Mira ave., 2a, of. 230,
HAPPY TOUR Nikolaev (Mykolaiv)
tel. +38 (0512) 72-29-09
Time: to Kiev plus 1 hour - in the summer, plus 2 hours - in winter
Phone code: 971
Currency: Emirati Dirham (AED)
Course: $ 1 ~ 3,7 AED, 1 euro ~ 4,9 AED
Check-visa is necessary
Food: The cost of a "model" dinner: $ 20
Service: tip: 10% of the order
UAE - a country respectable rest. Carefully thought-through tourist infrastructure allows us to perfect pastime here. Unspoiled beaches of the Persian Gulf, incredible water rides, horse racing, camel racing, golf, underwater fishing, diving, theme parks, a huge shopping center, sand dunes and stunning oasis in the desert - that's what attracts tourists to this incredible country is now eastern exoticism.
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Regular direct flights to the United Arab Emirates offer "MAU" - from Kiev to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Air Arabia - from Kiev, Donetsk, Kharkiv to Sharjah, flyDubai - from Kiev, Donetsk, Odessa and Kharkov in Dubai, Emirates - from Kiev to Dubai . From October 2013 WINDROSE launches direct flights to Dubai from Kiev and Dnepropetrovsk. Planning to buy in the vast area of Dubai Airport Duty free should arrive well in advance of departure, since the calculation at the checkout produce slowly.
Feature: From April 1, 2013 with passengers arriving in the United Arab Emirates, will be taxed at a rate of 5 dirhams. The so-called Advance Passenger Information Fee will be charged prior to arrival in the UAE when issuing a ticket, regardless of the place of purchase. Exempt from tax children under 2 years.
The holders of the biometric passport of a citizen of Ukraine from December 31, 2017 - visa-free entry into the UAE for up to 30 days.
To open a tourist visa required: scanned color photo 4,5x5,5 cm format .jpg (file 40 KB), no later than 6 months ago; color scanned copy of a passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of the visa (first pages and pages with notes on entry and exit, if the tourist has visited the United Arab Emirates). In some cases, you may need to profile. A visa request is fed directly to the immigration office in the UAE only after confirmation of the hotel, and full payment of the tour.
For children under the age of 16 who are traveling with a parent or accompanied by a third party, you must provide a copy of a notarized permission from the other parent or both parents to the child's departure from the country. If a child is traveling with parents, children need a passport or travel document.
When a child has its own passport, visa is issued only if the child is traveling with a parent, having the same name, the child opens a separate visa at a cost of visas for an adult.
If the child is entered in the passport of one of the parents, then be sure to specify it in whose passport. In this case, the difference in the surname of the child and the parents do not care. Children older than 5 years should not only be included in the passport of parents, but also to have pasted the photo.
Consular fee is $ 70 for children included in a parent's passport - free of charge. Visa is issued within 5 working days, excluding the day of application and output (in the UAE is Friday and Saturday), but can also week.
A tourist visa is valid for 60 days from the date of issue and allows you to stay in the UAE for 30 days.
UAE visa pasted in the passport. A copy (A4 paper) issued by the immigration authorities of Dubai, the tourist gets on the eve of departure. Originals visas on arrival for tourists only issue, which opens a visa at the immigration office in Sharjah. If the tourist books VIP-service at the airport in Dubai (Marhaba, Ahlan or Al Majlis), a copy of his visa is among representatives of these services.
Persons who committed offenses in the UAE or have violated immigration rules, authorities are automatically entered in the black list, and in the future they are not allowed to enter the country, even with valid visa in his arms.
For women to 35 years, the process of opening a visa may be longer - this is due to check their e-system data blacklisted.
During the stay in the country after the expiry of the visa with the tourist will be charged ($ 100 per day). If the tourist drove into the UAE, has delayed visa and later it is in the country knows the receiving side, the immigration authorities of the UAE travel company fined ($ 1500-3000).
The Immigration Service of the country has the right not to motivate the reason for refusal of a visa. Emergency visas in the UAE is not.
Holding an Israeli passport visa can not be opened.
Feature: Cruise tourists can get a multiple entry visa (Multiple Tourist Visa) for a period of 3 months and stay in the country up to 14 days during each visit.
