UAE guide for summer holidays: Where not to travel, bring how much money

Accompanying the beginning of Summer and School vacations, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAAIC), has actually renewed its call to UAE nationals travelling abroad and advised them to follow the travel guidelines and procedures prior to travelling outside the nation.The move reflects the MoFAAIC's keenness to help with the travel of citizens and ensure their safety while abroad.


Rashid Ali Al Dhaheri, Director of National Affairs Department at the MoFAAIC, gotten in touch with citizens to follow the travel standards and pointers, along with the travel cautions on the residents affairs page of the site of the ministry, that includes all the information and personalized services for people travelling abroad, whether travelers or students on scholarships or those travelling for treatment.He added that the travel standards facilitate all their consular transactions to guarantee their safety and security abroad and allows them to spend their holidays with no problems or barriers.


Al Dhaheri advised tourists to sign up in "Twajudi', which means 'My Presence service' to make it possible for the MoFAAIC and the missions abroad to communicate with them in case of any emergency situation or crisis during their travel and presence abroad, through the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation ( or smartphone application 'UAEMOFA', and included that the arrangement is meant to react directly to questions from people through the "Twajudi" on the social networking website on Twitter account.


He got in touch with the residents to respect the general laws of the host country and represent the UAE honourably abroad, while urging them to co-operate with the main authorities upon arrival at the host country's airport by disclosing some vital personal details if asked, such as the period of stay, accommodation, airfare and the date of return and the quantity of money they will have during their existence in the host nation.Al Dhaheri kept in mind that passengers arriving or leaving from European Union nations bring a quantity of $10,000 or more in money need to disclose the total up to the customized officer.


He warned the citizens not to travel to distressed or unstable places and to follow the travel cautions regularly released on the site of the ministry before they select their destination.

The Director of the National Affairs Department advised his fellow residents to pick the best housing in regards to security and safety and to avoid locations where there are no such conditions.He included that they should not leave the doors of homes or spaces open, and they should validate the identity of any visitor prior to opening the doors, and ought to avoid going out, especially late in the evening.


He prompted UAE citizens travelling abroad to carefully monitor their children and not leave them alone outside, especially those with unique needs, to guarantee they do not go missing out on.He also stressed the importance of avoiding using valuables that draw interest in public places often visited by people from numerous citizenships. In the event of accompanying non-citizens, typical procedures should be followed to release the previous entry visa and a composed undertaking from a sponsor to sustain expenses of a housemaid. Copies of passports and other recognitions must be saved in self-addressed emails or cellphones, which can be produced in case of an emergency situation or when checking out the UAE objective in the host country.


For people travelling for treatment, especially those who go on their own accord, Al Dhaheri recommended that they check out the health authorities worried in the state and the objective in the host nation to validate the existence of certified institutions meant for them and their correct health circumstance so as not to succumb to medical disregard, ill-treatment and poor services, or scams.He got in touch with the UAE citizens to protect the emergency situation numbers to interact with the ministry or the UAE objectives abroad, or contacts in the nations, where there is no diplomatic representation of the UAE, to be utilized in case of an emergency situation. They can likewise call 00971- 600599991. Al Dhaheri wanted the people travelling abroad pleased vacations and a safe return.