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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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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 Dubai Terminal 3 before connecting to Terminal 2?

Has anyone arrived at T3 in Dubai and used the business class lounge there (I am a Skywards Gold Member) before transferring to a FlyDubai connection/Terminal 2? I have a 12 hour layover due to a ...
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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?

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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Can you work in Dubai remotely for a UK employer as a tourist?

I am thinking of travelling to Dubai for 20-25 days, and wish to keep working for my UK based employer remotely during that time. Do I need work authorization to do this, or is it fine to do it?
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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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Supercars in Dubai

I really love sportive/super cars and Dubai is likely the best place to find them. So far, I have seen already some Mustangs and Camaros, but I was wondering if there was a particular spot that ...
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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

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

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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Transiting in DXB with two different airlines

My Dad is stuck in Bangladesh. He went for a 2 months holiday and then COVID19 kicked in and Bangladesh stopped all flights in and out of the country. Qatar airways cancelled the return leg. The govt. ...
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How to get a 96 hour transit visa in Dubai?

I am an Indian citizen with a US visa travelling to Canada and I have an 86 hour layover in Dubai. Is it possible to get a 96 hour transit visa upon arrival at Dubai airport? If so, how do I go about ...
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can i Dubai stopover package (from US/Canada) even your ticket from air canada and from dubai you are taking emirates air [closed]

can i Dubai stopover package (from US/Canada) even your ticket from air canada and from dubai you are taking emirates air
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Free airport transport between DXB terminal 2 and terminal 1

I'm in Dxb terminal 1. I want to go to Terminal 2. Terminal 1 to Terminal 2 have some Airport free transport available?
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Can I get visa on arrival for Dubai?

I am an Indian citizen. I have a B1/B2 US visa, (got it last year) but I have never travelled to the US yet. Can I use that visa to get a Visa on arrival in Dubai? Has anybody done such a thing before?...
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Transfer between Dubai's Terminals 3 and 1 when travelling on separate tickets and bags recheck in?

I arrive in Dubai at terminal 3 and have an onward flight from terminal 1 on Aeroflot Airlines to Moscow. Also, I need to self transfer my checked in bags from terminal 3 to terminal 1. My layover at ...
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Getting Boarding Pass from inside Transit area in Dubai Terminal 1

Is there any PIA counter for boarding pass inside Transit Area in Dubai airport Terminal 1? I am a Pakistani National and travelling from Sweden to Dubai Terminal 1 and have separate booking for my ...
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Carrying Exhibition items From India to Dubai & Back

I am attending an exhibition in Dubai, & i intend to carry the exhibit items with me as check-in baggage. The items are surgical instruments and none of those items contain Lithium batteries. ...
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Does a Fijian need a transit visa for layover in Dubai? [duplicate]

I am traveling from Madrid, Spain to Brisbane, Australia with Emirates Airline with a 3 hour transit in Dubai. I am on a Fiji passport and wanted to know if a transit visa will be required for Dubai ...
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Do I need travel documents if my transit or stop in Dubai? [duplicate]

I have refugee travel documents from USA, I’m willing to travel to Iran but my transit is in Dubai and I have to wait in Dubai around 13 hours. Do I have to apply for any type of visa in order to stay ...
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Documents required for a Mexican citizen getting married to a Pakistani in Dubai?

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 Pakistan. What ...
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Do you need to clear immigration when connecting at DXB Terminal 1? [duplicate]

As I have never been to Dubai Airport T1, I wanted to ask whether arriving passengers can remain airside and board their onward flight without having to pass immigration. I am well aware that this is ...
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Will the Indian citizens with US H1B and H4 visas get the Dubai on arrival visa?

I checked the site of UAE government visa: https://government.ae/en/information-and-services/visa-and-emirates-id/do-you-need-an-entry-permit-or-a-visa-to-enter-the-uae In this, the requirements of ...
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First aid scissors confiscated by Dubai airport security

I am travelling with a first aid kit in carry on bag like this: NZ to Australia: bag X-rayed, no issues at all Australia to Dubai: security opened the kit, checked the scissors and allowed them ...
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Can I bring alcohol to Dubai?

A friend of mine wants to gift someone he is going to meet in Dubai next month a bottle of alcohol. I suggested he buys it from a duty-free shop in order to avoid the restrictions of having it in the ...
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Requirements for transit at Dubai [duplicate]

I have an Emirates flight from Luanda to Dubai arriving at terminal 3 and then an onward flight to Delhi on Air India Express from terminal 2 at Dubai. What do I need to do with my checked in bags? Do ...
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Answer question about commiting a crime on DS-160

I have a cheque returned police case in Dubai, U.A.E. In the DS-160 form, what should I reply to: Have you committed any crime? How will they know about the Dubai police case?
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Distance from Terminal 2 and 3 for people who are arriving in Dubai

I am arriving in Dubai on 25 Sept at 08:05 terminal 3 with Emirate From London and My wife arrives on the same day from Dar es Salaam with Flydubai at terminal 2, It's our first time in Dubai and we ...
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Can I travel with a visa in my old passport after a name change?

I changed my name in my passport but my visa is in the old passport with my old name. Can I travel from India to Dubai using this visa?
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Does a UK-resident Pakistani need a visa for Dubai? [duplicate]

My nationality is Pakistani, but I’m living in the UK. I have a British resident card but not a British passport. I’m travelling in December to Dubai. Do I need apply for a tourist visa?
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Transfer in DXB airport from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 on different airlines

I have two flight tickets. The first one is from Najaf to Dubai by flydubai. The other is from Dubai to Seoul by Korean air. Having 4 hours transit time to the next connecting flight from T2 to T1, ...
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Do I need a Dubai visa if I am flying in, staying in the airport for 3hrs, then flying back out?

I have an Indian passport, I am on business visit to Saudi Arabia with a business visa of 180 days validity, but my duration of stay is 30 days. Due to extended business needs, I had to extend my ...
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Dubai-Oman Common Visa Facility: Departing from the other country

Is it possible to arrive at Dubai airport, receive the appropriate seal to enter Oman with the Dubai-issued UAE VoA, travel over land to Muscat, and fly out of Muscat to an airport outside of Oman &...
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dubai at night with layover [closed]

Good Day We are South Africans and will be travelling to Phuket on Emirates airlines with a 9 hour layover. Arriving in Dubai at 00:35. We want to explore Dubai at night for a few hours before our ...
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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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