Set in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is the modern day land of opportunity and top location for glamorous beach hotels. With some careful planning, it's possible to find some cheap deals to Dubai. Knowing where to look will help to make that all inclusive Dubai break more affordable. For top tips on bargain exotic travel and one of the best holidays in Dubai, read the article.
Best time to travel
Travel out of season when Dubai beach hotels are looking to fill their rooms and are more likely to offer rate reductions. Holiday companies and airlines work on supply and demand. So, the busy peak summer season or national holidays in Dubai are going to be the most popular and therefore, most expensive times to travel. Time of travel For a cheaper flight to Dubai, look at the times of departure. End of week and weekend travel is the popular tourist travel times, so try to book a flight at the beginning of the week and where possible, unsociable hours.
By law, airlines and holiday companies have to offer a free option to book a holiday, either online or in-store. So, check out in advance which debit and credit cards are free to use and which come with hefty fees. If you really want to book with the company, but don't have the freedom to use debit or credit card, open a basic bank account at the respective bank just for the card.
Booking a flight to Dubai directly through an airline, will sometimes contribute to making savings on Dubai breaks. Many airlines also offer deals for complete Dubai packages which include flights, hotel, transfers, car hire and excursions. Booking directly through an airline may save on additional charges applied by travel agents. Late deals Travel agents, internet sites and airlines sometimes offer Dubai late deals. These are usually substantially reduced holiday prices as hotels and airlines try to clear unsold tickets. Be careful, you may wait up until the last minute, only to find that no last minute deals to Dubai are offered.
For complete control of booking your holiday and for up to the minute Dubai travel deals, use the internet. There are a multitude of online travel companies offering cheap Dubai hotels and Dubai flight deals. Most of these sites have a price comparison search engine offering the best available Dubai deals. Some of the popular online travel sites are Orbitz.com, Expedia.com, Kayak.com, Travelsupermarket.com and Icelolly.com. These sites also offer travel insurance, car hire and airport parking. For cheap deals to Dubai, follow the tips above and savings should be made.