There is so much to experience in Dubai that planning family travel to the city can be a bit overwhelming. Between picking the best place to stay and eat and deciding which of the city’s over-the-top attractions your family will visit while there, it can get a bit overwhelming. To make planning a bit easier, read on for some tips to make sure you make the most of your trip.
If you plan on exploring some of the local culture with a trip to a mosque, be sure to come prepared. Although places like Jumeirah Mosque are popular tourist attractions that allow tours, some religious rules still need to be followed, meaning women are required to wear an abaya and head scarf to enter the grounds. While these items used to be provided by tour providers, that is no longer the case. Be sure to plan ahead and purchase your own before you go from an online retailer like Amazon or do a little shopping in Dubai before your mosque trip.
When Museum of the Future opened last year, it not only became an iconic part of Dubai’s landscape, it also became one of the city’s most popular attractions, with tickets selling out months in advance. If you want to get inside and experience interactive exhibits dedicated to the future of mankind, be sure to reserve your tickets well in advance.
United Arab Emirates is a desert nation, so it can get pretty hot during the summer months, even in coastal cities like Dubai where certain attractions close during the hottest months of the year. Global Village brings the world together through an international collection of eateries, shops and entertainment venues, but only during the cooler months. The outdoor attraction is only open October through April, so plan your trip accordingly if this fun destination is on your must-see list.
Prepare for your family’s spring break this year with some advice from TravelInsurance.com. There are a number of reasons why travel insurance is an important consideration for spring break travelers and co-founder Stan Sanberg has some advice about making the important purchase for spring break this year.
Making travel plans can be exciting; did you know planning on how to spend time at the airport the right way can enrich the overall trip experience? As a transfer hub, traveling through Doha's Hamad International Airport is a unique experience, as waiting never feels like waiting at one of the best airports in the world.
Family travels don’t necessarily need to be in theme parks or resorts with massive kids’ clubs. In fact, more upscale properties across the world cater to both adults and kids, and wellbeing brand Sensei joins the growing trend of family wellness travel. Sensei’s Wellness Science team, led by Dr. Vishal Patel, emphasizes the importance of family travels and exposing young travelers to wellness pursuits. Developing healthy habits at a young age can have long-lasting effects on an individual’s life, and bonding via family trips alleviates some of the main drivers of loneliness and isolation.
While the United States offers a plethora of bike-friendly destinations, a recent study by personal injury law firm Bader Scott found some counties across the country are far more dangerous than others. Family travelers might be surprised to find many lie in popular vacation states.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Ever dreamed of being a mermaid? Well, your dreams could come true on your next family trip. With March 29 National Mermaid Day, these two resorts offer experiences for guests of all ages to enjoy.