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Questions tagged [dubai]

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

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Do I need Dubai transit visa? [duplicate]

I will be travelling from Boston (USA) on a expired H1B stamp, I797 extension approved. My first flight with Lufthansa is from Boston to Dubai and I have a connecting flight in Zurich operated by ...
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How do we get transit visa for a connection in Dubai?

I am Indian, travelling with my wife and baby, from Nigeria to India via Dubai on Emirates Airlines. The layover in Dubai is 20 hours. How do we apply for a transit visa?
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About Visa for academic conference in Dubai/Abu-Dhabi

I am going to a conference in Abu-Dhabi in December. What kind of visa category should I apply for? Will the tourist visa be OK? How many days does it take to get a UAE visa? I am taking my wife and ...
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Do I need a visa for Dubai if I have to transfer airports to board my other ticket? [duplicate]

I want to fly from Prague to Manila. I found two separate tickets: 1st from Prague to Dubai, 2nd from Dubai to Manila (I have not bought them yet because of this) . They are on different terminals (...
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Can I buy things at Duty free Dubai in the transit area of the airport and Check in a new baggage?

I have a transit for 11 hours at Dubai Airport and I wish to stay in the transit area of the airport and not pass immigration. So I am curious if the duty free is in the airports transit area and ...
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How is the air traffic before thanksgiving?

I am currently in USA and would like to visit my country before thanksgiving (16 November). I'll be traveling from Newark via Dubai. The connecting flight is from dubai and the time between two ...
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Dubai 96 hours Visa question [duplicate]

I hold an Indian passport. Can UAE 96 hours visa be used if entry is from DXB airport and exit is from DWC airport or vice-versa ?
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Travel from Canada to Iran with two different passports (one valid, one expired) [duplicate]

I have a Canadian passport as well as an Iranian passport. I want to travel from Canada to Tehran/Iran with Emirates airline. My Iranian passport is expired. But I have heard even with an expired ...
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First class Emirates Lounge in Dubai Terminal 1 Concourse A [duplicate]

I am arriving in Dubai on Flight EK144 at 7:15 at Terminal 3 from Madrid. I then have 11 hours in transit before my flight EK386 departs at 6:25 pm from Terminal 3 for Hong Kong. Both flights are in ...
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Dubai transit visa for Pakistani national

I live in Dubai. My brother has a Pakistani passport. He is on a study tour to the Netherlands. He has a flight to Lahore via Abu Dhabi. Is it possible for him to get a transit visa in Abu Dhabi ...
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Is it legal for a visitor in Dubai to drink alcohol?

I’m going to Dubai soon with my sister and two nieces. We are all over 25 and enjoy drinking alcohol socially, with a meal etc. None of us drink to excess or to get drunk. I’ve seen conflicting ...
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UAE 96-hour visa question [duplicate]

I hold an Indian passport. I am going to Dubai from Bangalore for 3 days, and then from Dubai to Sofia, Brussels and Amsterdam. Return Brussels->Sofia->Dubai->India. Since I am entering Dubai twice, I ...
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Leaving and returning to Dubai airport during a layover

I am a US citizen traveling to Hong Kong via Dubai. I have a 6-hour layover. I would like to leave the airport and return for the connecting flight from Dubai. What do I need and would I need to go ...
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Stopover in Dubai and import laws

A few friends and I are travelling from Ireland to Japan in a month and we have a 4-hour stopover in Dubai both ways (flights are all with Emirates). According to the Dubai Customs website "Original ...
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Arriving in Dubai Terminal 3, departing from Terminal 2, but need lounge access in Terminal 3

I have booked a ticket with Emirates from New York to Kilimanjaro (Tanzania). The first flight is from New York to Dubai Terminal 3, and the second flight is a codeshare with FlyDubai from Terminal 2 ...
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Transit visa for Dubai for females

I have individual flights from Bucharest to DXB (arrival in T2 at 6.55 am with FlyDubai) and then DXB to Jaipur (India) (departure from T2 at 9.55 am the next morning with Air India). I'm a 20-year ...
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Can I travel to Dubai with a new passport if the old passport has my Dubai employment visa? [duplicate]

