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UAE travel facts

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Area (sq km): 83,600
Population: 3,563,000
Nationality: Emirati
Local Name: UAE
Language: Arabic,
Time Zone: + 4 GMT
Currency: 1 dirham =
100 fils
Capital: Abu Dhabi
Dialling Code: +971
Electricity: 220V/50Hz
Internet Code: .ae
Religion: Muslim
Climate: Desert
Government: Federation
Inoculations: None
Driving: Right
Int'l License: Required
Banking: Sa-Th 8.00 -13.00
Major Airports: Abu Dhabi(AUH),
Al Ain(AAN),

Dubai Summer Surprises and holiday apartment rental

The Dubai Summer Surprises, or DSS, is a unique and truly special event which you can celebrate from a Dubai holiday apartment rental. It is 72 days of summer packed with extravagant activities for the whole family.

Dubai Summer Surprises
Dubai Summer Surprises

There are 10 “surprises” planned throughout the summer along with special spa packages, circuses, musical extravaganzas, pantomime and theatre, all yours to experience from a Dubai holiday apartment rental.

Shopping malls in Dubai

The Dubai Summer Surprises is a summer long festival where the city pulls out all the stops and entertains as only Dubai can. The DSS begins in mid-late June and ends in August. For 72 magical days, visitors, children especially, are completely catered to and are most generously entertained. Most events take place at the incredible shopping malls in Dubai. Budgets for this festival average 85 million dirham, or 11.5 million pounds!

Surprise events at shopping malls in Dubai

The 10 Surprises can be anything and you will have a hard time waiting to discover them all. They run the duration of the event and are its biggest attraction. The categories vary, but usually include Comedy, Adventure, Art, Flowers, Nature, Cartoons, Knowledge, Global, Heritage and Food.

Surprises have been and are sure to continue to be spectacular. Past surprises have included some of the following: painting exhibitions and hands-on workshops from top international artists, boat making, pottery, story telling, exciting plays, planetarium shows, educational workshops, culinary masterpieces, flower petal showers, cartoon sing-a-longs, comedic skits, dancing, and global and cultural hands-on education.

You can find these exciting events when you take a Dubai holiday apartment rental – just remember to check the shopping malls in Dubai who are members of the Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG). And don't forget, you can find perfect villas in Dubai for your UAE holiday with

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