This luxurious country is one that almost never sleeps with its exciting nightlife and endless options of entertainment throughout the day. Dune Bashing, or visiting the 10 million-litre aquarium in Dubai Mall are definitely things to add to your to-do list.
Country Code: +971
Time Zone: GMT +4 (4 hours behind Singapore)
Peak Travel Period: Nov – Mar
Four Seasons: No
Currency: Arab Emirates Dirham, AED (د.إ)
Transport Card: Nol Card
Tap water: Safe but most residents prefer bottled water.
AC Socket Type: Type C, D and G
While Arabic is the official language in the UAE, the most spoken language is actually English due to the large numbers of foreign workers and expatriates.
- Hello – Marhaba
- Thank you – Shukran-Lak
- Please – MinFadlak
- Excuse me – MaAzera
- Sorry – Asef
- I don’t know – LaaAref
- Goodbye – MaAa es-salama
- Yes/No – NaAm/La