Guide to Dubai

Guide to Dubai 

Things to know before traveling to Dubai 

Many wonders of Dubai are well documented on the internet but when it comes down to the basics like

·        Public transport

·        Weather

·        Culture

·        Business

Most of the times travelers or tourist are not well aware of the basics mentioned above. Here we are covering all the basics in detail you need to know before traveling to Dubai.

Getting to Dubai 

Dubai is situated at the crossroad of Asia, Africa,and Europe. The 1-3rd population of the world can reach Dubai within 4-hour flight and 2-3rd are within an 8-hour flight. Dubai has an excellent network of roads and highways connecting neighboring Arab countries. It also has regular cruises to and from Dubai. The emirate is easily accessible by air, land and sea.

From around the world, more than 125 airlines fly to Dubai. Whether traveling by car or a bus, modern network of 1st-class roads and highways link the 7 emirates of the UAE.

When you land to Dubai airport, you will find a string of public taxis awaiting your arrival. Dubai is relatively a small city,where you can expect to be at your desired destination within 30 minutes. You can also use apps such as Uber and Careem to be at your destination.

You can also jump on the Dubai Metro. The Red line runs through the heart of Dubai city along the arterial of Sheikh Zayed Road.Dubai Metro stations serve the primary business hubs, such as the WTC and theDIFC. The line continues all the way to Jebel Ali and is being extended to eventually serve the World Expo 2020 site.

To travel at most of Dubai's public transports, you need to purchase prepaid NOL cards. It can be used for the Metro, Tram, buses,and taxis. These NOL cards can be purchased from any of Dubai's metro station sand selected bus stations.

Weather in Dubai 

Given our location in the Arabian Desert, Dubai enjoys a warm climate throughout the year. The average temperatures in winter months from October to May ranges from around 20 C to the mid-30. The weather heat sup during the summer months of June through September. The average temperature during these months ranges from the high 30s to mid-40s.

Culture and Customs 

Home to 200 nationalities 

Dubai is one of very tolerant, cosmopolitan and multicultural cities in the world. Dubai is a home to numerous nationalities.Its residents are made up of more than two hundred different nationalities.This harmony demonstrates a heritage of rich Arabian hospitality. Dubai is a very welcoming city. When visiting any foreign country, the local culture and customs should be respected.

Being a Muslim country, it is recommended to dress modestly, within the workplace. The work week in the city runs from Sunday to Thursday, with Friday and Saturday being the weekend. The government buildings may close around 2.30pm each day.

Business in Dubai 

Dubai is the biggest business hub of the Arabian region, with its central global location. Its central location is playing a vital role in its importance within global market.

Business people should not take offense if, meeting with professional of the opposite sex, they are not offered a handshake. To avoid any kind of awkwardness, the best advice is to wait for a hand to be offered to you.

Muslims are required to pray five times a day as part of their faith. Most of the time this will go unnoticed by business people, it is worth bearing in mind when planning your meeting.

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