Dubai is the most popular emirate, for visiting and especially for retail therapy. It is one of the most hi-tech cities in the world and is a modern marvel. It is also a shopping haven with ultra-deluxe hotels and facilities that will leave every visitor pampered and indulged. The tallest skyscrapers, fastest cars, hottest parties and fanciest hotels. Water sports, sand sports and air sports, frenzied shopping extravaganzas, glitzy malls, traditional souks, a beautiful coastline and exotic deserts are the features of Dubai. Whether it’s a family holiday with the kids or a quick business trip, a romantic getaway with your significant other or a raucous holiday with your friends, Dubai promises a fun-filled, unique experience for every kind of traveler.
The currency used here is the United Arab Emirates Dirham, or the AED, denoted as DH or Dhs. Dubai International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in the Middle East. There are 3 separate terminals- one each for major airlines, low cost airlines and an exclusive one for Dubai’s carrier, Emirates. Sharjah International Airport is another entry point into Dubai.
The best time for sightseeing in Dubai is between mid-November and early December and half of March.