Category Archives: UAE

Abu Dhabi

 Do I need a car in Abu Dhabi? Compared to its larger and glitzier brother Dubai, Abu Dhabi is substantially more compact. Nowhere in the downtown area is more than a short bus or taxi ride away from anywhere else, but you will still be using motorised transport more than walking. There is also still… Read More »

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Dubai

Should I hire a car in Dubai? Before you hire a car in Dubai, we would like to sound a note of warning. The UAE has a reputation for having some of the most dangerous roads in the world, and this is not entirely undeserved. If you want the statistics, then the UAE is the… Read More »

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Sharjah

Do I need a car in Sharjah Conservative Sharjah sits just to the east of Dubai, and this is largely really an extension of the Dubai urban area. Yet Sharjah also has its own international airport, in some respects make it a low-cost alternative to Dubai international. However, unlike Dubai, there is no sophisticated mass… Read More »

Category: UAE