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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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?