One of 7 emirates of the United Arab Emirates; it is also the name of the capital city of Dubai.

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If a Dubai hotel sponsors my visa am I required to stay there?

My colleagues and I will be going to Dubai next week and our visas are currently in process by the hotel where we are booked at. Recently there has been a change of plans that may require a change in ...
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Travelling to Kiruna, Sweden from Dubai, clothing during extreme cold climate

We stay in Dubai. Four of us are planning to travel to north Sweden this February end to see the northern lights. We would be facing a temperature of -25 to -30 degree Celsius. We are worried on where ...
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Flying via Dubai with antidepressants, what do I need?

I am flying from US through Dubai and then flying back via dubai and staying over in Dubai for a week-end for fun. I take prescription anti depressants (Buproprion) and also anti-anxiety meds for ...
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Is it safe to travel to Dubai if you're an atheist?

Same question for other Muslim places in the world that are worth visiting. Of course, this doesn't imply the intention of spreading atheistic and anti-theistic views in that country. Nothing like ...
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Passport will expire in 4 months. Will UAE grant a visa?

I am planning to visit Dubai at the end of December 2015. I am an Indian citizen and my passport expires at the end of April 2016. I applied for a visa, will it be granted ?
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Travel to Dubai

I am a US citizen traveling to India in Jan 2016 to meet relatives and friends. From India I am planing to go to Dubai for a couple of days via private tour. Do I need to get Dubai visa in advance ? ...
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How to add a return sector to an already booked ticket with Wizz Air?

How to add a return sector to an already booked ticket with Wizz Air? I booked just one way and if I buy a separate ticket for return there is a huge price difference.
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How long of a layover do I need to visit the Burj Khalifa?

If I have a connecting flight through Dubai and I am interested in going up the Burj Khalifa, how long do I need between arrival and departure to make sure that I can visit it without too much stress? ...
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Short term visit visa for UAE: after which date should I leave?

I am traveling to Dubai on 18th December, I have taken a 30 days short term visa. I have booked the return ticket on 16th Jan 2016, 22:55 hrs. Will there be any problem as my stay is exactly 30 days ...
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Can an Indian citizen visit Dubai on a layover?

I am an Indian citizen and am travelling from New York to India via Emirates Airlines. There is a 7-hour layover at Dubai international Airport (DXB). I want to visit Dubai for a couple of hours. Do I ...
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Can I get tourist visa on arrival at dubai air port?

I Pakistani from Saudi Arabia, I want to visit Dubai for 2 days. S I get air ticket from Saudi Arbia to Dubai. Can I get visa on arrival in Dubai or Sharja airport to stay there for 2 days?
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Do Italian citizens need a visa to enter Dubai?

I'll travel for holidays from Doha to Dubai with an Italian passport. My Qatar visa allows me multiple entries. Do I need a visa to enter Dubai ?
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Which Visa for Indian citizen in US travelling to Dubai en-route to India?

I am an Indian citizen living in the US. I am travelling to India this November to India. I am going to stop in Dubai for visiting my friend. I am confused regarding which visa to take as I would also ...
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Travel with new passport and missing visa

I am working in Dubai. I came to india to visiting my family. Incidentally, my passport washed in washing the machine along with my dress and the visa page also washed away. So now, can I travel to ...
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Does the Yagmur Continental hotel in Dubai really exist?

I've received this link about the hotel: http://yagmurcontinental.besaba.com/Home/ but I have two questions: Why is its address "PO Box"? What about its real address? Why is it not in sites such as ...
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DXB airport transfer between terminals [duplicate]

I'm arriving in Dubai at terminal 2 with fly Dubai and my flight with emirates leaves from terminal 3. As they are seperate bookings, I realise I have to collect my luggage and clear customs and ...
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Where can I purchase UAE Dirham with good deal in Dubai? [duplicate]

Although Travelex and other foreign exchanges are located in Dubai airport, the exchange rate and fee is quite high. Where can I purchase UAE Dirham in Dubai with good deal?
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Locations for usable free WiFi in Dubai City Centre?

