United Arab Emirates travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

United Arab Emirates 🇦🇪

United Arab Emirates is part of Asia with main city at Abu Dhabi. Its Developing country with a population of 10M people. The main currency is UAE Dirham. The languages spoken are Arabic. the United Arab Emirates is the formal name of United Arab Emirates It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~20.10 °C   🌧 ~6.10 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10M people


⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We’ve reviewed our travel advice for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). We haven’t changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions.

issued date: June 12, 2019


🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall


🔌 Sockets

United Arab Emirates uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic


💱 Currencies Used

United Arab Emirates uses the United Arab Emirates dirham (symbol: ?.?), code AED.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 dirhams. Dirham is subdivided into 100 filses. Coins come in denominations of 1 dirham and 50 and 25 filses.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are very common in United Arab Emirates. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.


📡 Internet

Internet speed in United Arab Emirates is on average 6.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in United Arab Emirates is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 99.02 AED, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 0 telecoms: . United Arab Emirates uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in United Arab Emirates upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call United Arab Emirates, dial +, then 971 (the country code for United Arab Emirates), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within United Arab Emirates, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2 .


🛣️ Road rules

In United Arab Emirates you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100-120 km/h (62-74 mph) on undivided highways, 100-140 km/h (62-86 mph) on motorways, 100-140 km/h (62-86 mph) on expressways and 50-60 km/h (31-37 mph) in all built-up areas. Right turn on red lights is strictly forbidden unless an additional green semaphore arrow allows it. It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.00%.

Last updated: December 5, 2019