Dubai for Different Kinds of Travelers
Tourists to UAE will get free SIM cards!! It will be valid for a month and will be renewed if the visa is extended
Tourists arriving in the UAE will soon be gifted free mobile phone SIM cards:
- 20MB of free data, 3 minutes of local/international calling minutes and 5 free text messages depending upon the usage
- The free tourist friendly SIM cards will be valid for a month and they will get automatically renewed if the tourist extends their visa
- Tourists can procure the SIM card from the passport control officer on arrival
Do I need a visa to visit Dubai?
Requirements for obtaining a visit visa to travel to Dubai vary depending on your nationality, the purpose of your visit and its duration.
GCC nationals are granted entry upon arrival, and other citizens from the following countries can obtain a visa upon arrival that lasts 90 days; France, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Holland, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Finland, Liechtenstein, Belgium, Greece, Luxembourg, Poland, Switzerland, Estonia, Portugal, Malta, Spain, Cyprus, Denmark, Croatia, Slovenia, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania and Latvia.
Additionally, citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa upon arrival for 30 days, with a 10-day grace period; Andorra, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, Monaco, South Korea, Brunei, Ireland, New Zealand, The Vatican, Canada, Japan, San Marino, United States, United Kingdom and Russia.
What tourist attractions are in Dubai?
There are SO many, and all suit different ages and lifestyles. From the Burj Khalifa, to The Beach in JBR, to the IMG Worlds of Adventure theme park, to City Walk’s HUB ZERO as well as Burj Al Arab, Souk Madinat, desert safaris, sand dune buggy rides, to the Dubai Canal and Dubai Marina… There’s SO much to see and do during your time in Dubai, with options that suit all budgets.
What emergency numbers are used in Dubai?
A very important question! For Dubai Police, dial 999. For the Fire Department, ring 997, ambulance is 998, and should you have any blips related to electricity or water services, dial 991.
When's the best time to visit Dubai?
We’re all very aware of just how HOT it can get in Dubai and the UAE during summer, but tourists wishing to visit Dubai will be glad to hear that this heat does cool down in the winter months. From October to April, the temperature is generally cooler – with the best time entirely being from November to March.