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There are no issues with:

  • Having Jewish items
  • Looking Jewish
  • Bringing in food or alcohol
  • Having Israeli stamps in your passport.

List of TR's:
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/maldives-trip-notes-part-2-dubai-and-abu-dhabi/
Sam28 TR
UAE- Abu Dhabi and Dubai TR with lots of links for attractions and food etc (maybe s/o would copy+paste from there to here)

Kosher Food/ Restaurants:
for up to date and more info see https://chabad.ae/kosher/

TLV Restaurant - Location in the H hotel  - For reservations: Call: +97142435711  / WhatsApp: +971522209155
The Kosher Place - Location Jumeriah Creekside Hotel - For reservations, please WhatsApp +972559453118
Mul hayam
Armani Kaf - Location Armani Hotel - Reservation online or email Restaurant.Reservations@armanihotels.com (sometimes it wont show available online but over email they'll confirm)
King David Kitchen kingdavidkitchen.com
Kosher coffee Bibi


Synagogue:
PM Dan for contact info.

Things to Do:

Sites to find deals:
  Groupon.ae
  Greatdeals.ae
  getyourguide.com
  klook.com
  tiqets.com

 - Miracle Garden (need 1-2 hours) - https://www.dubaimiraclegarden.com/
 - Global Village  (Need 3-4 hours - opens at 4pm ) - https://www.globalvillage.ae/en/home-page
 - Xline - zip thru the marina (need max 1 hour from checkin till land back) - Book online in advance to secure a spot - http://xline.xdubai.com/
 - Desert Adventure - (need 6 hours - from 3pm -9pm) - Includes Quad Biking, Dune Bashing, Camel rides, BBQ dinner in a camp site while watching Cultural shows  - https://www.desertadventures.com/  - There is a Kosher catered tour that is highly recommended , every tuesday , Whatsapp +972 58-551-1911 for reservations , full Kosher BBQ and "kosher" cultural shows
- 3 Main Malls - Mall in Marina (Basic) , Mall of Emirates (huge mall - Has indoor ski) , Mall of Dubai (downtown -even bigger mall has aquarium inside and is a very high end shopping mall)
 - Gold / Perfume / Spice Souk - Marketplace in Deira area (need half a day minimum for this)
 - Burj Khalifa - View points from above - Buy tickets online in advance for best price - https://www.burjkhalifa.ae/en/index.aspx  - best to go in evening time before sunset  - Theres also a VIP option to skip the lines
 - Dubai Sky Dive
 - Helicopter ride - recommended is the 22 min flight option
 - Hot Air balloon - https://www.ballooning.ae/ - check the deal sites sometimes have a buy 2 get 1  - Early AM in the desert
 - Dubai Creek Boat ride ( need 2.5hrs - Board 8pm - duration 830pm to 1030pm)
- Dubai Gold frame 
- night boat ride along the intercostal
 - Fountain Show on the boardwalk downtown - from 6pm every 30 min (buy a ticket online/walkup to be closer to water but you can still see it without that or if you are eating at Armani Kaf, you can see from the terrace
- Yacht + jet ski rentals
- Dubai Aquarium / underwater zoo
- Yellow Boat (inflatable motor boat) Sightseeing Cruise
- The view at the palm - theviewpalm.ae
- Legoland
- Inside burj al arab insideburjalarab.com


Hotels:

Getting Around:

Notes:

« Last edited by hakohen on August 20, 2023, 04:53:22 AM »

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1360 on: October 11, 2023, 05:54:15 PM »
Have a trip scheduled for February but wife is very nervous now with everything going on. For those there now do you feel unsafe at all or is it just business as usual?
Have a flight there in 8 hours with a 14 hour layover. Should I be worried? Should I not be going out?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1361 on: October 13, 2023, 07:28:43 AM »
What's the top recommendations to do there if I have a 12 hour stopover in Dubai?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1363 on: October 13, 2023, 03:38:53 PM »
Have a flight there in 8 hours with a 14 hour layover. Should I be worried? Should I not be going out?
My personal experience, I didnít encounter any semblance of anti semitism, everyone was as friendly as advertised. Many people were walking around noticeably Jewish. Obviously, it only takes one nutjob to wreak havoc but the dynamics overall donít seem to have changed.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1364 on: October 21, 2023, 03:17:21 PM »
My personal experience, I didnít encounter any semblance of anti semitism, everyone was as friendly as advertised. Many people were walking around noticeably Jewish. Obviously, it only takes one nutjob to wreak havoc but the dynamics overall donít seem to have changed.
Was your stated experience in the airport specifically or in the city generally?

I'm still debating whether to cancel my trip or not.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1365 on: October 21, 2023, 07:43:38 PM »
Was your stated experience in the airport specifically or in the city generally?

I'm still debating whether to cancel my trip or not.
Airport, hotel, mall, burj khalifa, and walking around in general. Although I will note that arab opinion in general has shifted since I was there.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1366 on: Yesterday at 09:19:40 AM »
i was wording if someone was in Dubai lately, Chabad told me there not operate now due the situation, any ideas what hotel to be on shab food etc.


is it a good time to be in Dubai?