Open the card to a flamboyant cityscape of Dubai, with famous buildings, oil wells, camels and sheikhs. The pointy tower is the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in world. The sail shaped building is the Burj Al Arab, the world’s only 7 star hotel.
A card for a friend from Dubai, or going to Dubai, for a Sheik. Or a wannabe Sheik.
After Cloud Top 488 opened a deck at 1,601 ft on the Canton Tower in China, Burj Khalifa opened the 148th floor SKY level at 1,821 ft., once again giving Dubai the world’s highest observation deck. Visits to SKY deck cost approximately $136.
Dubai lies directly within the Arabian Desert.
As a desert climate, most days in Dubai are sunny year round. During January, the coldest month, daytime high temperatures average 75 °F. Summers are extremely hot, windy, and humid, with high temperatures averaging 106 °F.
Rainfall averages 3.71 inches per year.
The city is located in a stable zone with minimal risk of earthquakes or tsunamis. The Persian Gulf waters are not deep enough to trigger a tsunami.
“Well known for warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage, the Emirati people are welcoming and generous in their approach to visitors. With year-round sunshine, intriguing deserts, beautiful beaches, luxurious hotels and shopping malls, fascinating heritage attractions and a thriving business community, Dubai receives millions of leisure and business visitors each year from around the world.”
The relentless commitment to infrastructure development has turned Dubai into the Mideast hub for finance, information technology, real estate, shipping and even flowers.
But what does it cost to live there?
compared to Hong Kong, London, New York and Singapore
Dubai has become more affordable in 2022 due to a consistent decline in rent, property prices, cost of education, transportation, and dining out, among others. Numbeo data showed that the average cost of living for a single person decreased by 89.2% in 2021 compared to 2020. Whereas, the estimated cost of living for a family of four decreased by 32.6%.
This is a fun birthday or travel card for a friend from Dubai, or going to Dubai, doing business in the Mideast, or for a Sheikh. Or a wannabe Sheikh.