Public transport timings during the holiday have also been announced…

Sticking around Dubai for the long weekend? Then we have some good news as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced two days of free parking across the city for Islamic New Year.

Parking fees will be waived on all public parking spaces – excluding multi-storey parking garages – on Thursday, September 12, with normal parking conditions and tariffs resuming on Saturday, September 14.

The RTA also revealed the revised public transport timings for the period

On Thursday September 12, the Dubai Metro Red Line will run from 5am to 1am the next day, while Dubai Metro Green Line will run from 5.30am to 1am.

Dubai Tram will operate from 6am to 1am on the Thursday, with normal service resuming on all lines from Friday September 13.

For a full list of public transport timings visit the RTA website.

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