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Dubai Airport Exploring - at arrival OR depature

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Dubai Airport Exploring - at arrival OR depature

I am an airport fanatic, and want to explore the airport... so what would be ideal way to see T1 & T3 - While arriving to Dubai OR while departing ? I guess as its huge I would take atleast 2-3hours !

PS: What ya all think the best way OR it doesn't matter at all and is according to my choice and energy levels !

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1. Re: Dubai Airport Exploring - at arrival OR depature

When you departing.

When you arrive you will not be able to explore the airport as the only way is out.

So go to the airport very early the day you leave and take your time to explore it. Terminal 1 and 3 are connected airside.

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2. Re: Dubai Airport Exploring - at arrival OR depature

Yes, departure would allow you access to all there's to see.

I think Terminal 3 is quite impressive.

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3. Re: Dubai Airport Exploring - at arrival OR depature

Duty free on departure is way bigger.

coffee shops and restaurants are more in departure as well

business lounge and first class lounges are located in departure (naturally)

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4. Re: Dubai Airport Exploring - at arrival OR depature

T3 Departures has two concourses to explore - A and B.

Both are connected by a dedicated train.

So twice the fun if that's what you like :)

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