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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 transit visa for 2 hours layover with different terminals?

I will be traveling from Hungary to Dubai via Wizz Air, and then from Dubai to Bangalore via IndiGo on August 19th 2024. I have a two-hour layover between these flights at Dubai Airport. I will be ...
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Transit Dubai with Duty Free

I will have family travelling to my wedding in Bali from Ireland in September 2024. I would like them to bring some Irish whiskey from Dublin duty free. Being a wedding I would be investing a good ...
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Dubai visa for EU Blue Card/PR holders

What's the easiest/best way to apply for a UAE visa? Is an evisa or visa-on-arrival possible? I have a German PR. I found some evisa websites but they all seem to be third-party so I am a bit confused....
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UAE residency holder 6 months re-entry

I have residency in UAE, and to keep it active, I cannot be outside the country for more than 6 months (consistent). In case I travel to UAE, and leave on the same day, would I extend it for 6 more ...
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What does it mean when an immigration officer puts a CWOP on passport? [duplicate]

I was traveling to Dubai but due to health issue I got off the flight but immigration officer put a CWOP stamp on my passport. I googled about it and it is showing that it refers to visa cancellation ...
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Is a UK BRP card with "Leave to Enter" permit considered to be a residence visa for UK when applying for a UAE tourist visa?

I have booked flights to Dubai, UAE on Emirates for tourism. Now I am trying to apply for pre-approved Visa On Arrival using https://www.dvpc.net/EK-OnlineVisa/. I am an Indian national and I have an ...
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Which Dubai car rental companies allow driving to Oman?

I am planning a trip from Dubai to Musandam in Oman. I would like to drive. I asked Europcar, but they don’t allow driving outside the UAE. It is painful to email each and every rental company to ask ...
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How to apply online for a transit UAE visa?

The official UAE government site states that: The UAE issues two types of transit visas: one for 48 hours which is free of charge, and another for 96 hours for AED 50 only. Transit visas are ...
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What does Entry Validity Date mean on Dubai visit visa?

Recently I got a Dubai visit visa approved. Although I mentioned on the application form the date of arrival in Dubai to be 21 Dec 2023, the validity date mentioned on the approved visa page is 20 Dec ...
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Transiting in Dubai with two separate tickets (Emirates, Spicejet) - Indian passport without US visa

I am arriving in Dubai from the US at Terminal 3 at 19:10 with Emirates airline. My onward Spicejet flight is from Terminal 1 the next day at 03:40 AM. I am an Indian citizen and won't have a valid US ...
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Where to put vibrator when transit flight goes through UAE and Dubai

My girlfriend and I are flying from Ireland to Australia but have 2 stopovers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi (about 3 hours in Dubai and 4 in Abu Dhabi, one self check-in and the other is just a connecting ...
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Transit visa arriving from SA to Dubai to Melbourne

Do I need a transit visa in Dubai traveling from SA to New Zealand? The layover is 20 hours but will not be leaving the airport. South African citizen, one ticket on Dubai from South Africa right ...
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Dubai to Europe without flying

I am looking to understand if it is possible to get from Dubai to Europe without flying and any recommended routes/links to book. My brother is having a baby in December and I want to get my mum there ...
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e-VISA to Georgia for UAE visa holder

I am a Bangladeshi passport holder with an Iraqi work permit, residing in Iraq. I am about to go on vacation in UAE for a couple of days. I was wondering if I can also spend a couple days in Georgia ...
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Yellow Fever vaccination requirement for Dubai

While travelling from Nairobi to Munich, I have a stopover in Dubai. Kenya comes under Yellow fever risk countries however I have checked on airlines website and no vaccination is required however ...
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Transiting in Dubai with two separate tickets (Emirates, Spicejet) - Indian passport with US visa

I am an Indian passport holder with valid US visa. I have two separate ticket bookings with 6 hours layover in Dubai US -> Dubai - Emirates airlines - Terminal 3 - arrival at 6:30pm Dubai time ...
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Car rental not honouring agreed price

Before arriving in Dubai I agreed a car rent with a rental company. Agreement included the price and some car options. Upon arriving the person handing over the car asked for a higher price, and the ...
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Do I need UAE Visa for Hanoi, Vietnam to Dubai to Alamaty, Kazaksthan

