Flight tickets from Port Elizabeth to Dubai

Welcome to the exciting and dynamic city of Dubai! Located in the United Arab Emirates, this desert metropolis is unlike any other in the world. Experiencing rapid growth and development in the past two decades, Dubai is now a leader in the MENA region and a major player in the global economy. Boasting the world’s tallest building, glitzy malls, and an array of renowned museums, Dubai is a must-visit destination. Explore what this city has to offer, from incredible architecture to modern conveniences and fascinating culture and traditions. Experience why Dubai is the ultimate destination!

Getting to Know Dubai

Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, with a population of about 3.4 million people. The official language is Arabic, although English is widely spoken. The city runs on the United Arab Emirates Time Zone, which is UTC+4. The currency of Dubai is the Emirati Dirham (AED), and the exchange rate is roughly 3.67 to the US Dollar.

Climate and Weather

Dubai is located near the northern coast of the Arabian Gulf and has a hot and dry climate. The hottest months being June and July, with temperatures reaching 42 degrees Celsius. While winter temperatures average at 21 degrees Celsius during the coldest months of December and January. The hottest year on record for Dubai was in 2020 with temperatures reaching an average maximum of 41.4 degrees Celsius. The humidity of the air in Dubai is usually high throughout the year, and rainfall is extremely rare there. The average annual rainfall is only around 100 millimeters, with some periods of no rainfall or little rain during the year. Dubai experiences an extended period of sunshine throughout the year, so if you enjoy sunbathing, there’s no better place. Also the strong wind coming from the Persian Gulf keeps the air in Dubai relatively clean. Overall, it’s a year-round destination and great place to visit in any season.

Touring Dubai: Airport and Transportation

There are two international airports in Dubai: 1. Dubai International Airport (DXB) 2. Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) You can get from the main airport (Dubai International Airport) to downtown in Dubai by taxi or by using the Dubai Metro system. The trip will cost around 25-45 AED (around 6-12 USD) depending on your location in the city. Yes, you can change money at Dubai airport at exchange desks located in the concourse areas.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Dubai

  1. Dubai is located in the United Arab Emirates, and is a melting pot of various cultures, from Arab to Indian, Persian to African and European
  2. Since the turn of the 21st century, Dubai has become one of the most dynamic cities in the world, exhibiting its own diverse and proud culture, marked by traditional customs, public entertainment and an ever-evolving economic environment
  3. Dubai has long held the fascination of travellers who travel there to experience its rich cultural heritage, modern progression, and world-famous architecture, design, and attractions such as the Dubai Mall and the Burj Khalifa

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