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Cheap flights to UAE (United Arab Emirates)

A Trip to United Arab Emirates 

The United Arab Emirates – often called the Emirates or UAE – consists of seven different principalities established in 1971: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain. A country of extremes, it boasts some hugely contrasting landscapes within its borders – from huge imposing desert sand dunes, beautiful oases with lush greenery, to rich fertile plains and ominous Hafeet mountains.

Carriers flying from India to United Arab Emirates are Jet Airways, Air India, Air Arabia, IndiGo, SpiceJet, Air India Express, Etihad Airways, Emirates, fly dubai. Other airlines flying to United Arab Emirates are Qatar Airways, Cathay Pacific, EgyptAir, Oman Air, Mihin Lanka, Kam Air, SriLankan Airlines, Turkish Airlines, China Eastern, Gulf Air, Singapore Airlines,  Royal Nepal Airlines, Saudia, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Yemenia, Kuwait Airways, PIA, Turkmenistan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Iraqi Airways, Uzbekistan Airways, Thai Airways, Air Seychelles, IranAir, Ethiopian Airlines, Air Mauritius, Ariana Afghan.

How to find cheap flights to the United Arab Emirates?

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  • Take a look at our month view tool to find out which month/day is the cheapest to travel to the UAE. This, in turn, helps you to prepare your budget for the entire journey.

Which city is cheap to fly to in the United Arab Emirates?

If you are looking for the cheapest place to fly to in the United Arab Emirates, go to the countries section. You will be redirected to a page where you can find a list of different places along with their air fares. Select the city that comes with the lowest fare and save on your overheads.

Domestic travel between cities

The most convenient option to tour around in the UAE is by car. The roads in the country are excellent, dotted with lush palm trees providing a breath-taking view along the way. All the cities are well-connected through multilane highways. However, you must have an international driver’s license in order to rent a car in the UAE. Refer to our car hire section for further details.  In addition, there are also inter-Emirate buses that regularly run between various regions.

Things to do in the United Arab Emirates

If you are travelling around in the UAE, make it a point to visit its capital city, Abu Dhabi. The extravagant Emirates Palace is a must-see, encasing more than 100 domes and accentuated by about a 1000 dazzling chandeliers made of precious gems. The country is also home to the world’s eighth largest mosque, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which was apparently erected by craftsmen from all over the world. Explore the pre-historic tombs and palatial forts in the Oasis city of Al Ain and revel amidst the verdant scenery that enhances its landscape. For the ones who love adventure, Al Khaznah turns out to be the perfect destination. Indulge in exhilarating activities like sand skiing, quad biking, dune bashing, camel riding and the likes. The Emirati cuisine features miscellaneous dishes from across the globe. Signature delicacies of this region include Shawarma, Tabbouleh and Hummus. Offering a good number of shopping prospects, this Gulf state is widely known for its collection of gold products, traditional carpets, fabrics and textiles, perfume and incense along with different spices. Accounting to the historic cricket matches played, Sharjah is another place of must-visit.

Before you fly to the United Arab Emirates

Visa for Indians flying to the United Arab Emirates

All Indians who hold a valid passport and want to fly to the UAE can apply for a visa. You are required to fill an application form and submit it along with the required documents. For more information, visit the website of The UAE Embassy.

Best time to visit the United Arab Emirates

The best time to visit the UAE is between the months of September and May. The extreme heat of the summer season begins to decrease and the temperature remains quite comfortable.

Time and weather difference between India and the United Arab Emirates

India is 1 hour and 30 minutes ahead of the United Arab Emirates. Being a desert country, the UAE experiences a year-round arid climate with hot summers and moderate winters. The hottest months are July and August when the temperatures rise above 50° C.

Currency and exchange rates between India and the United Arab Emirates

1 United Arab Emirates Dirham is equivalent to 18 Indian Rupees. However, you must keep in mind that the standard of living there is relatively high as compared to that in India.

Culture and important information to know before you fly to the United Arab Emirates

The Emirati culture is an assimilation of Islamic, Persian and Arabian traditions. Poetry has a strong influence on the culture of this region, especially the works of the 8th century Arab scholar, Al Khalil bin Ahmed. The official language of the UAE is Arabic. Here are some tips that Indians travelling to the UAE should follow.

  • Consumption or possession of drugs is strictly forbidden.
  • Do not take pictures of strangers without asking their permission.
  • Do not litter in public places.
  • Alcohol can be consumed only in licensed restaurants owned by non-Muslims.

NOTE: All the above information is correct as of 3rd October 2016.

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