The import of 2 liters of wine, 2 liters of spirits (for adult non-Muslim); 400 cigarettes or 2 kg of tobacco or cigars in the amount of 3,000 dirhams (or equivalent); 150 ml of perfume and gifts with a total value does not exceed 3100 dirhams.
It is forbidden to carry drugs (punishable by death), weapons, pirated products, printed and video of an erotic nature, and capable of offending religious feelings of Muslims, or perceived as unfriendly to the state. Sharjah can not bring alcohol.
There are restrictions on the import of medicines. If you want to bring medicine containing drugs should be notarized translation of instructions for its use for presentation at the border, but it is better to buy drugs on the spot.
Any currency can be imported and exported without restriction. The amount that exceeds $ 27 thousand. Or equivalent must be declared.
At the entrance to the UAE foreigners scan the retina, as well as outer clothing and shoes. All arriving in Dubai aero¬port also photographed. Often during the inspection required to be undressed, but the one-time shoe covers provide is not always, and go through the scanning circuit has to barefoot.
The larger airport, the longer the process of entry and exit. Formalities with luggage and border control in a compact terminal building of Sharjah take considerably less time than in a multilevel AEROCOMPLEX Dubai.
At Dubai International Airport can easily pass all the formalities associated with the arrival, using the service Marhaba or Ahlan: support for the passenger from the moment of descent off the plane, the settlement of the issues of migration formalities before going to meet.
Embassy of Ukraine in the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi: 971 (2) 632-75-86
Fire Service 997
Reference 180, 181
You can exchange money in banks, exchange offices, airports, hotels. The most favorable exchange rate - for banknotes in denominations of $ 100, for small denominations it is much lower.
US dollars are widely accepted, but calculated dirhams profitable.
Banks are open on Saturday-Wednesday from 8:00 to 13:00 on Thursdays - 12:00. Exchange offices are open from 8:30 to 13:00 and from 16:30 to 20:30. Friday - the day off.
Travel checks are accepted in many large banks. As a rule, most hotels and large shops in the course of cards American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa and others.
Feature: The course is always in the hotels below, it is better to use exchange offices.
You can move around the country on airplanes.
Comfortable coaches provide a message in the emirates. Travel cheap: for example, from Abu Dhabi to Dubai can be reached within 20 dirhams.
One of the most popular vehicles in the country - "abra" water taxis based on traditional Arab boat, but equipped with the latest technology. Locals generally prefer to move on cars, so public transport is developed quite weak. In Abu Dhabi and Dubai shuttle buses in Dubai also has night buses - from 23:30 to 6:00 half-hour intervals (schedule clearly observed). In addition, the Dubai Metro goes, it stops there in both the main airport terminals - №№ 1 and 3. It is open from 6:00 to 23:00 Saturday to Thursday, Friday from 12:00 to 14:00 the underground works. Dubai also ply water taxis, water buses and ferries.
All taxis have meters in Dubai. Planting costs 3 dirhams (if the car caught on the street, when you call on the phone it will be more expensive) plus 1.71 dirhams per kilometer. The tariff for landing at night increases. The minimum trip cost 10 dirhams.
In Abu Dhabi, the landing fee is 3.5 dirhams day, 4 night.
In other emirates as there are taxis with meters, with or without them. In the latter case, better to agree on payment in advance. Sharjah 650m worth 1 dirham. All airports Airport Taxi operate with fixed rates (usually slightly higher than that of private companies).
Tourists who want to rent a car in the UAE are required to have an international driver's license, passport, credit card, be at least 21 years (some rental companies set a minimum age limit of 25 years), have experience of driving at least one year. The cost of renting a car - from $ 30 per day.
Feature: Dubai Taxi passengers in addition to the rate of pay toll Salik, if their route is toll motorway sections. The fare on these sites - 4 dirhams - added to the counter automatically.
The United Arab Emirates is built and upgraded a huge number of hotels, inns, motels, villas and furnished apartments.
The ultra-modern hotels, regardless of their level, whether it be 3 * or 5 *, excellent service. Virtually all of the emirate's hotels match your search.
All inclusive system can be found in hotels almost all over the country: in Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah.
