Explore the ancient traditions and modern architecture of Dubai with this travel deal. (Courtesy Parksfamily/myBudgetTravel)
Save more than $300 per person with this escorted travel package to Dubai.
The Real Deal Vacation package to Dubai includes airfare from New York City on Aeroflot Russian Airlines; five nights at the Royal Ascot Hotel; all transfers and transportation within the country; seven meals including five breakfasts and two dinners; sightseeing and entrance fees per itinerary; an English-speaking tour guide and an air conditioned tour bus; escorted tours of Dubai City, Abu Dhabi City, a traditional Dhow dinner cruise, and a trip to the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building; from $1,699 per person including all hotel and air taxes and fees.
When Jan. 29, Feb. 5, Mar. 12, 19, 2013 ($1,699); add $10 for Jan. 15, 2013; add $20 for Mar. 5, 2013; check Gate 1 Travel’s website for more dates.
Gateways New York City ($1,699); additional gateway cities also available.
The Fine Print Airport taxes and fees are included in the package price. Based on double occupancy; the single supplement is from $409. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
Book By No deadline; based on availability.
Why It’s a Deal A recent Kayak search shows the lowest round-trip airfare between New York City and Dubai starts at $966 in late January (Aeroflot Russian Airlines). Add to that $1,041 per person including taxes for five nights at the Royal Ascot Hotel, and you’re spending $2,007 on airfare and accommodation alone. For $308 less, this travel package gives you airfare and five nights in Dubai, plus several escorted tours with an English-speaking guide with an air conditioned bus, most meals, all transfers and transportation within the country, and all taxes and fees.
More Several optional tours are also available, including a half-day desert safari tour in a 4X4 vehicle for $69 per person, and a guided tour of the city of Sharjah, known as the “Pearl of the Gulf,” for $38 per person.