- The time zone for the UAE is GMT/UTC +4
- Electricity is 220/240V 50Hz
- Three-pronged square plugs are used throughout the UAE (the same as those used in the UK)
- The UAE country telephone code is +971
TIPS TO ASSIST WITH YOUR VISIT TO ABU DHABI
Citizens of the following countries will be issued with a free-of-charge VISIT VISA upon entry to the UAE:
USA, UK, France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Canada, Cyprus, Finland, Malta, Spain, Monaco, Vatican, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
Citizens of other countries can apply for a visa online or to their nearest UAE embassy.
FLIGHTS AND ACCOMMODATION
Visitors are recommended to plan and secure their travel arrangements well in advance of the event.
With Etihad Holidays – the event’s exclusive travel management partner – you can enjoy discounted rates available exclusively to delegates, sponsors and exhibitors and book with confidence knowing that the official airline of Abu Dhabi will always be up to date with all local regulations.
From assistance with booking your flights, a variety of accommodation options, through to transportation and tours when you visit Abu Dhabi, Etihad Holidays promises to curate your entire journey with uncompromising Emirati hospitality. Click here to receive up to 15% discount on Etihad Airways direct flight (without using a promo code), as well as to book your accommodation, transportation and tours with your exclusive promo code IDEX21.
For group bookings please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for bespoke assistance.
Whether you’re looking for a short city break in Abu Dhabi or an exotic international getaway, Etihad Holidays offers you the option of booking a complete package, personalised to suit your needs.
Book your city staycation, plan a romantic beach holiday or embark on an adventure safari. With coverage across Africa, Australia, Asia. Europe and more, you can choose from a variety of packages offering a range of products including:
- Flight + Hotel Packages
- Hotel only Packages
- Activities (Tours & Sightseeing)
- Car Rentals
- Abu Dhabi Stopover
- Meet & Greet
- Airport Transfers
Please note that our website is updated daily as the global situation changes. Click here to visit our Covid-19 information page.
Abu Dhabi Airport, Multi-Faith Prayer Room
Please find the below link to find the Multi-Faith Prayer Room in the maps.
- Please type “Prayer Room” in the search box shown
- Select the Multi-Faith Prayer Room from the results
- The location will be highlighted in the map.
All prayer rooms are wheelchair accessible.
ALCOHOL & DRUGS
The Ministry of Health’s Drug Control Department publishes lists of restricted drugs and medications that may otherwise be prescribed in travellers’ home countries, so travellers must take special care to ensure that their medications or other substances are not restricted before travelling.