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Top 10 Dubai by Sarah Monaghan, Lara Dunston

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Budget Tips

1. When Not to Go

Avoid Dubai and Abu Dhabi during major events and conferences (unless it’s something you actually want to go to!) when hotel room prices go through the roof. While December and January are the coolest months, winter is the peak season and hotels charge rack rates. Ramadan is another period to avoid.

2. Summer Savings

While summer is best avoided due to the ferocious heat, this is the ideal time for budget travellers. Most hotels drop their rates by 50% and offer excellent holiday packages. The Summer Surprises shopping festival means there are great bargains to be found.

3. Internet Deals

Travellers averse to package deals can find great deals on the Internet if they can be flexible. Accommodation websites such as Expedia ...

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