I have a Dubai employment visa. It contains my old passport number. Then, I got a new passport issued without ECR (Emigration Check Required) but it has a different passport number. I have both ...
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Transit visa between two flights Shiraz Dubai and Dubai Hyderabad [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen, I am returning India next week Shiraz to Hyderabad via Dubai. But I want to spend two days in Dubai and my friend is there.how can I get transit visa on arrival at Dubai ...
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Transit transfer from DXB airport terminal 2 to terminal 1 [duplicate]

I am travelling from Bucharest to Dubai and then Dubai to Lahore, Pakistan. Two different airlines and different tickets. What will be the most convenient way to transfer myself and my baggage while ...
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How to return/exchange a purchase made in a Dubai airport terminal? [duplicate]

I had purchased a watch from SWATCH store in Dubai Terminal 2 a couple of weeks ago. I have a flight from Terminal 3 later this week. How can I get from Terminal 3 to Terminal 2 to return/exchange it ...
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Showers Dubai terminal 3 [duplicate]

I would like to know if there are showers in Dubai terminal 3 transit area. As we only have an hour half between flights
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Dubai to Lisbon: do I need a transit visa for Dubai? [duplicate]

I'm flying to Dubai from India on an Indigo flight, which lands at Terminal 1 at 2:55. Then I'm flying with Emirates to Lisbon at 7:25 from Terminal 3. Do I need a transit visa for this transfer? PS: ...
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Transit question from Dubai to Chennai

I am traveling from Houston, USA to Chennai, India. I have a one hour connect time in Dubai, UAE. Is this sufficient? What would be the procedure in Dubai airport?
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Do i need transit visa for waiting 9hrs in airport? [duplicate]

i am indian. i am travellng from kiev to dubai (dxb)by ukraine internatonal airlnes and then i have to switch to another oman airlines flight from dubai to hyderabad .i have to wait in airport for ...
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Process and eligibility for transit visa in Dubai

I am an Indian citizen and I have a Brussels - Dubai - Mumbai flight. This is the breakup of my journey: Brussels - Layover in Bucharest - Dubai [Blue Air and flydubai] Dubai - Bombay [Emirates, 9 ...
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Dubai airport transfer between Terminal 3 and Terminal 2

I have booked a ticket with Emirates from France to Nepal (Kathmandu). The first flight is from France to Dubai Terminal 3, and the second with FlyDubai Terminal 2 to Kathmandu (KTM). I have bought ...
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Dubai visa for a Pakistani passport holder living in Italy

I am a Pakistani passport holder living in Italy. I have an Italian ID. I'm going to Pakistan with Qatar Airlines, staying 2 days in Dubai. Do I need a visa or visa on arrival for these 2 days?
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Dubai - transit visa or other type of visa?

My question is regarding DXB visa. My trip is as follows, both are SEPARATE TICKETS: BOM-DXB IndiGo DXB-YYZ Air Canada Indian National (not eligible for on-arrival DXB visa) Can I arrive from BOM ...
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Dubai transit visa - help with specific scenario

I've done some research, called airlines and here are the details: Indian national YYZ - DXB Air Canada DXB - GOI SpiceJet Both flights arrive/depart at Terminal 1 DXB (which is good). The problem is ...
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Requirements for the transit visa and baggage information for layover in Dubai [duplicate]

I am flying from Chennai to Toronto via Dubai, where a 21 hours layover is available in Dubai. In order to avail a transit visa, is it necessary to book a hotel? Since it's a connecting flight, what ...
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Dubai Transit Visa () [duplicate]

I am an indian passport holder. I am going to Mogadishu from Delhi via Dubai. My transit time is 6-7 hours at Dubai airport. Also, I have different flights (Air India & Jubba airways). My first ...
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Do I need a transit visa for 23.5 hour layover in Dubai?

I'm a Moroccan passport holder traveling to Japan with a transit in Dubai. My flight arrives at 22:30 in Terminal 1 and my connecting flight is on the next day at 22:05 in Terminal 3. I intend to ...
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I have Indian passport but don't have stamped US visa and am travelling from US to India via Dubai. Do I need transit visa? [duplicate]

I am currently residing in USA. I have an India passport and valid work permit to work in USA. I am planning to travel to India for vacation via UAE. Do I need transit visa to travel via Dubai?
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How to order an autonomous taxi in Dubai?

