Here’s A List Of Cheaper Ways To Travel In & Around Dubai

by Anupriya Mishra
Here’s A List Of Cheaper Ways To Travel In & Around Dubai

Dubai is often regarded as an expensive city for people living here and for travellers alike. However, there are certain tips and hacks that make travelling in and around the emirate quite easy. From Abra rides to a Dubai Pass, there are many ways through which you can save some precious money while living your best life in Dubai. So, here’s a glimpse into some cheaper ways to travel in and around Dubai.

Cheaper Travel In & Around Dubai

1. Take AED1 Abra Ride In Dubai!

Abra ride
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Abra means ‘to cross’ in the Arabic language, and this ride happens to be the lifeline of the locals living in the Dubai Creek area. This traditional ferry service runs across four stations, including Deira Old Souk Abra Station, Bur Dubai Abra Station, Al Sabkha Abra Station, and Dubai Old Souk Abra Station. The best part about this traditional ferry ride is that it cost just AED1 to hop on board. So, if you mean to check out the Dubai Creek area or have some work in this part of the emirate, then this is the perfect way to commute without splurging too much.

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2. Travel Via Bus For Just AED5 With Bus On Demand Service

Dubai Bus
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Did you know there is an app called Bus On Demand, which lets you travel via bus for just AED5? Well, this app allows its users in Dubai to order a bus instead of a taxi! It’s worth mentioning that this service is presently available in locations, such as Barsha, Nahda, Silicon Oasis, and Dubai Internet City. So, if you also wish to save some precious dirhams without compromising on your travel plans, then this is a great service to try.

3. Commute Around The Emirate With The Well-Connected Metro

Dubai Metro
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Dubai Metro is a great way to commute in the Emirates. Currently, there are two lines comprising the Red Line and Green Line, which cover some of the most populated areas. From Expo 2020 to Deira City Centre and Al Ras, this route covers some of the most important stations. Moreover, it’s worth mentioning that the cost of travelling via Dubai Metro is relatively cheaper as compared to similar systems around the world. Did we mention that it’s time-saving as well?

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4. Buy Dubai Pass If You’re A Tourist As A One-Time Payment For Several Attractions

Burj Al Arab
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Dubai Pass is a blessing for tourists in the city. If you are someone who is planning to visit Dubai for a short period and are confused about visiting all the important landmarks then this pass is going to come to your rescue. All you need to do is pay for it once, and then you can visit all the sites mentioned in the pass during the given period without paying at their entry. This not only makes checking out all the popular landmarks more convenient but also helps in saving some money, as the entry prices often get discounted.

So, go ahead and save some money, while you travel around Emirate without compromising on your fun.

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