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Dazzling Dubai

  • Tour Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 or above
  • Tour Season: Spring & Autumn
Tour Highlights Between minarets and skyscrapers, stone and chrome, lies Dubai, the fastest growing city in the world. Known for its shopping avenues, sand and sun.
dubaiTake off to the ‘Entertainment Capital of the Middle East’ Between minarets and skyscrapers, stone and chrome, lies the fastest growing city in the world: Dubai. Known for its shopping, sand, and sun, Dubai attracts millions of visitors every year, and envelopes them in luxury and efficiency. The city is also steeped in ancient history, yet the old and the new are intertwined implacably, and tradition fits neatly alongside consumerism.

Dubai is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates and is the most popular vacation spot in UAE. Dubai flights connect Dubai with the world and bring in several tourists from all over the world. The most popular and preferred airline for Dubai flights is Emirates Airlines. Events like the upcoming Dubai Shopping Festival 2008 only add to the influx of tourists to Dubai each year. During this shopping carnival, a number of cheap flights are offered by top most airlines. This event is highly recommended in most World travel guide.

This world travel destination is a haven for shoppers all year round. But if one comes here during the annual shopping festival, one is sure to find irresistible bargains and competitive rates. So it is very wise to plan an exploration of the Dubai Shopping Festival 2008. Undoubtedly, Dubai is the place to be during 25 January – 25 February, which is the duration of the exciting Dubai Shopping Festival 2008.

Weather:
Spring: March to May 21-32 C
Summer: June to August 29-40 C
Autumn: September to November 24-35 C
Winter: December to February 16-25 C

Shopping:
Dubai's shopping scene is extremely vibrant, and known the world over. It flourishes and thrives on diversity, from the traditional spice and gold souks, to enormous malls and retail outlets. Everything from electronics to antiques, and designer clothes to fresh flowers, is available in Dubai's sprawling shopping areas. Everything is duty-free, and most visitors feel obligated verify this claim; and are pleasantly surprised at its veracity.

Must Do:
Feel the dynamism of Dubai by exploring the new-age world of breathtaking skyscrapers, gourmet treats and luxury shopping; or the old Dubai of mosques, wind towers, shawarma and souks. There are limitless entertainment options, and you can club all night long to the latest mixes, or experience live Moroccan music and smoke sheesha (water pipes) at cafes. There are plenty of top-notch restaurants in Dubai, and there variety shows you the city's rich cultural mix and diverse population. You can also laze around on Dubai's beaches, or enjoy its world class golf facilities. A visit to the magnificent Jumeirah mosque is essential, as is Sheikh Zayed Road, the little Manhattan, where you can see the Emirates Towers and Dubai World Trade Centre among numerous other skyscrapers. Sheikh Zayed Road is also where you can find the palace of Sheikh Mohammed, and the Sheikh Rashid palace. Another must visit is the Al Fahidi Fort, also known as the Dubai Museum, which has important records of pearl diving and trading activities of Dubai.

What Are The Visas And Entry Requirements In Dubai?
The most important visa requirement for entry to Dubai or any of the seven Emirates of UAE is that the passport should be valid for at least 2 to 6 months before arriving. There are different types of visas applicable for different entries and people.

Entry Service Permit
An Entry Service Permit applies to the following categories and their families accompanying them: company manager’s representatives, sales managers, account auditors, delegations from companies or establishments to carry out a commercial activity in the UAE, consultants requested by companies operating in the UAE that are required to carry out an urgent task. This visa is valid for use within 14 days from the date of issue. The duration of stay is 14 days from date of entry, exclusive of arrival and departure days. It is non-renewable.

In order to complete the application, the sponsor will require the visitor’s date of arrival and flight details, and a photocopy of the first few pages of the visitor’s passport which should be valid for at least three months. This type of entry permit will only be issued as urgent at a fee of AED 220.
The Entry Service Permit holder may enter and depart the UAE through any airport.

Visit Visa
The Visit Visa applies to tourists who wish to spend more than 14 days in UAE, those coming for family visits as well as those on long-term business visits. It requires the sponsorship of any UAE resident or any company or hotel licensed to operate within the UAE. A refundable AED 2,000 guarantee from expatriates who wish to sponsor distant relatives is imposed.

This visa is valid for entry within two months from its date of issue. The Visit Visa is valid for 60 days and is renewable for a total stay of up to 90 days. A fee of AED 500 is charged for this renewal. In order to complete the application, the sponsor will require the visitor’s date of arrival and arrival details and a photocopy of the first few pages of the visitor’s passport, which must be valid for at least three months. There is a fee of AED 100 for obtaining a visit visa. There is also a fee of AED 10 for visa delivery service by DNATA. Hotels, hotel apartments, tour operators, travel agents and airlines may not levy supplementary charges or processing fees in excess of AED 50/- for arranging visas for visitors.

The Visit Visa holder may enter and leave the country through any port of entry in the UAE.

Tourist Visa
A special category of visas under the Visit Visa type is a Tourist Visa, which can be obtained for individual tourists from: East and West Europe, Turkey, Bulgaria, Poland, Ukraine, Albania, Russia, the Hellenic Republic, St Kitts-Navis, St Lucia, Mexico, Cuba, Bermuda, Belize, Guyana, French Guiana, Martinique, Antigua and Barbuda, St Vincent, Kingston, Palao other non-defined American nationalities, Thailand, South Africa, Singapore, China, Malta, Cyprus.

The Tourist Visa entitles its holder to a 30 day stay and is non-renewable. The Tourist Visa requires the sponsorship of hotels and tour operators who bring in visitors from the above listed countries. The fee is AED 100. There is also a fee of AED 10 for visa delivery service by DNATA. Hotels, hotel apartments, tour operators, travel agents and airlines may not levy supplementary charges or processing fees in excess of AED 50/- for arranging visas for visitors.
  • Above rates are valid on minimum 2 adult traveling together
  • Visa fee (USD 85) is not included in the tour price
  • Hotel rates are not valid during trade fairs, exhibitions & special events. Surcharge will be levied
  • Airline seats & hotel rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • Rates are subject to change in case of any changes in airport taxes, hotel rates, rate of exchange, transport rates, government taxes or entrance fees
  • Any meals and services unless mentioned in the itinerary are not included
  • The above prices are calculated based on the lowest available airfare. Prices are subject to change due to non availability of seats in the required class at the time of booking
  • The rate of exchange taken for computing the above price is Rs. 49 to US$ 1. In the event of an increase in the ROE, the prices defined may change.
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