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Layover at Dubai Airport

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Layover at Dubai Airport

I am going to be arriving at Dubai International at around midnight and have an 8 hour layover till my flight in the morning. Is there somewhere I can take nap or shower that is cost effective.

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1. Re: Layover at Dubai Airport

You can nap for free at the terminal, or take a Marhaba Lounge (they may let you use up to 5 hours or so) for about AED 200 that includes food and drinks; or book a sleeping pod (more expensive). Shower is available free in the transit area, paid (AED 55 or so) with towels etc in the Marhaba lounge.

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2. Re: Layover at Dubai Airport

You could hire a snooze cube. Chk this

http://www.snoozecube.com/

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3. Re: Layover at Dubai Airport

I have been to the airport a few times and I would recommend booking one of the snoozecubes and not sleeping in the terminal. They have nice cushy chairs by your airline gate, but they tend to fill up very fast plus it is very loud and busy airport and it would be hard to get some peaceful sleep.

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4. Re: Layover at Dubai Airport

Hello - I would recommend you contact your airline directly (not the travel agent) and ask if you qualify for a complimentary hotel room & meal vouchers.

thx

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5. Re: Layover at Dubai Airport

i have 7 hour layover in route to the seychelles. arriving 7 at nite on saturday and leaving at 2:45 am.

is it possible or probable to get a car service for quick tour then return trip to airport and not miss plane?

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6. Re: Layover at Dubai Airport

Allow around 1 hour to get out and I would take a taxi to Dubai mall to see the fountains on the lake and get something to eat.

Then get a taxi back.

You could just take a cab from the airport rank, no need for a tour but you will have to have and idea of what you want to see.

Be back at the airport at least 90 minutes before your onward flight

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7. Re: Layover at Dubai Airport

Ty so much!!

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