We’re constantly asked when is the best time to fly to Dubai? And our answer is always the same “right now. Want us to start the plane?”
Dubai is always tempting, always in season and private charter flights to Dubai are always hot. No matter what month or what date, Dubai will always have some fantastical event or explosive happening in the wings — something to get your blood pumping and your heart soaring.
In this article, we’re going to give you a snippet – small and succinct – of some of the best seasonal events Dubai has to offer. Like we constantly tell our passengers, there’s always an excuse to fly to Dubai.
What makes Dubai so famous? Well, the city is the eponymous capital of one of the UAE’s 7 emirates. It is one of the richest, most glamorous, glitzy, technologically innovative, architecturally jaw-dropping, shopping extravaganza places on the planet.
Oil made Dubai THE wealthy trading hub for the Gulf and Africa. The city has a robust economy and one that due to its affluent state is admired globally.
The city is named, amongst the locals, “City of Gold.” And, once you visit it’s easy to understand why.
Whether you’re going for the events, the remarkable skyscrapers, the traditional villages, the vast dunes, the tranquil desert oasis, the mouth-watering cousins, or the bargaining of its souks, there’s always something to do in Dubai.
From January to January, every single day of the week, 24/7. There’s always a reason to go online and check what the current tourist requirements to fly to Dubai are.
Nevertheless, here are some tips on what to take into account when you’re planning your trip.
Dubai is a climate of extremes. It’s, well, the desert. It’s one of the warmest places on the planet and it’s important to understand that you will have to deal with high temperatures and sudden night-time drops that will chill to the bone.
With that said, the month most tourists avoid, due to extreme heat, humidity, and even sea temperatures that make you feel like you’re bathing in a soup. Try to avoid Dubai during this month. The best time to visit, if you can’t handle the heat, is November to March.
Dubai is an explosive social hub that’s always bustling. Full of exceptional culinary delights, fantastic sports events, and otherworldly entertainment extravaganza. Events that occur every single month of the year. Extravagant events, no matter what month, are very much the norm.
Let’s talk about some of them:
Think Black Friday but on overdrive. Dubai is a shopper’s paradise and this annual festival really ratchets up their fantasy. This is one of the most anticipated events on the calendar and thousands of people visit the city during the festivities.
Most major brands offer incredible discounts and mind-numbing deals. Not only that but they also sponsor dozens of activities, including celebrity concerts, firework displays, and culinary expositions.
The Dubai shopping festival normally occurs during the second half of December.
One of the leading international literary festivals in the world, this premier 3-day event is full of workshops, talks, live performance, and various celebrations including a food festival.
Normally takes place between the last week of January and the first of February.
Annually held at the Dubai Media City Amphitheater, this festival is one of the most anticipated events in the region’s calendar. They have even had free performances by legends like Duran Duran, Mariah Carey, Ricky Martin, and John legend.
Each year there’s a new line-up busting with a lot of star power.
One of the best reasons to fly to Dubai is its annual Fitness event. Since it was inaugurated in 2017, this massive festival has really captured everyone’s imagination.
For 30 consecutive days, the entire city is swamped by fitness enthusiasts. The city turns into a healthy lifestyle playground with free fitness classes across the emirate.
If you’re interested, then book a flight to Dubai in the month of November.
The golf tournament of the season, this annual event is a must for enthusiasts. Top golfers of the world have been invited to show off their skills and their craft since 1989. The event attracts the eyes of global golf fans.
Dates vary year in year out, but normally the tournament takes place in the latter half of January.
Rub elbows with the likes of George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Ben Affleck, and hundreds of other Hollywood A-Listers in the region’s go-to film event.
A culinary paradise and foodie delight, the annual Dubai Food Festival is a must on everyone’s calendar. Visitors can enjoy dining at some of the most exquisite restaurants while enjoying mind-blowing discounts on their bills.
The festival takes place against a backdrop of fine live music and comprehensive cooking workshops.
It’s an almost month-long festivity that normally occurs in Spring, during March and April. A great reason to charter a private flight to Dubai.
The Dubai Summer Surprise is a sales blowout that takes place right after the kids are out for summer break.
It’s a huge extravagant affair where everyone can take advantage of the amazing deals on clothes, electronics, accessories, and “back to school” specials.
If you’re interested then book a Dubai flight between June and September and get in on the celebration.
There’s always an excuse to dust off your wallet and invest in the cost of a private flight to Dubai. The city simply has it all.
Whether it’s one of its annual events or simply to experience the thousands of activities the city has to offer, Dubai should be a bucket list item — and today it’s never been easier to scratch it off.