I am traveling from Vietnam to Kazakhstan. I am looking to buy these flight tickets separately. First Hanoi-Dubai (DXB T1) in Philippines Airlines 4 Hours Layover. 2nd Dubai (DXB T3) - Alamaty, ...
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Translators in Dubai airport immigration

I will be traveling to Dubai and am trying to arrange for my wife to meet me there after I arrive (it's not possible for the both of us to go on the same day). However, she only speaks Portuguese and ...
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Is it possible to transit from Tel Aviv terminal T3 to T1 without passport control

I've a single entry Israel visa granted for 3 months. After spending 3 days in Israel, I have to travel to Dubai from Tel Aviv for 2-3 days and return back. The flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv lands in ...
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Bringing alcohol to connection airport

This summer I plan to visit my friends while traveling Sri Lanka and would like to bring them alcohol that is made in my country. I'm aware how much I can bring to Sri Lanka. My question is if I need ...
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How long will it take to get from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3 at Dubai airport?

I have a flight with Emirates and one of its partner airlines via the same booking. My incoming flight will land at Dubai Terminal 1 and I have a layover of 1 hour and 40 minutes. My outgoing flight ...
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Duty Free Shopping in Dubai during 2 Hour Layover

I have a flight that has a 2 hour layover in DXB (Dubai). I would like to purchase something from the duty free and was wondering if I have the time to make the purchase and still make my connecting ...
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Can a Pakistani visit Dubai without visa if I have a valid US Green Card?

I am a US Green Card holder and a Pakistani origin. My question is that can I visit Dubai without acquiring a visa? PS: I have been in Pakistan for more than a year
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Self transfer in Dubai. Do I need a visa?

I am belgien citizen. I m Azerbaijan citizen too..I want to fly to Belgium from Azerbaijan through Dubai but there is a self transfer and I don't have luggage. Do I need Dubai visa ? For information I ...
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Sex toys via Dubai

I am travelling to South Africa from the U.K. via Dubai and I have sex toys packed in my big check in bag. Will this be an issue? Will I get in trouble?
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While filing visa application for Turkey do I need to provide my transit visa for Dubai stay which is scheduled on my return leg of the trip

I plan to visit Turkey from India. I will be traveling via Dubai (Emirates). On my return to India I plan to stay 2-3 days in Dubai. Do I need to show my Dubai transit visa while applying for Turkey ...
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Covid Test Requirement for Dubai Transit From Ireland to Indonesia

I have a question here. I have an Emirates flight from Dublin to Jakarta that have 3 hrs and 25 min transit in Dubai. Indonesia have abolish PCR Test Requirement for fully vaccinated people, and ...
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Lounge access for work and sleep in Dubai T3 before connecting to T2?

Has anyone arrived at T3 in Dubai and used the business class lounge there before connecting via T2? I have a 12 hour layover due to a flight change and need both sleep and work space, is this ...
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What is the process of going from Dubai Airport to Abu Dhabi? [duplicate]

I am travelling to Abu Dhabi for a job but I have never been outside my country. My questions are: How hard is it to reach departure location from Dubai airport to Abu Dhabi airport? I saw in youtube ...
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Is it possible to self transfer from arrivals to departures in Terminal 1 of Dubai Airport? (DXB)

I will be arriving in Dubai Terminal 1 with British Airways at 07:45. I need to go catch an Indigo flight from Dubai Terminal 1 departures at 11:45 (Time gap of 4hrs).Is it possible to walk from Dubai ...
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Transfer in Dubai from arrivals to departures

Hello I'm arriving in Dubai International Terminal 3 on QF8002 from London Heathrow I'm leaving on QF8430 to Brisbane, could you please advise whereabouts I need to go and how long is it likely to ...
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How card / e-payment friendly is Dubai

I am travelling to Dubai for a weekend to check out the expo and wondering whether to convert and hold physical cash. How card friendly is the economy any idea? Eg some places like India or China or ...
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Does Dubai enforce professionally-sampled Covid tests? [closed]

For flyers to Dubai (via Emirates Airlines, from the UK, if that matters), the Emirates website says the covid test must be professionally sampled: The test sample must be collected by a certified ...
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Does my 90 day visa on arrival get extended automatically if the 180 days validity have elapsed, while I'm staying in the country?

