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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DXB Airport: Getting from Terminal 2, to Terminal 3 left luggage to gate in 3 hours

I'm heading into Africa and was hoping to leave a decent amount of my stuff in DXB so I can travel light while in Africa. I'm aware there is a Left Luggage option in Terminal 3 which is available to ...
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Transit Visa Dubai [duplicate]

I am traveling on a Swiss Passport from Johannesburg to Uk - via Dubai. Will I need a Dubai transit visa while doing my 2 hour stop over in Dubai. Thank you. Emil
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Transit Visa of Abu dhabi to travel Dubai

I am Indian passport holder and If I get a 48 hours UAE transit visa from Etihad, for Abu dhabi airport. Can I go to Dubai Emirates for sight seeing and return back to Abu dhabi airport for travel to ...
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Do South African passport holders require a visa for a 10-hour layover in Dubai? [duplicate]

We are South African passport holders travelling to Phuket with Emirates airlines with a 9 hours and 55 minutes layover in Dubai. We won't be leaving the airport. Do we require visas?
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Do i need transit visa for a connecting flight from terminal 3 to terminal 2 in dubai airport? [duplicate]

Do Myanmar citizens need transit visa for a connecting flight from terminal 3 to terminal 2 in dubai airport?
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Do Afghan citizens require a transit visa for layover in Dubai? [duplicate]

I have a flight from Korea to Afghanistan. I have to change my flight at Dubai Airport DXB . My layover time will be 6 hours. Do I need to get a visa even though I am not entering UAE?
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Emirates Dubai Connect - which hotel?

I have been offered Dubai Connect by Emirates for a complimentary layover in Dubai. My first leg of journey till Dubai is in Economy Class and from Dubai to USA is business class. Does anyone have any ...
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Can Indian citizens obtain visas on arrival in Dubai?

My Flight is on 25th June 2019 and I'm travelling from Guatemala to India but I want to stay in Dubai to visit my cousins over there and back to India. I'm an Indian Citizen. Do we get visa on ...
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Time taken and fee to obtain UAE 48 hour transit visa at DXB

I have a 15-hour layover in Dubai and have booked a hotel in Dubai near Deira, but I'm yet to get a visa. I am planning to take advantage of the free 48-hour visa which was announced last year, as an ...
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Process and eligibility for transit visa in Dubai for Pakistanis (21 hour layover)

I am a Pakistani who's travelling from Istanbul to Sialkot via flydubai airlines. I have a 21-hour layover in Dubai. My journey is as follows: Istanbul -- to -- Dubai (21 hour layover) Dubai -- to -- ...
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Safety flying in Dubai air space [closed]

How safe is flying through Dubai air space considering the current unrest between the USA and Iran? We are booked through to UK in July.
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Visa inquiry when arriving in Dubai [duplicate]

I have a visa expiring on May 9, but I will be leaving Hong Kong tomorrow and arrive at Dubai at 11pm, will they still accept my visa entry?
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Do I need a transit visa for 8 hour layover in Dubai [duplicate]

I am travelling by emirates from India to Dubai (DXB) and after 8 hour layover I will be boarding an emirates flight to the USA from DXB airport. Do I need a transit visa for the layover period in ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Dubai? (changing airports DWC to DXB)

My flight is Delhi to Almakhtom when I arrive in Almakhtom I have to change my airport I have to go Dubai international airport.Do I need to a transit Visa dubai
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Dubai transit - is there a 48 hour visa on arrival for Indian citizens? [duplicate]

On my return journey along with family from the UK, I have a layover of more than 12 hours at Dubai airport. I want to use this time to visit the city and sightsee. I am booked on Emirates right ...
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Is 1 hour 10 minutes sufficient to transit in Dubai airport arriving from Johannesburg and departing to Standsted UK?

Arrival time at Dubai on EK766 on 7/5/2019 is 08.20 and departure to London Standsted EK33 is at 09.30 on the same day. I am 73 years old and I would think that I would need assistance? Can this be ...
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It is legal to have a dashboard camera in the UAE?

I'd like to buy a dash cam which can be installed in a rented car (front and back window) for the purpose of proving an innocence in case of accident. So the camera can record the footage to the SSD ...
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Dubai transit visa for non Dubai based airlines

I am travelling from India to Europe and have a halt for 48 hours while going and 12 hours while returning. I am travelling by a non Dubai based airline (Etihad or Emirates). How can I get a transit ...
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Dubai Terminal 3

Hi I am arriving into Dubai on an emirates 777 flight from Newcastle and connecting onto an Emirates A380 flight to singapore. I am just wondering how long the connection time would be (travelling ...
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Transit visa for connecting flights [duplicate]

I will have a connecting flight in Dubai going to UK and vice versa when coming back here in the Philippines. I am wondering if I still need to get a visa when I am only staying in the airport to wait ...
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Can I still enter UAE with the remaining 5 days left?

