Abu Dhabi Overview
Abu Dhabi - approximately a seven hour flight journey from London - is a terrific Middle Eastern destination, promising year-round sunshine, splendid beaches and fabulous resorts and hotels. On your holidays here you can expect a friendly welcome and a relaxed atmosphere from this beautiful city. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is among the most famous tourist attractions of the city. An architectural marvel, it spans across over a 1,000 columns and features 82 domes and chandeliers gilded in 24 carat gold as well as the world's largest hand knotted carpet. Emirates Palace is another wonderful attraction; you will fall in love with its splendid architecture. For serene waterfront views of the city, you couldn't be better placed than at the Abu Dhabi Corniche. Yas Island, Emirates Park Zoo and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi are other places where guests, especially families, will have a great time. If you are inspired to visit this popular holiday destination in the UAE, check out Travel Trolley's special offers for cheap flights to Abu Dhabi available from all UK airports.
Abu Dhabi Airport Information
Abu Dhabi International Airport enjoys a leading position in the world of luxury and transit travel. Along with boasting modern comforts and passenger facilities such Wi-Fi access and ATMs, Abu Dhabi has implemented several innovative initiatives to ensure first rate service and comfort for you at the airport. Smart Travel System, US Pre-clearance Facility, and Airport Library are some of such innovations introduced by the airport. Moreover, the airport's swanky new Midfield Terminal Complex, with passenger handling capacity of over 30 million, will soon be open to the public. A number of major airlines offer flights to Abu Dhabi airport from London, including British Airways and Etihad.
Flights to Abu Dhabi from UK airports
Abu Dhabi's growth both as a leisure destination and transit point has ensured its ease of connectivity to all parts of the world, including the UK. Several airlines offer flights to Abu Dhabi from UK; two of the most preferred ones are British Airways and Etihad Airways. Both of them provide direct flights from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi. The average flight time from London to Abu Dhabi International is a little over 7 hours. Non-stop, direct flights to Abu Dhabi are also available from Manchester. If you prefer single or multi stop flights, you can opt to book your flight tickets with KLM, Gulf Air, Oman Air, or Air France. Travel Trolley has some very competitive deals, enabling you to book cheap flights to Abu Dhabi from London or from other UK airports even during peak tourist season.
Abu Dhabi Accommodation Options
The city's well established hospitality industry offers a wide variety of budget, mid-range and luxury accommodation choices available all throughout the city. You can stay near The Corniche, right in the heart of the city, or opt to book a hotel near the famous Heritage Village. If you want to quickly access the famous Marina Mall, book the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers or Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi. The region around the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is teeming with luxury hotels. Some of the most famous ones are Oaks Liwa Executive Suites and Al Diar Dana Hotel. If you're in Abu Dhabi for a short break or business trip, there are abundant hotels to choose from near the airport. Radisson Blue Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island, and Al Raha Beach Hotel are some of the finest airport hotels in the city.
Best Time to Visit Abu Dhabi
You will enjoy the best weather in Abu Dhabi if you are visiting between December and March. This is the time for exciting adventures like desert safaris and dune bashing or even beach visits as the weather conditions are pleasant. On the flip side, being the peak season, it is the most expensive time to travel to the Middle East. For cheaper flights and lower hotel tariffs, plan your holidays to Abu Dhabi in April-May and October-November. These shoulder seasons have pleasant weather, lesser crowds and reasonable hotel rates. With Travel Trolley, Abu Dhabi flights from London via Bahrain or Cairo are available at affordable prices during these periods and even the peak season.