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How to Reach UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

By Air

United Arab Emirates is primarily accessible by air transport while a few countries can also be accessed by road. Dubai has emerged as a regional air transport hub with a world class airport. Dubai International Airport is also the base of the Emirates Airlines while Abu Dhabi is the hub of Etihad Airways. Both the airlines are a global trend setter in the aviation sector with flights to all the major international airports all over the world. There are plenty of connections to Dubai and Abu Dhabi by all the major international airlines from major cities all over the world, making it easy and smooth to reach Dubai and Abu Dhabi. 

One can also reach Dubai by road after flying into the Abu Dhabi or Sharjah airports. UAE also shares land borders with other GCC countries and hence, one can easily drive down from any of these countries into Dubai. A popularroad route in this region is from Muscat (Oman) to Dubai, which is about a 3-hours’ drive on some great roads.

Visa Requirements for UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations are not required to procure any visa and can use their respective national ID card to enter UAE for work, stay and travel purposes. Residents of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia can also avail this facility. Citizens of European Union except Ireland and United Kingdom are entitled to stay up to 90 days to 180 days and do not require visa. 

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