Dubai Holiday Destination
Dubai has become one of the most popular and commonly known destination in the United Arab Emirates as a holiday destination. Remember also that the other 6 areas within the UAE are becoming increasingly popular with holidaymakers.
Dubai popularity with many holiday makers is due to it’s location, year round temperature and excellent value as a shopping destination. Perfect to twin with the Maldives to combine a city stay with excellent nightlife, shopping, good food and of course a few days relaxing in paradise.
Dubai is also a family favourite for the beach hotels in particular in the winter months when the temperature is pleasantly warm. Most 4 and 5 star hotels in Dubai offer Childrens Kids Clubs with a host of activities on offer for children from 2 years to 17 years of age.
Golfers are also being drawn to Dubai as a golf holiday destination with it fabulous choice of golf courses such as the Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek. Couples and families with golfers love the option to combine golf, spa and kids clubs to give all the family that relaxing break away from everyday life.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven emirates situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia. The UAE consists of seven states, which are Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Quwain, Ras al-Khaimah and Fujairah. Abu Dhabi is the capital and also the second largest city.
Over the years as a country, Dubai has seen a major development in building offering more and more new hotels each year. The Jumeriah beach now is packed with many luxury hotels including; The one and Only Group and the Jumeriah Group hotels as well as the world’s only 6-star hotel, The Burj. As the country develops so have the offerings to the tourists including more beach clubs, fine dining options and amazing attractions such as the Burj Kalifa Tower.
Dubai Hotel Tax
Local Tourist Tax: A fee will now be charged by the Government of Dubai in relation to all stays in hotel establishments in the Emirate of Dubai. The fee, called the “Tourism Dirham”, will be collected at check-out by the hotel establishment and will be charged per bedroom, per stay as follows; 2-3 star hotels 10 AED (approx £1.65), 4 star hotels 15 AED (approx £2.50) 5 star hotels 10 AED (approx £1.65)
View our video of Dubai of our recent conference to get a flavour of what Dubai could offer you and your family. Get in touch with Go Easy Travel today and let us plan your next trip to this wonderful destination.
Essential Facts on Dubai
Capital City – Dubai
Currency – UAE Dirham
Electricity – 220V
Flight time – 7 hours from London
Time Difference – GMT +4 hours
For more information on the history of Dubai or browse the official website for the Dubai Tourist Board
Languages Spoken English, Arabic
Currency Dirham (AED)
Visa requirements: Visa requirement for UK passport holders from June 2014. Obtain a 30 day Visa without charge on arrival in Dubai. Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into the UAE