Capital of UAE: Abu Dhabi

Currency: Emirati Dirham (AED)

Country Code:  +971

Do I need a Visa?  Visas are required for visitors from some countries- best to consult UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs website  for your specific country’s requirements

How will I charge my devices? The UAE’s electrical current is 220v, 50 Hz 

How do I get there?  Well, if you’re heading to Dubai (DXB) and flying from…
New York: 13  hours
Los Angeles: 21 hours
Toronto: 16.5  hours
Sao Paulo: 17.5  hours
London:  7 hours


Geography: Dubai lies relatively at sea level along  the Persian Gulf, and within the vast Arabian Desert.  It is one of the seven emirates within the UAE.  

Time Zone: GMT +4

How’s the weather?   Dubai has a tropical desert style climate, so extremely hot, humid days are quite common year round with very little rain primarily between December and March.