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Dubai is a welcome oasis on the Arabian Peninsula to delight eager enthusiasts determined to live it up – UAE style. And our cheap flights to Dubai make the attractions of this Middle Eastern metropolis eminently accessible. With many international fashion labels, this shopper's paradise opens boutique outlets in the city's malls. Shopping is such a focus of Dubai that the city even holds an annual shopping festival with special events to keep visitors entertained.
In 2010 Dubai made headlines when it opened the tallest building on earth, the Burj Khalifa, at the cost of US$1.5 billion. The structure rises 828 metres, and visitors can take the lift to the observation deck on Level 124. With the tower's construction came a redevelopment of the downtown Dubai area creating numerous entertainment options for locals and travellers alike. An ice rink, aquarium, Sega republic and Kidzania are just some of the attractions to keep families amused.
There is loads to do in Dubai, from dune bashing to yellow boat rides, to the Yaz Waterparks. There is something for everyone and all ages. The Burj Khalifa, The Burj Al Arab, Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Creek, Souks of Deira, and Jumeirah Beach are the top sights and attractions in Dubai.
A significant city landmark is the newly-opened Dubai Fountain, a spectacular dancing fountain. Also consider exploring the marina, the palm islands and the beautiful beaches along the coast. For remnants of traditional Dubai check out the Jumeirah Mosque and the architecture throughout the Bastakiya District.
How long is the flight from South Africa to Dubai, United Arab Emirates?
A direct flight from SA to Dubai is 8.5 hours.
Which day of the week is cheapest to fly to Dubai?
Thursdays may be the cheapest day to fly; however, this depends on the availability.
Which month is the cheapest to fly to Dubai?
Usually, the cheapest time to visit Dubai is in the middle of their summer season (June - July) as the temperatures are a scorching 38 degrees celsius and up. Another good time to go to save money is during Ramadan but be wary as some of the tourist attractions will be closed during this time.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Dubai?
The cheapest time to fly to Dubai is all dependant on availability. Nevertheless, the midday usually has more availability as most people prefer an overnight flight.
Which airlines fly direct to Dubai?
The only airline that flies direct is Emirates.
When are the flights to Dubai from Johannesburg?
Emirates departs twice daily to Dubai. The first flight departs at 12:25 and the second and 18:50.
When are the flights to Dubai from Cape Town?
Emirates departs Cape Town once a day at 18:25.
When are the flights to Dubai from Durban?
Emirates fly from Durban to Dubai once a day at 15:05.
What should I know regarding COVID-19 pandemic and flights to Dubai?
The COVID-19-related requirements and procedures are subject to change. Please enquire with us to get the latest information before your flight to Dubai. Currently, no person that has been in South Africa in the last ten days is allowed to enter Dubai, which is set up until the 28th of January 2021 but can change at any time. Once the borders reopen to us once more, you will be required to present a negative Covid PCR test no older than 72 hours from departure.
Is Dubai expensive?
Compared to other major cities like New York, London or Paris, Dubai is not that expensive but is also not as cost-effective as Thailand. One significant advantage of Dubai is you can stay in a 3 star in Dubai and not be disappointed.
What language do they speak in Dubai?
What is the weather like in Dubai?
Dubai is a desert country so hot. It can be very humid especially in their summer months along the coastline.
What currency do they use in Dubai?
It is the UAE Dirham.
How much money do I need for 1 week in Dubai?
Being very conservative in your spending you can get away with spending money of around R7000.00 for 2.
Do I need a visa for Dubai?
Yes, for South African passport holders.