Emirates is making travels to Dubai more attractive with a complimentary stay at the JW Marriot Marquis Dubai, one of the world’s tallest 5-star hotels. The skyscraper hotel
features award-winning dining options, its own shopping galleria and a
world-renowned spa; and is conveniently located near attractions like
the Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Opera.
Customers who book return Economy tickets to Dubai from 2nd to 23rd
December for travel from 6th December 2020 to 28th February 2021 will be
eligible for a complimentary one night stay at the JW Marriot Marquis on
their first night in Dubai, while travellers booked in First and
Business Class will receive two complimentary nights’ stay from the day
To enjoy the new Dubai global offer, the travel fare for Nigerian
customers from Lagos to Dubai on Economy class will be starting from
N331, 530, while Business class will be starting from N1, 337,685.
The airline will also provide generous baggage allowance; hence
passengers returning to Emirates destinations in Africa, including
Nigeria, can go home with one extra piece of luggage.
Fly better on Emirates and enjoy over 4,500 channels of entertainment on
ice – the airline’s award-winning inflight entertainment system, as well
as regionally inspired meals and complimentary beverages.
Emirates customers can travel with peace of mind with the airline’s
flexible booking options and newly introduced multi-risk travel
insurance including COVID-19 cover with every flight. Emirates has also
implemented a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the
customer journey to ensure the safety of its customers and employees.
Emirates has been rated the safest airline in the world in its response
to the COVID-19 Pandemic according to the Safe Travel Barometer. It has
the highest ‘Safe Travel Score’ among 230+ airlines evaluated worldwide.
The score is based on an independent audit of 26 health and safety
parameters evaluating safety protocols, traveller convenience and
service excellence announced by airlines.
Dubai is open and ready to welcome tourists with the highest levels of
safety protocols in place to keep its residents and visitors safe. The
vibrant, cosmopolitan city has an eclectic mix of offerings including
impressive beaches, world-class shopping, and fine dining restaurants.
• What does a holiday in Dubai look like?
As a safety precaution, all passengers arriving in Dubai must take a
polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test up to four days prior to their date
of travel (maximum 96 hours). You may be required to take another test
at Dubai Airports upon arrival. Children under the age of 12 and
passengers with a severe or moderate disability are exempt from the PCR
• Masks and social distancing
In Dubai, it is mandatory to wear a mask in public places at all times
including on Emirates flights, however children below the age of six who
struggle with wearing masks are exempted from wearing them. You can
remove your mask when you are seated at a restaurant or café. Social
distancing is also practised throughout the city and at all venues
including on public transport.
• Hotels, malls and indoor venues
Hotels in Dubai including the JW Marriot Marquis use contactless check
in and rooms are sanitised for safety. All indoor venues including malls
enforce mandatory temperature checks at the entrance and employ digital
safety guidelines including contactless menus at restaurants.
• Outdoor activities
Dubai is a haven for thrill seekers and all outdoor and sports
activities are operating with safety restrictions and protocols. This
includes helicopter rides, hot air balloons, desert safari, desert
camping, dhow cruises, kayaking and more. All sports activities that can
be practised individually or with 5 people or less have resumed. This
includes sky diving and renting of jet skis, boats and bicycles.
Dubai’s beaches are open and safe with social distancing. Global Village
has also opened on 25 October 2020 for its 25th season, with strict
precautionary measures in place.
Flexibility and assurance: Emirates’ booking policies offer customers
flexibility and confidence to plan their travel. Customers who purchase
an Emirates ticket for travel on or before 31 March 2021, can enjoy
generous rebooking terms and options, if they have to change their
travel plans. Customers have options to change their travel dates or
extend their ticket validity for 2 years.
Free, global cover for COVID-19 related costs: Customers can now travel
with confidence, as Emirates has committed to cover COVID-19 related
medical expenses, free of cost, should they be diagnosed with COVID-19
during their travel while they are away from home. This cover is
immediately effective for customers flying on Emirates until 31 December
2020, and is valid for 31 days from the moment they fly the first sector
of their journey. This means Emirates customers can continue to benefit
from the added assurance of this cover, even if they travel onwards to
another city after arriving at their Emirates destination.
Health and safety: Emirates has implemented a comprehensive set of
measures at every step of the customer journey to ensure the safety of
its customers and employees on the ground and in the air, including the
distribution of complimentary hygiene kits containing masks, gloves,
hand sanitizer and antibacterial wipes to all customers.