There’s a five day weekend on the horizon, so why not book a last-minute getaway?

We already know that the final UAE public holidays of the year mean it’s a five-day weekend next week. And if you’re thinking about escaping the UAE for the long weekend, we’ve got some travel inspo to inspire you.

From Sri Lanka or the Maldives to city breaks in Moscow or Baku, here are 6 UAE National Day travel deals from Dubai. 

Dhs1,699 pp: Negombo, Sri Lanka

Just a four hour flight from Dubai, Sri Lanka is a great option for a last-minute getaway. Check-in at the four star Club Hotel Dolphin in Negombo, Sri Lanka, and enjoy three nights in a Superior Room plus breakfast and return economy class flights from Dhs1699 per person.

Dhs1,615 per person: Moscow, Russia

Why not head to chillier climes this National Day, and head to the Russian capital of Moscow? Enjoy three nights at the four star Holiday Inn Moscow Suschevsky with daily breakfast and return economy class flights all for Dhs1,615 per person.

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Dhs2,799 per person: Tbilisi, Georgia

Holiday Factory have a range of National Day deals running to a wide variety of destinations, but if Georgia’s on your bucket list, this is a great time to tick it off. Enjoy a four-night stay including daily breakfast return airport transfers and direct flights from Sharjah with Air Arabia, with packages priced from Dhs2,799. There’s different hotel options available, ranging from the three-star Grand Hotel Luna (Dhs2,799 per person) up to the five-star Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi (Dhs3,499).

Dhs3,175 per person: Singapore

Emirates Holidays have a host of deals for UAE National Day that are perfect if you’re looking for a longer trip. A seven hour flight from Dubai with Emirates gets you to Singapore, where you can check-in for six nights at an array of hotels for as little as Dhs3,175 per person. Options include waterfront properties Furama Riverfront Hotel and Grand Copthorne Riverfront Hotel, or the five star The Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore Hotel. The package is based on two adults sharing, room only.

Dhs3,399 per person: Baku, Azerbaijan

Enjoy a three-night stay in Baku, Azerbaijan at the five star Hyatt Regency Baku including Air Arabia flights for Dhs3,399. The centrally located hotel enjoys direct access to the entertainment and shopping areas of Neftchiler Avenue and Nizami Street. Famed for its medieval walled old city, be sure to visit the iconic stone Maiden Tower while you’re there.

Dhs3,410 per person: Hard Rock Hotel, Maldives

For a slice of island paradise, the beautiful Maldives are just a four hour flight away from Dubai. Over National Day weekend, the newly opened Hard Rock Hotel Maldives is offering 25 per cent off room rates, as well as selected restaurants. Rates for three nights bed and breakfast including speedboat transfers work out at roughly Dhs3,410 per person. Flights not included.

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