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Big Bus Tour in August

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Big Bus Tour in August

Family of 4 adults visiting Dubai in August for 2 day stopover. Been told how hot it will be and the high humidity so wondering if doing the Hop on hop off bus tour is a good idea? Is the bus airconditioned inside? Just wanting to see as much of Dubai as we can, or does someone have a better option for us. Thankyou

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1. Re: Big Bus Tour in August

Most of transport system in Dubai is air-conditioned based due to its location. Especially in summer, with A/C is not possible to travel/drive. Therefore, you shouldn't be worry about cooling system in the bus. But for sure, during the time of your visit expect to be TEM will be very hot with full of humid. Antoher advantage, you will get off season offers and you will be able to save some money.


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2. Re: Big Bus Tour in August

The downstairs is air conditioned but the upstairs is open.

It's expensive, especially for 4 and I'm not sure you will see as much of the city as you would if you took a long metro journey, which in addition to be much cheaper, gives you an elevated view and it's air conditioned too as are the taxis.

Where are you staying ? Then we can suggest a metro route for you and places to see along the way

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3. Re: Big Bus Tour in August

As Latimer says the downstairs is air conditioned but the problem we had with that when we used the bus was that the seats were damp from the dripping air con. The only other alternative is to sit upstairs which in August will be far too hot.

This tour is not cost effective for 4 people and you would be far better off making a list of places you want to visit and using a taxi.

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