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Travel by: Select dates through March 24
The deal: With the world’s tallest building, lavish hotels, intricate man-made islands, and electrifying attractions such as an indoor ski resort, it’s no surprise that , located in the United Arab Emirates, is quickly becoming the place to visit. But vacationing there doesn’t have to put your bank account in the red.
Gate1Travel.com is offering a stellar deal to this desert destination for select dates through March 24 from just $1,099. This includes round-trip airfare from New York City (airfare is usually around $900), as well as a 5-night stay at with daily breakfast (rates are normally $123/night).
You can use the money you’re saving on this trip — about $800 per couple — to sign up for an optional desert safari, dinner cruise, or tours of Dubai, Fort of Sharjah, and others. These optional excursions start from just $37 per person.
About Dubai: Resting on the shores of the Persian Gulf, Dubai is fast creating a name for itself in the travel industry. Within the last 25 years it has undergone a dramatic transformation from a city of sand to a city of soaring skyscrapers.
Dubai contains notable attractions such as (the world’s tallest building), as well as , which, once opened, will be like Walt Disney World on steroids. Dubai’s weather can range from sweltering during the months of July and August to comfortable temperatures (low- to mid-70s) in January and February.
Rates are based on double occupancy. Taxes and fees are additional.
Dubai is a playground for the well-to-do, and, as of 2008, it ranked the No. 1 most expensive place in the world to dine out.
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