Important statement to all travelers to and from the Emirates from this date
Important statement to all travelers to and from the Emirates from this date

On Thursday, the Dubai-based fly dubai carrier offered a simple guide for those planning to travel this summer after rescheduling its schedule from 7 July .

 

Dubai is open to visitors starting from July 7, but passengers need to follow the instructions to ensure a smooth and safe journey.

 

"The Covid-19 epidemic has changed the way we travel and we will all have to play our part. That is why we share these simple steps for passengers to enable them to travel safely and hassle-free this summer," said Ghaith Al-Ghaith, CEO of flydubai.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Social Studies determines the procedures for the return of the residents of the United Arab Emirates

Travel guidelines give passengers confidence in knowing what they have to do to travel again, whether they are international visitors, returning residents, Emirati citizens or residents.

Bringing friends and family to Dubai

Starting July 7, Dubai will be open to visitors and these are the steps that visitors must complete before traveling:

> Check the visa requirements for the United Arab Emirates, as they were before Covid-19. This includes visa on arrival for passport holders from 47 countries

> Buy international travel insurance that includes health coverage

> Complete a health clearance form stating that you are free of symptoms of Covid-19 and sign a quarantine pledge form stating that you will bear all costs of quarantine and treatment in the event that you have Covid-19

> Take the PCR test before traveling. The certificate must show a negative result and it must be issued within 96 hours of arrival.

> If it is not possible to take a PCR test before traveling, it can be taken upon arrival at Dubai International Airport (DXB). The passenger must be quarantined in order to receive the results. If the results are positive, they should be isolated for 14 days
 
Go home

UAE residents who wish to return home can do so after completing the following steps before they travel:

> Apply for approval to return to Dubai on the website of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai

> Complete a health clearance form stating that you are free of symptoms of Covid-19 and sign a quarantine pledge form stating that you will bear all costs of quarantine and treatment in the event that you have Covid-19
 
Take a break or travel to work:

UAE citizens and residents can now travel to any destination open to visitors, and they must also complete the following steps:

> Check the IATA Travel Center website to see if there are restrictions on where to travel

> Please remember that you will need to book a round-trip ticket

> Buy international travel insurance that includes health coverage

> Complete a health clearance form stating that you are free of symptoms of Covid-19 and sign a quarantine pledge form stating that you will bear all costs of quarantine and treatment in the event that you have Covid-19

Everyone arrives in Dubai

When arriving at Dubai International Airport for the duration of their stay in Dubai, they must follow the following steps:

> Take the PCR test at Dubai International Airport (unless you are able to report a negative result issued within the last 96 hours)

> Quarantine until the test results are received

> If the results are positive for Covid-19, then consider the 14-day quarantine period

> Download Covid-19 - DXB Smart App (from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store) to register with the Dubai Health Authority before leaving the airport. Free Wi-Fi is available at Dubai International Airport

> Comply with all Dubai Covid-19 preventive measures, including wearing a mask, monitoring social distances and washing your hands regularly