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I found the Deira Spice Souk very interesting. It's an easy metro ride from the airport. I considered picking up some gifts there for family, but ended up not doing so. If you have cooks in your family they might appreciate some of the unique spices offered here.


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Staying Airside? Don't Need a Transit Visa You don't need a transit visa for UAE, as long as you stay inside the terminal building airside, and for up to 24 hours: TWOV (Transit Without Visa): Holders of confirmed onward tickets for a max. transit time of 24 hours. You'll need a visa if you wish to leave the terminal building and effectively ...


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Nationals of Pakistan are not eligible for a UAE tourist visa on arrival. You will need to obtain a visa in advance. You can apply for your visa online. After you have booked your flight with Emirates, go to Manage your booking to apply for the visa. When you apply this way, you do not need a visa stamp on your passport. You can also apply the traditional ...


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Since you are in the UAE, you'll have to pay in Dirhams, as that is the currency there. According to a couple of answers I found on worldnomads, that's the case. There's an ATM and an exchange desk in the airport but it seems the taxis also accept credit cards. Based on your previous question however, you should know there's a free shuttle service provided ...


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Airport is huge, a lot of passengers show up late for the check-in. Airport has a huge duty free, they need you to come early to shop. GCC freedom of movement is only for GCC nationals, it is a domestic flight for GCC nationals but international flight for the others, causing the whole flight be to treated as international Locals in the area do not travel ...


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Its the busy summer travel season. Do not gamble with the timings. This is why there is an extra notice at the DXB website. Note that Qatar Airways is using Terminal 1 - which is used by everyone other than Qantas, Emirates or Flydubai. If you are traveling Business, you may be allowed a late checkin, but you will still have to go through immigration and ...


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I did received boarding pass for spicejet from the transfer desk in Dubai without any issues. Thanks


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I thought I would complement this answer that is already quite good! The Deira Spice Souk is obviously an inescapable area in Dubai. You'll find there all you need to cook almost anything. Then, as you said in your original message, dates are really good there. Another thing that is typical of the area is the honey and especially the Yemeni honey. You can ...


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Your options are: Go through Immigration, collect your bags, transfer, check them in again. Free but time-consuming and requires a visa for Dubai. Pay Marhaba Services to do this for you. Not available for all combinations of airlines and terminals, so check well in advance.


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Dubai layover No, you don't need a visa if you have confirmed onward tickets and your stay is less than 24 hours. Sri Lanka layover Yes, in your specific case you need a visa. Typically you wouldn't if your layover is less than 8 hours (provided you have confirmed onward tickets of course) Maldives stay Yes, you need a visa but you can get one on ...


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If you need to re-check your luggage upon landing at DXB then you'll need a visa to enter Dubai. Luckily this is a somewhat easy procedure for Indian citizens. You can either transit without visa, or request a 96-hour transit visa on arrival. Quoting from the Emirates website: Transit - United Arab Emirates (AE) Visa Visa required. TWOV ...


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Yes I think there are some power points. I am not sure on where you are coming from but you might need a power adaptor. If you don't have one, you could easily find one in the shops there. The power plug in Dubai delivers 220 V with Type G UK style plug.


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You cannot go to Terminal 1 or 3 from Terminal 2 without a boarding pass for a departure flight from either of those terminals. Regarding your second question, visa on arrival depends on your citizenship. You can see the list of countries eligible for visa on arrival here.


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If you have permanent residency in Saudi Arabia (ie, an iqama) you need to apply online at this website - as GCC permanent residents can get a visa to Dubai. As of October, on arrival visas have been stopped in favor of the online application.


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I assume you are going to Dubai (and not transiting to another destination). There is a coffee shop near the entrance to the metro station, inside Terminal 3. There is plenty of seating in this area and there is free wifi. It would be a good place to meet. You can take the metro from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3.


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I emailed Qatar, who replied saying "please ring our Dubai office and ask them, we don't know". Brilliant! Rang the Qatar Dubai office, and they said that their checkin at DXB opens 3 hours before, closes 1 hour before. However, they also said they normally start boarding 45 minutes before, and stop dead on 20 minutes before On a Sunday morning around 5am, ...


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You can easily spend this time roaming Dubai itself. Depending on your passport validity you may be entitled to a transit visa (which is for 72 hours). I would get that, leave my luggage at the luggage counters at the metro station and then go spend the day at Dubai Mall. If the above does not suit you; Terminal 3 would be the best place to spend your time. ...


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As a Filipino citizen you are not eligible for a "visa on arrival" in the UAE. Instead, you have to apply for a visa beforehand. Etihad Airways helps you to arrange the visa. They provide an online service for this sake.


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According to the official Dubai Airports website, you will need to visit Transfer desk E (on the lower level of the airport). The transfer desk will guide you to the shuttle bus headed for Terminal 2.


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I get this answer in the website www.gov.uk. Foreign travel advice United Arab Emirates. If you’re a British citizen, you can get a 30 day visa on arrival. You can extend this for a further 30 days by visiting an immigration office in the UAE and paying an extension fee. Don’t outstay your visa or you will be fined. If you hold any other type of ...


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Just went through DXB and Boingo has a 60 minute free Wifi option. It worked pretty well, including sending iMessage, Skype Video calls and Facebook. Also, once my 60 minutes was up, I got another 60 minutes free and continued to use it. This is 8 Feb 2016 at about 7:30pm



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