Frequently Asked Questions
  • The local currency is the UAE dirham (AED). One dollar is equivalent to AED 3.6725. Note that credit and debit cards are widely accepted.

    The local currency is the UAE dirham (AED). One dollar is equivalent to AED 3.6725. Note that credit and debit cards are widely accepted.

  • Free visa-on-arrival is available to passport holders of the following countries:

     

    Australia, Andorra, Austria, Brunei, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America and the Vatican State.

    GCC citizens do not need a visa to enter the UAE.

    Citizens of all other countries will need to apply for a Tourist, Transit or Visit Visa. Click here for more information.

    Free visa-on-arrival is available to passport holders of the following countries:

     

    Australia, Andorra, Austria, Brunei, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America and the Vatican State.

    GCC citizens do not need a visa to enter the UAE.

    Citizens of all other countries will need to apply for a Tourist, Transit or Visit Visa. Click here for more information.

  • Abu Dhabi's weather is pretty warm, so if you're visiting during the summer, you'll need to pack light breathable clothing as possible as temperatures exceed 30 degrees Celsius. If you're visiting anytime between November and April, make sure to bring a light jacket as it gets a bit chilly in the evening.

    Abu Dhabi's weather is pretty warm, so if you're visiting during the summer, you'll need to pack light breathable clothing as possible as temperatures exceed 30 degrees Celsius. If you're visiting anytime between November and April, make sure to bring a light jacket as it gets a bit chilly in the evening.

  • The electrical supply is UAE is 220/240 volts, and square three-pin sockets are standard.

    The electrical supply is UAE is 220/240 volts, and square three-pin sockets are standard.

  • Police emergency 999;

     

    Police non-emergency 901; Ambulance 998 or 999.

    Police emergency 999;

     

    Police non-emergency 901; Ambulance 998 or 999.

  • Tipping is commonly practised in the emirate, however it is not expected. Some places may add a service charge of 10% and a tourism fee of 6% to your bill.

    Tipping is commonly practised in the emirate, however it is not expected. Some places may add a service charge of 10% and a tourism fee of 6% to your bill.

Frequently Asked Questions
  • You can reach Yas Island by car, or boat.. If you're visiting from outside the UAE, your best option would be landing in Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), located just 15 minutes from the Island. You can then book an Uber, Careem, or licensed taxi to take you directly to your destination on Yas Island.

    For more details, click here

    You can reach Yas Island by car, or boat.. If you're visiting from outside the UAE, your best option would be landing in Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), located just 15 minutes from the Island. You can then book an Uber, Careem, or licensed taxi to take you directly to your destination on Yas Island.

    For more details, click here

  • Yas Express, our complimentary shuttle bus service, can get you to any of the major island attractions. The Blue Route - which connects you to Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi, Yas Plaza Hotels, Yas Central, Ferarri World and Yas Waterworld - runs from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. The Red Route - which connects hotel guests to Yas Marina, Yas Links and Yas Beach - runs from 9:00 am to 2:00 am.

    You can also get around the island by car, bike, or ride-sharing apps.

    For more details, click here

    Yas Express, our complimentary shuttle bus service, can get you to any of the major island attractions. The Blue Route - which connects you to Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi, Yas Plaza Hotels, Yas Central, Ferarri World and Yas Waterworld - runs from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. The Red Route - which connects hotel guests to Yas Marina, Yas Links and Yas Beach - runs from 9:00 am to 2:00 am.

    You can also get around the island by car, bike, or ride-sharing apps.

    For more details, click here

Q & A
  • There are ten hotels located on the island including The WB Abu Dhabi, W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, DoubleTree By Hilton, Yas Island Rotana, Radisson Blu Hotel, Park Inn by Radisson, Centro Yas Island, and Staybridge Suites.

    There are ten hotels located on the island including The WB Abu Dhabi, W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, DoubleTree By Hilton, Yas Island Rotana, Radisson Blu Hotel, Park Inn by Radisson, Centro Yas Island, and Staybridge Suites.

Q & A
  • The UAE capital has a lot to offer travellers, whether you're a culture enthusiast or an explorer at heart. One striking landscape all visitors must discover is Liwa Oasis, home to one of the largest sand dunes in the world.

     

    Al Ain's intricately structured Jebel Hafeet mountain is also a destination to be explored.

    The UAE capital has a lot to offer travellers, whether you're a culture enthusiast or an explorer at heart. One striking landscape all visitors must discover is Liwa Oasis, home to one of the largest sand dunes in the world.

     

    Al Ain's intricately structured Jebel Hafeet mountain is also a destination to be explored.