Dubai attractions

Dubai attractions

With a perfect winter climate, world-class hotels, superb facilities for a variety of sports and leisure activities and excellent shopping, Dubai has something to offer everyone. Moreover, the emirate is friendly, safe and secure.

Hospitality has been our tradition for centuries. We look forward to welcoming you in Dubai for business or leisure and we do hope you take back with you cherished and lasting memories of a unique experience.

Established Events:

Before you fly

Travel tips before you fly:

Do not carry liquids in excess of 100 ml.

  • Each container should not exceed 100 ml
  • Use a clear, resealable plastic bag
  • Place resealable bag in hand luggage
  • Maximum 1 litre capacity

Pack personal belongings in your hand luggage.

Place laptops in an easily retrievable location as you will be asked to place in trays provided at the security checkpoint.

Check with your airline about baggage allowances.

Generally 2 pieces of baggage are allowed for international travel with the weight of each piece not exceeding 32 kilograms, however this may vary by airline and by fare type.

Excess baggage must be repacked and excess baggage fees typically apply.

Always remove old baggage tags as they may cause the baggage system to reject the luggage it is attached to.

Avoid using cardboard boxes as they must be processed manually (which takes more time) and are not durable.

Arrange for travel insurance.

Check with your airline to determine visa requirements at your final destination.

Visa information

If you wish to travel to the UAE, you’ll find all the information concerning visa requirements on

Please note that visa regulations and costs are subject to change and should always be confirmed with your travel agent or nearest UAE embassy before travelling.

Documents required for visitors

The applicant must submit the following documents of the visitor(s):

  • A passport photocopy with minimum six months validity
  • Two passport size colour photographs

Processing time & charges

  • A normal visa is issued between five to seven working days at a charge of AED 250
  • If you wish to process the visa on an urgent basis, the processing time is two days at a charge of AED 375

Visa validity & renewal

  • A visit visa is valid for 55 days from the time of entry into the UAE
  • The visa can be renewed for one additional month at a charge of AED 625

UAE immigration authority regulations

Visas are required for all visitors with the exception of nationals from the following countries:

GCC Nationals (Gulf Cooperation Council member countries): Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia

Western Europe: United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, Vatican City, Iceland, Andorra, San Mario and Liechtenstein

North America: USA and Canada

Far East: Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong

Australia and New Zealand

The following original documents have to be attested and carried with you when travelling to Dubai:

  1. Birth certificate
  2. Drivers License(s)
  3. Diploma(s)/Degree(s)
  4. Marriage Certificate
  5. Adoption/Custody Papers
  6. Others, if any

Attesting documents may take some time; several months in some countries – so kindly start the process early.

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