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Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB) in the United Arab Emirates.

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How much time is required for layover in Dubai airport?

My travel agent offered me a flight with Emirates, that arrives at Dubai airport at 13:05, and the next leg exits at 14:30. Is this time (85 minutes) sufficient for the layover? In case the incoming ...
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Alcohol duty free refused at Dubai

I had a flight from Toronto, Canada (YYZ) to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (DXB) to Ahmedabad, India (AMD). In YYZ, I checked in two bags (which I’d get in AMD), and had one carry on. After passing ...
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1.5 hrs transfer at DXB - Can I make it?

I booked a flight from COK to BOS, ticket sold by Emirates (both legs are operated by Emirates). There is a 90 minutes layover at DXB, where I have to change flights. My question is, can I make it? In ...
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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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Can I use a transit visa while using different airlines?

I want to buy a ticket from A->AUH (or DXB) and then from AUH (or DXB)->B. Both are on different airlines and have no alliance/connection with each other. Now, according to UAE rules, a transit ...
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Dubai Airport changing terminals

I have a connecting flight from Dubai. Flight route: US(Emirates) -> Dubai(FlyDubai) -> India. For connecting flight at Dubai, I need to change terminals from Terminal 3 to Terminal 2. Do I need ...
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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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How much is the Dnata luggage transfer fee at Dubai airport?

The FlyDubai page on transfers states the following: If your baggage is not tagged through to your final destination or if you’re travelling with an airline with which flydubai does not have an ...
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Will Flydubai check your luggage through an Emirates flight on separate tickets?

I have two separate tickets - one on Flydubai to Terminal 3 and then another one from the same terminal on Emirates. Will Flydubai agree to check my luggage through to Emirates? The Emirates pages on ...
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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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Reliable options to travel back to Philippines from Chennai, India

I am currently in Chennai for a 1 week business trip. Yesterday was supposed to be my flight back to Manila (I am a Philippine passport holder). My Itinerary was: (Indigo)Chennai -> Bangalore ->...
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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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Does an Indian need a transit visa for a long layover in Dubai? Does Emirates provide transit accommodation in economy class?

I am travelling from Copenhagen to Kolkata. I have a 13 hour layover in Dubai. Do I need a visa for a layover of this length? Do Emirates provide anything for a layover of this length?
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Is it possible to walk from Terminal 1 at Dubai airport to the Dubai International Hotel?

Can I walk from Terminal 1 at Dubai airport to the Dubai International hotel, 0.2 mile? Can I pay taxis and buses in US dollars?
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Do I, a Ghana citizen, need a transit visa for transferring between flights at Dubai International Airport? [duplicate]

I’m a citizen of Ghana, and I will be landing at Dubai International Airport, where I will need to switch airlines. Do I have to get a transit visa?
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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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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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Transfer time between terminals in Dubai Airport (separate tickets)

We arrive with Emirates Terminal 3 then fly from Terminal 1 with Air India. Do we have enough time of 3 hours to collect luggage clear immigration and get to Terminal 1 ? The flights in from ...
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Checked in Baggage transfer Dubai T2 to T3 [closed]

Happy New Year! I have a question regarding to my flight booked with fly dubai. My flight from Erbil will land at T2 in Dubai and the.another flight will leave from terminal 3. 1- So for myself…i ...
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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 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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Terminal 3 Dubai Airport meeting point

I am meeting a colleague in Terminal 3. She is flying in from Glasgow and I am flying in from Newcastle. We are both then getting the same flight to Manila. As the terminal is so large and neither of ...
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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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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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Flight arriving at Terminal 3 at Dubai; picking up car from Terminal 01

I'm arriving at Dubai into Terminal 3 and the Europcar desk is in Terminal 1. Is the desk airside or landside (before or after immigration)? Can people pick the car up from Terminal 1 if they are ...
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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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Do I need to recheck my luggage during transit at Dubai?

I'm travelling from KTM to Dubai (DXB) (Terminal 2) through Emirates 737 operated by Flydubai. I then fly out to JFK from Terminal 3 on Emirates Airbus A700_800. Should I collect my baggage myself ...
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Showering at Dubai INTL [duplicate]

I am flying through Dubai INTL. arriving at T3 and leaving on the same ticket (FlyDubai) from T2. I understand the transfer between terminals will happen automatically but I really want to take a ...
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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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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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Auto transfer of luggage between 2 airlines till final destination [duplicate]

I have bought a tickets from Harare to Dubai of Rwand Air from their office. Then I bought a ticket from Dubai to London of Emirates Air. Both the tickets were separately from their respective ...
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Transit in Dubai with prescribed methadone

I am travelling from the UK to Thailand with a connection in Dubai. I have prescribed methadone. Will this be a problem in Dubai?
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Will my luggage be sent to my final destination if book separate sector tickets?

