6 things to do on a transit at Dubai Airport

6 things to do on a transit at Dubai Airport

Flying from Dubai or have a connecting flight from Dubai Airport?

Flying home or going on a holiday? Travelers who are flying from Dubai or have a connecting flight from Dubai Airport are often in a dilemma as to how to spend hours sitting inside an airport. Dubai airport being one of the busiest airports of the world welcomes millions of passengers every year. Fortunately, Dubai International Airport provides some unique facilities to engage passengers and make them feel comfortable while they wait for their next flight.

1. Relax at Zen Gardens

Zen Gardens at Dubai Airport is a good place to relax for passengers on transit at Dubai Airport. The lush green tropical plants, comforting water features, fish ponds make the place pleasing. This spot at the airport comprises of benches for reading books or catching up on some pending official tasks before you fly. The play area for kids keeps them occupied.

2. Complimentary Shower

Boarding a long flight ahead? Board that flight feeling fresh with complimentary showers at Terminal 3, between gates C18 and C22 and gates B13 and B19. Remember to carry a towel.

3. Free Wi-Fi

Get online at Dubai Airport with the ultra-fast Wi-Fi and enjoy unlimited free high-speed Wi-Fi across the airport. Dubai Airport’s Wi-Fi reception is so good that during your layover you can stream videos and music, catch up on news or browse social media to keep you entertained.

4. Get some sleep

Need a power nap before your next flight? At Dubai Airport Terminal 1 & 3 allows you to book a mini hotel room which is a soundproof pod with a bed, TV, storage, and Wi-Fi at a minimum cost.

5. Get on a shopping spree

The departure lounge across the airport comprises of numerous shops. Whether you are looking to pick up a magazine for the flight, buy a gadget, take home some Arabic sweets, buy a designer outfit, take home some Dubai Souvenirs or stock up on duty-free – Dubai Airport has something for everyone.

6. Go Sightseeing

While Dubai Airport itself is a sight to behold, those with a layover of over 5 hours should explore the city center. A lengthy Dubai layover can be used smartly with the entry visa for transit passengers. Travelers keen to explore the country’s landmarks and tourist attractions can obtain an entry visa across airports in the UAE. Hence stopover passengers can enjoy a day out in the country by visiting the major landmarks like Burj Khalifa, Dubai Frame, Visit Dubai Marina, shop at any mall or opt for sightseeing.

Take advantage of what Dubai Airport has to offer and we are sure you will make a plan to spend your next holiday in Dubai.

Author: Auralyn, March 28, 2019


maysz March 31, 2019

Wow, nice suggestions Maybe I will apply this when I visit Dubai someday. Thanks for sharing.

Emmeline March 31, 2019

Seems like Dubai has a lot of options for long layovers! The best one I’ve had was in Beijing airport when we found their massage place… YEP spent all our money there!

Lydia Smith March 31, 2019

Wow this is so cool. Am always online everytime so the free Wi-Fi is a win for me but having an area where kids can fun and relax is a plus for me.

Krysten Quiles March 31, 2019

Wow, I’ve been to some scummy airports and Dubai sounds like a paradise compared to them! ZEN GARDENS!? That’s awesome!

Akriti April 1, 2019

I fly via Dubai all the time and I didn’t know they have a complimentary shower available. I’m definitely going to try it out next time!

Alexandra Cook April 2, 2019

I have never been to Dubai but I always wanted to visit. This is a great thing to do while at the Airport. Thanks for sharing.

Cheap & Cheeky April 2, 2019

I can only dream of going to Dubai. Looks like there is so much to do even while waiting for a flight. Great tips!

Monidipa Dutta April 2, 2019

I basically love everything about Dubai including the airport except the weather. So I love this post here.

Heather Barber McMechan April 3, 2019

Oh wow, they have showers? This would come in handy when you’re traveling for more than 24 hours.

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