Things to Do in Dubai International Airport (DXB)

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One of the best places to escape the maddening airport crowds is this expensive and lavish reception and service center for VIPs—or those willing... Read More

As in the various gold souks in the Middle East, gold is sold by the gram in the Dubai Airport, at constantly fluctuating prices. You can also buy gold... Read More

An ever-changing selection of cars and motorbikes gets raffled off to passengers willing to shell out $139 for a ticket in the Finest Surprise raffle,... Read More

With the opening of Terminal 3 in October 2008, the airport’s retail operations—all controlled by Dubai Duty Free—doubled to 160,000... Read More

Dubai International Airport is the primary airport for the city of Dubai and has become a major air traffic hub for the Middle East. The airport has a... Read More

If you’re stopping over in Dubai, the likelihood is high that you’ve just gotten off a long flight and are on your way to another. Which... Read More

Regardless of the airline or class you’re flying, you can gain admission to one of these lounges (open 24/7) for about $42, no reservation... Read More

Make your way to one of the two “quiet lounges,” which are essentially rows of recliners placed close together on either side of the Sheikh... Read More

There’s free Wi-Fi everywhere in the Dubai International Airport, which is not to say that it works perfectly in every part of the terminals. If... Read More

It’s rare that we recommend visiting an airport’s tourism kiosk, but the DTCM is actually worth seeking out. Staffed by the nicest people in... Read More

First- and business-class passengers on Emirates have access to separate, lavish lounges in T3, with mini-spa treatments from Timeless Spas, the... Read More

Right across from the hotel’s reception area, Wing’s bar is one of the lesser-known oases in the airport (i.e., it is often quiet and... Read More

Because Terminal 1 is so crowded, finding a place to sit can be difficult unless you gain access to a lounge (or stake out a seat in McDonald’s,... Read More

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