I'm planning a family trip to Armenia (Yerevan) from Riyadh. Option 1- FlyDubai's booking engine is showing an error if I book RUH-EVN-DXB-RUH on a particular date. Option 2- If I do it as RUH-DXB-...
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Do I have to pay import duties for electronics bought in duty free shop on my arrival to other country?

I'm a citizen of east European country. I'm going to visit Dubai. I plan to buy some electronics at Dubai duty free stores on my arrival to Dubai. Will I have to pay duties for electronics I buy ...
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What lounge and shower options are there at Dubai Airport?

I am traveling to Nepal at the end of May on Emirates, with a fairly long layover in DBX of approximately 6 hours. I want to have access to a lounge with a shower. My arrival is set for Terminal 3, ...
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What would be my concourse and gate number for departure?

I have got my tickets. I am travelling from Auckland to Mumbai with a transit in Dubai. I have 4 hours of transit time. I will be coming by Emirates EK 449 and leaving on Emirates EK 506. I don't know ...
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Quick transfer from Concourse B to Concourse A for connecting flight [duplicate]

I and my wife (both aged above 60) will be flying from Dallas to Kolkata through Dubai airport. EK 222 will probably arrive at Concourse B and the connecting flight EK 572 will leave from Concourse A--...
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Dubai transit visa matter [duplicate]

I am an indian passport holder. I am going to Mogadishu from Delhi via Dubai. My transit time is 6-7 hours at Dubai airport. Also, I have different flights (Air India & Jubba airways). My first ...
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Gym at Dubai International Hotel in T3

I have a 3 hour stopover in Dubai arriving and departing T3. I've been told I can make use of the abovementioned hotel's fitness centre is this true? I've emailed them twice regarding this ( using ...
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Do I need to take my luggage when on a transit visa?

I have my flight from Orlando, United States to Dubai and from Dubai to Mumbai, India. I booked a multi-destination flight, so I can stay in Dubai for 12 hours and go out of the airport. I will get a ...
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Transit visa Dubai while travelling with flydubai

I am travelling from Entebbe (departure 22:15) to Faisalabad (arrival 03:20) with flydubai. I have a transit of more than 18 hours. What facilities I can get from flydubai during transit? Hotel? Meal? ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Dubai international airport while changing flights? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen traveling from Ukraine to Dubai. After 2.5 hours, I will take another flight from Dubai to Kolkata with a different airline. Would I need a transit visa for this? If yes, then ...
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How manageable are connections at Dubai Airport Terminal 3?

I have tickets that have me go via Dubai, giving me with around 2 hours transit time. I will be coming from Frankfurt to Dubai on Emirates EK046 and leaving on Emirates EK570. I don't know either the ...
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How can I figure out which gate I am departing from in Dubai international airport?

I'm traveling from Oslo to Bangkok, with a connection at Dubai international airport. Do I need to do anything before boarding my connecting flight (i.e check in, security check, etc.)? How can I ...
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Do South African citizens need a visa to enter Dubai?

Good day we have stopover for 12 hours @ Dubai Airport from Bali to South-Africa. Do we need a visa to enter Dubai and if so where can it be obtained.
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Terminal three to terminal two in Dubai airport. How do I transfer from one terminal to another?

I arrive in Dubai at terminal 3 and have an onward flight from terminal 2 on Fly Dubai to Bucharest. How do I transfer to terminal two. I will have my boarding pass with me for this onward flight.
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Transit in DXB between terminal 2 to 1

I have a flight from Praque to Dubai and from Dubai to India. 2 different flight companies and 4 hour for a transfer from terminal 2 to 1 in DXB airport. I have with my only my hand luggage. Is it ...
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Transitting in Dubai Terminal 3. Mother travelling alone with 4 year old child

When transiting in Dubai Terminal 3 (flights EK10 - EK652), how long does the process approximately take once landing to getting to my next gate in the same terminal? Whilst I appreciate this will ...
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