Futuristic skyscrapers, opulent beaches and a thriving Dubai make United Arab Emirates a glistening jewel of the Middle East. Let Luggage Mule ship your luggage to United Arab Emirates and immersive yourself in this breath-taking country.
Customs: United Arab Emirates has strict border controls, and it is forbidden to bring almost all fruit, vegetables and meat products into the country. Check the United Arab Emirates Federal Customs Authority website for full details.
Price: One way shipping from £99.99!
Shipping times: 6 working days
Flights: Flights to United Arab Emirates take about 7 hours. Major gateways include Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Al Ain.
Currency: Emirati Dirham (AED)
Power: 230V, 50Hz
Visas: Holders of British Citizen passports are eligible for stays of up 14 days. If you intend to stay for longer or work in United Arab Emirates, you will need an alternative visa. Visit the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs website to find out which visa you require.
Time difference: GMT+4.
Packing for United Arab Emirates
Summers in United Arab Emirates are very hot and sunny wih July and August the hottest months with an average temperature of 40 °C. Suncream, sunglasses and a hat are essentials, and it’s also worth having some long-sleeved shirts to keep those arms covered. Remember your swimming gear if you’re beach-bound, and check whether your accommodation provides beach towels – you may need to bring your own. In the Al Hajar al Gharbi Mountains, temperatures are far cooler so pack accordingly.
Ship your bike to United Arab Emirates
Some of United Arab Emirates best mountain biking is in Hatta, high up in the Hajar Mountains. The trials are colour coded with green the easiest, blue for intermediates, red for skilled and black for very experienced riders. Away from the mountains, Dubai is a very cycle friendly city with a network of pathways including the Nad Al Sheba Cycle Path, Al Qudra Cycle Path and Jumeirah Open Beach Track. Luggage Mule can ship your bike to United Arab Emirates at reasonable rates, giving you the chance to ride these superb trails on your own wheels.
Ship your golfing gear to United Arab Emirates
Some of the best golf courses in United Arab Emirates are in Dubai. The Jumeirah Golf Estates has two courses, Earth and Fire, both designed by golfing legend Greg Norman, and Dubai’s Creek Golf & Yacht Club is home to the Middle East’s first golf academy. In Abu Dhabi, the Yas Links is in the middle of the desert and the greens at Al Ghazal Golf Club are made of sand and oil. Luggage Mule can ship your golf kit to Dubai at reasonable rates, giving you the chance to enjoy these superb courses with your own clubs.
What to ship home from United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates has a lot to offer souvenir hunters. It’s not uncommon to find a diamond on sale in the Dubai Gold Souk and tailored suits are also sort after from the likes of Whistle and Flute and Montexa in Dubai. Fashion fans will want to get their fill of shopping in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, picking up designer brands in the world’s largest shopping center, the Dubai Mall. With a generous 30kg allowance, our luggage shipping service allows you to buy your favourite items and have them delivered to your door.