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The easiest way is indeed a taxi, and yes, that price sounds about right, although it's a regular metered fare so the exact cost will vary. Not every taxi will be willing to up and off to Abu Dhabi on a lark though, but the airport taxi stand can sort one out if you ask, or you can call and book a cab. As for safe, well... most UAE cabbies drive fairly ...


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Taxis are that cheap in Dubai, and in general the public transport system is one of the best in the middle east. Your options for Dubai - Abu Dhabi: Public Transport (routes, timetables, etc. available at this website). The first bus to Abu Dhabi leaves at 5 AM and the journey takes about 90 minutes given the traffic conditions. Careem - this comes to ...


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Well. That was fairly painless. ONTC does not provide a service between Abu Dhabi and Muscat. From Dubai to Muscat, busses leave at 7:30, 15:30 and 23:00, arriving at, respectively, 13:40, 21:35 and 5:00 (the next day). The price is quoted at 5.500, which probably means 5.5, which is about 11 euros, one way. I got this from the horse's mouth, ONTC ...


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This link has options available from sleeping on the floor in T3 (probably not what you'd consider quality sleep) to lounges to conventional hotels. Airport Hotels Abu Dhabi Airport Hotel - Location: inside the airport - Terminal 1 Transit Hall, on the right side just after the Departure Immigration Hall. Day rooms are offered from 6am - 6pm. ...


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If you can purchase all three flights as one ticket, your luggage will definitely be checked all the way to Auckland, and you will most probably get all your boarding passes at JNB. If you don't, you can pick them up at transfer desks along the way in Abu Dhabi or Sydney; you will definitely not need to go through Immigration or Customs at any point along ...


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On the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in London site, I found the following: UK Citizens - Visit Visa Citizens of the UK (with right of abode in the UK) will be granted a free of charge visit visa on arrival in the UAE. No application in advance of travel is necessary. Please note that your passport will be stamped for 30 days upon arrival. If ...


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The only real problem is if you are creating a ruckus or some other disturbance and the hotel has to call in the local authorities. Otherwise, as long as you keep your PDA in check, you will have no problems in Dubai. Keep in mind that some hotels are more tolerant than others to unmarried couples.


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You should not have a problem, but you should make absolutely sure you carry proof of your further travel with you. Your visa is free - but you still have to abide by the normal rules for visa on arrival which is three months validity on your passport; however as you are traveling onward this may be waived as you would probably be considered a transit ...


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Yes it will, because your flight (although a code share) is flown by one carrier Etihad - I am also willing to bet it has a 4 digit flight number. Once you arrive in Abu Dhabi you will spend time at the transit lounge and board your next flight. At check-in, you will definitely be given two boarding passes Johannesburg - Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi - Sydney; and ...


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You need transit visa only if you want to go out from the airport to the city. If you stay in airport, you will be in a transit zone without passing the boarder. In this case you no need to have transit visa. However, for 14 hours you may see a lot of interesting things in a city. More information about visas you may find there: ...



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