When placed in hotels 4-5 * deposit is required - an average of $ 500-900 per room, per week (preferably with a credit card). This money is used to pay off the checks. If the deposit is used, it will be asked to fill up, but if not - the remainder returned to the hotel at the rate of dirham (which is worse than in the bank). In hotels Sharjah deposits on arrival are not taken.
Even if the hotel is not located on the coast, its territory is sure to be a swimming pool and the beach vacationers on a free dovezut comfortable bus.
Feature: A lot of upscale hotels have English speaking staff. Most popular among Russian tourists hotels are broadcast Russian-language channels.
Mains voltage - 220V, 240V, frequency - 50 Hz. Fork with three flat pins. Adapter is required, which can be taken at the reception.
The UAE has very strict laws, crime is virtually nonexistent.
Tap water is safe to drink, but usually in hotels and restaurants offer bottled.
Sun active at any time of year, so be sure to use sunscreen.
Loss of passport threatens serious trouble - it can go as far as the temporary detention for the time necessary to obtain a new passport or a certificate from the Embassy of Ukraine. When moving around the country enough to have a copy of the passport and visa, so the original is better to store in the hotel safe.
English is widely spoken in the UAE, particularly in areas related to service tourists.
RULES OF CONDUCT
UAE - Muslim country in which it operates dry law. Only a few of the hotel makes an exception to the rules and sell alcohol at the bar. Drink alcohol only allowed in the bar, restaurant or hotel room. Drinking alcohol or appearance drunk in public places entail criminal liability. Driving while intoxicated face a heavy fine or even imprisonment.
Sharjah absolute prohibition. Even if you hold in your hand neotkuporennuyu bottle on the street, the police have the right to impose a fine of $ 500 or put in jail for a month. In other emirates also have a lot of hotels where alcohol is eliminated completely. For example, in Dubai it all hotels are Flora, Taj Palace, Tamani and others.
In public places smoke-free. In particular, in Dubai you can not smoke in hotels, shopping centers, at stations and in the subway, restaurants, cafes and bars. It is strictly forbidden to smoke in the lobby and in specially equipped areas for smokers not allowed to enter those under the age of 20 years. The city of Sharjah is not allowed to smoke in closed spaces and even in special smoking rooms, fine for violation - in excess of $ 200.
Weekend in the country - Friday and Saturday.
The country has banned IP-telephony providers to bypass, so the use of Skype on mobile phones illegally. This also applies to tourists.
Penalty for garbage thrown on the street (not including spacecraft ever to visit the urn) and spitting in public places is 500 dirhams. For foul language and threats you can stay in jail for a few years, and for insulting a woman to pay a fine of more than $ 1,600.
Ask alms prohibited.
Non-Muslims can not enter yourself into a mosque. At the entrance to the mosque and the house must take off your shoes.
Not made to eat standing or on the go, as well as look into the face of a person is busy eating. Give and Take food, money, and things should be right hand as the left hand is considered unclean by Muslims.
Considered indecent to walk or stand near the praying people, shoot them during prayer. It is also prohibited to photograph government buildings, military installations, mansions for the fences and Muslim women. Before photographing people, you need to ask their permission.
Dubai is not accepted kissing in public places, to behave provocatively, holding hands persons of the opposite sex, unmarried. You can not dance in the street.
Women are not encouraged to ride the bus. In Dubai, for them, there are separate buses.
In addition, the fairer sex is not worth putting too open or transparent clothing. Men should not wear shorts in public. Arab clothes on tourists can be perceived as an insult.
In the UAE, you need to be respectful to the portraits of the rulers of the country and to their names.
Transportation of alcohol from one emirate to another is regarded as contraband, although between the emirates are no official boundaries.
In many urban parks identified special women's watch, when the input is in them is only open to women and children.
The climate is subtropical dry UAE. Winter is dry and warm. However, the night is pretty cool (+ 12-15 ° C on the coast and in the desert and mountainous areas - and below +5 ° C).
Showers in the Emirates - it is very rare (an average of 5 days per year). Coastal regions wetter than central. Humidity changes during the day: at noon it increases the minimum and at dusk. Frequent droughts, which can last for several years. Winter and spring happen sandy winds that blow predominantly from the north and northwest.
In Fujairah, the climate is mild and humid compared to other emirates - a little warmer in the winter, because there is the influence of the Indian Ocean.
