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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Can I bring a sex toy in checked-in luggage travelling to Mauritius but transiting in Dubai?

I'm travelling from Europe soon and I'd like to know if it is authorised to bring a sex toy and lube with me in my checked-in luggage transiting through Dubai. I haven't found much research about ...
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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 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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Is there anything to do during an 8 hour after-midnight layover in Dubai?

We are planning a trip with an 8 hour layover in Dubai spanning from 1am-9am. I am thinking about going to see the city, but is it worth it to do it given the very late night hours? Will at least the ...
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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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Islamic art museums / Galleries in Dubai

On a previous trip through the Middle East, I really enjoyed seeing Islamic art whilst in Doha. This time I'll be passing through Dubai rather than Doha. I've had a quick check of the Dubai page on ...
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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 Italian citizens need a visa to enter Dubai?

I'll travel for holidays from Doha to Dubai with an Italian passport. My Qatar visa allows me multiple entries. Do I need a visa to enter Dubai for a short weekend stay?
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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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Can you visit Hatta as a day trip from Dubai by public transport?

Reading the wikivoyage page on one of the areas of Dubai, I came across Hatta, an exclave of the Emirate of Dubai. Based on the mention on that page, and the photo on the stub Wikivoyage page for ...
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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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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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How can I connect in Dubai if the UAE won't let me transit because of my nationality?

I am travelling from China to Afghanistan and there is a layover in Dubai for 12 hours. The UAE probably won't give me a transit visa because it has had a ban on Afghans. How can I check in for 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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Flying via Dubai with antidepressants, what do I need?

I am flying from US through Dubai and then flying back via dubai and staying over in Dubai for a week-end for fun. I take prescription anti depressants (Buproprion) and also anti-anxiety meds for ...
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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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Can I cancel a hotel booking after receiving my Dubai visa? [closed]

I booked a hotel in Dubai and mentioned it on my visa application. I now wish to stay with a friend of mine instead. Is it safe to cancel the booking right now, or would doing so impact my 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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Italian resident travelling outside of the Schengen area without having been issued a permesso di soggiorno (residency permit) yet

I'm Pakistani National and I came to Italy on behalf of my husband with long term Visa. I have the receipt issued by the government that I've applied for my permesso di soggiorno (residence permit). ...
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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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Shared taxi from Abu Dhabi to Dubai

Does anyone know of a shared taxi service for weekend round trips from Abu Dhabi to Dubai? Something for a daily commute from Dubai to Abu Dhabi would be helpful too. A private taxi would be AED 200-...
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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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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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What's the easiest (and ideally safest) way to get from Dubai to Abu Dhabi?

I shall be visiting and staying with some friends in Dubai, and want to take a day trip out to visit another group of friends in Abu Dhabi. Without hiring/driving a car, what's the easiest way to get ...
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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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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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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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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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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