Travel Information

Indian citizens travelling to United Arab Emirates

Citizens of India 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

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to United Arab Emirates from India usually are around 11709.00 INR. SpiceJet is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

Etihad, Emirates, and Air Arabia

. Popular domestic airlines are

Etihad, Fly Dubai, and Air Arabia

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

Careem.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is AED.

1 INR = 0.051198 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.

US valid visa or green card which is valid for a minimum of 6 months can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 14 days. They can apply to extend their stay for an additional 14 days.:Indian passport holder with a valid UK or EU residence permit can also avail visa on arrival for 14 days, which can also be extended.:Visitors normally require a sponsor but visas can also be arranged online through an airline if they are arriving on Air Arabia, Air Astana, Emirates, Etihad (and Air Baltic and Air Serbia), flydubai, Turkish Airlines and Indigo Airlines.:

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.

Statistics

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

Dubai

Sharjah

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