Here’s Why Only These Vehicles Are Now Allowed At DXB’s T1 Arrival Forecourt

Dubai International Airport
by Anupriya Mishra

If you are someone who travels frequently, you know how convenient it feels when there is someone who comes to pick you up at the airport. Isn’t that right? Well, if you know how it feels, chances are that you always tend to go to pick up your loved ones from the airport, to ensure they are comfortable after a tiring journey. However, if this does hold true for you, then you must read this article, as now only public transport and other authorised vehicles will have access to the arrival forecourt in Terminal 1 of Dubai International Airport.

Only Public Transport & Other Authorised Vehicles Allowed

Arrival sign

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As mentioned above, it was recently announced by the official Twitter handle of Dubai International Airport that only public transport and other authorised vehicles will have access to the arrivals forecourt in Terminal 1. The reason cited for this has been attributed to reducing congestion. According to a news report by Khaleej Times, it was mentioned that cars that are coming to pick up passengers will now be able to use either of the two car parks or the valet service.

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What Are The Charges Of These Car Parks At Terminal 1?

Parking UAE Airport

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So, if you are someone who has to pick up their relatives from the airport, you must be curious about the charges, right? Well, to help you out, here’s the charge rate for the two car parks at Terminal 1 –

Car Par A, which is a two to three minutes walk from Terminal 1:

  • 5 minutes – AED5
  • 15 minutes – AED15
  • 30 minutes – AED30
  • Up to 2 hours – AED40
  • 3 hours – AED55
  • 4 hours – AED65
  • 1 day – AED125
  • Each additional day – Dh100

Car Park B, which is at a distance of seven to nine minutes’ walk from Terminal 1

  • 1 hour – AED25
  • 2 hours – AED30
  • 3 hours – AED35
  • 4 hours – AED45
  • 1 day – AED85
  • Each additional day – AED75

The next time you are on your way to pick up your loved ones do keep this notification in mind and take note of the parking charges for the car parks.

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