OVERVIEW

Dubai & Abu Dhabi are the two popular emirates in UAE. Dubai’s economy is mainly driven by tourism, real estate, and financial services. Dubai has recently attracted world attention through many innovative large construction projects and sports events. The Emirate is well known for its ambitious Skyscraper projects including the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. The city is full of great shopping malls, superb sporting facilities (including the worlds biggest indoor skiing facility!) and a number of world class Golf courses and thus promises to keep the most avid golfer and the biggest shopaholics equally enthralled. The quality & number of golf courses in Dubai are truly astounding making for a great golf holiday spot.

The largest Emirate in terms of area, Abu Dhabi promises a lot, whether it is a visit to the grand Sheikh Zayed mosque, where one of any religion can go and learn about the local culture and religious practices or heading out to feel the excitement of the Formula 1 at the Ferrari World and the race track at Yas Island. All this topped with three absolutely stunning and world class Golf courses make Abu Dhabi a golfing and family destination which will surely not disappoint.

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THINGS TO DO

Dubai is well known for its ambitious Skyscraper projects including the worlds tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. The city is full of great shopping malls, superb sporting facilities (including the worlds biggest indoor skiing facility!) and a number of world class Golf courses. While shopping will definitely top the list for most visitors, Dubai offers a range of activities for families as well.

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GETTING THERE:

How to get to Dubai: Dubai is one of the most popular International airports with connections virtually to every place in Europe, USA, Middle East and Asia.

How to get to Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi is becoming an increasing popular hub after Dubai & it has a well connected International airport. The home airline Etihad has many connections to Europe, USA, & other South East Asian countries. 

CURRENCY: United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED) | Avg Currency Value: 1 USD = 3.67 AED (Currency Converter)

VISA: Some nationalities are not required to get a visa in advance to enter UAE. However, for other nationalities such as India, a visa in advance is required. Airlines such as Emirates will process the visa if you have a ticket booking with them. For more information, click here.