It's About To Get A Lot Easier For Stopover Passengers To Visit Beautiful Dubai

dubai stopover visa

Dubai wants to welcome 20 million visitors by 2020 and this is a sure-fire way of getting there.

As a central hub of travel, Dubai is a huge stopover destination and the UAE cabinet aim to grant short transit visas to passengers flying through all UAE airports. The green light was given on Monday to being legislation proposal.

Almost 4.5 million passengers pass through Dubai Airports each month and over 70% of this number are passengers in transit. The average visitor who remains in the airport spends AED9 while passengers who leave the airport spend on average AED1,000. Getting the go-ahead on this would be a epic boost for Dubai's tourism sector.

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Casey Fitzgerald

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