Do you want to take your kids to an exquisite holiday spot this summer? Well, then UAE would be a perfect choice for your children. You must be wondering how? Well, there is a HAPPY NEWS as the UAE Government has recently announced free tourist visas for people under the age category of 18.
Points to be noted to avail the free UAE Visa
1. This offer is valid for 2 months starting from July 15 to September 15. So within this period, you can process your application and travel with your kids with much relaxation and less expense and that too in UAE!
2. You can apply for 30 days or 90 days visit visas provided you pay a small amount as a service charge to the immigration department. However, parents should accompany their children for availing this offer.
Documents Required for the Free Visa Application
The documents required are the same as that of a tourist visa application. Click the link to know more about a visit visa document requirements.
What are the places and cities to visit in UAE with your children?
Here you can find:
Top 5 places your children should not miss this summer!
Among the many different places in the UAE, here are the 5 most enjoyable places your child might wish to go. Take a look at it!
1. IMG Worlds of Adventure
It is the world’s largest indoor theme park where your child can find adventure and some extremely terrifying rides like Powerpuff Girls ride and thunder spin.
The park is made up of 4 zones namely:
i. The Marvel zone – Avengers, Thunder Spin and spider man rides are the favorites.
ii. Cartoon Network – Powerpuff Girls, Lazy Town, Amazing Ride of Gumball are the most exciting ones
iii. The Lost Valley – Forbidden territory, Predator some of the main attractions here.
iv. IMG Boulevard – The Haunted House ( if you believe that you can handle it, try it 😉 )
There is an extensive option for food and beverages where you can find 27 dining spaces spread throughout the zones of the park. Novo Cinemas, a perfect space for cinephiles is also operating here.
Click here to book tickets.
2. Dubai Dolphinarium
Dubai Dolphinarium is the home to many dolphins coming from all over the world especially those of bottlenose dolphins and Northern fur seals. Your kids get a chance to interact with these creatures and watch their live shows.
Dubai Dolphinarium is popular to be known as the first fully air-conditioned indoor dolphinarium in the Middle East which is located in the creek. There are a variety of shows for a big audience as well as for the smaller ones (if you wish to watch the show with few people only). And guess what? You can even book seats for FREE!!! ( available for few shows only) .
HURRY UP…BOOK your tickets for free!
Click here to book tickets.
3. Wild Wadi Water Park
The Wild Wadi Water Park is Dubai’s craziest outdoor water park and situated in front of the Burj Al Arab. The water park is operated by Jumeirah International, a Dubai-based hotelier as the park is located in the Jumeirah side.
There are a total of 30 rides for you and your kids where the exciting ones are:
i. Burj Surj – You will be seated on a tube and slide through the tunnels and bowls with lots of twists and spiral spins. This is perfect for a 4 member or 5 member family as it can accommodate a maximum of 5 people and a minimum of 2.
ii. Jumeirah Sceirah – This is a high speed scariest ride and the most wanted. The floor beneath your foot opens when you think the ride is almost finished and you slide down 120 meters at a speed of 80 km /hr. You need not panic as it is fully guaranteed to be SAFE.
Some other outstanding rides are Master Blasters, Tantrum Alley, Juha’s Dhow and Lagoon; Wipeout and Riptide; Wave pool. Watch this video to have an overall idea of the different rides!
The operating hours are normally 10 am to 7 pm wherein weekends it is extended till 10 pm. They offer free entry for those who take rooms in Jumeirah hotels nearby. The prices are different as per the height of the individuals and you can avail for different offers from the website.
Click here to find more about the rates.
4. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Most of the children we see have a passion for Ferrari cars. If they happen to see their dreams getting real in front of them, it would be a lifetime memory that you could gift them. Yes, we are talking about the world-famous Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, the first Ferrari-branded theme park in the world.
You can see 37 record-breaking rides in this amusement theme park and attractions including the world’s fastest rollercoaster. Some of the main rides are Formula Rossa, Fiorano GT Challenge, Scuderia Challenge, G-Force, etc.
The most thrilling one among all the rides is the ultimate REAL FERRARI RIDE. Yes, you heard it right. If you are 21 years or above and have a UAE license, you get the chance to drive with an expert. And if you do not have a license, you can still take a ride in it as a passenger.
Click here to get the tickets as there are special offers during summer.
5. A Full Day tour to Musandam OMAN with your UAE Visit Visa (A BIG BONUS)
Travel to Oman’s Musandam Dibba in a luxury dhow cruise for a full day tour without having an Oman Visa. All you need is to pay 99 AED for your child and 149 AED for yourself to get the tickets. The cheapest among all the top 5, yet the most enjoyable as you get to see the real water world, adventurous and fun-filled sports activities, interact with the marine life and many more on the top list. Excited to know more about the tour activities?
Here is a detailed blog on the activities you can do in Musandam tour.
Best 2 cities of UAE you should visit with your children
Theses are the main cities where you can find many holiday spots apart from the listed one above.
There are many things you can do in Dubai as it is the most ultra-modern city of the UAE with a rich culture and architecture. You can find a wide variety of parks, museums and leisure activities which your child must be craving for. Find our Infographics on the things to do free or on a small budget in Dubai.
Food is another plus point of Dubai as you can see unique cuisines with combinations of different styles. Check out our Infographics on the top 5 Indian restaurants of Dubai.
Or do you wish to have a Dubai tour with all essentials listed in the package?
Click here to know more about our Dubai Tour.
2. Abu Dhabi
Being the second most populous city of the UAE after Dubai, Abu Dhabi offers you a bundle of excitements, adventures and the unrevealed history of past civilizations. This is a perfect choice for your children as they not only celebrate their holiday but also get to learn the historical relevance of the city.
Click the link to find more about Abu Dhabi tour.
Other major cities of UAE are Sharjah, Al Ain, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah City, Umm Al Quwain, Khor Fakkan and Jebel Ali.
So what are you waiting for? Get the most of this offer which is limited for a short period only. Book your tickets, pack your bags and Fly to UAE with your juniors..!
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