Abu Dhabi - Useful Information
No inoculations are essential for Abu Dhabi, but Hepatitis, Typhoid, Tetanus, Polio are recommended for elderly or infirm travellers, or those intent on exploring further from the city.
Dialling code: International country code: + 971 (United Arab Emirates) Area code: 2
The Souk, Central Market, Abu Dhabi, and Al Jalili Fort
United Kingdom consulate
22 Khalid bin Al Waleed Street
Abu Dhabi Tel: +971 2 610 1100
Abu Dhabi's currency is the Dirham, referred to as either the Dh, or the UAE (the United Arab Emirates Dirham). 100 fils = 1 Dh. Notes come in denominations from 5 to 1000 Dhs.
Abu Dhabi is blisteringly hot in summer, with temperatures from June-September ranging from 30 to 40 degrees Centigrade. Cooler, and better by far, are the months from September to May, ranging from 20°C-25°C, but nights can get cold in winter. Rainfall is rare, with winter having the most precipitation, although it’s hardly ever what you’d call a downpour.
GMT + 4