1. Arrival
Upon arrival to Dubai International Airport (DXB) you will likely have to do a PCR-Test for COVID-19 at the airport and download a PH Screening app. Test results are sent to the indicated phone number, or can be viewed in the app within 48 hours (usually around 24h).

Latest information about requirements for arriving tourists you can find on Dubai Airport website or on the Emirates Airline website.

At the DXB airport exit in the first lane there is a moving queue of official municipal taxis (mostly Toyota with red roofs). Average price to go to Palm Jumeirah is 100-110 AED, travel time 35-40 minutes. In the second lane there are luxury taxis, black Mercedes-Benz, Tesla and others. Most cars have a card payment option.

Please note that when you arrive, certain restrictions may be in place regarding the number of people in 1 car.
2. Check-in
Balqis Residence
Balqis Residence Block B, Crescent Road
Palm Jumeirah

Enter the premises through the security gate, then proceed along the building to the main entrance.

Detailed instructions
Fairmont Residence
Fairmont South Residence,
Palm Jumeirah

Enter the building through the arc, which leads to visitors parking and ground floor lobby.

Detailed instructions
3. Useful apps
Order taxi, food delivery, courier
Order groceries and medicine
Order food from restaurants, cafes
Road maps which show cameras and speed limits
4. Your neighbourhood - Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah - is a grand man-made island, deservedly called by many "the World's 8th Wonder."

On this island you will find everything you need for a joyful short vacation, as well as for a comfortable longer stay.
All possible shops, restaurants, cafes, saloons and entertainments (cinema, kid zones) are located in these two malls:

Nakheel Mall

Golden Mile Galleria

For a fresh-air walk and picturesque meal there is a rich choice:

The Pointe

Golden Mile Galleria promenade

Palm West Beach

For breathtaking views and memorable experience:

The View - 360 degrees panoramic deck at 240 meters high
Popular places
Perhaps not all of you will reach this section or consider it useful, but if it is your first trip to Dubai or UAE in general, we recommend the following (obvious) places to visit!

Burj Khalifa — tallest building in the world, with spectacular fountains at its foot. It is best to watch them from a table at a nearby cafe (the choice is big!). If you want to go to up to the observing deck of Burj Khalifa, it is better to buy tickets in advance .

Dubai Mall — largest shopping mall in the world, and it is linked with Burj Khalifa.

La Mer — bright and bustling beach walk with great choice of restaurants, cafes and entertainment. https://www.lamerdubai.ae/en

Global Village — amusement open-air park with cafes and entreatments. All zones are decorated like different countries of the world.

Dubai Miracle Garden — splendid garden with sculptures made from flowers, bushes and trees, a miracle in the desert.
In addition to architectural wonders, there is an amazing choice of theme parks in Dubai and on the way to Abu-Dhabi:

Motiongate, Legoland, Bollywood Parks, Riverland — 4 parks in once place!

IMG Worlds of Adventure

Yas Island Abu Dhabi, includes 3 parks:

Warner Bros. World

Ferrari World

Yas Waterworld
If you have recommendations for places to visit and entertainments to try in Dubai or UAE, we will be happy to find out! WhatsApp: +971 5858 33059 / +971 5858 33057
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