A Guide To Traveling Around UAE On a Budget

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 14 July 2021 Last update: Saturday، 07 August 2021
A Guide To Traveling Around UAE On a Budget
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Knowing a bit of finance can actually benefit you in many ways! Especially when you are on a budget. If you are traveling to the UAE or moving around UAE and want to do it on a budget then his UAE budget travel guide begins with the top free things to do in the UAE, including beaches, biking, window shopping, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, museums, and more. 

Watch indoor skiers at Ski Dubai

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Ski Dubai is an indoor ski slope in the Dubai Mall. Day passes into the snow park are expensive to visit but the slopes are still totally free to spectate at.

The mall has a giant glass wall where you can grab a seat and watch the kids throw snowballs and skiers fly down the slopes.

Explore the Grande Mosque in Abu Dhabi

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Formally named the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (after Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who ruled the UAE for more than 30 years) the Grand Mosque is the largest mosque in the UAE and the 21st largest in the world.

Covered in intricate tiles and soaring turrets, you’ll feel like you stepped straight into the world of Alladin, Jasmine, and flying carpets.

Entrance to the mosque is free but make sure to dress appropriately. Men need to wear pants and sleeves and women will get a free abaya – a traditional full-body cover with a headscarf – to wear for their visit.

Visit the free beaches in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Beach - Spend the Day by the Sea | La Mer, Jumeira, Dubai, UAE

many of the beaches are private and require entrance fees to visit. Luckily, there are still a few free spots to soak up the sun without parting with your hard-earned cash.

JBR Beach in Dubai is the best free beach in Dubai because it has a clean stretch of sand, calm water, and a lively boardwalk of restaurants and shops.

The best free beach in Abu Dhabi is called the ‘Corniche.’

Window shopping at the traditional Souk   

  Dubai's souks offer a glimpse into the past - Lifestyle - Emirates24|7            

Souk Madinat Jumeirah is an experience all its own.

It’s a super upscale market with beautiful art, lamps, scarves, and accessories on display. There are a few restaurants and places to smoke shisha and there’s a courtyard with a view of the famous sail-shaped Burj Al Arab building.

Watch the Dubai Fountains show

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the Dubai Fountains find their way onto almost every UAE budget travel guide.

Shows are every 30 minutes from 6 pm to 11 pm with a few variances and of course because the UAE does everything big, it’s billed as ‘the world’s largest performing fountain.’

You can also visit the Burj Khalifa building – the tallest in the world at 2,716 feet – and try to find that perfect angle to fit it all in one shot.

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