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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #615 on: March 17, 2017, 05:08:28 PM »
Gosh the PH DXB is so nice via email, night and day from the Fairmont.
But is it worth spending $180+ when Fairmont is free?
Hmm...
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #616 on: March 17, 2017, 05:10:12 PM »
Gosh the PH DXB is so nice via email, night and day from the Fairmont.
But is it worth spending $180+ when Fairmont is free?
Hmm...
If it helps, I did a C+P with a DSU and the points are still in my acct 2 months later... Total was ~$130. PH staff gets an A+++ from me

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #617 on: March 17, 2017, 05:12:10 PM »
Has anyone done this tour?
https://www.platinum-heritage.com/heritage-collection-desert-safari/heritage-falconry-and-wildlife-safari

Or what desert tours are recommended?
We did Arabian adventures but it was ~$100pp and took a while bec of the food so I wouldn't recommend to a kosher eating person. If you can find one without the food, it'll feel a lot shorter and more of what you want to do. Get one where you'll be in the desert for sunset. Surreal.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #618 on: March 17, 2017, 05:12:38 PM »

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #619 on: March 17, 2017, 05:12:54 PM »
We did Arabian adventures but it was ~$100pp and took a while bec of the food so I wouldn't recommend to a kosher eating person. If you can find one without the food, it'll feel a lot shorter and more of what you want to do. Get one where you'll be in the desert for sunset. Surreal.
Seems like all the sunset ones include dinner.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #620 on: March 17, 2017, 05:13:58 PM »
Seems like all the sunset ones include dinner.
Hmmmm, the extra 2 hours for the sunset......? Tough call

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #621 on: March 17, 2017, 05:28:09 PM »
Arrive DXB 8:10am and rent a car.
-Checkin to Fairmont Palm or PH DXB at 9am
-Drive to Ferrari World and arrive 11am
-Depart at 4pm and drive to Sheikh Zayed Mosque for 5pm tour
-Try to sweet talk my way into Burj Al Arab?
-Sleep at Fairmont Palm or PH DXB

-Desert Safari/Falconry tour 7am-1pm https://www.platinum-heritage.com/heritage-collection-desert-safari/heritage-falconry-and-wildlife-safari
-Ski Dubai 2-4pm
-Burj khalifa 5-7pm
-Fountains+lake ride 7-9pm
-Sleep at Fairmont Palm or PH DXB

-Depart DXB 9:40am
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #622 on: March 17, 2017, 05:37:38 PM »
Do the second one. Cut down time spent at Khalifa, and head to Mosque in AUH and sleep at PH in AUH.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #623 on: March 17, 2017, 05:42:39 PM »
Do the second one. Cut down time spent at Khalifa, and head to Mosque in AUH and sleep at PH in AUH.
For which night?
We fly into DXB, the Desert Safari only picks up from DXB, and the flight the next morning is from DXB.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #624 on: March 17, 2017, 05:44:25 PM »
Second. Leave for DXB in AM.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #625 on: March 17, 2017, 05:46:41 PM »
Second. Leave for DXB in AM.
How would you propose to edit this:

Arrive DXB 8:10am and rent a car.
-Checkin to Fairmont Palm or PH DXB at 9am
-Drive to Ferrari World and arrive 11am
-Depart at 4pm and drive to Sheikh Zayed Mosque for 5pm tour
-Try to sweet talk my way into Burj Al Arab?
-Sleep at Fairmont Palm or PH DXB

-Desert Safari/Falconry tour 7am-1pm https://www.platinum-heritage.com/heritage-collection-desert-safari/heritage-falconry-and-wildlife-safari
-Ski Dubai 2-4pm
-Burj khalifa 5-7pm
-Fountains+lake ride 7-9pm
-Sleep at Fairmont Palm or PH DXB

-Depart DXB 9:40am
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #626 on: March 17, 2017, 05:46:50 PM »
Landing in dxb at 12:10 pm, and departing the next day at 8:30am.

Is it worth it to even book an hotel, or just go back straight back to the airport and relax in the EK F lounge ?
Any ideas on best way to schedule the day ?
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #627 on: March 17, 2017, 05:54:27 PM »


Arrive DXB 8:10am and rent a car.
-Checkin to Fairmont Palm or PH DXB at 9am
-Drive to Ferrari World and arrive 11am
-Depart at 4pm and drive to Sheikh Zayed Mosque for 5pm tour
-Try to sweet talk my way into Burj Al Arab?
-Sleep at Fairmont Palm or PH DXB

-Desert Safari/Falconry tour 7am-1pm https://www.platinum-heritage.com/heritage-collection-desert-safari/heritage-falconry-and-wildlife-safari
-Ski Dubai 2-4pm
-Burj khalifa 5-7pm
-Fountains+lake ride 7-9pm
-Sleep at Fairmont Palm or PH DXB

-Depart DXB 9:40am

Fountains and Lake ride is a 30 minute ordeal. Khalifa is also a shorter ordeal.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #628 on: March 17, 2017, 06:23:38 PM »
This is ranked #1 on TA, anyone do it?
http://www.theyellowboats.com/Our-Tours/Dubai
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #629 on: March 17, 2017, 06:39:48 PM »
When are you taking this trip?
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