Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Emirates, Visa team up to offer free tourist visas during Dubai Shopping Festival

Travellers to Dubai for the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will benefit from a free one month tourist visa, when flying on Emirates and paying with their Visa credit, debit or prepaid card in the UAE.

Valid for all Emirates destinations that require a visa for entry into Dubai, the promotion is open to passengers in any class of travel - provided a return ticket is purchased in the UAE and a valid family member sponsors their stay. Tickets must be booked and paid for in the UAE during the two week sale period from, 19th January till 1st of February 2010 inclusive, the airline said.
Khalid bel Jaflah, Emirates’ Vice President Commercial Operations UAE said: “Emirates has developed another excellent promotion that helps families come together to experience one of Dubai’s most acclaimed and glittering events, DSF. The free visa promotion takes into account that the cost of visas can be a determining factor in whether people can afford to travel or not, offering a free visa alleviates this stress