Do shopping centres or other similar locations in Dubai have free WiFi? I'll be traveling there with friends and want to be able to report in that we're alive after the hike.
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Food souvenir purchasable in dubai

Since I have half day stopover in Dubai, I want to go out of the airport and buy some food souvenir for my family. Date is common Arabic sweet but I am not interested in, similarly I don’t interested ...
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Dubai Transit Twice - Visas

We are transiting thru Dubai twice, going & coming, 7 weeks apart, both times we arrive on one airline & leave on another, there is no baggage transfer agreement & I'm want to avoid paying ...
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Do Emirates provides extra services when you have long layover in Dubai airport?

I will take Emirates flights (Economic class) on 20th AUG and have 10 hours layover in Dubai airport. Tripadvisors reviews mentions that Emirates will provide some McDonald coupons if you have long ...
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Collecting baggage in different countries through different airlines [duplicate]

Long story short..I am flying from New York to Dubai with Delta and Dubai to Mumbai with Air India. How do I obtain my baggage and recheck the baggage with Air India without having to go through ...
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I want to know about Transit visa for Dubai [closed]

i am travelling to Dubai for a week and i have my tourist visa which i got as i had applied with my dad's visa. I can't get my visa coz i am under 25. but from Dubai i will be travelling to Iran for ...
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In Dubai, Can the hotel seize your passport and documents for being unable to pay your bill fully?

In Dubai, Can the hotel seize your passport and documents for being unable to pay your bill fully? I have a friend currently in dubai and ran out of money and the hotel seized her passport and other ...
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Transit Visa at Dubai [duplicate]

I am an indian citizen. I will go to Bloemfontein, South Africa for postdoctoral research at the end of August. I have to stop at Dubai International airport for 4.35 hours for my next connecting ...
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Dubai Transit 96 hr Visa on arrival possibility for Indian citizens [duplicate]

I am travelling from Germany to Chennai India by Emirates, My transit time at Dubai airport is more than 8 hrs. I am holding Indian passport and German Residence permit. Is it possible for me to get ...
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Dubai airport: what currency do taxi drivers accept going from T3 to T2

From Birmingham (UK) to Dubai terminal 3 From Dubai to Ahwaz(Iran) terminal 2
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Whats the best way to spend 15 hrs at Dubai Airport? [closed]

I have a 15 hour layover in Dubai. (12 Noon to 3 AM). What is the best way to spend the time at Dubai International Airport? Also, Please provide details such as where to keep the baggage and where ...
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Will I be allowed to enter Dubai with 7 days left on my visa?

I have a 60-day tourist visa which expires on 9 July, 2015. I want to travel there on the 4th of July. Will I be allowed to enter and how many days can I spend there?
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Is transit visa required for 8 hours layover in Dubai? [duplicate]

I am travelling from Doha to India via Dubai on Emirates flight. I have 7.45 hours layover at Dubai. Do I need a transit visa if I don't want to go out of airport terminal?
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Riding an Abra at Night (Dubai)

Abras are small Arabic fishing boats and I am informed that Dubai has a cottage industry of using these boats to transport visitors across the Dubai Creek. Is it reasonable to expect one or more boat ...
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Things to do in 12 hour Night layover in Dubai? [duplicate]

I am looking for things to do in Dubai at night. I will be travelling in mid-June and will be arriving at 12.30 am. My connecting flight is at 1 pm next afternoon. I have glanced through the criteria ...
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Transit visa for Dubai

My flight will arrive at DXB (Dubai) from Djibouti and I have a connection flight the same day from DWC (Al Maktoum) to KUL (Kuala Lumpur). I'm a Yemeni national and require visa to enter the UAE. ...
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Need to get out of the airport during a 4 hour layover in Dubai?