I have a passport which gives me 90 days visa on arrival (multiple entry) for UAE, valid for 6 months from the date of entry - which means that I cannot stay for more than 90 days within this 6 month ...
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Is it possible to walk from Dubai Terminal 1 arrivals to Dubai Terminal 1 departures? [closed]

I will be arriving in Dubai Terminal 1 with Lufthansa. I need to go catch an Indigo flight from Dubai Terminal 1 departures. Is it possible to walk from Dubai Terminal 1 arrivals to departures?
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Is GeneXpert RT PCR test valid when travelling to Dubai? [closed]

Travelling to Dubai in the next few days, and we need a valid PCR test to enter. We had two options to book at the test lab: RT PCR GeneXpert RT PCR The second one gives results within a few hours, ...
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Where in Dubai can I see supercars?

I really enjoy sports cars and Dubai seems to be the best place to find them. I have already seen some Mustangs and Camaros, but I was wondering if there is a specific place that has a lot of ...
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Dubai - how to manage breakfast when I cannot get from Hotel

Due to family reasons, we are travelling and stopping over in Dubai for 15 days. The challenge is that most hotels in downtown are quite expensive if chosen with breakfast. We're just wondering if ...
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Transit flight Requirement at Dubai Airport

I want to fly from Iran (IKA) -> Dubai (DXB) -> Islamabad (ISB). When I search for flights from IKA to ISB the following route doesn't show up. With respect to covid restrictions would it be ...
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Dubai 90 Day Visa as EU / Spanish Citizen

I would like some help to understand my correct situation related to the 90-day visa stay in the UAE in my case in Dubai. I entered the country for the first time in November 2020, and stayed for 30 ...
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i am Turkish passport holder, travel from new Delhi to Dubai to Istandul, i have to wait 16 hour, but same flight Flydubai, can i travel or not [duplicate]

I am Turkish passport holder, from new Delhi to Dubai to Istanbul, I have to wait 16 hour, but same flight Fly Dubai, can I travel or not.
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DXB - Arriving and departing from Terminal 3

My flight arrives at DXB in Terminal 3 (EK649) and departs also from Terminal 3 (EK261). I don't have the arrival or departure gate numbers but both of them are in Terminal 3. I tried looking at the ...
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Dubai Transit (DXB) - Do you need to install DXB Smart App?

Do you need to install DXB Smart App for transiting through DXB airport? I installed it anyway on iOS and tried to register but it hangs at "Please wait" and then just does nothing.
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Detained in UK and almost sent away in Dublin, will I always be stopped at every airport now?

I'm a US citizen that traveled to the UK a long time ago and was detained and sent back right away because I didn't have a round trip ticket, I had no travel insurance, and low funds in my account. ...
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Documents required for a mexican citizen getting married to Sri Lankan in Dubai [duplicate]

Which documents are needed for getting married in Dubai to a Mexican woman? She will come on a visitors' visa and she will come between 5 to 10 days. I have resident visa and I am from Sri Lanka . ...
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Travelling to Dubai from Berlin with a connection in Amsterdam - do I need a PCR test?

I read the emirates travel guide and it says that passengers arriving from Germany do not need to take the PCR before travel. I am travelling from Germany but I have connection in Amsterdam with a 1 ...
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From India to Dubai, non Indian and non UAE citizen and allowed for VOA. But there's a trick [closed]

I'm in India. I'm not Indian, not UAE resident, not from the Gulf countries either. I'm allowed to obtain visa on arrival in Dubai nowadays during the pandemic, and it's with certanty. The thing, ...
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Dubai visa on arrival Indian Passport/UK resident

I am travelling Manchester to Dubai very soon. Emirates website states "Nationals of India with a normal passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date with a residence permit ...
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Transiting from Terminal 1 to 3 at Dubai airport [duplicate]

Good day, i'm a Cameroonian student and I will be travelling from MADURAI to DOUALA and transiting through Dubai airport from spicejet flight to kenya airways. Will I need a transit visa to transit ...
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