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List of UAE Public Holidays in 2020 (and Remaining Holidays of 2019)

Earlier this year, the UAE Government issued a decree unifying the number of holidays between the public and private sector. In other words, private sector employees in the emirates would have the same number of holidays as government employees. Yay! ALSO READ: Places to Visit in Abu Dhabi, UAE And in case you missed it, we have… Read more

20 Things to Do During the Eid Al Fitr Holidays

Now that the Eid Al Fitr holidays have been officially announced, it’s time to make some plans! Unless you are planning to go out of town or abroad, don’t worry because we’ve gathered some of the things that you can do during the holidays… right here in Dubai! ALSO READ: List of UAE Public Holidays 2019 Just recently,… Read more

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Mark those calendars, everyone, because the Eid Al Fitr holidays are coming up! The Ramadan season is coming to an end and for many residents, now is the best time to finalize those trips and activities that you’ve all been looking forward to! ALSO READ: List of UAE Public Holidays 2019 For the public sector, the… Read more

UAE Announces Public Holidays for 2019 and 2020 4

Time to update your calendars and planners! The UAE Cabinet has announced the public holidays for 2019 and 2020, and they apply to both the public and private sectors! You heard that right! For this year and the next, the private sector will have the same number of holidays as the public sector — a total of… Read more

Few Reminders Issued for Papal Mass Attendees

Special holidays aren’t very common in most countries, unless there’s a very important event underway. Considering that there will be a major event this coming February 5 in line with the scheduled interfaith visit of Pope Francis in the UAE — a first in the region and in the history of the Arab world —… Read more

List of UAE Public Holidays 2019 b

With the UAE National Day celebrations coming up, we are sure that everyone — public and private sector workers included — is looking forward to the long holiday weekend! Speaking of holidays, now would be a good time to take a look at next year’s holidays, don’t you think? This helps you plan your vacations… Read more

uae national day

Heads up as there’s a long weekend for both public and private sectors on December 2 and 3 (Sunday and Monday) in celebration of the 47th UAE National Day. When combined with the Friday and Saturday (November 30-December 1), it will be a 4-day long UAE weekend for everyone! Work will resume on December 4.… Read more

uae holiday prophet muhammad

The UAE has announced the holiday for employees in the public/federal/government sector on November 18, 2018 – Sunday in celebration of Prophet Muhammad’s birthday. This was declared in a post from the official Twitter account of the UAE Government (@UAEGov). With this declaration, workers in the government offices will get a long weekend from Friday… Read more

Great news for those of you in the private sector… your next long weekend has just been confirmed by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE)! Similar to the announcement made to the public sector, Thursday, 13th September 2018 has been declared as an official paid holiday for the private sector. The date marks Al… Read more

After the Eid Al Adha holiday, you might have been wondering when your next “break” would be. Well, if you’re in the public sector, your next long weekend has just been confirmed! The UAE Cabinet has declared Thursday, 13th September 2018, as a holiday for federal entities and ministries in the country. The date marks the… Read more

Just last week, we mentioned that there could be a long weekend in the UAE this August. Well, it has been confirmed! There will be a 9-day break for the public sector during Eid Al Adha. The nine days of no work will take place when we factor in both weekends (Fridays & Saturdays) before and… Read more

It’s time to pack your bags and set those holidays plans, as a 5-day weekend is likely to happen this month! The Deputy Director of the Sharjah Centre for Space and Astronomy, Ibrahim Al Jarwan, stated that Eid Al Adha is most likely to fall on 21st or 22nd August 2018, Khaleej Times reported. In a statement… Read more

Everybody loves to travel, although some people tend to spend more money than most. And based on a recent global survey, residents of the UAE are among the world’s biggest spenders whenever they travel overseas. According to Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study, UAE travellers spent an average of USD 2,722 (AED 9,998) during their last… Read more