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

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Forgot baggage at Dubai. How to get it to Los Angeles?

Last week, I travelled via Dubai to Los Angeles. During the security checking at Dubai Airport, I was asked to remove my laptop from my bag and after that I forgot to to take it back. i realised that ...
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Where can I take a shower at Dubai Airport?

I've got two transfers between long-haul flights coming up at DXB, and I'd like to freshen up with a shower. Information on the net is outdated and contradictory, and the official site is remarkably ...
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Is it possible to walk between all three terminals in Dubai Airport without leaving airside?

We are arriving into Terminal 2 on the 28th December and want to go to the business lounge in Terminal 1 before getting a flight from Terminal 3 eight hours later.
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Do I need a transit visa for a layover in the United Arab Emirates?

Do I need a transit visa for a layover via airports in the UAE, such as Dubai International Airport or Abu Dhabi International Airport? If so, what are the requirements for such a visa? Can I get the ...
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How does the swimming pool in Dubai Airport's Terminal 3 work?

Have a 5h stop in Dubai. I was wondering if I have enough time to have a nice swim at the swimming pool in Dubai International Hotel/Health Club. Has anyone ever tried it? Does it include towels or do ...
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A day at Dubai International Airport and the city?

On my way to India I'm planning to stay one day in Dubai. I would arrive at 6am in the morning and leave at 3am the next day. My naive plan is to lock my backpack at the airport and then walk into ...
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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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Visiting a lounge in T1 at Dubai International Airport, during a layover at T3?

For an upcoming trip, I have a layover of 2.5 hours in Dubai. Both flights are with Emirates, and arrive / leave from Terminal 3. As the first flight is overnight, I'll want to freshen up, and a ...
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Internet access at Dubai airport?

I'll soon be transiting twice through Dubai Airport Terminal 3 and would like to make a quick Skype video call back home while there. What are my options, free or paid? I'm open to wifi, Internet ...
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Travel time from Burj Khalifa observation deck to DXB Terminal 3 without taxi

Would anyone know how long it takes to travel from Burj Khalifa's observation deck to Dubai International Airport (DXB) Terminal 3 check-in counters by Metro and foot on a Saturday evening in January? ...
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Why confiscate gels not in ziplock bags after screening?

My bags were just searched at a gate lounge during a stopover in Dubai towards Sydney and I was asked to leave my toothpaste behind because it wasn't in a zip lock bag, and neither myself nor the ...
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Can I go to Terminal 2 from Terminal 1 in Dubai International Airport?

I am landing in Terminal 1 of Dubai International Airport (DXB). I want to take a bus to Terminal 2 to go to Abu Dhabi. Is it possible to go to Terminal 2 from Terminal 1?
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How can I contact 'lost and found' to in enquire on a lost laptop in Dubai Airport? [duplicate]

On 16th March 2013, I travelled via Dubai to Dallas. During the security checking at Dubai Airport, I put it in the belt and after that I forgot to to take it back. that I've filled up the online form ...
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Connecting flight through Dubai with an Israeli/Jewish name

I'm planning to travel from the UK to NZ in early 2015. The cheapest flights (Qantas) have a connection via Dubai. I have more than one citizenship, so I can avoid using an Israeli passport (phew), ...
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Indian citizen transiting in Dubai, is a transit visa required? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen travelling to Muscat from USA via Dubai. To Dubai by United Airlines via Zurich. Six hours later from Dubai by flydubai. Since it is a separate booking, do I require a ...
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Dubai Transit with separate different tickets with Afghan Passport [duplicate]

I am travelling with an Afghan passport and Canadian permanent resident card from Vancouver (YVR) to Kabul (KBL) via London (LHR) and Dubai (DXB) with two separate ticket bookings. The first one is ...
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Dubai airport transit from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1

We are a group of four Indian citizens, travelling from Prague (Czech Republic) to Trivandrum via Dubai International Airport. Our flight from Prague to Dubai is with Czech Airlines and then we change ...
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How to figure out my departure gate at Dubai airport Terminal 3?

I'm traveling from Lahore to Birmingham with a connection at Dubai airport and a waiting time of 1 hour 40 mins. My boarding pass says I arrive at Terminal 3 and also depart from Terminal 3 for ...
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What is the process of using Dubai's Smart Gate for a foreign, non-resident first-timer?

Swedish passport holders (even non-residents of the UAE nowadays) are among those that can use the Smart gate in Dubai. However, I've read that there's some eye scan first-timers have to go through. ...
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Food souvenir purchasable in dubai

Since I have half day stopover in Dubai, I want to go out of the airport and buy some food souvenir for my family. Date is common Arabic sweet but I am not interested in, similarly I don’t interested ...
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Dubai airport transit layover

I am travelling to India from the US via Dubai on an Emirates flight. I have a seven-hour layover in Dubai. I have a brother who lives in Dubai. Will it be possible for me to meet him in the airport ...
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Transfer between Dubai's Terminals 1 and 3, when traveling on separate tickets?

I am arriving in Dubai terminal 1 on Ethiopian airlines and wish to transfer to Emirates flight at terminal 3, do I need to go through immigration/security? do I need to collect my bags?
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20 hours layover Dubai [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A day at Dubai International Airport and the city? I will be in Dubai for a 20 hours layover in the middle of November. It will be a Tuesday (13th). I know that I will have (...
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For the Qatar Airways Doha-Dubai shuttle service, when does Dubai checkin close?

