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Summer time in Dubai means longer, sweltering days under the sun — so everyone is trying to find ways to beat the heat. As for the ruling family of Dubai, summer means jetting off for a cool and relaxing holiday somewhere in Europe! Related Post: How to Apply for a Schengen Tourist Visa in Dubai… Read More

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UAE residents, April 23 has been declared as a paid holiday for government sector. The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources announced that April 23, Sunday, is an official holiday for Ministries and Federal authorities to mark the Israa and Mirja holiday. Work is set to resume on April 24, Monday. For private sector employees who… Read More

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UAE Residents (both public and private sectors) will have a long weekend starting December 1-3, 2016.  This is great news for those who want to take advantage and might go on for a quick holiday outside the UAE. Related Post: 12 Short Flight Destinations to To Travel that is Visa Free and have Easy Visa Processing… Read More

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Filipino residents in the UAE who love to travel, we have listed countries for you to visit that do not require visa or have easy visa processing and travel time takes less than 5 hours. Those who are thinking about going to a new place, you might consider these countries as your next destination of choice.… Read More

UAE residents, the 2nd of October 2016 is announced as a holiday for both private and public sectors in celebration of the Islamic New Year. Since October 2 is a Sunday, this means a long weekend (including Friday and Saturday before) for everyone. Gitex Shopper – Biggest Mega Sale on Gadgets from 1-8 October 2016… Read More

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Eid Al Adha holidays in 2016 is expected to fall on September 9-13 and UAE residents could have a possible 5-day break (including the weekend). The Islamic calendar is based on the moon sighting and according to a report from Emirates 24/7, Eid Al Adha holidays usually begin a day before Eid, on the day… Read More

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Eid Al Fitr is coming next week and a report from WAM news agency states that UAE Ministry of Labour has declared it as an official paid holiday for all private sector employees in the UAE and these 2 holidays will be on the first and second days of Shawwal. We previously posted an article… Read More

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UAE residents, May 5 has been declared a public holiday by the UAE government to mark the celebration of “Israa and Miraj”. Originally from May 4, the event has been moved to the next day, and according to a report from WAM news agency, the said day has been set as a holiday to the… Read More

UAE Public Holidays 2016

The Abu Dhabi Government has announced the list of public holidays for 2016. Be advised that public departments, federal ministries and institutions are closed during the holidays. You may want to start planning your vacation but please know that although the holidays are official, some of the dates would still depend on the sighting of the… Read More

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UAE residents, December 24, 2015 is declared an official paid holiday for both public and private sector. This is in relation to the birth anniversary of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). Based on a report from WAM, the Ministry of Labour has declared Thursday (Dec. 24) as a holiday which was postponed from December 23rd. As… Read More

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Note: Please be advised that information posted in this article is NOT yet final as the outcome is based on the sighting of the moon. The goal is to inform everyone of an expected holiday, but this is not yet official. UPDATE Sep 15, 2015: Based on a report from GulfNews, the Eid Al Adha holidays could now possibly… Read More

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Is January 1 2015 A Public Holiday in the UAE? Yes it is! It’s been announced by the Ministry of Labour that it is a paid vacation for all private sector employees in the Emirates. This is according to the provisions of Article 74 of Federal Law No. 08 of 1980 in terms of the… Read More