airline, dubai, EMIRATES, Reviews, UAE -

I constantly hear great things about Emirates so I was excited to fly with them for my birthday this year. I flew out of IAD to Phuket, Thailand on a Boeing 777-300ER (77W) with connecting flight in Dubai. There was a long line since it was Monday a lot were flying back to Dubai. The employees at the counter were very robotic. I asked the cost to upgrade to first class and was told since I don’t have any miles it wasn’t possible. They allow for 2 Free Checked bags (50lbs) and only one carry-on item (purse or laptop bag) to not...

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Asia, dubai, EMIRATES, Travel Hacks, Travel Well Hacks, UAE -

When flying on Emirates, before you get to your destination you will stop in Dubai, if the only option for a connection in Dubai that is more than 8 hrs but less than 24 hrs, a stopover, you may qualify for Dubai Connect. From Emirates website: As a special courtesy to our passengers, in certain cases where an itinerary calls for a longer stopover in Dubai, Emirates will provide accommodation, meals, ground transportation, and visa costs. This service is available to: First Class and Business Class passengers for whom the best connection time is not available and who have a...

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