United Arab Emirates (UAE)
The United Arab Emirates consists of seven states, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al-Khaimah, Sharjar and Umm al- Quwain. Dubai is the Emirate’s most popular city known for its innovation and surrounded by exotic and mysterious mountains, deserts and seas. Enjoy the delights of first-class shopping at great prices, have fun bargaining in the Arabic Souks, admire the pioneering feats by the Emirati. Take a desert safari or be amazed at the country where the traditional Bedouin culture meets Western consumerism and big ideas. Travel to a country with the only 7-star hotel in the world; the Burj Al Arab, the World’s tallest building and amazing man-made islands like Palm and the World.
A visa is not required for Australian passport holders for stays of up to 30 days.
Tipping are appreciated in the UAE. Generally, a 10% service fee is included in bills. Tipping drivers and guides is also encouraged.