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Dubai Spring Break

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The speed of Dubai’s metamorphosis is unparalleled, creating a thriving metropolis in the heart of the desert in less than half a century. Many people are likely to be dazzled by the whiteness of the sand and the scale of the skyscrapers, but it’s also still possible to step back in time with a desert safari or boat trip on the creek.

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Dubai vacations are even more memorable, when you are soaking up the sun on the beaches of Dubai or enjoying limitless culinary delights in award-winning Michelin starred restaurants, some with awe-inspiring iconic views of the city or watching your sporting heroes take part in some of the most prestigious international sporting events around the year. Alternatively, shop till you drop in any one of Dubai’s 96 malls or souks. Be there in Dubai for the vacation of a lifetime.

If you’re looking to relax completely, knowing that everything is taken care of even before you travel, we recommend a Dubai all-inclusive vacation! With all your meals and drinks paid for, when you book these offers with ABC Charters, you can look forward to a stress-free holiday in the sun.

From beaches that fringe the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf bathed in year-round sunshine, to the architectural marvels that punctuate the skyline and define the destination, Dubai is irresistibly dynamic, with some of the world’s most unique and modern attractions.

  • Wander the laneways of the atmospheric gold and spice souks of old Dubai, piled high with aromatic and glittering treats.
  • Check out super-cool Kite Beach if you’re into watersports.
  • Have hours of laughs and squeals while cooling down at Dubai’s water parks.
  • Visit Downtown Dubai, packed with incredible sites, including an actual dinosaur skeleton inside a shopping mall and the highest building on the planet, Burj Khalifa.

When to visit
Expect year-round sunshine – it’s just a case of exactly how hot you like it. October to April provides the most pleasant option (small potential of rain and wind in January and February), with temperatures around 25-28C. From May, these temperatures really rocket between June and September (upwards of 40C) but Dubai offers plenty of incentives to visit then, such as shopping festivals in air-conditioned malls, indoor attractions and fantastic value offers.

What to pack
These high temperatures require light, breathable clothing, but always have a cover-up for when you hit the air conditioning. Whilst a liberal and popular holiday hotspot, it’s still good to bear in mind that Dubai is a Muslim destination, so dress respectfully outside of your resort (for example, women should wear clothing that covers the shoulders and the knees in shopping malls, and if entering a mosque, hair must be covered). Desert trips are best in comfortable safari-type clothing.

At a glance

Emirates gateway: Dubai International Airport

Time zone: GMT + 3 hours

Currency: Emirati Dirham. Currency is easily exchangeable beforehand. ATMs are plentiful and credit cards widely accepted

Languages: Arabic, with English is widely spoken

Dialing code: +971

Religion: Islam

Plug sockets: 240 volts AC, 50Hz. British-style plugs with three pins are standard

Transfers from Dubai Airport to Dubai City: 20 to 30 minutes

Transfers from Dubai Airport to Jumeirah Beach/Jumeirah Beach Residence: 40 to 50 minutes

Transfers from Dubai Airport to Palm Jumeirah, Jebel Ali or desert: 50 to 60 minutes

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Dubai Spring Break 2020

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