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There are no issues with:

-Having Jewish items
-Looking Jewish UPDATE: Dubai Police said that it was prohibited to wear a Yarmulka or other Jewish items uncovered in public places.
-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

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)


Synagogue:
PM Dan for contact info.

Things to Do:

Sites to find deals:
  Groupon
  Greatdeals.ae
  getyourguide.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


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« Last edited by Cbs on January 14, 2022, 11:00:43 AM »

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #400 on: August 30, 2015, 02:42:39 PM »
The Burj Al Arab wants a cc for a reservation. It's 620 AED pp tho I'm not sure if I'll actually have tea  ;)

Anyone have any experience?  GC?

yes, if you want to enter their premises they have rules. why not just pay it?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #401 on: August 30, 2015, 02:46:01 PM »
The Burj Al Arab wants a cc for a reservation. It's 620 AED pp tho I'm not sure if I'll actually have tea  ;)

Anyone have any experience?  GC?
make a reservation with a stam restaurant

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #402 on: August 30, 2015, 08:49:12 PM »
isnt that a problem?

Sigh. If I had a dollar for every time...




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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #403 on: September 09, 2015, 05:08:26 PM »
I used a driver from AUH to Dubai and back. They charge $250 for 10 hours which was worth it IMO. Uber back and forth was about $75 each way to the Dubai mall. Here I had the driver take me from place to place and was able to keep stuff in the car. Driver had a late model BMW.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #404 on: October 09, 2015, 01:59:10 PM »
Anyone stay at the Al Maha?
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #405 on: October 09, 2015, 02:20:52 PM »
Anyone stay at the Al Maha?

Lucky did  ::)
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #406 on: October 09, 2015, 02:22:31 PM »
It's not a bad deal for 31K-39K SPG.
Would be amazing if they'd be willing to source kosher food as part of the full-board, but that's a ridiculously long-shot.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #407 on: October 09, 2015, 02:24:17 PM »
It's not a bad deal for 31K-39K SPG.
Would be amazing if they'd be willing to source kosher food as part of the full-board, but that's a ridiculously long-shot.

Yep. Thats the issue I was annoyed about. I doubt they will accommodate that. Id splurge for a day or two while stopping over otherwise.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #408 on: October 09, 2015, 02:31:57 PM »
It's not a bad deal for 31K-39K SPG.
Would be amazing if they'd be willing to source kosher food as part of the full-board, but that's a ridiculously long-shot.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #409 on: October 09, 2015, 02:35:23 PM »
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #410 on: October 09, 2015, 02:39:00 PM »
Ya' never know...

I guess crazier things have happened.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #411 on: October 09, 2015, 02:56:39 PM »
If you really want the privacy I'd consider it, but I'd sooner drop ~$1,100/night at the Burj AA the next time I pass through.

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« Reply #412 on: October 09, 2015, 03:00:42 PM »
I'd part with 31K-39K SPG a whole lot sooner than $1,100.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #413 on: October 09, 2015, 03:18:10 PM »
I'd part with 31K-39K SPG a whole lot sooner than $1,100.
True. Even if you don't have that many points you could always a MS it for a couple hundred less than 1,100, no?
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #414 on: October 09, 2015, 03:38:24 PM »
I value 39k at ~$700.  I'd spend the extra $400 for the story, but to each his own.

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« Reply #415 on: October 09, 2015, 03:54:27 PM »
Anyway, where are you booking to get it for $1,100 all in?
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #416 on: October 09, 2015, 03:58:51 PM »
I had set up a price alert on Hotels.com.  It had hit ~$900 plus $200ish in taxes/fees for when we were there.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #417 on: October 10, 2015, 03:22:27 PM »
Anyone stay at the Al Maha?
Your headed to Dubai?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #418 on: October 15, 2015, 09:01:44 AM »
Meh.

 

Greetings from Al Maha Resort.

We will be very happy to accommodate your meals requirements. Most of the products (vegetables, fruits, specific fishes, eggs)  and preparation won’t be a problem. Only kosher meat is not available.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #419 on: October 15, 2015, 09:02:21 AM »
Meh.

 

Greetings from Al Maha Resort.

We will be very happy to accommodate your meals requirements. Most of the products (vegetables, fruits, specific fishes, eggs)  and preparation won’t be a problem. Only kosher meat is not available.
Does that mean new pots, pans etc?
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