Oliver Ephgrave

Feb 12th 2018

Transiting through DXB and wondering what to do? Here are four top tips on how to spend a few hours…

1. Take a break

For a taste of Tennessee with a slice of sporting action, head to Jack’s Bar & Grill in T3, near Gate A15. Passengers passing through Terminal 1 should check out The Draft House on the upper level of D-Gates. Boasting 18 screens showing all the big games, you can even buy signed sporting memorabilia from the likes of Pele and Mike Tyson.

2. Watch a movie

Enjoy free films and TV shows before your flight, thanks to the recent partnership between Dubai Airports and regional content provider ICFLIX. Bringing together DXB’s world-beating free Wi-Fi experience, ‘WOW-Fi’, with ICFLIX’s award-winning video-on-demand service, you can stream the latest Hollywood, Bollywood and Arabic content to your smartphone or laptop, anywhere in DXB.

3. Make a splash

A swimming pool in an airport may sound unlikely, but that’s exactly what you’ll find here. Head to the G-Force Health Club in Dubai International Hotel, located in A, B and C gates in Terminal 3. It’s not just open to hotel guests – anyone can pay to use the fantastic facilities, including gyms, saunas and jacuzzis.

4. Catch some rest

There’s no need to battle bedtime when travelling through DXB, thanks to the enviable range of private sleep options throughout the airport. A new addition is the stylish sleep ‘n fly lounge which opened in Terminal 3 A-Gates.  Scandinavian-designed for comfort and style, the new sleep lounge features 20 state-of-the-art ‘igloo’ sleep pods as well as seven premium double cabins. Book now

Watch the DXB Transit Itinerary video!