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A city that leaves you spellbound

The stepping-stone to the UAE, Dubai City is where anyone can feel like Royalty. Filled with iconic buildings like the Burj Khalifa, best-in-the-world brunches and award-winning spas, this is a desert dreamscape that makes for once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

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Essential information for Dubai City

Local time

Language

Flag of the United Arab Emirates
Arabic

Currency

UAE Dirham
Official currency of United Arab Emirates

Flight information

7h 5m
Dubai (DXB)
Direct flight

Flight schedule

  • Virgin Atlantic flights to Dubai depart daily from London Heathrow. Flights are also available with Emirates direct and Qatar Airways to Dubai via Doha.

Do I need a visa?

British citizens do not require a visa for travel to Dubai.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

When is Ramadan?

Ramadan is estimated to be from 5th May–4th June 2019 (followed immediately by Eid). Ramadan is a festival like no other, and visiting during this period offers a fascinating insight into Emirati culture and religious traditions.

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