THE ETIHAD AIRWAYS FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX

 

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The Etihad Airways Formula 1 Grand Prix is being held at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on 25, 26, 27 Nov 2016.

 

Yas Marina Circuit is located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE. The island is about 10 mins drive from Abu Dhabi Airport and 30 mins from Abu Dhabi city center, connected to the mainland by bridges. Yas Island is also home to other popular attractions like Ferrari World, Yas Water World, Yas Marina and the Yas Links Golf Club.



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HOTELS:- If you are visiting Abu Dhabi for the Etihad Airways Formula 1 Grand Prix, you can choose from a variety of hotels in Abu Dhabi. The closest hotels to the circuit are located on Yas Island but are pricier than hotels located in Abu Dhabi city center, which are further from the race venue. It takes about 30-45 mins to reach the race venue from hotels within Abu Dhabi city center, depending on morning rush hour traffic. We offer a range of hotels both near the race venue and inside Abu Dhabi city center:

We offer a range of hotels in Dubai:

3* HOTELS price range from USD 150-220 per night including breakfast & local tax

4* HOTELS price range from USD 220-350 per night including breakfast & local tax

5* HOTELS price range from USD 380-850 per night including breakfast & local tax

UAE VISA:- Visas for your visit to Abu Dhabi can be arranged conveniently.

- Visas are electronic and you can take a print-out and travel to UAE with this (there is no need to stick the visa on your passport). Your visa will be mailed to you as an attachment which can be printed. On arrival at any UAE Airport (Dubai/Abu Dhabi/Sharjah), please present your passport and the visa print-out to the Immigration Officer. Each visa has a unique identification bar-code which will be scanned and your passport will be stamped with the entry date.

- Cost for normal visa is USD 110 per person. Processing time is minimum 5 UAE working days(except Friday, Saturday & public holidays)

- Cost for urgent visa is USD 150 per person. Processing time is minimum 3 UAE working days(except Friday, Saturday & public holidays)

- Documents Required: Clear, scanned passport copy + clear, scanned recent passport size photo (all documents in colour and jpg format) + Your flight ticket copy.

 -Documents Required: Clear, scanned passport copy + clear, scanned recent passport size photo (all documents in colour and jpg format) + your flight ticket copy. If you have made your hotel reservation directly, we will need a copy of your hotel reservation. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry.

 Payment is requested before visa application is processed. Visa will be applied 20 days before your arrival date. Should you need your visa earlier, extra charges will apply. 

- Important: All visas are subject to approval UAE Immigration and this is solely the decision of UAE government authorities. We do not have any say in their decision. Should a visa appllication not be approved by UAE immigration for any reason, the visa fees is non-refundable

- Terms & conditions apply

For bookings and information, please send us an email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call us: +97155 930 2672 (Sundial Tourism LLC, Dubai)

VISA ON ARRIVAL : Passport holders from below countries are entitled for a free visa on arrival at any UAE Airport :

Western European Countries: United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland,Spain, Monaco, Vatican City, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein.

North America: USA

Pacific Rim: Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brunei, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea

Eastern & Central Europe: Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Hungary, Latvia, Estonia, Malta, Cyprus, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania

 

The Visa on Arrival will be stamped on your passport Free of Charge and this entitles the visitor to stay in the country for a maximum 30 days from the date of entry.Passports must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry.

NB: Granting an entry visa to UAE is solely at the discretion of UAE Immigration authorities


TRANSPORTATION:

Book your transfers for airport pickup and for the exhibition. For your transportation requirements during your visit to Dubai, below vehicles are available for hire with driver. Booking your transportation in advance is highly recommended.

    • Toyota Previa MPV (5 Person)
    • Minivan (8-10 Person)
    • Minibus (20 Person)
    • Large Coach (40-50 Person)
    • Luxury Vehicles BMW, Audi, Lexus
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For bookings and information, please send us an email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call us: +97155 930 2672

Payment:

 Payment is accepted by Bank Transfer (SWIFT) to our bank account in Dubai. Bank Transfer Fees of USD 30 per transfer applies. Our bank details are:

    Account Name :         SUNDIAL TOURISM LLC

    Account Number :    101-4400-6983-02

    Bank Name :               Emirates NBD, Mankhool Branch, Dubai

    IBAN :                            AE61-026000-101-4400-6983-02 (mandatory for transfers)

    Swift Code :                EBILAEAD

    Bank Address :           PO Box 777, Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Tel +971 600 54 0000

- CREDIT CARD ONLINE: Payment is also accepted by credit card online on our Paypal account. Paypal transaction fees of 8% applies.

 

 GENERAL TIPS WHEN VISITING UAE:

 

  • ·        Morning traffic jams are not unusual in Abu Dhabi during business rush hour. So it is best to keep sufficient time to be on time for the event.
  • ·    If you are carrying any medications during your trip to UAE, always keep a copy of your doctor’s prescription and your medical papers with you
  • ·    There are plenty of restaurants & cafes around most hotels in Abu Dhabi so eating out is generally easy and inexpensive.
  • ·    Local Mobile SIM cards are available at Abu Dhabi Airport or in local grocery stores. Ask for “DU TELECOM” SIM cards. Du Telecom offers ready to use SIM cards at approximately Dh 55. Your passport copy is required to purchase the SIM card.
  • ·    If you have spare time, there are a number of popular sightseeing spots in Abu Dhabi – Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi Corniche, Abu Dhabi Heritage Village, Ferrari World Theme Park are all popular with tourists. A visit to the neighbouring city of Dubai is also suggested for sights such as  Burj Khalifa, The Palm Island, Dubai Fountain, Dubai Creek, Zabeel Palace, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Marina. We arrange sightseeing tours, desert safari & cruises in UAE. Please email us for information & rates for popular sightseeing tours.
  • ·    Have more questions? Ask us! We are happy to help