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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #90 on: October 20, 2013, 03:59:42 PM »
I said chassidish, and I mean dressed as chassidish.
Can't travel in a polo shirt and baseball cap with the peyos behind the ears if you're that nervous?

At any rate other people have flown through DXB in full regalia without any issues.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #91 on: November 24, 2013, 03:03:40 PM »
anybody know how far chabd is from airport? is a week too long to spend there?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #92 on: November 24, 2013, 03:07:59 PM »
anybody know how far chabd is from airport? is a week too long to spend there?
is that a joke?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #93 on: November 24, 2013, 03:15:07 PM »
anybody know how far chabd is from airport? is a week too long to spend there?
I believe the closest would be in Israel but there are no direct flights...
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #94 on: November 24, 2013, 03:25:25 PM »
oh. anything to do for a week?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #95 on: November 24, 2013, 03:27:56 PM »
or shoud i just cancel the $250 r/t ticket i purchased from the sale

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #96 on: November 24, 2013, 03:28:20 PM »
A week is way too long.
Spend 2 days and go to MLE!
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #97 on: November 24, 2013, 03:30:13 PM »
anybody know how far chabd is from airport? is a week too long to spend there?
ROFL

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A week is way too long.
Spend 2 days and go to MLE!
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #98 on: November 24, 2013, 03:33:41 PM »
A week is way too long.
Spend 2 days and go to MLE!

Good Idea, but if u want to stay in the UAE, there is plenty.

 i would do 2-3 days in Dubai, 2 days in Abu Dhabi (St. Regis or Park Hyatt) and another 2-3 days in a dessert Resort like this:
http://www.starwoodhotels.com/preferredguest/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3081

Though Qasr Al Sarab is supposed to be the ultimate
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #99 on: November 25, 2013, 01:16:30 AM »
Good Idea, but if u want to stay in the UAE, there is plenty.

 i would do 2-3 days in Dubai, 2 days in Abu Dhabi (St. Regis or Park Hyatt) and another 2-3 days in a dessert Resort like this:
http://www.starwoodhotels.com/preferredguest/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3081

Though Qasr Al Sarab is supposed to be the ultimate

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #100 on: November 25, 2013, 01:26:28 AM »
anybody know how far chabd is from airport?
ROFL :D That's just too funny.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #101 on: November 25, 2013, 05:25:41 AM »
I believe the closest would be in Israel but there are no direct flights...

the closest shul / bet kneset from Dubai would be shiraz, Iran.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #102 on: November 25, 2013, 07:44:16 AM »
the closest shul / bet kneset from Dubai would be shiraz, Iran.
He asked for Chabad...
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #103 on: November 25, 2013, 08:05:05 AM »

He asked for Chabad...

Well sometimes we do not get what we want.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #104 on: January 10, 2014, 03:18:40 AM »
quick TR .. Was just in Dubai for 24 hours, had absolutely no issues with multiple Israeli stamps or my wife's Israeli student visa passport control was actually quite friendly compared to other countries. Ironically my UAE passport stamp was put directly next to my Israeli stamp. Stayed at the PH - amazing hotel with amazing service in my opinion the nicest one that iv'e been to (Tokyo, Paris, Toronto, Washington DC, Aviera, Buenos Aires) was able to upgrade using suite night at check-in . Received as amenities Enormous Fruit Platter, champagne and Free mini bar! Hotel is located on a Private golf course, feels like a resort rather than a city hotel, that said I still had views of the Burj Al Kahlifa from the room. Rented a car and covered a decent amount of the city.

Burj al kalifa / Dubai Mall - the mall is a very nice mall yet still just a mall the aquarium was quite cool (from the outside) the fountains are outside the mall with a view of the Burj Kalifa I think they run on the hour (didn't stick around) made a quick stop at the Burj Al Arab - apparently people pay $100 to have tea / see the inside I didnt want to do that so tried something different told security I had a reservation they made me wait while they verified for a minute they couldn't find so they just let me through to work it out at the desk. once thru I valet'ed car (free) and gave myself a quick tour. After that headed to Gold /Spice Souks was nice walking around although wasn't interesting after an hour or so.  Probably could have spent another day there although i think i covered most of the main spots.