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

"I look forward to using Smile on future tours"

"I can’t speak highly enough of Graeme and the Smile team. Their knowledge of Barbados is second to none and ground handler John was fantastic during our tour. I look forward to using Smile on future tours. Many thanks."

Jon Ayling, Dauntsey's School, Barbados Cricket Tour 2019

"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

"An unforgettable week."

“Another incredible visit to Antigua thanks to Smile Group Travel. Cricket in the Sir Vivian Richards stadium was unforgettable and local legends Sir Richie Richardson and Kenny Benjamin dropped in too! Richie even signed a miniature bat for every student as a souvenir! Big thanks to Graeme and the team for ensuring staff and students had an unforgettable week!”

Leigh Academy, Antigua Cricket Tour