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Dubai - the perfect stop-over destination for everyone. From the delectable cuisine, desert adventures and the wonderfully new Dubai Parks and Resorts you will not be lost for things to do in this ever-changing playground for young and old!

With our personal experiences and tips let us help you make the most of your trip to Dubai, whether its a short stop-over or month long adventure talk to us today. 




 TOP EXPERIENCES & ATTRACTIONS

 


Eat & Drink

A waterside dinner, a meal above the clouds... Dubai’s food scene is a multi-sensory delight. Whether you’re in the mood for familiar tastes or some authentic local cuisine, with over 6,000 restaurants, and eateries you’re sure to fulfil your culinary cravings.

 

Our Tips:

For a local touch try shawarma at Zaroob

For a bit of luxury visit Clé Dubai, Arabic favourites with an Aussie touch




Discover

Dubai is a city that must be seen to be believed. Record-breaking architecture stands alongside traditional quarters, while man-made islands jut out of the coastline. 

Must See Places:

Burj Khalifa (you can't miss it)

Palm Jumeirah

The Dubai Mall

Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood


See & Be Thrilled

Dubai is the perfect setting to be swept away by high-adrenaline activities. Rocket across the Arabian Gulf in a speedboat or roar along the circuit in a race car, skydive over Palm Jumeirah, paddleboard along the coast or swim with dolphins and sharks. 

 

You can even leave the city and dune bash in the desert or soar above the sand in a hot air balloon




Family Time

Dubai has something for every member of your family. Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest theme park destination will open its gates to the public on 31st October, 2016, providing more fun activities for the whole family!

 

The new parks and resorts include: 

Bollywood Parks™ Dubai

MOTIONGATE™ Dubai

LEGOLAND® Dubai, together with LEGOLAND® Water Park

Riverland™ Dubai

Lapita™ Hotel




TIPS & HINTS



Country: United Arab Emirates

Currency: Dirham (AED)

Official Language(s): Arabic, English

Visas: Australians travelling to the United Arab Emirates as tourists are eligible for a 30-day visitor visa on arrival, this visa may be extended for up to an additional 30 days

Tipping: Tips of around 10 to 15 per cent for good service are customary in most cases, it isn’t compulsory 

WEATHER

Temperature (max)

January | 24°C                  July | 41°C

February | 25°C                 August | 41°C

March | 28°C                     September | 39°C 

April | 33°C                        October | 36°C 

May | 38°C                         November | 31°C 

June | 40°C                        December | 26°C 




Electricity

If you are travelling to Dubai make sure you have purchased a Type G plug, which are also used in United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.

Voltage | 240 V

Hertz | 50 Hz




TRAVEL INSURANCE

No one likes to think about things going wrong, but knowing that should something happen in the lead up or during your trip, that you and your family are protected by a suitable travel insurance policy is important.

Talk to us about finding the right policy for you as comprehensive travel insurance is based on the type of cover you require, your age, destination, length of stay and pre-existing conditions.

We provide a wide range of policies suited to your needs from leading insurance provides, QBE Insurance and Suresave Insurance, to bring you the best options and policies at very competitive rates.

 





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