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UAE’s first floating station is now at Dubai Festival City

Dubai is now home to the UAE’s first floating public transport station. The new floating station is called Dubai Festival City Marine Transport Station and can be found at Dubai Festival City. The station will integrate marine transport with the Dubai metro and buses, meaning you’ll be able to swan around the entire city with a mere flash …

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Dubai taxis now all have contactless card machines

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has confirmed that all 10,800 of its vehicles are now able to accept contactless payments. That means you can finish the journey using your debit card, credit card, smartphone via Apple Pay or Samsung Pay, or even your Nol card. Of course, you can still pay by cash if you want …

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Taxi flag down rate slashed from Al Maktoum airport during DXB runway closure

Passengers who will have to travel through Al Maktoum International Airport (Dubai World Central) during the DXB runway closure from April 16 to May 30 will receive a 75 per cent discount on the flag down fare when traveling by Dubai Taxi Corporation, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced. The flag down rate will …

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Dubai Taxi now accepts Mobile Payments

Mobile wallet users cheer! You can now pay for your Dubai taxi fares via Apple Pay or Samsung Pay, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Sunday. The new Mobile  payment methods will be part of a series of payment options available for commuters including cash, credit/debit car as well as Nol payment. The …