JOHANNESBURG, 23 October 2019 – South African travellers – whether flying solo or with families will be awed by Dubai’s many attractive offerings including shopping festivals, traditional souks, stunning beach resorts, fine dining, adventure waterparks and much more. With year-round sunshine and eclectic landmarks – the city is an ideal holiday or stopover destination with something for everyone.
Emirates has tailored your travel experiences to ensure you have an unforgettable holiday.
See more for less with My Emirates Pass
Visitors can take advantage and see more for less with My Emirates Pass – a seasonal pass that turns an Emirates boarding pass into an exclusive membership package – allowing customers to redeem discounts and special benefits in over 500 locations across the UAE. Travellers flying to and through Dubai between 1 January until 31 March 2020* can avail the offer and enjoy up to 30% off on retail outlets and up to 50% off on leisure activities by simply presenting their boarding pass and a valid form of identification.* Fly Emirates and spend less on luxurious spa treatments, indulge in five-star culinary experiences, and embark on an adventurous outdoor activity. Families can also take advantage and enjoy thrilling waterparks across the city.
Dubai Shopping Festival 2020
Splurge on world-class shopping across the city’s many impressive malls including The Dubai Mall – one of the world’s largest shopping complexes. Visitors travelling to Dubai from 26 December 2019 until 1 February 2020 can take advantage of the Dubai Shopping Festival 2020.*The highly anticipated five-week festival offers customers extraordinary discounts and rewards in various shopping outlets including unbeatable deals on fashion, jewellery, electronic items and much more.
Mohammad Al Hashimi, Emirates’ Vice President, Commercial Products Dubai, said: “Dubai is a fantastic city with an ever-growing list of attractions and experiences our customers can enjoy year-round. The city is one of the world’s most preferred destinations for world-class shopping, sightseeing and fine dining. Passengers flying to and through Dubai can avail unbeatable offers through My Emirates Pass and the Dubai Shopping Festival 2020. We look forward to continuing working closely with our partners and to ensure we always provide our customers with the best Dubai has to offer.”
Fly Emirates, Fly Better
Fly better on Emirates to Dubai and enjoy over 4,500 channels of entertainment on ice – the airline’s award-winning inflight entertainment system. Passengers across all classes will enjoy regionally inspired meals, complimentary beverages and up to 20 MB of free Wi-Fi. With the airline’s generous baggage allowance – there’s no need to pack light. Economy Class passengers can enjoy up to 35 kgs, while Business Class passengers can enjoy up to 40 kgs and First Class passengers can enjoy up to 50 kgs.
Emirates customers who go on a shopping extravaganza during their visit to Dubai can also enjoy additional baggage allowance on their return journey. The offer is valid on return Economy Class tickets purchased to Dubai between 15 October 2019 and 1 February 2020.* Customers travelling back from Dubai to Emirates destinations within North America, Central America, South America or Africa can enjoy one extra piece of baggage. * For those travelling to other destinations within the Emirates network can also take advantage of an additional 10kgs of excess baggage. The offer is applicable for travel between December 26, 2019, and February 5, 2020. *
South African travellers can also enjoy local flavours and wines onboard, including proudly South Africa wines – Ken Forrester, Porseleinberg, Klein Constantia, Waterkloof and Boekenhoutskloof.
Emirates operates four daily flights from Dubai to Johannesburg – of which two flights are served by the iconic A380, two daily flights to Cape Town and a daily flight to Durban. Passengers travelling from Emirates’ touchpoints in South Africa can connect to over 150 destinations in 85 countries, via Dubai.
To book, or for more information and terms and conditions, visit www.emirates.com or visit the local Emirates office or your travel agent.
*Local terms and conditions apply