Quick facts and UAE travel tips

  • Capital City? Abu Dhabi
  • Currency? UAE Dirhams
  • Language(s)? Arabic
  • Where is this country located? Middle east
  • What is UAE famous for? Dubai, high rise building, luxury, food, and desert safaris
  • Best time to visit UAE and seasons? The best time to visit is between November to March
  • Transportation in UAE? Buses, metros, and flying
  • International Airport(s)? Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), Dubai International Airport (DXB)
  • Which side of the road do they drive? Right-hand side
  • What is the electricity plug type? Types C, D, and G. 220V. Read our electric plug review!
  • Neighboring countries? Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Iran

Where to book your flights to UAE?

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Do you need travel insurance for UAE?

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