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What are the best ways to find and book cheap flights?

Ayoub El Mamoun, social media manager at Skyscanner, shares tips on how to find the best deals on flights

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Travel trends: More than 50% people in UAE and Saudi Arabia are seeking new experiences

Results from a new Twitter Insights Survey showed that around 33 per cent of the respondents in Saudi Arabia didn’t know how they felt about travel in 2022 against 31 per cent who were confident to hop on a plane and travel

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Kuwait announces Eid Al Adha holidays for public sector

All state entities and ministries will be on holiday from Sunday, July 10 until Thursday, July 14

Eid Al Fitr holidays for schools

Eid Al Fitr holidays announced for schools across Dubai

Schools in the emirate will remain closed from Monday, May 2 until Sunday, May 8

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Eid Al Fitr 2022: Holidays declared for private sector employees in UAE

They will either receive a four- or five-day weekend contingent on the sighting of the moon which will indicate the end of Ramadan

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Revealed: Likely date for Eid Al Fitr 2022 in UAE

Ramadan is predicted to extend for 30 days this year

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Emirates to operate five additional flights between Dubai and Kuwait

The airline will operate the extra flights ahead of Kuwait National Day holidays

UAE confirms January 2 holiday for 2022

All public sector workers in the country will only resume work on Monday, January 3, in line with the new weekend

Eid Al Adha: Free parking in Dubai, public transport timings revealed

The RTA has urged the public to plan their journeys ahead of time and arrive early in stations to avoid crowding and delays

Sharjah announces free public parking for Eid Al Adha

Public parking will not be free on Arafat Day, which falls on Monday, July 19

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UAE declares public sector holidays for Eid Al Adha

The first day of Eid Al Adha will fall on Tuesday, July 20

How domestic tourism can score high with the right messaging

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, domestic tourism has never had a greater opportunity to grow

Dubai’s DHA to close vaccination centres during Eid holidays

Private and public sector employees have been given a holiday break from Ramadan 29 until Shawwal 3

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Free parking in Dubai, Abu Dhabi during Eid holidays

Parking tariffs across Dubai and Abu Dhabi will resume on Shawwal 4

Dubai: Non-vaccinated staff at private education institutes must take weekly PCR tests

Employees who are eligible yet choose not to be vaccinated against the Covid-19 infection must take a PCR test every seven days

Dubai’s Emirates reveals special fares for spring 2021

The offer is valid for bookings from March 8-18, 2021, for travel until June 15, 2021

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UAE announces National Day holidays for public and private sectors

Work will resume on Sunday, December 6

Dubai’s Emirates reveals special fares ahead of National Day holidays

The offer is valid for bookings, starting November 18 till November 29, 2020, for travel until May 31, 2021

Oman extends Eid Al Adha holidays until August 6

Earlier, Oman had announced a five-day holiday from July 30 until August 3

Eid Al Adha 2020: UAE announces holidays for public sector

Public offices will be closed from Thursday, July 30 to Sunday, August 2

UAE, Saudi announce first day of Eid Al Fitr

The Shawwal crescent was not sighted on Friday evening

UAE confirms holiday dates for Commemoration Day and National Day

Long weekend coming up for public and private sector workers in the country

UAE confirms holiday date for Prophet’s birthday

Public and private sector workers will have a day off to mark the occasion

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UAE public and private sector to have same number of national holidays

New decree aims at achieving a “balance between the two sectors”, the government said

UAE holiday dates for 2019 revealed

The first public holiday in 2019, after New Year, is expected to fall in April

Saudi king extends National Day holiday

The kingdom’s labour force will now receive a two-day break

Here’s a list of national holidays in the UAE for the rest of the year

The second half of the year will have a whole bunch of holidays

UAE announces private sector holiday for Isra’a Wal Miraj

The update was issued on Wednesday afternoon

UAE announces Isra’a Wal Miraj holiday date

A circular was issued on Wednesday

Bahrain confirms Isra’a Wal Miraj holiday date

The kingdom’s announcement should mean similar holiday dates for most other Gulf countries