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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


Hotels:

Getting Around:

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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 #1000 on: December 25, 2020, 03:03:50 AM »
Is a 6 or 7 hour stop enough time to do anything?

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Re: Dubai
« Reply #1001 on: December 25, 2020, 05:48:36 AM »

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1002 on: December 27, 2020, 11:06:24 AM »
With the recent changes in Israel, are the crowds thinning out at all? Or still packed?

Also, are there daily minyanim for mincha/maariv as well?

Thanks.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1003 on: December 27, 2020, 11:16:33 AM »
With the recent changes in Israel, are the crowds thinning out at all? Or still packed?

Also, are there daily minyanim for mincha/maariv as well?

Thanks.
So dubai was "packed" with Israelis?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1004 on: December 27, 2020, 02:19:50 PM »
So dubai was "packed" with Israelis?
Yes

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1005 on: December 29, 2020, 08:28:34 PM »
Anyone get the COVID-19 DXB Smart App. to work in the states?
Canít even get the verification code to phone or email.

Is it needed?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1006 on: January 06, 2021, 03:43:34 AM »
When is your conference?

Looks like Arieh Wagner is running a kosher program in Habtoor Palace from end December with a kosher coffee shop...


https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g295424-d21346797-Reviews-Starguest_Kosher_Dubai-Dubai_Emirate_of_Dubai.html
If anyone wants to know -
Eli Wagner Program is here with kosher food and a minyan for all Tefillos.
I think he even extended his program another week.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1007 on: January 06, 2021, 03:44:30 AM »
Anyone get the COVID-19 DXB Smart App. to work in the states?
Canít even get the verification code to phone or email.

Is it needed?
FYI although it is in the site - no one asked us about the app just the pcr test

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1008 on: January 06, 2021, 09:36:09 AM »
Spend 8 days in Dubai with 6 kids last week. Feel free to ask questions

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1009 on: January 06, 2021, 10:06:50 AM »
Spend 8 days in Dubai with 6 kids last week. Feel free to ask questions
Share the highlights?
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.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1010 on: January 06, 2021, 11:18:08 AM »
Share the highlights?
+1.
I'm mostly interested in what you did for food.
Then activities with kids, if you have time
Thx

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1011 on: January 06, 2021, 11:27:32 AM »
Share the highlights?
If only he could leave voice notes on DDF

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
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If only he could leave voice notes on DDF
And this is why DDF>Whatsapp!

If you send me a VN over 10 seconds, I'm not listening to it.
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.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1013 on: January 06, 2021, 12:48:34 PM »
And this is why DDF>Whatsapp!

If you send me a VN over 10 seconds, I'm not listening to it.
http://change.org/NoVoiceNotes

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1014 on: January 06, 2021, 12:54:03 PM »
If you send me a VN over 10 seconds, I'm not listening to it.
You can give me your number, I promise I won't send VN  ;)

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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.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1016 on: January 06, 2021, 01:53:46 PM »
Share the highlights?

+1

Yes, please do @chuchem! We'd love to hear about it.

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« Reply #1017 on: January 06, 2021, 02:12:04 PM »
And this is why DDF>Whatsapp!

If you send me a VN over 10 seconds, I'm not listening to it.
That explains why you donít respond to my VN.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1018 on: January 06, 2021, 02:28:24 PM »
We just finished 5 days here with 3 kids.
For food we were at the Wagner program.

Our itinerary is below:
Friday:
Dubai mall
Kidszania

Motzei shabbos:
Water show at Dubai mall

Sunday:
LEGO land
Swimming in hotel

Monday:
Mall of emirates - snow activities
Swimming in hotel
Global village at night

Tuesday:
Habtoor grand - beach at marina (There were camels at the beach if anyone canít make it to desert like us:)
Dubai Yellow Boats (thanks @Dan) - 5pm sunset tour


Wednesday:
Swimming at hotel
Miracle garden

We missed some spots I would have liked to just take a pic at cause you must, but thatís how it is with kids I guess. (If only I had another 3 days:)

Overall, it was a great trip even with the kids, we all enjoyed it and I would highly recommend all the above places.
And btw @Dan we just spotted a RR with an ď8Ē license plate

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #1019 on: January 06, 2021, 03:41:29 PM »
Thanks @Let3 ! What age are your kids?

What did you do for food?