i got UAE long term visa of 90 days on January 30/01/2019 and it will expire on march 30/03/2019 and i have not yet move out of country till date , it remain just 5 days left to expire..my questions ...
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Can I take prescribed antimalaria tablets to Dubai?

yesterday I got antimalarial tablets Atovaquon proguanil at the travel clinic he told me I wouldn't need a prescription for this the thing is my flight is in Dubai will it be okay if I can put them in ...
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Transfer to terminal 2 dubai [duplicate]

hello can anyone please tell me how do I transfer to terminal 2 from terminal 3 Dubai is it easy ? I'm feeling nervous my duration is 2 hour 30 mins I have flight connection with Emirates and flydubai ...
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Connecting T1 to T3 at DXB, different airlines [closed]

Flying from LHR to DXB arriving at 2345 on BA (terminal 1). Bought a separate ticket (separate PNR) on EK departing at 0215 from T3. I understand that BA will not interline my baggage through to EK so ...
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Can I visit Saudi Arabia from Dubai on UAE Resident Visa?

I want to visit Saudi Arabia from Dubai. I have an Indian passport and have a UAE Resident Visa.
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Travelling to Dubai

I applied for a 90-day visa for Dubai and it has been issued on 24/02/2019 and its Visa validity date is given as 24/04/2019 instead of 24/05/2019. Can I stay 90 days before returning or do I have to ...
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Dubai airport transit hotel question

Arriving from LAX on my way to Kathmandu (with Emirates and FlyDubai), I will arrive at Terminal 3, and depart from Terminal 2. I am planning to spend the long layover at the Terminal 3 airport hotel; ...
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Can I be in transit in UAE for 4 h without transit visa?

I am landing in Terminal 1 of Dubai International Airport (DXB). I want to take a bus to Terminal 2 to go to Kish Island. Do I need transit visa for 4 hours ? (India Nationality)
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Do I need a transit visa at Dubai International Airport (DXB) for an international connection

I am a Pakistani national and need to transit through Dubai International Airport (DXB). I am not planning to leave the airport and both of my flights (arrival and departure) are from Terminal 3. I ...
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Does a 14 day visa for Dubai start on date of issue or date of arrival?

I just got a Dubai visa but I am confused. The visa was issued on the 3rd of February and expires on the 16th of February. I am travelling on the 12th of February. Does the 14 days visa start reading ...
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Do I need transit visa for Dubai airport? [duplicate]

I am traveling from Istanbul to Mumbai, and stopping in Dubai for 6, 7 hours. I have only baggage on board, the one that I will carry with me. My flights are not with the same company, but the same ...
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Dubai Tourist Visa [duplicate]

If my issue date of visa is 2nd Feb and valid until 1st April. So if I enter Dubai on 15th March, will my 30 days period start from 15th March and will be valid until 14th April? Or do I have to exit ...
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Transfer from Dubai T3 to Lucknow flight(flydubai) T2

I'm in an Indian Citizen and will be arriving from Houston,USA to dubai EK-212 flight and then have a connecting flight from Dubai to Lucknow,India EK-2126 managed by fly dubai 10 hours after landing ...
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Roaming around terminals at Dubai intl' Airport(DXB) [duplicate]

I'm flying a flydubai to DXB terminal 2. My flight arrives and leaves from terminal 2. I wanted to ask if I could go around to other terminals since terminal 2 is disappointing... I heard you're ...
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Do i need a transit visa for Dubai if i am an Afghan citizen? [duplicate]

I am from Afghanistan. I have a flight through Dubai. I have to wait in Dubai for 24 hours to get to my other flight. Do i need a transit visa? In which conditions do I need a transit visa for Dubai? ...
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Will it cause problems if my hair is too short on my passport photo?

It has been 2 years since my passport was renewed. At that time my hair was too short, hence the photo on my passport has short hair. Now I have a bit longer hair as compared to my passport photo. ...
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Is there Shuttle transfer from DXB terminal 1 to 2? [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Manila (MNL) - Muscat and I will be transitting for a connecting flight at Dubai for 2hours. I will be arriving at Dubai Terminal 1 and my connecting flight will be departing at ...
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Can I cancel a hotel booking after receiving my Dubai visa?

I booked a hotel and mentioned it on my visa application. I now wish to live with a friend of mine. Is it safe to cancel the booking right now? Or should I cancel it after immigration. I don’t find ...
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Visa requirements to enter the UAE for a Portuguese citizen

I am a Portuguese citizen and I heard that there is no visa required for entering Dubai (United Arab Emirates.) I plan to book a return ticket and will exchange funds for my business trip to the UAE. ...
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Are visitors allowed in Dubai Airport?

I’m traveling from US to Dubai, where I’ll be in transit for 8hrs. I want to meet my family and friends living there but I’m planning not to go out from airport since my transit time is not that long ...
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Am I likely to see a snake on a desert safari or in a souk in Dubai?

I’m planning to visit the souks and take a desert safari including dinner at a campsite during my 5 day holiday in Dubai with my family at the end of November. My sister and I have a serious phobia of ...
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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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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 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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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 ...