A city of modernity, wealth, and entertainment, Dubai’s appeal lies in its luxury hotels, sporting events, and shopping festivals. Seasoned travelers looking for new thrills take to the Persian Gulf for sandboarding and skiing, ice skating, unique cultural activities, and more. Shopping festivals attract stylish and luxury items that can be found throughout the city. With a growing skyline, sand dunes, and mountains in the distance, Dubai is a one-of-a-kind destination just waiting to be explored. With our experts, discover Dubai and its luxuries.
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Although the city is modern, it is suggested that travelers pack modest clothes. Clothes can be fashion-forward and dressy but be aware of the country’s cultural values and beliefs.
The official currency of Dubai is UAE Dirham. Speak to your Brownell specialist for advice on obtaining the correct currency on-site and to get information on other customs, such as tipping.
In Dubai, a wide range of customs varies slightly from the everyday life of other destinations. In Dubai, public displays of affection are not allowed. Along similar lines, swearing in public will result in warnings or time behind bars. Dubai is modern, but there are still cultural values toward women. Women are respected, but customs such as avoiding the shaking of hands are the norm.