Camels on Jumeirah beach infront of the Dubai skyline

There’s no denying it; Dubai is ostentatious confidence, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. For all its surreal moments though – skiing in the desert, skydiving over man-made islands, standing at the top of the world’s tallest building – Dubai also has an authentic side. You’ll find it in the streets of Old Dubai, inside the traditional souks, or on safari in the expansive desert. With only two seasons, hot and hotter, Dubai also offers the perfect opportunity to sit back, relax and do nothing at all.

With the weather on your side, the Emirate is a fantastic choice for a beach holiday with resorts encompassing signature opulence alongside infinity pools, lavish spas, kids' clubs, and even theme parks. If this really appeals, then look no further than the iconic Alantis The Palm. It's one of the most extravagant properties in the city, home to the Aquaventure waterpark, a spa and fitness centre, the Lost Chambers Aquarium, and a plethora of restaurants and bars. Escape to this five-star hotel, flying with British Airways, to experience Dubai at its best.


Popular Dubai Holidays


Whether as a stopover en route to Australasia or as a destination in its own right, our range of Dubai holidays encompass the best of Dubai, from decadent hotels that line the coastline of Palm Jumeriah, to great value, family-friendly resorts and even authentic stays in the desert. Our Dubai holidays are also more than just flights and hotels too – hotel extras, room upgrades, transfers and more mean you’ll have the best time possible.

Dubai Holiday Types

Whether you're looking to go dune bashing in the desert, relax on the beach or indulge in a delicious brunch, our Experts have created an extensive range of Dubai holidays to help you make it happen. Check out our Dubai holiday types below or speak to one of our Travel Experts today about tailor making a Dubai itinerary to suit your needs and budget.

Dubai Holiday Ideas and Advice 

From where to stay, eat, shop and explore, our Experts and favourite travel bloggers have the answers for you. Click the links below tour favourite Dubai travel tips and advice.

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Why You Should Stopover in Dubai

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More about Dubai

Currency: Dirham

Language: Arabic and English

Flight time: London to Dubai flight time is 7 hours.

Visas: British Citizens can apply for a 30-day visa upon arrival in Dubai

Vaccinations: Extra vaccinations are not required.

Top 3 Things to Do in Dubai

  • Head to the top of the Burj Khalifa
  • Go Shopping at the Dubai Mall
  • Enjoy a 4X4 tour of the desert

When to Go to Dubai

With weather ranging from warm to hot, Dubai is very much a year-round destination, especially if you’re looking to soak up some sunshine or go shopping. Typically speaking, some people tend to avoid Dubai during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which falls in a different month each year, as eating and drinking is forbidden in public during the day time and attractions can have reduced opening hours. During this time though, most resorts and hotels will offer cordoned-off dining areas, so it’s still possible to enjoy a resort holiday during this time, without the crowds.

Why Book Your Dubai Holiday With Flight Centre

Dubai Escapes Holidays: At Flight Centre we have designed a range of Dubai resort and beach holidays called Escapes, offering flights, accommodation, transfers as well as fantastic extras and our signature service.

Local knowledge: Flight Centre has stores and a large office in Dubai, allowing us access to local insider information as well as close working relationships with the local resorts and hotels. It’s these relationships that allow us to secure exclusive offers.

Travel Butler and 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: If you book a Dubai holiday from our Escapes range you’ll benefit from our Travel Butler and 24/7 Emergency Assistance service.

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Why book with Flight Centre?

  • Widest choice of airfares in the UK
  • Save time and speak to a Travel Expert
  • Great value for money
  • ABTA and ATOL certified