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

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Arrival visa from airport

I am an Indian with Kuwaiti residence. If I travel by Emirates with my family (wife + two kids) can I get a stop over in Dubai for 3 days without any difficulty (is it easy to obtain a visa to exit ...
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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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Will a UAE stamp in my passport cause problems entering Israel?

I will be traveling to Israel soon and am concerned because some colleagues have suggested that the visa stamps in my passport from the United Arab Emirates (eg Dubai) might cause me difficulties on ...
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Where can I purchase UAE Dirham with good deal in Dubai?

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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One full day in Dubai, leaving the next day

I will have one full day in Dubai in July arriving early morning. Is there a half day or full day desert and surrounds day trip that is available?
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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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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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Traveling on two separately booked tickets to Dubai [duplicate]

Has anyone ever tried to check out their luggage in Dubai when you have two separate international booking? For example, if the first leg of the journey in Airlines A ends in Dubai and then I have ...
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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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UAE Tourist Visa Information [duplicate]

I have arranged a tourist visa of U.A.E. with 60 days validity and I can stay there up to 39 days as stated by the visa agent. I should leave at the 40th day. Is it true if yes then how can i confirm ...
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I want to know about Transit visa for Dubai [on hold]

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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Electronic visa having Old Passport number

I have Dubai work permit mailed to me by my employer. It contains my old passport number which has ECR stamp. I then got a new passport issued without ECR stamping, but with different passport number. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Tripod in Carry-on Luggage

Many years ago someone told me about travel with a Camera Tripod is not allowed. I have a trip to Europe from Australia, and I have a 10 hour layover in Dubai. I would like take photos at night in ...
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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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Enter Dubai first on a tourist visa and next on a transit visa within 30 days?

I hold an Indian passport. I have an upcoming trip spanning 38 days with the following itinerary on an Emirates ticket: US -> Dubai -> US Now, after staying in Dubai for 3 weeks, I'm planning to ...
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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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Internet access at Dubai airport?

I'll soon be transiting twice through Dubai Airport Terminal 3 and would like to make a quick Skype video call back home while there. What are my options, free or paid? I'm open to wifi, Internet ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Travelling from India to canada via Dubai and London. Do I need a transit visa

I am travelling to Calgary from Delhi. I have an Air India flight from Delhi to Dubai then British Airways flight from Dubai to London and Air Canada flight from London to Calgary. My query is "Do I ...
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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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Are laws about sex outside marriage less rigorously enforced in Dubai for people on layovers?

Last night, I read on the news that Qantas was switching its main hub from Singapore to Dubai. Smart Traveller notes about the United Arab Emirates: Homosexual acts and sex outside of marriage: ...
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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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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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Do I need a transit visa in Dubai?

I'm travelling from Madrid to Brisbane, but I have a 9 hours layover at Dubai Airport. I do not plan to leave the airport, and the connection is with the same airline (Emirates). I'm from El Salvador. ...
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Can I enter Romania from Dubai with a Schengen visa?

Would I be able to enter Romania on a Schengen visa if I'm staying less than 5 days? Basically I would be doing Dubai-Romania-Dubai.
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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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Dubai (UAE) visa requirements when staying in the airport for a French citizen?

I have read that, at the time of writing (2013), UAE visas are: 96-Hour : Valid for passengers in transit Tourist : Maximum 30 days Visit : Maximum 90 days But I am only connecting flights, so I ...
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Safe to use binoculars in Dubai?

According to https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/united-arab-emirates/local-laws-and-customs , "Equipment like ... binoculars, may require a licence for use in the UAE." Could I get in trouble ...
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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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Forgot baggage at Dubai. How to get it to Los Angeles?

Last week, I travelled via Dubai to Los Angeles. During the security checking at Dubai Airport, I was asked to remove my laptop from my bag and after that I forgot to to take it back. i realised that ...
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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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Requirement for applying a Schengen Visa if I'm on my husband's visa in Dubai

I'm on my husband's visa in Dubai, and my husband and I are planning to get a Schengen Visa... Are there any additional requirements if I'm under my husband's visa? Though I'm on my husband's visa, ...
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Dubai Evisa on old passport and passport renewed [duplicate]

I have a Dubai Employment visa on my old passport number which has a ECR stamp on it. I was not allowed to board the flight due to that. I have my new renewed passport with ECNR and old passport ...