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Dubai is fast becoming the most popular premium holiday destination. With an awesome climate throughout the year combined with the best luxury hotels anywhere, along with shopping that is the envy of New York, and more world-class attractions than you can pack into a week, Dubai has something for everyone. Whether you want to relax by the pool or get active with a trek through the unforgettable desert scenery, you can tailor your visit to Dubai to be your perfect holiday.

Attractions in Dubai

Try to make sure that you have time in Dubai to explore the many sights there. The Dubai top attractions include the Dubai Indoor Ski Slope is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Wild Wadi waterpark are also well worth seeking out. Dubai’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Dubai city tour before you travel and allow our expert Dubai based guides to show you some of Dubai’s hidden treasures.

Overview of Sport in Dubai

As many visitors already know, Dubai’s favourite pastime is Motor Racing. The best-known team is A1 Grand Prix series who play at the Dubai Autodrome. Every year, the biggest event for Dubai sporting calendar is undoubtedly Dubai World Cup Horse Racing, which you can see at the Nad Al Sheba Racecourse.

Attractions in Dubai

Try to make sure that you have time in Dubai to explore the many sights there. The Dubai top attractions include the Dubai Indoor Ski Slope is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Wild Wadi waterpark are also well worth seeking out. Dubai’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Dubai city tour before you travel and allow our expert Dubai based guides to show you some of Dubai’s hidden treasures.

Climate Guide to Dubai

Find out when is the best time to visit Dubai thanks to our simple guide to the climate in Dubai. The table below shows the average temperatures in Dubai over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Dubai, so you can plan the best time to go!

Driving in Dubai

If you want to drive in Dubai, you will need an International Driving Permit, or IDP, for the United Arab Emirates which you can arrange with the AA before you travel to Dubai.
On the road in Dubai, as with the rest of the United Arab Emirates, it is the law to drive on the right.

Why not arrange car hire in Dubai in advance of travel to the United Arab Emirates and there are several car hire offices in Dubai where you can pick up your car.

Information About Dubai Airport

Dubai International Airport is around 3 miles southeast of Dubai. The international IATA code for the airport is DXB - flights take 7.5 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Dubai is easy. There are plenty of taxis available. Dubai International Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Dubai.

Dubai Consulate

If you get into trouble in Dubai, or just need some advice, the Dubai British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
P O Box 65
Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Telephone: (971) (4) 309 4444

Dubai: The Facts

City Name: Dubai
Country: United Arab Emirates
Language: Arabic
Currency: United Arab Emirates Dirham
Time Difference: GMT + 4
Electricity Supply: 220/240V AC 50Hz

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