Cheap Flights & Promo Fares from United Arab Emirates
Flights from United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates, more popularly known as UAE, is a unique mixture of modern living with tall skyscrapers blending with magnificent desert vistas. UAE is a dry country getting minimum rainfall in a year so the best time to visit would be from October to March when it’s almost always sunny with highs at 27-degress Celsius and can go as low as 15-degrees Celsius. Summers in UAE can get extremely hot reaching 50-degrees Celsius or even higher. During those months, locals and tourists alike can spend their days in extremely modern shopping malls where you can find virtually every brand. When the heat reaches an all-time high, the Wild Wadi Water Park would be an excellent place to spend the day. It is an outdoor water park located in Dubai next to the Burj Al Arab. The Burj Al Arab is a high-end hotel situated on an artificial island and is known as the world’s only 7-star hotel.
For some culture visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates. This grand mosque is the largest mosque in UAE and the eight largest mosque in the world. It is the key place of worship in the country accommodating over 40,000 worshippers and has 82 domes of seven different sizes. General visiting hours for the mosque are from Saturday to Thursday from 9 in the morning to 10 in the evening. Walk-in tours are also available.
Not to miss when on holiday in UAE is the Palm Islands which are two artificial islands, the Palm Jumeirah and the Palm Jebel Ali, located in Dubai. The islands were created in the shape of palm trees topped with a crescent and will consist of residential homes, leisure and entertainment facilities including private beaches.
After enjoying a holiday in the United Arab Emirates, you might enjoy a holiday in any of the neighboring countries:
Oman – An enchanting and unique country, there are many places to visit in Oman. A few not to miss are the Wahiba Sands and the Majlis Al Jinn Cave. The Wahiba Sands, also called the Sharqiya Sands, is a desert region in Oman with a diverse terrain from wide flat areas, treacherous salt flats to small dunes and dunes that go as high up as 100 meters. It is four hours from Muscat and you can choose to camp and spend the night in the desert to experience the beautiful golden sunset and starry night sky. Meanwhile, the Majlis Al Jinn Cave is located at the foothills of the eastern Al Hajar Mountains. Considered as one of the greatest natural wonder, it is an enormous cave 310 meters long and 225 meters wide. The dome shaped ceiling tops the cave at 120 meters high. Getting to the cave is not easy so it’s best to work with an authorized guide.
Qatar – The best time to visit Qatar is when the weather is cool and pleasant which is usually between the months of November to April. When in Qatar, don’t miss Souq Waqif in Doha. The Souq Waqif is a traditional market where you can explore, shop, eat or spend your afternoon in one of the many cafes in the area. Shops offer anything from national Qatari dress and beautifully embroidered bukhnoq– a girl’s head covering to spices and oud– an exotic incense made from agarwood.
United Arab Emirates has 5 international airports you can choose as your port of departure. You can choose between Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Ain Airport, Dubai Airport, Ras Al Khaimah Airport and Sharjah Airport. Search on Skyscanner for cheap flights flying out of UAE and compare promo fares to book direct with an airline.
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