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You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, teenagers, children and infants.

Each adult passenger can bring one infant.

Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.

  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filippino Workers (OFW), children and infants.
  • Each adult & OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to avail the tax exemption.
  • Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filippino Workers (OFWs), teenagers, children and infants.
  • Each adult & OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to avail the tax exemption.
  • Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
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Flights to Dubai

Try and get a seat by the window for your flights to Dubai – as the plane descends, you'll want to see the sheer scale of its dramatic sprawl along the coastline, which is just as impressive as its skyline. In little more than 40 years, this city has transformed itself from a tiny settlement to a glittering metropolis and world-class destination.

While Dubai's startling feats of engineering such as the Burj Khalifa, the Palm islands, Burj Al Arab and The Dubai Mall are jewels in its crown, the city’s multi-faceted appeal extends to more than just its architecture. Some people are attracted to the buzz of the place – the frenetic pace and energy of a global business city and tourism hub. However, you might prefer the tranquillity of its desert retreats, golf courses, calm seas and beaches.

Beyond clusters of gleaming five-star hotels, with their luxury suites and infinity pools, there's a historic side to the city too. Visit Al Fahidi Historical District (formerly known as Bastakiya) to see traditional Arabic architecture, then tour the Heritage and Diving Villages of Shindagha.

Visiting Dubai is largely about consumption and one of the most popular activities here is shopping. As well as record-breaking malls packed with designer names, there are traditional souks and vibrant markets. And while Michelin-starred celebrity chefs have embraced Dubai’s high-end culinary credentials, there are still scores of independent restaurants with authentic flavours to explore.

It all adds up to a city of contrasts, and there's nowhere better to witness Dubai's diversity than the Dubai Creek. Here, traditional abras cross the waters, and dhows unload their cargo beneath shimmering skyscrapers. Nothing stays the same for long though, and there are always new and ambitious projects afoot, like the upcoming Creek Harbour development and the indoor city, Mall of the World.

The latter will have air-conditioned shopping streets, a theme park and a healthcare district. It almost sounds too good to be true, but given Dubai's already incredible rise, you wouldn't want to bet against it.

What to do in Dubai

Big adventures at Dubai Parks and Resorts

There are over 100 thrilling rides to experience at four world-class theme parks all in one location at Dubai Parks and Resorts. What’s even better, you can enjoy two days of action packed fun at all the parks for an exclusive entry pass when you fly to Dubai with us. You’ll also get a package of offers on dining, souvenirs and more to enjoy while you’re there.

Learn more about this exclusive offer

Go on a desert safari

You could be forgiven for thinking nothing but sand and the occasional cactus lie beyond the shadows of the city. But with Arabian Adventures tours, visitors can get up close with a wealth of wildlife, including Arabian oryx and gazelles. The Nature Trails trip is just one of many operated by the company.

Emirates Holidays Building
Sheikh Zayed Road
Business Bay Metro Station
800-ARABIAN (800 272 2426)

Go on a street food tour

Arva Ahmed’s Frying Pan Adventures Tours will show you the other side of Dubai’s food scene, away from the five-star hotels. There’s a menu of food trails to follow, from the Middle East Food Pilgrimage to the Little India On A Plate experience. Go with an empty stomach.

Frying Pan Adventures
Pickup point: Mall of the Emirates
Al Barsha 1
+971 56 471 8244

Where to eat in Dubai

Bubbalicious (Brunch)

Friday brunch is an event in Dubai, and this energetic affair at The Westin Mina Seyahi is one of the liveliest. Spread across three restaurants – Blue Orange, Hunters Room & Grill and Spice Emporium – and with live cooking stations, it offers everything from Asian noodle dishes and Arabian mezze to pasta and yorkshire puddings.

The Westin Mina Seyahi
Al Sufouh Road

+971 4 399 4141


Yuan (Chinese)

This classy Chinese restaurant serves Szechuan cuisine in the heart of one of the most famous hotels in the world. The main room is open and showy – definitely a place to be seen – with tall throne-like chairs and stunningly ornate ceiling sculptures. Don’t miss the deep-fried tiger prawns.

Atlantis The Palm
Crescent Road
The Palm Jumeirah
+971 4 426 2626

Salt (Burgers)

Salt founded Dubai’s food truck scene. Serving sumptuous wagyu sliders out the back of their retro Airstream trailer, the team initially used Instagram to inform hungry punters an hour in advance where they would be selling a limited number of burgers. But success has seen them take up permanent residence on Kite Beach.

Near Kite Beach
2C Street, opposite 31A Street
Umm Suqeim

Places to stay in Dubai

Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa

Heading out to The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai’s manmade palm tree-shaped archipelago – is an experience in itself, but staying at this luxurious hotel on the eastern section is the icing on the cake. Expect white sandy beaches, a huge infinity pool and three lagoon pools, superb restaurants and the only over-water villas in the UAE.

Crescent Road
The Palm Jumeirah
+971 4 567 8888

XVA Art Hotel

This tiny gem is a boutique hotel in Dubai’s historic quarter, and it’s just the thing for art lovers. Aside from minimalist rooms designed by local artists, there’s a popular vegetarian cafe and a contemporary art gallery.

Al Fahidi Neighbourhood (formerly Bastakiya)
Off Al Fahidi Street

Bur Dubai

+971 4 353 5383

Vida Downtown Dubai

In its modern Arabian style and with the comfortable rooms it boasts, this is an excellent boutique option in an area that is also home to The Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa. While you’ll never be short of restaurant options nearby, Vida’s Sydney-born Toko eatery is well regarded for its contemporary Japanese food.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard

Downtown
 Dubai
+971 4 428 6888


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