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Public phones

Are there still public phone boxes in Dubai? I noticed a thread from 2007/8 mentioning them at that time and hope they still exist. Do not use my mobile abroad but may have to call home a few times. Usually top up a Global Phonecard for other countries and then use the public phone. Will be staying at Marina View Hotel & apartments. Nearest public phone- any ideas?

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1. Re: Public phones

There are Etisalat Public pay phones that you may see in street corners, not sure where they may be located near you. You will need a prepaid card to use the phone. Cards are available in every grocery store and many other shops.

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2. Re: Public phones

Easiest thing to do is just buy a local SIM card, they are available just after you pass through customs at the airport. That also means if you have to make any calls to book stuff in Dubai - restaurants, activities - you can do so.

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