Dubai Do’s

  • Do remember that Dubai is an Islamic country, and follows a tolerant version of Sharia law.
  • Do dress sensibly and respectfully.
  • Do take taxis directly from hotels to nightclubs.
  • Do take your shoes off if visiting someone’s home.
  • Do be aware of opening and closing times.
  • Do drink tap water.
  • Do be careful when crossing roads.
  • Do be respectful of Emirati women.

Dubai Don’ts

  • Don’t wear swimwear away from the pool or beach.
  • Don’t display affection in public.
  • Don’t lose your temper.
  • Don’t take photographs of government buildings.
  • Don’t drink-drive.
  • Don’t take drugs.
  • Don’t eat or drink in public during Ramadan.
  • Don’t forget to bargain!