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Time to get from airport to dinner

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Time to get from airport to dinner

My kids are staying at the Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf at Madinat Jumeirah. I've been reading from reviews that we should make dinner reservations before hand. I think they'll be hungry when we land. We land at the airport at 7:30PM. How much time should we schedule to make a dinner reservation (assuming the flight comes in on time)! Is 9:00 cutting it too close? Could we make it earlier?

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DxB
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1. Re: Time to get from airport to dinner

I think 9 is realistic, given that all goes according to schedule. You need about an hour to clear arrivals and another half hour to get into a taxi and reach your hotel.

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2. Re: Time to get from airport to dinner

9-9:30 is achievable - although when we stayed at DAM we just got room service delivered rather than rushing about.

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3. Re: Time to get from airport to dinner

If you are going to check in first then you will need more time and 9pm is cutting it too short. If you go straight to the restaurant then 9-9:30 pm is doable if you don't waster time and head straight to the hotel.

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4. Re: Time to get from airport to dinner

There are loads of eating venues is Souk Madinat if you need.

Here and there
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5. Re: Time to get from airport to dinner

9pm is too close as it gives you no time for any delays or to check in.

I would check in and order room service or check in and head straight to the restaurant you have booked for 9.30pm

Edited: 10 June 2018, 17:58
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6. Re: Time to get from airport to dinner

I would suggest 9 : 30

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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7. Re: Time to get from airport to dinner

Hi there 9:30 should be ok also there are a lot of venues in the souk area no need for reservations. Hope you enjoy your visit

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