United Arab Emirates international travel guide

Landscape view of United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates is part of Asia with main city at Abu Dhabi. It's usually 🌀️ 19.21 °C in United Arab Emirates with a rainfall of 🌧 17.82 mm. Internet speed in United Arab Emirates is on average 6.9 Mbps. In United Arab Emirates you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 10M people. The main currency is UAE Dirham. The languages spoken are Arabic. Automatic teller machines are very common in United Arab Emirates. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
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Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Exercise normal safety precautions

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has confirmed a small number of novel coronavirus cases. As a preventative measure, UAE has suspended flights to and from mainland China, except Beijing. Expect health screenings at the border and follow the advice of local authorities. If you have symptoms of respiratory illness, contact your doctor before travelling. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise normal safety precautionsΒ in the United Arab Emirates.

issued date: February 5, 2020

Weather

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🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money

πŸ’± 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 β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

πŸ“‘ 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.

πŸ“± 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.

πŸ“ž 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 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ 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%.

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Last updated: February 12, 2020