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General Information

The official language of United Arab Emirates is Arabic.

The national currency of United Arab Emirates is dirham (UAE).

1 UAE equals  .
equals  UAE.

Location

United Arab Emirates

The distance from to United Arab Emirates is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to United Arab Emirates. Exercise normal precautions in the UAE. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of United Arab Emirates is 15. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 999 to call the police in United Arab Emirates.

LGBT

United Arab Emirates has a score of -11 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. United Arab Emirates ranks #190 worldwide.

Consensual same-sex sexual relations are criminalized in the UAE. Penalties may include fines and imprisonment. Under interpretations of sharia, the punishment could include the death penalty. Although the U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulate General are not aware of any recent arrests or prosecutions for such activities, they remain illegal. Cross-dressing is also a punishable offense and there have been reports that the government took action against cross-dressing individuals.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to United Arab Emirates should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in United Arab Emirates:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in United Arab Emirates to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in United Arab Emirates differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In United Arab Emirates, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type G
Weather

The temperature difference between United Arab Emirates and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 71–91°F  /  22–33°C 72% 1%
Sat November 09 69–93°F  /  20–34°C 72% 2%
Sun November 10 69–89°F  /  21–31°C 76% 19%
Mon November 11 69–87°F  /  21–31°C 69% 7%
Tue November 12 64–87°F  /  18–30°C 48% 2%
Wed November 13 61–86°F  /  16–30°C 46% 0%
Thu November 14 59–85°F  /  15–29°C 43% 2%
Fri November 15 60–85°F  /  15–29°C 50% 1%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:36 am and sets at 05:43 pm. This equates to 11.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in United Arab Emirates, it is in . When the sun sets in United Arab Emirates, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in United Arab Emirates is 9.83 UAE. Every kilometer costs an additional 1.67 UAE. Every hour of waiting time costs 30.83 UAE.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in United Arab Emirates.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 2.00 UAE in United Arab Emirates.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 28.42 UAE.

The legal drinking age in United Arab Emirates is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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