Summer specials for Emirates passengers in Dubai
Make Dubai your great summer getaway with My Emirates Pass, a range of exclusive offers accessible with your boarding pass.
Fly Emirates to Dubai between 1 June and 31 August 2016, and simply make sure you carry your boarding pass and a valid ID at all times.
You will instantly gain access to a world of incredible deals for amazing experiences, including gourmet dining experiences, stunning leisure activities, helicopter tours, desert safaris and golf course packages.
Book your trip to Dubai now. Remember, you will need to make a booking in advance, and quote this offer when you book.
Flight to Dubai
Convenience, speed, and new, modern facilities are just some of the advantages offered at Dubai International airport and Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central. With over 7,000 weekly flights operated by 125 airlines from 260 destinations on every continent (except Antarctica), you have a wide range of options to choose from when flying to Dubai. It’s easy to find a carrier to fit any budget or itinerary.
The official airline of Dubai, Emirates is an award-winning airline with an extensive, modern fleet offering daily non-stop flights from 140 destinations to Dubai. Visit emirates.com to learn more and to book a flight.
Looking for low-cost, flexible fares and a great flying experience? Check out flydubai.com. Flydubai flies to and from more than 80 destinations with new ones added all the time.
Download Dubai Airports App
The official Dubai Airports passenger application offers all the information you need to get around – and get the most out of – both Dubai International (DXB) and Al Maktoum (DWC) airports. get the Dubai Airports app on arrival to help you fly through the airport.
Road Trip in Dubai
Planning a road trip? Whether travelling by car or bus, a modern network of first-class roads and highways links the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates. Driving to Dubai from neighbouring countries is easy and a great way to explore the country. An Emirate Route Number designates highways and main roads in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. In the UAE, cars drive on the right side. Speed limits are clearly displayed and are usually 60-80km/h (37-50mph) around town, and 100-120km/h (60-75mph) on highways.
If you have a valid GCC licence or international driver’s licence, you can drive in Dubai using that licence. If your licence is issued in one of the following countries — Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States — you can get a temporary driving permit with your national licence.
Licence holders of the following countries require translations or consulate letters:
- Canada: A letter from the Canadian Consulate in Dubai to verify that the licence is genuine is required, before transferring your licence.
- Greece, Canada, Turkey, Japan, and South Korea licence holders require a translation of their driving licence from their respective consulates.
Fees & documents required:
- Passport for residents (original & copy)
- Current driving licence (original & copy)
- Translation of driving licence (for some countries)
- Consulate letter (for Canadians)
- 1 passport photo
- Eye test certificate and AED100 for transfer fee
- A copy of your visit visa
Please visit www.rta.ae for the most current information regarding fees and documents.
- Drivers must be over 18 years old.
- Third-party insurance is compulsory.
- Seat belts are compulsory, and it’s illegal to use handheld mobile phones while driving.
- Dubai enforces a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to drinking and driving.
- Salik is a toll system without toll collectors or gates allowing traffic to move freely. Motorists pay in advance to enter a Salik zone (rental cars are pre-fitted with Salik) and each time a vehicle passes through, the toll is deducted. Check salik.gov.ae for locations.
- Emergency breakdown service: Arabian Automobile Association. For more information, visit www.aaauae.com or call +971 4 266 99 89
Coach services between Oman, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria are another convenient and affordable way to travel to Dubai. There are also minibus services to the main cities of the UAE. Approximate driving times to Dubai from Al-Ain: 1 hour 15 minutes; from Abu Dhabi: 1 hour 30 minutes; from Muscat: 5 hours.
Cruise to Dubai
Dubai is a fantastic port for getting to know the region. Travel to Dubai on one of the many world-class cruise ships that berth at our new, ultra-modern cruise terminal at Port Rashid. Hundreds of ships arrive annually from destinations around the world. Just some of the major cities with cruise line services to Dubai are Singapore, Sydney, Athens, Dover, Venice, Cape Town, Civitavecchia, Piraeus, Alexandria, Istanbul, New York, Southampton, Barcelona, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Monte Carlo, and Mombasa.
Cruise lines offering regular services include AIDA, Royal Caribbean International, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, MSC Cruises, TUI Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, Silversea Cruises, Seabourn, andPrincess Cruises. With a minimum of bureaucracy, easy immigration, clearing of passengers by manifests and professional ground handling with excellent tourist support infrastructure, your entry to Dubai is friendly and convenient. Whether you’re arriving in Dubai or departing from it, you can travel on one of these cruise ships for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
For schedules and more information, go to Dubai Cruise Terminal.