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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 #1300 on: August 29, 2022, 07:57:15 PM »
Any recommendations for hotels?
Dumb people learn from their own mistakes,smart people,from the mistakes of others

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1301 on: August 30, 2022, 11:28:35 AM »
Anybody have Eli's Dubai menu?
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1302 on: October 19, 2022, 03:45:14 PM »
Is it a must to stay on the palm?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1303 on: October 19, 2022, 04:30:31 PM »
Is it a must to stay on the palm?
you can only see the palm from high up

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1304 on: October 20, 2022, 02:15:58 AM »
Is it a must to stay on the palm?
not at all

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1305 on: November 03, 2022, 06:14:18 AM »
I have two free hilton nights expiring soon and I'm going to Dubai for 4 nights. I also have Hyatt (enough for 2 nights at PH) and Marriott points.

I am thinking of 2 at PH and 2 at a Hilton or Marriott.

Are there any Hiltons that are amazing or should I sell the free nights and stay somewhere else? (Waldorf palm doesn't have any standard award rooms for when I'm going)

I don't want to stay at a mediocre Hilton just because I have the nights.

TIA

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1306 on: November 03, 2022, 08:47:04 AM »
I have two free hilton nights expiring soon and I'm going to Dubai for 4 nights. I also have Hyatt (enough for 2 nights at PH) and Marriott points.

I am thinking of 2 at PH and 2 at a Hilton or Marriott.

Are there any Hiltons that are amazing or should I sell the free nights and stay somewhere else? (Waldorf palm doesn't have any standard award rooms for when I'm going)

I don't want to stay at a mediocre Hilton just because I have the nights.

TIA
Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre.
Habtoor Palace Dubai, LXR Hotels & Resorts.
Are great options.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1307 on: November 03, 2022, 10:45:15 AM »
This WA doesn't either have standard rooms available.

Which is nicer, PH or Habtoor? Would rather go up than down.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1308 on: November 03, 2022, 02:15:43 PM »
This WA doesn't either have standard rooms available.

Which is nicer, PH or Habtoor? Would rather go up than down.
Haven't stayed at the PH

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1309 on: November 07, 2022, 11:28:34 PM »
On the plus side,  Waldorf Financial Centre opened up some standard award rooms, so I booked that for 2 nights.

On the minus side, I just realized that PH is cat5. So I can't use my free night there.

Any reviews on the Grand Hyatt? Or Hyatt Centric?

I have free nights in Hyatt, IHG, Marriott. Any recommendations?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1310 on: November 10, 2022, 01:58:20 PM »
On the plus side,  Waldorf Financial Centre opened up some standard award rooms, so I booked that for 2 nights.

On the minus side, I just realized that PH is cat5. So I can't use my free night there.

Any reviews on the Grand Hyatt? Or Hyatt Centric?

I have free nights in Hyatt, IHG, Marriott. Any recommendations?

Recently stayed at the JW. Super nice room, upgraded to a corner suite looking directly out at the Burj Khalifa. Lounge is a full circular floor and now as the nicest lounge in Dubai.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1312 on: November 17, 2022, 12:13:30 PM »
Anyone have any experience with babysitting/nanny service in Dubai?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1313 on: December 06, 2022, 10:51:59 PM »
Can anyone review the PH in Dubai? TY

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1314 on: December 14, 2022, 01:19:39 AM »
What do you guys recommend to stay for a short weekend shaboss?  Would like food and shaboss meals included

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1315 on: December 26, 2022, 06:14:01 PM »
How's the breakfast at Hilton and does it cost extra
is it included if you are diamond?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1316 on: December 29, 2022, 08:08:32 PM »
What’s the best way to book with points from NY-Dubai?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1317 on: December 30, 2022, 11:04:18 AM »
What’s the best way to book with points from NY-Dubai?
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1318 on: January 07, 2023, 09:40:14 PM »
Has anyone done a trip with kids to dubai?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1319 on: January 14, 2023, 06:25:52 PM »
Hey,

Any issues w Israeli passport holders?

Best place for Shabbat between St Regis, Jumeirah Creekside, or Address?

Also, Does Abu Dhabi have a Shabbat program?