Plan Your Stay
November is a very busy season in Dubai. Delegates are urged to book their hotel accommodation early to avoid disappointments.
There are several hotels available within the vicinity. You can book online directly with the hotel to get the best rates available.
Airport transfers are not included in the above rates. The rates will be advised with the confirmation. There are plenty of local taxis available from the airport, and rates to most hotels featured will not exceed AED 100.
Participants requiring visas are advised to apply for visas well in advance. MECSC will not take any responsibility on issuance of visas. Cancellations received due to the participants’ inability to get visas will be treated as per standard cancellation policy applicable, without any exemption.
Requirements for obtaining a visit visa for Dubai vary depending on your nationality. GCC citizens do not require a visa to enter Dubai, and citizens of 33 other countries can get a visa on arrival at Dubai International Airport. Nationalities not in this list can get a 30 day tourist visa sponsored by a local entity, such as a hotel or tour operator, and this should be obtained before entry into Dubai.
The following Nationalities do not require visa to enter Dubai and can obtain the entry permit on arrival.
Australia, Austria, Andorra, Belgium. Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland. Ireland, Italy, Japan, Leichtenstein, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Republic of Korea, San Marino Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America, United Kingdom, and Vatican.
It should be noted that this list may vary slightly from time to time and it is therefore best to check with your local UAE embassy or the airline that you are using to fly to the UAE prior to departure.
For all other citizens, a visa must be obtained prior to arrival in the UAE.
For more information, visit http://www.dubai.ae