Fast Facts


Public Holidays

As the dates of Islamic holidays are not fixed, it is best to ask a resident or…

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Abu Dhabi is rich in subject matter; only a few things are taboo, including military…

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Duty free allowance

Four litres of alcohol (for non-Muslim adults only), AED3000 worth of gifts including perfume and…

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Tips beginning with C

Lightweight summer clothing is suitable all year round, with the addition of a warmer jacket for cool winter nights…

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Car hire

There are plenty of car rental offices in Abu Dhabi, with all sizes and makes of cars available for hire…

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Business hours

The Islamic weekend generally starts from noon on Thursdays. Friday is the holy day when…

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Bargaining is part of the fun of shopping in Abu Dhabi, although it is more a matter of negotiation than haggling…

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