COVID-19 UPDATE
The Government announced on the 12th March 2020 that they advise against international school trips from the 13th March 2020
This will impact many of our groups. We are liaising with ABTA and the School Travel Forum and we will be in contact with all of our effected groups in due course.
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United Arab Emirates Tours

The United Arab Emirates is the centre for tourism in the Middle-East. With its two major cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai within an hour drive of each other, it is a fantastic location for a tour.

It is a hub for international sporting events like the Rugby 7s, Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix and the end of season Race to Dubai on the European Golf Tour. There is also fantastic state of the art facilities at the Dubai Sports City and the ICC Cricket Academy. Smile Group Travel have a very strong local presence in the UAE and our local contacts enable us to provide you access to the best accommodation, transport, sport & excursions the state has to offer.

  • Local language: Arabic - English is widely spoken
  • Currency: Emirati Dirham
  • Time Difference: +4 hours
  • Flight Time: 7 hours non-stop

What our customers say about us

"We will continue to use them in the future especially as their prices are hugely competitive."

"We have worked with Smile group a number of times now and this tour was another example of how they continue to put us first in terms of what we want from a tour. They are always at hand to help with any issues and will strive to make anything work. They have great contacts and this makes the sport experience all the more worthwhile. We will continue to use them in the future especially as their prices are hugely competitive."

Phil Lewis, Director of Sport at King's College Taunton, Dubai & Sri Lanka Cricket Tour 2019

"A must do!"

"A must do tour if interested in playing cricket abroad!"

Alex Robinson, Over 50's Cricket Festival 2018

"Many thanks to Smile for giving the boys their first opportunity at recognising what is involved in a rugby tour!"

"The boys had two great fixtures against tough opposition. They were hosted in true Irish style! The hotel was perfect for what the boys needed, we were very well looked after. Many thanks to Smile for giving the boys their first opportunity at recognising what is involved in a rugby tour!"

Philip Friel, Campion School, Dublin Rugby Tour 2019