As an avid traveller, you would like to roam around and witness as many sites as possible in your trip to a city or a country. Since Dubai is a city of malls, beaches and awesome sites, you would be prompted to see all those and soak in the experience there. But, without a proper travel plan, you could so easily end up making a deep hole in your pocket during your trip to Dubai. Since 1 AED, the currency of the United Arab of Emirates, equals to Rs 18.12, you can get an idea of the strain that you will have on your pocket if you visit Dubai without a proper plan. So, it is vital you plan in advance and make some adjustments in your food and other stuffs to let you roam across the city of Dubai while taking care of your pocket at the same time. We, in this article, will showcase the tips that will help a budget-friendly stay, shop and ride in Dubai.
Stay in Budget Hotel
The first thing that everyone does is to get a budget yet fascinating hotel to stay. And in Dubai, you can find a bundle of those waiting to welcome you with open arms. The long list of such hotels includes the likes of Dubai Nova Hotel, Premier Inn Dubai International Airport Hotel, Royal Falcon Hotel, among others. The cost of stay in these hotels ranges upto Rs 2,000-7,000 per night.
Commute via Metro & Bus
Worrying about the traffic jam in Dubai? Get on to the metros of the city to enjoy a hassle-free and budget ride. A day pass of the metro will cost you only Rs 253.72 to travel across all the zones. You can also avail the affordable option of travelling by buses. The longest trip of around 25 km, from Sharjah Border to Dubai, will cost you around Rs 1,800.
Dine at Cost-friendly Restaurants
Dash off to low-cost restaurants located on the streets of Dubai to let your taste maniac fulfill its gourmet needs by eating some delicious foods that are on offer there. The restaurants include Bombay Chowpatty. Govinda's, Ravi's Chop House, Karachi Darbar, Chhapan Bohg. You can have buffets here at a cost of around Rs 300-400. Try out the local products instead of imported ones to save on the costs.
Flaunt in Economical Beaches
Had a terrible experience of paying more towards your beach ride in Dubai before? Come down to Jumeirah Beach Park and Al Mamzar Beach Park, two of the most budget yet spectacular seashores in Dubai. You can book your entry there by paying around Rs 100 and chill out on the sands. You can even flaunt your body and swim on the swimming pool made within Mamzar Beach Park at a cost of around Rs 180. Not only the sunbathing experience, these beaches also allow you to fulfill your hunger with sumptuous foods put into your platter in the outlets built there.
Snap Sightseeing Moments on a Budget
Try to book the tickets for places like Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, in advance to save on the cost, which will be around Rs 1,800 if you do so. However, coming here and book on the very day will raise the cost to approximately Rs 7,000, almost 4 times more. You can hang out with your friends at Al A in Wildlife Park, one of the most spectacular zoos in the Middle East, at a cost of Rs 270 (approximately) and around Rs 100 for kids.
Shop in Economical Malls
You can choose from a wide range of malls to shop and save on your buy. The list comprises the Famous Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Bur Juman, Wafi Mall, Mercato Shopping Mall, Dragon Mart, to name a few.
So, these were the ways by which you can reduce your costs by the time you touch the shore of Dubai. Do avail these tips and explore Dubai………