5 Days ex Dubai
Complimentary Dubai World Expo tickets are available for adults (60+) and children (8-17 years). Please enquire for special discounted package rates.
Packages not valid 24 Dec 21 to 04 Jan 22 and during Gulf Food Exhibition & Arab Health Exhibition (Dates to be advised)
All offers subject to availability
The World Expo is one of the longest running and largest events on the planet taking place once every five years. This incredible showcase is where ground-breaking innovations such as the washing machine television and mobile phones were first introduced to the world. In 2020 this amazing event will be coming to Dubai and will be the largest event ever held in the Arab world with 192 countries exhibiting and over 25 million visitors expected.
In 2021 the World Expo exhibitors will be focusing on the following three themes:
- Opportunity: Showcasing ideas on creating real change in order to further human development and create a better world.
- Mobility: Dedicated to the movement of goods people ideas and data and how that will help us leap forward into the future.
- Sustainability: A concerted effort to find the most sustainable solutions to energy and resource consumption that will help preserve the planet.
Some exciting news for those who visit the New Zealand site, the legendary Parris Goebel has been appointed to lead the New Zealand Entertainment and Cultural programme. Other activities planned for the New Zealand Pavilion are Food & Beverage Month, Sustainable futures week, Future Foods, Global Indigenous Forum, National Day celebration on 06 February 2022.
Day 1: Dubai
Upon arrival at Dubai International Airport you will be met and assisted by one of our local operators and then provided with a private transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to unwind from your travels or begin your explorations of Dubai and the World Expo in your own time.
Day 2: Dubai (B)
Following breakfast at your hotel you will be picked up for a shared Dubai City Tour. Within less than 30 years this city was transformed from a small fishing village by the Dubai creek to one of the most important cities in the Gulf region. Discover the marvels of this city oasis which includes the Burj Khalifa the 828m high building which is the tallest in the world.Following a break for lunch (own expense) you will be picked up mid-afternoon depart for a desert safari to the golden dunes. Drive up to one of the highest sand dunes to admire an unforgettable sunset. Continue to a Bedouin camp for an evening BBQ and oriental entertainment followed by tea. Return to your Dubai hotel for overnight.
Day 3: Dubai (B)
Begin your day on top of the world with a trip to the 125th or 148th floor outdoor observatory and lounge on the Burj Khalifa. The remainder of the day is set aside for exploring the World Expo as you see fit (3 day entry ticket included). With 15+ hours of entertainment each day and a host of marvels on display there will be experiences here to suit everyone. Over 200 food and beverage suppliers from around the world will also be in attendance so there will be no excuse to go hungry!
Day 4: Dubai (B)
A full day at leisure to continue exploring the fascinating pavilions and experiences at the World Expo or to take an optional tour or activity.Optional tours· Shared Abu Dhabi tour with Louvre Museum and Qasr Al Watan (Thursdays only)· Shared Bateaux Dubai Dinner Cruise
Day 5: Dubai (B)
Following breakfast at your hotel you will transferred from your hotel to Dubai International Airport for your onward flight.
- Airport greeting and assistance on arrival
- Private Airport Transfers
- Accommodation in chosen class with private facilities
- Daily Breakfast
- Activities and Entrance Fees as per Itinerary
- International airfares
- Optional tours and excursions
- Tipping/Gratuities (please refer to tour notes for a recommended guideline)
- Personal Expenses
- Departure taxes
- Hotel charges for minibar or any extra charges
- Visas (unless specified)
- Any other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions above
- Local Tourism Dirham tax
Accommodation based on the below or similar
Superior First Class - Millennium Place Marina
Deluxe Class - Stella Di Mare
Arrival transferIf you have booked an arrival transfer in Dubai: to locate the representative after your disembarkation walk through immigration to the arrival hall exit. As the arrival hall opens up, look for a sign with your name or your hotel name on it. Please note that your driver will usually wait up to 90 minutes from the time your flight has landed. If for any reason you have been delayed at the luggage delivery or during the customs process and if you cannot see the rep, please telephone our local representative on the office numbers (or the afterhours mobile) listed. Our local representatives speak good English and will be happy to assist you. There are free telephones available at the arrival hall for you to do so.
NoteNot all hotels serve alcohol – The majority of properties featured in the brochure DO serve alcohol or are nearby properties or restaurants where drinks are available.RamadanDuring the Holy Month of Ramadan Muslims fast, abstaining from eating, drinking & smoking during daylight hours (approx. 7am-6.30pm). As a sign of respect, tourists should also try to refrain from these activities in public during the fasting hours. In 2022, Ramadan should begin around 01 April . After 30 days, or on sighting the full moon, Eid Al Fitr is celebrated & most public and private institutions close for at least three days. During this period hotels may not serve alcohol during daylight hours or at all. Entertainment such as belly dancing may also not be available over this period in particular on the Desert Safari.
Tourism Dirham taxA fee will be charged on all stays at hotel establishments in Dubai. This fee, called “Tourism Dirham” will be collected at check out by the hotel and will be charged on a per bedroom, per stay basis. The fee varies according to the hotel category as following:
- Five-star or higher-rated hotel or hotel apartment: 20 UAE Dirhams per room per night
- Four-star hotel or hotel apartment:: 15 UAE Dirhams per room per night
- Three-star hotel or hotel apartment: 10 UAE Dirhams per room per night
This tax is payable locally and directly to the hotel and is not included in our price.
Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.