Travel Information

Bhutanese citizens travelling to United Arab Emirates

Citizens of Bhutan that are travelling to United Arab Emirates need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in United Arab Emirates

🤝 friendly locals
safe neighbourhoods
mild weather
🏖️ beaches
low tax
💰 expensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

Yes, you should carry cash on you. Foreigners usually deal in cash.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Du, and Etisalat


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is AED.

1 BTN = 0.051453 AED

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $9.53 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

UAE has adopted enhanced entry screening and restrictions on entry due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The UAE has suspended entry of all valid visa holders until at least 2 April. This includes visa on arrival and the visas of UAE residents who are currently outside the country. Australian citizens are allowed to transit though UAE airports. If you are in the UAE and you wish to leave, you should do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Monitor the media for information on latest developments and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to the United Arab Emirates.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in United Arab Emirates. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (3.16 / 5)
Safety (4.50 / 5)
Cost of Living (2.23 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$117.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$9.53 USD

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Popular Cities in United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi