Middle East DNS Forum Travel Information

 

 

Airport

  • Dubai International Airport (DXB) – The airport is a 25 minute drive to/from the meeting venue.

 

Transportation

  • Dubai Taxi -- Order a Dubai taxi by telephone at 04.2080808

  • Metro -- Trains run every 10 minutes from 6 AM to 11 PM Saturday to Thursday, and from 2 PM to midnight on Fridays.

 

Climate

The weather is usually warm during the month of February.

 

Currency

Dirhams (DHS) is the currency of Dubai. Conversion information can be found online at http://www.xe.com/.

 

Electricity

T220 / 240 V. Socket type is identical to the British 3 point system.

 

Local Time

Dubai is four hours ahead of UTC. During British Summer Time (BST), Dubai is three hours ahead of UTC.

 

Emergency Numbers

  • Ambulance 998 or 999

  • Fire 997

  • Police 999

  • Coastguard 04.3450520

  • East Coast Coastguard 09.2380380

 

Weekend

The UAE’s official weekend is Friday and Saturday.