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.
For the latest Foreign Office travel advice please click here. . For the latest NHS health advice please click here.x

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

"Many memorable experiences."

“Smile has built some long-standing relationships on the island which facilitated many memorable experiences. Whether it was a medical matter or the opportunity to engage with some of the cricket legends, Smile’s hosts and organisers demonstrated a standard of excellence. We are looking forward to Smile-ing again!”

Peter Bennett-King, England Supporter Tour, Barbados 2017

"A thoroughly enjoyable experience!!"

"Amazing experience for both staff and pupils. The standard of netball was spot on and challenged our girls at the right level. Organisation of the days was great, we got to experience the true culture of our destinations and were looked after very well. A thoroughly enjoyable experience!! Thank you!"

Woodhouse Grove, Netball Tour to New York, Trinidad and Tobago 2018

"We look forward to our next Smile tour!"

"Brentwood School have once again had an excellent experience with Smile Group Travel. The hockey venues used in Holland were impressive and both students and staff learnt lots from the professional coaches. A busy and brilliant 5 days in Holland, we look forward to our next Smile tour!"

Jess Lazenby, Brentwood School, Holland Hockey Tour 2018