Tips for Those Planning to Visit Dubai During Ramadan 2012

The auspicious month of Ramadan is marked by fasting and prayers and bears great respect among the Islamic devotees. During the sacred festival, Muslims avoid indulging in all the earthly pleasures from sunrise to sunset and let this holy festival enter in all spheres of their daily lives!

Travellers usually hesitate in booking air tickets to Dubai during Ramadan, as the city follows strict Islamic tenets during the period.

While it may be true that UAE usually losses it glittering shimmer during the holy month of Ramadan, it does not necessarily mean that travellers should avoid booking air tickets to UAE during the month. Let us discuss some useful dos and don’ts that can help in enriching the holiday experience of the travellers booking airline tickets to Dubai during Ramadan.

Avoid Eating in Public
Though many travellers would like to enjoy lavish dinners and exotic wines after booking air tickets to UAE, at the time of Ramadan they need to keep this fancy a private affair. Drinking and eating is prohibited in public during the day hours and one must consume eatables only at the hotel rooms and restaurants (if they are open). Consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited.

Mind your Dress Code
Dubai is an Islamic city and gives high importance to modesty. To avoid being noticed or being disgraceful in the eyes of the locals, travellers taking tickets to Dubai must dress decently while touring around the city during Ramadan. Moreover, female travellers must avoid flaunting the skin of their arms and legs and should cover them by wearing long pants and sleeved clothes.

No Public Gatherings
Ramadan is not the right time to organise parties and social gatherings in Dubai. It may agitate the locals and may be considered as highly discreditable. Thus, travellers taking air tickets to the city must keep their parties and celebrations a private affair and should avoid playing loud music especially during the fasting hours.

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