Planning to visit Dubai? Here are some handy tips that will you help travel Dubai smoothly.
Do you know during the short span of 5 months e.g. Jan-May in the year 2021, the total number of international visitors to Dubai is 2.06 million? Yesss!! That’s correct. Despite all odds, Dubai remains a constant in the 10 most visited places in the world over the last decade. And we couldn’t be more surprised. Dubai spells magic on wander lusters like no other, all thanks to its ever-increasing attractions on a regular basis. And it’s that time of year again! It’s November which means all the seasonal attractions like a global village, miracle garden, and others have started opening up slowly and steadily. This year Dubai is also hosting Expo-2020 which is all the more reason to visit this part of the Gulf region.
Now if you plan to visit Dubai or are visiting UAE for the first time, we have sorted out some essential travel tips that will help Dubai voyage much smoothly.
A Travel Itinerary Is An Absolute-Must:
Would you rather experience At the Top Burj Khalifa or take a day trip to Expo 2020? Are Ski Dubai and La Mer beach on your bucket list? Well here comes the importance of a great itinerary that will not only prioritize attractions you would like to visit but will also manage expenditures in an efficient manner. Dubai has umpteenth activities to look forward to at this time of the year (e.g. Nov till March) so a well-thought-out itinerary is vital for a relaxing break.
Find Deals And Offers To Help Minimize Expenditures:
Nopes, you don’t have to spend a fortune visiting attractions in Dubai. In fact, there are many places that can be visited and enjoyed absolutely free of cost for example beaches or Dubai fountains and image shows. Also, you can save up on a lot by downloading discount groups like Cobone and Groupon and that can help grab some great deals and packages on attractions, restaurants, and day trips, etc.
Try Local Emirati Cuisines:
Want to learn about the culture of a country as a tourist? The best travel tip is to try the local cuisines. Don’t miss the opportunity to gobble on some amazing Emirati and Persian Gulf cuisine in its true meaning. From the Classic Middle Eastern Street Food Shawarma to Emirati dessert delicacy Luquaimat, from delectable Kunafa to lip-smacking Ghuzi, from Fattoush salad to hummus, one should definitely try local cuisines.
It’s the Best Time To Go For Day Trips:
Day trips in Dubai are so underrated but an absolute must. If you want to experience nature without the hassle of traveling too much then go for a day trip to Khorfakkan. Jumairah Beach, Hatta Dubai, Jabal-Jais, and Jabal Hafeet are some of the places that can be a pleasant option for day trips.
Make Sure You Know The Ever-Changing COVID Protocols
Right now, it is completely safe to visit Dubai and the Covid protocols have been relaxed in the UAE because of declining corona cases. But as a tourist, one must know and respect the rules while entering a restaurant or café or even places you are touring. Hefty fines can be levied if COVID rules are taken lightly.
Travelling Via Metro System Will Save You Time
Yup, you read that right! Our very own and much-loved Metro Dubai redline which runs like an artery through the heart of Dubai is the best and cheapest way one can tour places in UAE. Get an NOL prepaid smart card that can be used on the metro, buses, and trams.
Dress Up Modestly:
While touring any country, it is a basic courtesy to respect local traditions and their sentiments. When in UAE, make sure to dress up modestly in public spaces in malls, airports, banks, and places of attractions. An essential travel tip is to grab a pashmina and throw it around your shoulders while visiting religious and historical places.
Be Mindful of What To Put In Travel Bags:
The most important travel tip is to be careful of what is being put in the traveling bag. The UAE has zero tolerance when it comes to keeping some medicines. To date, poppy seeds are banned from importing to UAE. The idea is to check the banned substance list from the UAE consulate and always carry a doctor’s prescription before picking medication.
Follow our essential traveling tips and you will find your way around in no time.