Emirates Unveils Travel Advisory For Passengers To Avoid Eid Holiday Rush At DXB International Airport

So here are some of the tips to avoid travelling in the rush.

by Deeplata Garde
Emirates Unveils Travel Advisory For Passengers To Avoid Eid Holiday Rush At DXB International Airport

Eid al-Adha is approaching and so is the travel fever. People are booking their tickets to exotic destinations and some are travelling back home to celebrate. This means the airport is going to be a hub of chaos. So here are some of the tips by Emirates for travelling during the Eid holidays and how to avoid the rush.

Travel Advisory For Passengers Travelling Through DXB Airport

As mentioned, Dubai Airports will be turning into a crowded spot as travellers will be flying through it. Surviving Dubai International Airport is going to be a task.  Emirates’ Travel Tips for a Smooth Summer Journey. As Dubai International Airport (DXB) maintains its reign as the world’s busiest international hub, Emirates offers crucial travel advice to ensure passengers have a seamless experience during the bustling summer season.

Preparing For Peak Travel Times

Next month, DXB airport expects more than 2.6 million Emirates passengers that are set to depart this holiday. The airport will see its busiest days just before Eid Al Adha on Saturday, June 15, and again on Saturday, July 6, as families head off for the summer holidays.

During peak travel periods, plan for extra traffic on roads leading to the airport. Expect longer lines at immigration and give yourself ample time to navigate between concourses and reach boarding gates.

Key Tips for a Hassle-Free Journey

1. Arrive Early: Emirates advises arriving at the airport three hours before departure. This ensures you have plenty of time to check in, drop off luggage, and pass through security.

2. Clear Immigration Early: Make sure you pass through immigration at least 1.5 hours before your flight. This helps avoid last-minute rushes and potential delays.

3. Reach Your Gate On Time: Arrive at your boarding gate one hour before departure to ensure you don’t miss your flight.

Smart Travel Hacks For DXB

Emirates and flydubai share tips to simplify your travel and avoid queues at Dubai International Airport:

Check-In Online: Use the Emirates app to check in online 48 hours before departure. This not only saves time but also allows you to choose your seat and meal options in advance.

Drop Off Luggage Early: Drop off your luggage at the airport the day before your flight at no extra charge. This service is available 24 hours before departure or 12 hours before for flights to the US.

City Check-In and Travel Store: Check-in and drop off your luggage at the Emirates City Check‑in and Travel Store in DIFC. This service is available 24 hours to 4 hours before your flight, offering a seamless start to your travel experience.

Home Check-In Service: Opt for the home check-in service in Dubai and Sharjah. DUBZ agents handle the check-in process at your home, hotel, or office, allowing you to arrive at the airport later with just your hand luggage.

Also Read: Eid Al Adha 2024: Starting 15th June, Kids Under 12 Enjoy Free Entry At Dubai Expo City

Additional Convenience At DXB

Use Airport Transport Options: When moving between Concourse A and Concourse B, use the complimentary train in Terminal 3. Emirates also offers a shuttle bus service between Concourse A and Concourse C, operating 24/7 with departures every 20 minutes.

Pre-Order Duty-Free Shopping: Save time by pre-ordering duty-free items on EmiratesRED.com. This service allows you to shop from 21 days up to 40 hours before your flight, with purchases delivered directly to your seat.

Follow these Emirates Dubai International Airport travel tips to ensure a smooth and stress-free journey.

Cover Image Courtesy: Emirates/ Website

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