Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races
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Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races
Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races
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Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races

A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them?

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    City: ABU DHABI
    Mission: British Embassy
    Address: PO Box 248
    Abu Dhabi
    Tel: (971) (2) 6326600
    (971) (2) 6321364
    Fax: (971) (2) 6345968 (Consular)
    (971) (2) 6342676 (Visa)
    E-mail: chancery@abudhabi.mail.fco.gov.uk
    Hours: Sat-Wed: 03:30-10:30

United States UP


    City: ABU DHABI
    Mission: US Embassy
    Address: P.O. Box 4009,
    Abu Dhabi,
    United Arab Emirates
    Tel: (971) 2 4436 691
    Fax: (971) 2 4435 786
    E-mail: usisamem@emirates.net.ae
    Hours: Sat-Wed 08:00-11:00
    Sat-Wed 11:00-13:00

Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races
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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.

Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
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Fit for Travel
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Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
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Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races
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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
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Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races
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Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races

General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

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ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
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News and comment from around the world:
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Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races
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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Middle East

Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races
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Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races

bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The Hostelz guide to Hostels
The Tripavisor guide to Worldwide Accommodations

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    Cyber Cafe - Abu Dhabi
    Sahara Residence Hotel, Zayed 2nd Street, Abu Dhabi.
    Postal Address: P.O.Box 71453 Abu Dhabi, UAE.
    Tel: (971) (2) 319000
    Fax: (971) (2) 312323
    Email: maher@cyber-cafe.com

    Havana Cafe
    Hamdan Street,
    Abu Dhabi 33066, UAE.
    Tel: (971) (2) 6724400
    Fax: (971) (2) 6777848
    Email: postmaster@havanacafe.co.ae
    Cost/Hour: Dhs. 20
    Hours: 09:00-24:00

    Internet Cafe
    Dune Center, Al Dhiyafa Road,
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
    Tel: (971) (4) 453390, 453441
    Fax: (971) (4) 453403
    Email: postmaster@intercaf.co.ae
    Cost/Hour: US$4

    Back Street Cafe
    Al Dana Building, Metropolotan palace Hotel, Diera,
    Dubai 37414, UAE.
    Tel: (971) (4) 2276248
    Fax: (971) (4) 2276364
    Email: backstreet@methotels.com
    Cost/Hour: Dhs. 15 (US$4)
    Hours: 10:00-02:00
Guide to backpacking in the United Arab Emirates, with travelers information on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hatta, Bedu folk, camel races
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bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

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