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    • Airport currency?

      Abu Dhabi May 15, 2015 at 10:42 AM

      Have a change of planes with approx. 3 hour timescale - do I need local currency to buy a coffee?
      or do they accept cards?



    • Concerns about moving to UAE

      Dubai May 18, 2015 at 10:09 PM

      I am considering applying for jobs in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. I have been to UAE on holiday before but living in another country is a different experience. I am a white female and plan to travel to the UAE without my husband for the first 3 months.

      1. How can I ensure my safety when I get there?

      2. I have heard horror stories about people being promised amazing jobs and then they arrive and either things are a nightmare immediately or things get bad once they take your passport & visa from you. What can I do to ensure that doesn't happen? I am applying for executive positions in corporate organizations.

      3. When looking for accommodation, what are the best resources? What areas in Dubai and Abu Dhabi should I avoid living in?

      4. I know that the UAE has many venomous spiders and snakes. I know there are sea snakes in the water and warnings about snakes on the beaches, but how common is the occurrence of seeing a snake in day to day life in the city and most importantly in your home?


    • Parking Near Dubai Marina

      Dubai May 13, 2015 at 2:42 PM


      I am staying in Mesk Tower in Dubai Marina. Unfortunately I don't have a parking spot in the building is there somewhere nearby I can park for free or a very low rate?

      Many thanks in advance for your help.


    • visit Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

      Abu Dhabi May 5, 2015 at 3:17 PM

      is it opened on friday afternoon

    • 8 Hour Layover in Dubai Airport Terminal 2??

      Dubai May 2, 2015 at 8:29 PM

      Hey Guys,
      I was hoping for a reality check on Terminal 2. My initial flight into Dubai Airport, I immediately got put on a shuttle from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 for my Delta connection. This time i've got a 8 Hour layover in Dubai for by 4am flight to Kabul. My question is should I spend the night in Terminal 1, and got to Terminal 2 around 2am, or should I go immediately over there? I've heard that terminal 2 is the black sheep of Dubai Airport. Poor amenities, and very difficult to transfer over to. How difficult is it going to be to find a shuttle or even taxi and 2am?


      BTW: I've got one check-in bag, but i was told by Delta that it would transfer all the way to Kabul.


    • Exchange rate

      Dubai May 8, 2015 at 4:43 PM

      Hi, just wondering would I get a better exchange rate if I exchange my pounds here in England or on holiday in dubia.

    • Men's Attire

      Abu Dhabi Apr 30, 2015 at 10:26 AM

      I will be visiting Abu Dhabi for the first time staying 1 week, playing some golf and getting around to see some places as well as go to Dubai for the day and wanted to make sure I was prepared upon arriving appropriate attire that is exceptionable to wear considering I look like a drenched wash cloth in hot weather.
      Golfing attire I hope I am capable to wear shorts and nice button up. Anyone have recommendations.

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      taxi - can I get an estimated cost of taxi fare from the Airport to The Address @ Dubai Mall?

      Dubai Apr 28, 2015 at 8:09 PM

      can I get an estimated cost of taxi fare from the Airport to The Address @ Dubai Mall?

    • Underage applying for visa. purpose: conference

      Dubai Apr 29, 2015 at 6:25 AM

      Hi, I am really facing this dilemma. I am going to join an international conference and be a paper presenter but I am still 20 years old Filipino citizen. I will be traveling alone. Any advices? :( Pls help

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      Abu Dhabi Apr 29, 2015 at 2:17 PM

      Hi everyone,

      My boyfriend and I are going to Abu Dhabi for a day. We want to visit the main attractions but in a low budget way, since we are backpackers. So, how people usually get around Abu Dhabi?
      What is it best: get a taxi (or even public transportation.. still dont know if it has it) or get a one day tour?


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      Dubai in July

      Dubai May 3, 2015 at 5:44 PM

      My wife and I will be in Dubai for 3 days in early July. As it will be super hot any tips on what to do / how to sight see without melting?

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      Food in Dubai airport

      Dubai May 13, 2015 at 3:14 AM

      I am travelling to Australia today via Dubai airport and I have about 4 hours there. I have been through Dubai airport a few times before but I never seem to be able to find anything nice and fresh to eat. Does anyone have any recommendations were to find something's that's fresh, like fruits or a good salad in the airport without the prices being through the roof?

      And on a side note, does anyone know were to find Wifi in the airport? That's always a trouble for me too :)



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      Travelling in Feb 15

      by pierre1974dale Online Now Dec 27, 2014 at 11:29 PM

      Travelling there as a couple we are after some info regarding trips and any must do's we will be there for 6 days. We have been looking at a Dhow trip from Mousadam and also a trip around the Hatta mountains any advice & tips??

      2 Answers Jan 8, 2015 at 1:12 AM
    • RAK - Abu Dhabi

      by tourist1111 Online Now Aug 2, 2013 at 12:58 PM

      Whats the best way to get from Ras Al Khaimah to Abu Dhabi?

    • safety

      by SheilaN8 Online Now Apr 8, 2013 at 3:16 PM

      is RAK safe for girl?
      I'll may live there alone and wondering about the safety. Thanks

      4 Answers Apr 10, 2013 at 1:38 AM
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      Need some advice before going to RAK

      by LizzieSouthWales Online Now Aug 4, 2008 at 2:07 AM

      Hi, I have booked to go to RAK on 8th Sept till 16th Sept which I am awae of now is Ramadam (was not told by travel agent). This is not a big problem for me as I dont drink and wanted a quiet relaxing holiday anyway.

      A few things I wanted to query were dress code both for me and my partner in shopping areas, on excursions, around hotel and dining areas and beach.
      Also tipping, is this expected or not approved of.
      We dont wish to offend people and from another forum I dont get any clear answers

      13 Answers Aug 8, 2008 at 3:07 AM
    • whats it like?

      by donnahol Online Now Nov 24, 2006 at 8:19 AM

      I have been to Dubai and loved it, we want to try a different part next time Ras Al Khaimah looks nice and quiet, so can anyone answer my questions? Is the beach as nice as the beach at Jumeirah Dubai? What are the resturants like? Is there less traffic? Is there shopping malls? Is it as safe? please help

      3 Answers Nov 30, 2006 at 1:12 PM