The best way to enter the UAE is by flight. The two main airports of the UAE are Dubai International and Abu Dhabi International. Aside from these two airports, small flights like charters also land at Sharjah International Airport and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. The four major airlines that fly in and out of the UAE are Etihad Airways, Emirates Airlines, Air Arabia and flyDubai. There are several international flights into the country. These airlines offer direct services from the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, India, Europe, China, Australia and many other locations.
If you are considering getting in by sea, Dubai has a cruise liner terminal that caters to international cruisers. Ensure you have a valid UAE entry visa; you can get into Dubai on any ship that berths at its ultramodern cruise terminal. These ships arrive across the globe – the Caribbean, USA, Middle East, Africa, Australia and the Far East.
You can also come into the UAE by land through car or bus services. Oman National Transport Company offers great bus services from Muscat (Oman) and Dubai. The buses are comfortable with onboard television and toilets. Buses are also available to and fro Muscat and Abu Dhabi via Al Ain. There are equally bus services from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Jordan to Abu Dhabi.
If you intend to drive into the UAE, you must possess your passport, visa, driving license, car registration details and a valid insurance cover.