The water temperature in the Gulf in the winter can drop to +16 ° C in the north to + 22-24 ° C in the south.
Feature of the climate of the UAE - low oxygen content in the atmosphere. Tourists on arrival may experience lethargy and drowsiness.
Average air temperature:
October +35 ° C
November +30 ° C
December +26 ° C
January +24 ° C
February +25 ° C
March +29 ° C
Feature: The most favorable for the rest period from October to May.
Opening Hours: 9: 00-13: 00 and 16: 00-21: 00. The mall is open from 10:00 to 22:00 Saturday to Thursday and from 16:00 to 22:00 on Friday. Some supermarkets are open around the clock. For any mall work playgrounds.
Gold prices in the UAE are lower than in Ukraine, diamonds and other precious stones captivate not only for its beauty, but also cheap. Jewelry should be purchased in places where the prescribed guarantee. If the decoration will be a fake, the guarantee return the money.
Among the bargains and electronics. The cost of large items usually included delivery to the hotel.
As a souvenir driven carpets, bedding, rosaries, Arabic coffee pots "Dalla" hookah Arab swords, model sailboats, figures from "soapstone" (steatite), products made of brass, kuritelnitsy incense.
Recognized center of shopping in the UAE - Deira in Dubai.
Feature: You can trade anywhere, except for supermarkets. Some small retailers offer better discount if you pay cash.
In Arab food is very popular dish of beef, lamb, goat and poultry. Pork in this Muslim country to seek useless. As a side dish served rice and a salad of fresh vegetables, seasoning generously using. An important place in the table occupied by dense meat soups with beans, rice, peas, potatoes, capers, etc. In large quantities consumed dairy meals. Caught in the UAE should definitely try the fish and seafood cooked on the coals. Coffee - not only traditional drink for conversation, but also a special art.
Alcohol in the UAE can only be bought in the shops Duty free, in bars and restaurants at the hotel, but not to take away.
Feature: Especially loved by locals wheat porridge "Burguli."
If the tip is not included in the bill, enough to leave 10% of the total, but not necessarily. Porter at the airport or hotel can thank 5-10 dirhams. Taxi drivers do not give a tip.
Beaches in UAE sand. And the color of the sand everywhere different: in Dubai - white, in the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah - red, on some beaches Fujairah - gray.
Hotels in Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman are wide beaches, and in Abu Dhabi, many hotels are located on the peninsula and the beaches are in the lagoon.
At the beach there are the so-called women's days (usually Wednesday or Saturday), when men denied entrance to the beach.
On the coast sufficiently strong tides. Therefore, the dive should only be accompanied by an instructor.
It is strictly forbidden to sunbathe topless and nude.
Feature: In Abu Dhabi, open new beaches for women of all nationalities - in the Al-Batin and officers' club. Access to the beach is free, but limited after 18:00.
Excursions in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, a city-oasis of Al Ain, the ancient city of Hatta and Yulfar. A fascinating journey into the peninsula in the north of Oman's Musandam where high mountains rise straight from the sea. Also of interest to the Arab Centre of wildlife in the vicinity of the city of Sharjah, UAE Meredzha museum treasure trove.
Indian Ocean with a rich water world of great interest to divers. On numerous diving bases can rent snorkeling gear or hunting.
UAE offer a lot of exotic entertainment: deep sea fishing, night hunting for crabs, mountain safari, Moroccan bath (for women), skiing on the sand, the rally car in the desert. In addition, golf, flying airplanes and helicopters, skydiving, horse riding. Popular entertainment - jeep safari.
You can visit the water park: Wild Wadi, Wonderland in Dubai, as well as Dreamland in Umm Al Quwain.
For those who want to winter in the middle of summer, there is a way - the first ski resort in the Middle East in Dubai Ski Dubai slopes with different difficulty levels, ice rink, slalom, bobsleigh track, interactive snow park. The country has banned all gambling.
Along with the equestrian competitions and falconry camel races - the national sport. The biggest camel racetracks are in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah. Runs are held from mid-September until the end of April.
Feature: An unusual attraction "Safari with sharks" was opened in Dubai for thrill-seekers: tourists can without risking their lives to swim with predators.
Capital: Abu Dhabi
UAE Embassy in Ukraine is absent