I'm travelling from Lahore to Paris with a 4 hour layover in Dubai through Emirates airlines in June. I wanted to see my dad in Dubai so I wanted to know if i could get out from the airport? I hold a ...
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Traveling via Dubai without Visa [duplicate]

I want to go to Tehran from New York. I have separate ticket. New York to Dubai and Dubai to Tehran. Both from Emirates with 23 hours distance. I have an Iranian passport I don't have any luggage. ...
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Long-term visit visa for UAE: after which date should I leave?

I applied for a 90-day visa and got a long-term visit, single-entry tourist visa. The date given is 09-March-2015, and it's valid until 07-May-2015. My agent says the 7th is the latest date I can ...
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Does my Emirates flight from London to Dubai fly over Syria?

I wonder if anyone can help me. I am a very nervous flyer at the best of times, but I booked a week in Dubai not really thinking of the flight route. I am flying with Emirates and I am concerned that ...
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Vacation in Dubai, then Seychelles, returning through Dubai. Will I need more than 1 visa (to Dubai)?

As a South-African citizen, I have received a valid 30-day tourist visa for Dubai, UAE. At the end of my vacation, I will be traveling on to the Seychelles for a few days, before returning home. My ...
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Does my wife need a visa for Dubai for a stop of 1.5 hours? [duplicate]

My wife has a Thai passport and we are planning to fly to Madrid. The flight will stop at Dubai for 1.5 hours. Does she need to have any type of visa?
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What do I need to know about traveling to Dubai during Ramadan?

I bought tickets to Dubai for the summer for a small vacation (first week of July). Unfortunately, I did not realize it was during Ramadan. I have been told by a few acquaintances that the laws in ...
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“Valid until” date for Dubai visa

I hope someone can help me. I am travelling to Dubai on 21st April 2015 and returning back to SA on 21st May 2015. I have received a Visa for 30 days. I am just a bit confused about the "Valid ...
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Can i go to Terminal 2 from terminal 1 in dubai international airport

I am landing in Terminal 1 of dubai international airport. I want to take a bus from terminal 2 to go to Abu dhabi. Is it possible to go to terminal 2.
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Passport validity requirements for transit stop-overs in Doha and Dubai

I'm flying with Qatar airways in June from Australia to the UK, with a stopover in Doha. On the way home I'll be travelling from Germany to Australia with Qantas, stopping in Dubai. On the way there ...
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Transiting through Dubai, from Terminal 3 to 2

I am arriving into Terminal 3 transiting out of Terminal 2, 5.5 hours later. Is it possible to book time in the Marhaba Lounge in Terminal 3, then move to Terminal 2 for my flight? Or cant you ...
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Is Dubai visa required to get luggage for an Egyptian citizen?

I am Egyptian living in Cairo and I am planning my honeymoon in the Philippines. I booked 2 different flights that are not connected. One flight will be Cairo to Dubai on Qatar airways then the next ...
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Is 1.5 hours of a layover time in Dubai practical?

I plan to fly from Bangalore (India) to Dubai and then to San Francisco, all on the Emirates Airline. I have an option of a 1.5 hour layover in Dubai. I'm wondering if this is sufficient time to ...
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Indian seeking to visit Dubai and then Muscat… How to do it?

I wish to travel to Dubai and stay in Dubai for about two day and then travel to Muscat for may be another 3 days or so and then travel back to India ? I have a visa to Dubai and a relative will get ...
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Are there any hostels in Dubai?

I'm searching for hostels in Dubai. And I only can find one hostel: “EasyFlat 12 Dubai Hostel“. Are there any other hostels in Dubai? I will travel solo so I don't want to stay in a hotel.
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Dubai immigration problem [closed]

My brother has a bank debit problem in Dubai and he came back India 2010 his name is Vinod Sharma s/o. Ravinder Sharma. i hope his name is in Uae airport immigration.if I go Dubai? my name is Ragav ...
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Madurai to Germany via Dubai - SpiceJet

I am an Indian citizen with a German residency permit. I am travelling from Germany to Dubai by Pegasus Airlines and then from Dubai to Madurai by SpiceJet separately, in both directions. I need to ...