Topic Wiki

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 »

Author Topic: Dubai Master Thread  (Read 288506 times)

Offline Boruch999

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Jun 2014
  • Posts: 2164
  • Total likes: 186
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1220 on: July 07, 2022, 07:07:05 AM »
I'll be transiting in DXB 4-8AM Monday morning.  Any minyan close enough to the airport for me to catch shachris?  If not, is there someplace in the airport that anyone can recommend?

Offline Dan

  • Administrator
  • Dansdeals Lifetime 50K Diamond Elite
  • **********
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 68917
  • Total likes: 17292
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 16442
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: CLE
  • Programs: UA GS, AA EXP, DL Dirt, Hyatt Glob, Fairmont Lifetime Plat, DD Diamond, Blocked By @NeriaKraus
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1221 on: July 07, 2022, 07:16:22 AM »
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

Offline 1avigrun

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Gold Elite
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2021
  • Posts: 843
  • Total likes: 107
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: Monsey
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1222 on: July 07, 2022, 07:51:30 AM »
Trying to fly j or f in emirates jfk to dxb august 8 one way no reward that day if I book in economy what are my chances to be able to upgrade

Offline dfbg

  • DansDeals Copper Elite
  • *
  • Join Date: Dec 2021
  • Posts: 24
  • Total likes: 6
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1223 on: July 07, 2022, 08:33:15 AM »
There are prayer rooms in the airport. Also airport hotel rooms that can be booked by the hour.

Offline Boruch999

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Jun 2014
  • Posts: 2164
  • Total likes: 186
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1224 on: July 07, 2022, 08:46:59 AM »
There are prayer rooms in the airport. Also airport hotel rooms that can be booked by the hour.

TY

Offline 1avigrun

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Gold Elite
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2021
  • Posts: 843
  • Total likes: 107
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: Monsey
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1225 on: July 07, 2022, 09:02:51 AM »

Offline tavster

  • Dansdeals Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: Jan 2015
  • Posts: 3683
  • Total likes: 796
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 65
    • View Profile
  • Location: Israel
  • Programs: LY TP

Offline 1avigrun

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Gold Elite
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2021
  • Posts: 843
  • Total likes: 107
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: Monsey
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1227 on: July 15, 2022, 08:49:17 AM »
Which fleishig place has  the best food ?

Offline 1avigrun

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Gold Elite
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2021
  • Posts: 843
  • Total likes: 107
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: Monsey
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1228 on: July 19, 2022, 01:58:23 PM »
This is awesome


Offline tavster

  • Dansdeals Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: Jan 2015
  • Posts: 3683
  • Total likes: 796
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 65
    • View Profile
  • Location: Israel
  • Programs: LY TP
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1229 on: July 19, 2022, 02:01:01 PM »
This is awesome


Seriously if Al Maha become constructive with kosher full board that might be one of the best redemption out there.

Offline 1avigrun

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Gold Elite
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2021
  • Posts: 843
  • Total likes: 107
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: Monsey
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1230 on: July 19, 2022, 02:19:13 PM »

Iíll let you know how it works out going in august

Offline moish

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 10035
  • Total likes: 297
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Programs: AA LT Plat, Avis, SPG Plat
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1231 on: July 19, 2022, 02:20:25 PM »

Offline 1avigrun

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Gold Elite
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2021
  • Posts: 843
  • Total likes: 107
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: Monsey
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1232 on: July 19, 2022, 02:21:12 PM »

Offline tavster

  • Dansdeals Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: Jan 2015
  • Posts: 3683
  • Total likes: 796
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 65
    • View Profile
  • Location: Israel
  • Programs: LY TP
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1233 on: July 19, 2022, 02:24:55 PM »
Iíll let you know how it works out going in august
Looking forward!

Offline PlatinumGuy

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Apr 2011
  • Posts: 15090
  • Total likes: 2435
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 11
    • View Profile
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1234 on: July 20, 2022, 02:10:42 AM »
Iíll let you know how it works out going in august
BTDT. Won't be able to set foot outdoors.
״וזה כלל גדול: שישנא אדם כל דבר שקר. וכל מה שיוסיף שנאה לדרכי השקר Ė יוסיף אהבה לתורה.״ - אורחות צדיקים

Offline ponash123

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jun 2015
  • Posts: 473
  • Total likes: 267
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1235 on: July 20, 2022, 11:06:47 AM »
BTDT. Won't be able to set foot outdoors.

+1
I'm still not over my one day visit there in August a few years ago.
It was a real feel of 140.
I have zero desire to ever go back

Offline Dan

  • Administrator
  • Dansdeals Lifetime 50K Diamond Elite
  • **********
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 68917
  • Total likes: 17292
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 16442
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: CLE
  • Programs: UA GS, AA EXP, DL Dirt, Hyatt Glob, Fairmont Lifetime Plat, DD Diamond, Blocked By @NeriaKraus
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1236 on: July 20, 2022, 11:08:20 AM »
Iíll let you know how it works out going in august
Do you also visit CLE in January?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

Offline tavster

  • Dansdeals Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: Jan 2015
  • Posts: 3683
  • Total likes: 796
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 65
    • View Profile
  • Location: Israel
  • Programs: LY TP
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1237 on: July 20, 2022, 11:13:07 AM »
Do you also visit CLE in January?
It's on his way to MLE, give the poor guy a break  ;)

Offline 1avigrun

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Gold Elite
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2021
  • Posts: 843
  • Total likes: 107
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: Monsey
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1238 on: July 20, 2022, 12:23:43 PM »
It's on his way to MLE, give the poor guy a break  ;)
thanks for the backup @tavster  either way itís my only time to get away, I managed to snag 2 nights before the bonvoy(age) so saved like 50,000 on that, the activities are only done in morning or night when itís cooler Iím thinking of napping and pool (maybe spa) in the hot part of day and yes Iíve also been to Cle in Jan @Dan 

Offline Dan

  • Administrator
  • Dansdeals Lifetime 50K Diamond Elite
  • **********
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 68917
  • Total likes: 17292
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 16442
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: CLE
  • Programs: UA GS, AA EXP, DL Dirt, Hyatt Glob, Fairmont Lifetime Plat, DD Diamond, Blocked By @NeriaKraus
Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1239 on: July 20, 2022, 12:29:05 PM »
and yes Iíve also been to Cle in Jan @Dan 
Now it all makes sense 😂
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.