PLANNING YOUR TRIP


UAE Visa
planning your trip
The kind of visa you require for entry into the UAE depends on a number of factors, such as your nationality, the purpose of your visit and the planned duration. The UAE authorities have taken many steps to make this process as straightforward


Dubai Airport
planning your trip
DXB opened in 1960 and now serves more than 66 million people a year, flying to over 260 destinations across 6 continents on more than 140 scheduled airlines. DXB's world-class facilities include the first and largest purpose-built A380

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Unveiled in February 2010, the Burj Khalifa stands 828 metres high - 320 metres taller than Taipei 101 which held the record since 2004. The Burj Khalifa currently holds seven records, including the highest occupied
Since its opening in December 1999, the Burj Al Arab has been one of the most photographed structures in the world. Sometimes referred to as "the world's most luxurious hotel
Take a magic carpet ride across rolling red sand dunes, with an amazing bird's eye view of the untouched desert below.
Desert safari is a real 'must do' when your on holiday in Dubai.
The Dubai Fountain was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, and is 275 metres long with five circles and two central arcs. Over
The UAE is surrounded by two bodies of water, both offering different diving experiences. Dubai is good for shipwrecks, which are home to Barracuda, Snappers and Jacks, with common
HAPPENINGS
Darts is just as fun to watch as it is to play - especially when world-class rivals are competing and the stakes are high.
Three of our favourite stand-ups are back by popular demand at The Laughter Factory - with Dominic Holland, Kai Humphries and Addy Van Der Borgh taking equal billing on the May tour.
Prepare for an indulgent evening of food and music. ‘Russian Seasons’ is a gala dinner with cocktail reception.
There's something for all ages.
Did you know that the place where the tango is danced is called ‘milonga’? Find everything there is to know about the passionate dance of tango at the Dubai Tango Festival.
An all-female performance will take place at DUCTAC in tribute to Italian National Day.
As part of the ‘World Classical Music Series,’ Dubai welcomes the talented baritone Rodion Pogossov, who has performed around the world and regularly at New York’s Metropolitan Opera.
Plus, there’s a new attraction.
Dubai’s first private museum for contemporary Middle Eastern and international art, Salsali Private Museum, is hosting a six-month exhibition on sculptures.
Who doesn’t love an extra bit of pampering?
The story of Dubai is set to unfold in real time at Saruq Al Hadid, the newly opened museum in Dubai’s historical district
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