Top destinations for UAE travellers to experience this summer

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Top destinations for UAE travellers to experience this summer

As residents begin planning their summer holidays, global travel marketplace, Skyscanner reveals the top destinations offering great price deals for UAE travellers.

Findings also revealed that June is the most popular month for travel searches during the summer, in comparison to July and August.

This summer, UAE residents are exploring a variety of captivating destinations that offer a perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and cultural enrichment.

Whether you’re seeking a quick getaway or a longer vacation, these trending spots* promise unforgettable experiences.

  1. Egypt

Discover the magic of Egypt, a destination offering rich history, ancient treasures and a vibrant culture. This summer, explore the majestic pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, and the world’s longest river, Nile. Whether you’re a history buff, a beach lover or a foodie, Egypt promises an experience like no other.

Prices starting from Dhs329.

  1. United Kingdom

Explore the allure of the United Kingdom, a trending destination for summer 2024.

From the iconic landmarks of London, such as the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and the vibrant West End, to the historic charm of Edinburgh with its majestic castle and the enchanting Royal Mile, the UK offers a blend of history, culture, and modern attractions. Enjoy world-class museums, quaint villages, and lively festivals that bring the streets to life.

Prices starting from Dhs376.

  1. Thailand

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Thailand, and discover the country’s pristine beaches, lush forests, and vibrant cities.

Thailand offers a perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and cultural discovery. Dive into the azure waters of the Andaman Sea or the Gulf of Thailand to explore colourful coral reefs and exotic marine life.

Indulge in world-renowned Thai cuisine, from street food delights to fine dining experiences. Whether you’re seeking adrenaline-pumping activities like zip-lining through the jungle or tranquil moments spent meditating in a secluded monastery, Thailand has something for every traveller.

Prices starting from Dhs750

  1. Turkey

Steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty, Turkey offers an unparalleled travel experience.

Explore the bustling streets of Istanbul and the vibrant energy of the Grand Bazaar. Immerse in the crystal waters and breath-taking beaches along the stunning Turquoise Coast, where ancient ruins blend seamlessly with idyllic landscapes. Don’t forget to indulge in the tantalizing flavours of Turkish cuisine, from savoury kebabs to delectable baklava.

Prices starting from Dhs328

  1. Everywhere

Skyscanner’s popular search tool ‘Everywhere’ is a top-searched destination among UAE residents, offering travel enthusiasts diverse options and budget-friendly holiday experiences to explore.

The Everywhere search enables travellers to discover a multitude of destinations, ordered by cheapest price, all conveniently consolidated from 1200 travel sites into one platform.

A quick Everywhere search on Skyscanner reveals return flights to Italy from Dhs1,143, Cyprus from Dhs1,371 and Sweden from Dhs1,492 round trip. If you already know your preferred destination, but are flexible on dates, use Skyscanner’s ‘up whole month’ tool to see the cheapest days to fly at a glance and pick the right deal for you.

With Skyscanner, finding the best flights and deals has never been easier. Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or cultural immersion, these destinations offer something for every traveller. Plan your summer escape today and make memories that will last a lifetime.


Meanwhile, Rikant Pittie, Co-founder of EaseMyTrip, said: “Summer holidays is the peak season for travel planning in the UAE, leading to a tremendous increase in flight and hotel bookings. We have started observing significant searches for affordable luxury experiences, family vacations, and hotel apartments on our platform, with a 45% surge in advance bookings compared to the previous summer. A majority of people are looking for staycations within the UAE and short getaways across the country as they gain popularity. To ensure UAE travellers can enjoy memorable moments, we are soon going to introduce unique and affordable holiday packages and offers on flight and hotel bookings.”

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