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Dubai Overnight Layover: Things To Do

Dubai Overnight Layover: Things To Do

Dubai Night Tour See the sights of Dubai at night on an hour-long bus sightseeing tour. Pass the incredibly lit-up attractions such as the Burj Khalifra, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Marina, Palm Jumeirah – a man-made archipelago shaped like a palm tree, and watch a 15-minute light and sound display at Wafi City mall. The […]

Layover At King Khalid Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Layover In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Stuck on a layover at the King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia? The airport is located 22 miles from downtown Riyadh which makes the city accessible for those on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Riyadh layover, click here for useful tips. If you’re […]

Tel Aviv skyline, Israel

Layover In Tel Aviv, Israel

Stuck on a Tel Aviv layover at Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) in Israel? The airport is located roughly 9 miles from Tel Aviv which makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on a long layover. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Tel Aviv layover, click […]

Amman, Jordan with Roman amphitheater

Layover In Jordan

Stuck on a Jordan layover at Amman Queen Alia International Airport (AMM)? The airport is the hub for Royal Jordanian Airlines, and is located in Zizya area, which is roughly 20 miles (32km) south of Amman, the capital city of Jordan, which makes Amman an accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. There’s also […]

Manama Bahrain

Bahrain Layover

Stuck on a Bahrain layover at the Bahrain International Airport (BAH)? As one of the major hub airports in the Middle East, you can find plenty to do both inside and outside of the airport while on a Bahrain layover. The airport is located in Muharraq, an island in the north of Bahrain, and is […]

Dubai Layover

Dubai Layover

Stuck on a Dubai layover in the United Arab Emirates? Dubai is the fastest-growing transit hub in the world, and has one of the nicest airports. The Dubai International Airport is located roughly 3 miles outside Dubai, which makes the city a very accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to […]

Mohammed el-Amine Mosque in Beirut Lebanon

Layover In Beirut, Lebanon

Stuck on a Beirut layover at Lebanon’s Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY)? The airport is roughly 6 miles from the city center of Beirut, which makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Beirut layover, click here […]

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Layover At Sharm el Sheikh International Airport in Egypt

Stuck on a Sharm el Sheikh layover at Sharm el Sheikh International Airport (SSH) in Egypt? The airport, formerly known as Ophira International Airport, is located roughly 7 miles from downtown Sharm el Sheikh, a top Red Sea destination in Sinai, which makes this destination accessible to those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying […]

Muttrah Corniche in, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Layover in Muscat, Oman

Stuck on a layover at Muscat’s Seeb International Airport (MCT)? As the main airport in Muscat, it is the hub for Oman Air. The airport is located roughly 20 miles from Old Muscat which makes the city an accessible destination to those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to figure out if you can […]

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Layover At King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED)

Stuck on a Saudia Arabia layover at Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED)? The airport is located roughly 19 km (12 miles) north of the city of Jeddah, which make the city an accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Saudi […]

Grand Mosque, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi Layover In The United Arab Emirates

Stuck on a United Arab Emirates layover at the Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)? The airport is one of the fastest growing in the world, and currently being expanded. It is located roughly 30 kilometers from the city center of Abu Dhabi which makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. […]

Kuwait City Layover

Kuwait City Layover

Stuck on a Kuwait City layover? Within the last five years, the Kuwait International Airport has gotten a $60 million dollar expansion and facelift, including new state of the art facilities. Make sure, before you venture out of the airport, that you have a pre-arranged visa, if needed. (For a quick check of visa requirements, […]

Doha Al Dafna, Qatar

Layover In Doha, Qatar

Stuck on a layover at Doha International Airport (DOH) in Qatar? As the only commercial airport in Qatar, it is located roughly 2.5 miles southeast of the city center, which makes Doha an accessible destination to those stuck on a long layover. If you’re trying to figure out if you can leave the airport during […]

Burj al Arab hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Exploring Dubai – Top Ten Things To Do While On A Layover

Dubai offers countless attractions for those stuck on layovers, but the following ten attractions are sure to provide a wealth of fun and enjoyment for everyone in the family. Dubai Fountains This magnificent water feature will leave you in awe.  This choreographed fountain shoots up hundreds of feet in the air.  The beat of each […]

Top Ten Things To Do In Dubai, Karine Style

Top Ten Things To Do In Dubai, Karine Style

by Layover Guide Contributor, Karine Nissim My husband made a bold statement today, while we sat in our Dubai hotel sipping kiwi, mango, orange, and pineapple mocktails. He said, that there was no other city like Dubai. Certainly there are other desert cities, beach cities, flashy cities, but after listening to his argument I agreed. […]