October 23, 2018—Emirates is drumming up leisure and business trips to its home city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), by offering Ugandans cut price tickets, but only for a limited period beginning mid this week.
Emirates flies daily between Entebbe and Dubai on EK730 which takes off from Entebbe at 4.20pm and lands in Dubai at 10.50pm.
Under the special offer, an economy class ticket from Entebbe to Dubai will cost $359 while business class is at $1,309. According to a release, the special offer is for a limited-time only and tickets must be booked between October 24, 2018 and November 7, 2018, while travel must take place between October 24, 2018 and March 31, 2019.
In a relatively short period of time, Dubai has become a popular destination for millions of international travelers. It provides a great escape for visitors. Together with year-round sunshine, world-class shopping and restaurants, stunning beaches and iconic buildings, there is something for the whole family.
The cost of the ticket includes airport taxes, however carrier cautions that terms and conditions apply. The offer is inclusive of a $90 fee for obtaining a 30-day Dubai visa to be paid directly at the time of application, but Emirates does not guarantee that the applicant will be granted a visa.
Emirates is also offering a free third piece of luggage of up to 23 kilogrammes for economy and up to 32kgs for business. This is in addition to the current allowance of two pieces of up to 23kg economy and two pieces of up to 32kg in business class.
Airline officials say customers can look forward to hours of entertainment on the award-winning inflight entertainment system,( ICE), which offers over 3,500 channels of on demand audio and visual entertainment, from the latest movies, music, audio books and games, as well as family friendly products and services for children, including complimentary toys, kids’ meals and movies, priority boarding for families and the use of free strollers at Dubai International Airport.
In addition to the on-board comforts and products, customers will experience the world famous hospitality from Emirates’ multinational cabin crew who come from 135 nationalities and speak over 60 languages, while enjoying chef prepared regional and international cuisine, using the freshest ingredients, accompanied by a wide range of complimentary wines and beverages.