Do more in Dubai

Travel to Dubai with the kids go free specials!

Do more in DubaiIf the thought of powder soft sand, coupled with warm water and generous sunshine sounds alluring, read on! South African families have the option to head north this winter and experience Dubai at its best, with sun, sand, sea, shopping and numerous activities on offer to keep each member of the family engrossed and entertained!

“Dubai continues with its magic as the Do More in Dubai campaign carries on where the much admired Kids Go Free campaign left off – encouraging families with children to head to Dubai and experience some of the best holiday fun available! Combining good, wholesome family fun with excellent specials to travel to the city until 30 September provides South African families with the perfect winter get away,” commented Bailey Gorst, Account Manager at DTCM Southern Africa.

Dubai Tourism South Africa

The campaign sees the Government of Dubai, in conjunction with Emirates Airlines, hotels, tourism companies and major tourism attractions joining forces to offer families travelling to Dubai spectacular specials and discounts, ensuring a fantastic holiday experience second to none! Aimed specifically at families with children under the age of 12 years, the promotion offers unbelievable specials for the entire family to enjoy.

The discounts and specials are mind boggling and include, amongst others:

Emirates AirlinesAirlines: Emirates: 50% discount on airfares for up to two children under the age of 12 and 10kg additional excess baggage waiver per adult for up to two adults on a return journey from Dubai.


  • Minimum three nights free accommodation for up to two children under the age of 12 years old when accompanied by two paying adults;
  • Complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner for up to two children under 12 years of age at the hotel the children are booked to stay in.

Attractions: Free entry for up to two children under the age of 12 years of age for every two adults for the following:

  • Atlantis The Palm: Aqua Ventures and the Lost Chambers;
  • Wild Wadi Water Park;
  • Dubai Mall Attractions;
  • Dubai Museum
  • Free entry for the entire family to heritage sites such as Sheikh Saeed House, Hatta Village, Heritage and Diving Village and Al Ahmadiyah School ;
  • Dubai Mall shopping booklet;
  • Free Internet Service.

Special Discounts on Gold & Jewellery

  • Also included are special discounts on gold and jewellery purchases, with up to 50-70% discount on already bargain prices;
  • Free gold, pearl or silver items on selected purchases;
  • Complimentary gift vouchers also available!

Special Discounts for the adults accompanying the children

  • A minimum of 20% discount on food and beverages, spas, beauty salons etc.

A booklet listing all special offers will be given to travellers upon check in at their accommodation, allowing them to peruse it at leisure and plan their time in Dubai to the fullest. Seen as one of the safest cities worldwide to explore and enjoy, Dubai is the perfect destination for South African families to experience. Children are well catered for in the City of Gold, where the leaders have had the foresight to include not only tourist activities for adults but also a range of fun activities and adventures to mesmerize kids of all ages. From indoor ski slopes and adrenalin pumping water slides in various water parks, to swimming with dolphins and lifelike computer adventures, Dubai has activities to amaze, enthrall, excite and enjoy!

DTCM Southern Africa is currently running a competition, where a family of four can win a trip to Dubai, to enjoy firsthand the wonders of the Emirate. From its beautiful beaches, fantastic shopping, gripping entertainment, mouth watering cuisine and a wide range of indoor activities at the world’s largest shopping centre, Dubai is the place to be! Visit and tell us why you deserve the holiday “more” than anybody else and stand a chance to win an amazing trip to Dubai! Competition entries to be submitted and received from now till midnight on Sunday, 30th September 2012. The winners will be announced 7 days after close of competition, so get typing!!!

For further information regarding the upcoming Do More in Dubai promotion, see

Contact the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing on 011-706-9600 or email us on

About Naufal Khan

Naufal Khan was the Publisher at ADISHAKTI MEDIA and the editor-in-chief of the South African Indian news service Indian Spice. Khan was former Sunday Times journalist and also an occult fiction and non-fiction writer with several published titles.