; adaptors are available - converters are not.
Dubai standard time is four hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Team (GMT 4).
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