I read on the web that there is a Tesla fleet of 50 autonomous taxis in Dubai. Does anyone know how to order one? Where is the information about pricing? Is Tesla the only provider of autonomous ...
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Transit visa for a Pakistani passport holder for an 11-hour layover in Dubai

I'm a Pakistani passport holder. I have booked my flight with Emirates from Kuwait to Pakistan. I have an 11-hour layover in Dubai. Can I get a transit visa on arrival in Dubai? What's the cost and ...
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We're US citizens. We will arrive in Dubai T3 at 7:30 pm, 6-hour layover. How can we maximize time? [closed]

We want to maximize time for the 6-hour layover in Dubai. We're arriving at 7:30 pm at T3 with Emirates and leaving to Male at 1:30 am from T2 with flydubai. We purchased entrance tickets to go up the ...
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Dubai airport transit - electronic cigarettes

I'll be transferring through Dubai on my way to Asia. I have read conflicting reports about the legality of electronic cigarettes, confiscations etc. Has anyone got any experience? Would it be best ...
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What to do with 7 hours transit in Dubai from midnight? [closed]

I am planning a trip with a 7-hour layover in Dubai, from 1am to 8am. I am thinking about going to see the city and I would appreciate if you could advise me to some places (which are beautiful at ...
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Seafarer transiting through Dubai

I am a seafarer signing off from ship in Turkey, and travelling to India through Dubai. Is it possible for me to stop over in Dubai for a few days? I am an Indian citizen holding an Indian seaman, ...
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Can I enter Dubai airport visa-free if I have a valid H-1B visa?

I am flying to the USA on an H-1B from India. I believe I am eligible for a visa on arrival in Dubai Airport, since I have a valid US visa. I am planning to stay in Dubai for 2 days. Should I apply ...
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Driving in Dubai with an International Driving Permit and temporary license

I have a valid Indian license and an IDP. I know that you cannot drive a private vehicle with an IDP. But I've read that you can apply for a temporary license and using this you can drive a private ...
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3-star hotels in Dubai, UAE [closed]

How expensive are 3-star hotels in Dubai,UAE? And are they generally nice and clean? Do American citizens need a visa for a 2-night stay in Dubai?
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What is Dune Bashing?

I was looking at a website that is offering 40 to 45 minute "Dune Bashing" in a desert tour. What is this "bashing"?
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Converting family visa (Abu Dhabi) to work visa (Dubai) without exiting the country [closed]

I’m currently staying and working in Dubai. Is it possible to convert my Abu Dhabi family visa (sponsored by spouse) to Dubai work visa without exiting Dubai?
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Using 96-hour transit visa for Dubai from India

I am travelling with family to Dubai from Bangalore (India) on 20th December for 3 days and coming back to Amritsar (India) on 23rd December. Can I get a 96-hour transit visa? If not then which visa (...
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Filipino working in Dubai, need visa to visit Spain?

My niece and her husband are both working in Dubai, she is a nurse and he is an engineer. I live in Spain we have a house here. They would like to visit me for a short vacation. Do they need a visa to ...
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Dubai International Airport services

I have a few questions. This will be my first transit in Dubai. Is the airport, its facilities and shops open 24 hours? Can I take a free shower at the airport? If yes, are the showers open 24 hours? ...
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What kind of items related to sex can be carried to UAE?

So, apparently I cannot bring a vibrator/dildo to the UAE, but is it acceptable to bring items like condoms, lubricant, handcuffs, whips (well, the small ones), and so on? I'm especially interested in ...
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Transfer options for Dubai Airport from T3 to T2

I'm arriving into Dubai T3 with Qantas and I have a separate ticket on Fly Dubai departing from T2. Qantas can't check my luggage through to final destination and say I have to go through ...
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How to apply for a UAE visa (Dubai) for my 16th year-old sister? [closed]

Information: Our parents are not travelling with us but I'm 18 now, so it would help? Sister is 16 years old. It would be helpful because our real sister is living over there and they also have PR (...