Dubai a destination for everyoneWHY DUBAI?!
Lying on the waters of the southern gulf, backed by a majestic desert, Dubai offers year-round sunshine & excellent weather conditions
With some of the recognized world’s best hotels, Dubai offers five-star luxury with unbeatable service levels.
Easy accessibility with less than 8 hours from Europe & the far east, State of the art Dubai Airport, over 130 airlines providing direct links with more that 160 cities around the globe & geographical location makes this destination a great choice.
Dubai one of the seven emirates which constitute the United Arab Emirates is a place of fascinating contrast, a distinctive blend of east and west, old and new. Dubai is a compact destination where Desert, beach, Shopping, Sporting, Dining & various other activities can be enjoyed within short distances & minimal transfers. Its pristine beaches, world call conferences & exhibitions facilities, genuine hospitality throughout the destination, all year round international events (sporting, musical, cultural etc), unbeatable shopping experience, unparalleled infrastructure & facilities as well as being a crime free destination, makes the city a destination for everyone.
So be there and make your entry now for the Dunlop 24H DUBAI 2013.
Useful travel Information
Population – 1.5 million
Citizens of the following countries: UK, France, Italy, German, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, Vatican City, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and holders of Hong Kong SAR passports will be granted a free of charge for One Entry Visit Visa on arrival in the UAE.
For Citizen of other countries a visa will need to be applied for .
Passport: Passport must be valid for a minimum of 3 months from date of arrival for tourism and 6 moths for business travel.
Airport: Dubai International Airport & Al Maktoum International Airport.
Weather: Dubai has a sub tropical arid climate. It is sunny throughout the year. Temperatures range from 10 – 30 degrees Celsius in winter and can reach as high as 45 digress C in summer. The best travel season is September to May.
Time GMT +3
Currency : The monetary until is the Dirham (AED)
Alcohol: Alcohol is available in all clubs and restaurants and pubs/bars that are located in hotels as well as licensed restaurants outside hotels.
Clothing: Light weight summer clothing can be worn for most of the year but the temperature can drop quite sharply at night during the winter. Dubai is rather relaxed for clothing. Shorts and skirts are acceptable for ladies.
Weekend: Friday & Saturday for public sector
Electricity: Electricity in Dubai is 220 volts
Language: The National Language is Arabic but English is the most spoken language in Dubai.
Shopping: Dubai is a veritable shopper’s paradise! Dubai is famous for offering top international brand at unbelievable reasonable prices. Independent shops are generally open 10:00 to 13:00 & 16:00 to 22:00 opening hours at shopping malls in throughout the day 10:00 to 22:00. However on Friday, they open 14:00 to 22:00. Some even stay open until midnight.
Sports Facilities: As Dubai enjoys sunshine all year round, outdoor sports are extremely popular. Sports enthusiasts are well catered for and the city’s facilities for golf, diving, go-carting, tennis, cricket, jet-skiing, flying, horse riding, all kinds of water-sports and deep sea fishing are truly world-class.
Water: Dubai tap water is desalinated (sea) water. Such water is perfectly safe to drink, however, tourists and residents often prefer to drink locally bottled mineral water.
Vaccination: No vaccination needed for visitor to Dubai
Visa: Tourist visa is granted on arrival for tourists for the EU, North America & various other Asian Countries.
Flights: Dubai is home to award winning Emirates Airlines. The city is serviced by more than 130 airlines with direct links to over 160 cities around the world.
Safety: Dubai is an almost crime-free
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