If you go to the Dubai Airport (DXB) website at the moment, and ask it about checkin times, it has a popup that warns that at this time of year, you should allow 3 hours for checkin and departure from ...
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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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Can you transit through Dubai airport when holding an Israeli passport?

Is it possible for an Israeli passport holder to transit through Dubai airport? Obviously assuming that the person stays air-side, has a connection on the same ticket, and the next flight leaves ...
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Will my luggage be transferred automatically on a layover between T3 and T2 of Dubai International?

I am arriving at T3 of Dubai DXB from Jet Airways and having an onward flight to Kiev Boryspil KBP with Ukrainian Airlines from T2. Flight departure time is 09:20 hours and I have bought a single ...
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DXB (Dubai International Airport) Shuttle between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2

I am arriving on Terminal 1 at DXB. From where exactly I can get shuttle to Terminal 2?
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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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OTB (OK To Board) Required for Jet Airways from Mumbai to Dubai?

I'm travelling on 24th March to Dubai with Family.I have also received an e-Visa for the same. I want to know whether OTB is required as I'm travelling from Mumbai to Dubai on Jet Airways flight. ...
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Leaving a country without entering another country and coming back

I am planning to go to Dubai from Doha just to accompany my wife who is coming from Egypt. I will not be leaving Dubai's airport and will basically be coming back with her on the same flight. I wonder ...
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Airport transit in KUL and DXB with 4 months on passport?

I am an Indonesian living in Germany. I will be traveling to Indonesia via Dubai and Kuala Lumpur. From Kuala Lumpur I will take a different airline. I just noticed that some countries ask for a 6 ...
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Transit in Dubai with two separate tickets - can SpiceJet boarding passes be collected airside?

I'm a Indian citizen and currently don't have a UAE visa. I'm booked with Emirates from LHR To DXB and from DXB to IXM with SpiceJet with a transfer time of 2hrs 55min. The tickets are separate and I ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Dubai? [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Madrid to Brisbane, but I have a 9 hours layover at Dubai Airport. I do not plan to leave the airport, and the connection is with the same airline (Emirates). I'm from El Salvador. ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Dubai International Airport (different terminals)?

I'm an Indian passport holder. I have a booking from Bahrain to Dubai (return ticket) and a Dubai to India (return ticket). So I have to two different flights (Emirates & Spicejet). Do I need a ...
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Arrival and departure at Dubai international airport T3

My mother is travelling alone and her arrival and departure terminal is T3 at Dubai international airport. I would like to know that after arriving at T3 which direction she will go for departure ? Is ...
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Will I need a transit visa for Sri Lanka transit to Maldives UK citizen

I am a UK citizen travelling from UK to the Maldives, with a stopover of 7 hours in Dubai, then a stopover in Sri Lanka of 9 hrs, will I need any visas?
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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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Can a Kazakh national transit in Dubai without a visa?

I am a Kazakh passport holder. I'm travelling from Delhi via SpiceJet to Dubai, landing at Terminal 1 in the early morning. On the same day in the late evening I have a flight to Astana via flydubai ...
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Arrival visa from airport

I am an Indian with Kuwaiti residence. If I travel by Emirates with my family (wife + two kids) can I get a stop over in Dubai for 3 days without any difficulty (is it easy to obtain a visa to exit ...
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Do I need transit visa if I have to recheck my checked-in baggage for a layover in Dubai?

I am buying ticket for Delhi from Kiev with layover at Dubai. On the ticket it is written Recheck of checked luggage needed. Airline is from kiev - Ukranian international airline to Dubai then ...
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Are there power points in Dubai International Airport, UAE (DXB)?

I've 7 hour layover in DXB Terminal 3, and was wondering if there are universal power points located conveniently around the terminal. If so, are they usually crowded?
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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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Are there any rest areas in Dubai's Terminal 3?

I am travelling to Melbourne with Emirates Airlines on 1st November 2017. I have a 3-hour layover in Terminal 3. Are there any rest areas where I could sit or lie down?
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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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Do i need a visa for Dubai if I were to travel to the airport and return without leaving the airport

My wife will be coming from the US to India via Dubai. I shall be traveling from Chennai, India, to meet her at Dubai and escort her back to Chennai. I will be traveling via Air Emirates [terminal 3]. ...
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Indian passport with less than 6 months validity

I am an Indian citizen residing in USA and I will be traveling to India in March 2017. My Indian passport will have five and a half months validity when I come back to USA after my India trip. My ...
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Transit visa rules in Dubai airport [duplicate]

My uncle is traveling from Dubai to Amsterdam and then to Quito. He is citizen of Ecuador and Pakistan, currently in Pakistan. He will arrive at 5 AM in Dubai from Lahore and leave Dubai at 11:55 PM ...
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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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Baggage transfer from Air India to Qantas on same booking

I am travelling to London with a transit in Dubai. My Air India flight arrives in Dubai (Terminal 1) at 22:25. The onward flight to London is with Qantas at 02:10 from Terminal 3. Will my luggage be ...