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Is it expensive

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Is it expensive

I am off to Dubai in September, for 4 night.

How much money would I need for food and drink?

any help would be great!!!

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1. Re: Is it expensive

I would say Dubai is expensive but depends how you would like to eat and shop..

I dont drink alcohol but like to eat in decent places.. Not exactly fine dining but good food.. Some days i could spend only around 300-400AED but some i could extend to 600-800AED.

I would budget in at least £100 per day plus drinks..

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2. Re: Is it expensive

It's only as expensive as how you make it to be. My wife and I set a $200 budget a day for five days for meals and taxi/train fares (which were surprisingly cheap). We were able to stay within our budget everyday and still ate pretty well. Having free breakfast buffet in our hotel every morning also helped. We were also able to utilize the free shuttle to Jumeriah beach and to the malls. We also utilized the local markets for some snacks and water. If you have any activities or excursions in mind, I suggest you book and pay for it in advance so you don't really feel it. Have a great time in Dubai!

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I could get lots of change out of £100 per day if it didn't include alcohol.

If you have a breakfast included within your hotel then ensure you have it. I only have a snack around lunch time and then an evening meal. I'm not into fancy expensive food, but do like a nice meal in good surroundings. And I'd expect change out of £100 for that.

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4. Re: Is it expensive

It is as expensive or as cheap as you want it to be.

Take a look at the top questions to the right of the posts page - there is a section towards the bottom called 'Is Dubai Expensive'

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5. Re: Is it expensive

I have been four times and never over spent. There are so many special deals in bars and restaurants and if you do your homework before hand and plan, you can have a great time and spend wisely

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6. Re: Is it expensive

Sorry for the delayed response.

Thankyou all very much for your help and advice, it was much appreciated and did help!!

Thankyou once more!

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7. Re: Is it expensive

Hi jessica i am going in september too its our first time so any tips would be good.


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