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Travel inspiration: Visa-free travel from the UAE

The UAE passport recently topped a list of the world’s most powerful passports. Holders of a the passport can now visit 168 countries without a visa. The last-minute travel opportunities are almost endless! Here’s a rundown of some of the top visa-free destinations from the UAE split up by travel time:

Top visa-free or visa-on-arrival destinations under 4 hours from the UAE

Jordan

Visa type: Visa-free, 90 days

Cost: From around *Dh961 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 3hrs 30mins

Read more: Inside Jordan’s Lost City: a practical guide to exploring Petra

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Egypt

Visa type: Visa-free, 90 days

Cost: From around *Dh840 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 4 hours

Read more: Top 10 things to do and see in Egypt

Find a cheap flight to Egypt

Georgia

Visa type: Visa free, 360 days

Cost: From around *Dh902 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 3hrs 30mins

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Bahrain

Visa type: Visa-free

Cost: From around *Dh493 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 1 hour

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Top visa-free or visa-on-arrival destinations under 6 hours from the UAE:

Sri Lanka

Visa type: Visa on arrival, 30 days

Cost: From around *Dh870 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 4hrs 15mins

Read more: Top 10 fantastically fun things to do in Sri Lanka

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Greece

Visa type: Visa free, 90 days

Cost: From around *Dh1,173 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 5hrs 30mins

Read more: 10 best places to visit in Greece

Book a cheap flight to Greece

Top visa-free or visa-on-arrival destinations under 8 hours from the UAE:

Hong Kong

Visa type: Visa free, 30 days

Cost: From around *Dh1,309 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 7hrs 15mins

Read more: Destination guide: how to spend 3 days in Hong Kong

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France

Visa type: Visa free, 90 days

Cost: From around *Dh990 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 7hrs 30mins

Read more: Best hotels in Paris to suit every budget

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Germany

Visa type: Visa free, 90 days

Cost: From around *Dh1,170 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 7hrs 30mins

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Croatia

Visa type: Visa free, 90 days

Cost: From around *Dh1,510 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 8hrs

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Top visa-free or visa-on-arrival destinations over 8 hours from the UAE:

Iceland

Visa type: Visa free, 90 days

Cost: From around *Dh1,548 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 14hrs

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Cambodia

Visa type: Visa on arrival or eVisa, 30 days

Cost: From around *Dh1,763 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 8hrs 30mins

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The Philippines

Visa type: Visa free, 30 days

Cost: From around *Dh828 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 9hrs 30mins

Read more: The top 10 best islands in the Philippines

Find a cheap flight to the Philippines

Australia

Visa type: Fast-track eVisa

Cost: From around *Dh2,338 per person

Flight time from the UAE: 14hrs 15mins

Search cheap flights to Australia

*This article was published March 2019. Information and prices correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.

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