I personally believe that the people who are willing to travel Dubai have some question marks in their mind that cost them tons of taboo’s about Dubai. For some, it will even cost canceling their dream holiday in Dubai. Let’s talk about this taboo’s and hopefully this article will help you out with your questions. Here is the first question about Hotels for unmarried couples in Dubai
Can Unmarried Couples Stay in Hotel in Dubai?
Well, this is the most bothering question especially for unmarried couples. Staying in hotel without marriage in Dubai, technically not possible, but when it comes to practical, there are some ways to stay together in Dubai without marriage. Do you think that tousands of couples that visiting Dubai, staying in different rooms?
Have you ever heard that lots of people deported or sentenced just because they booked a single room and stayed together without marriage contract? Of course not! Or, is any hotel asking your marriage contract before checking in? Hell no! So which simply means that you can book any hotel in Dubai without submitting marriage contract.
As I said above technically is not allowed to stay together both in hotel or apartment in Dubai, here is why?
Dubai Law For Unmarried Couples
According to Dubai Law, sharing a room or apartment even car without marriage is strictly forbidden as per the article 356 of UAE Penal Code. These regulations can vary from state to state. You might know alcohol is allowed conditionally in Dubai where at the same time strictly banned in Sharjah. To knowing this, being on alert is always recommended. Not only deportation will implement, but also various prison penalties may sentence.
Tips to Stay Together in Dubai
For this question, you just need to be aware where you are and keep away from the trouble which can drive attention towards you. Police in Dubai generally nice. They are not breaking down doors just to check couples whether they married or not. If you guys believe that you are calm couple, you will not having any problem in Dubai.
If you want to book Hotels for unmarried couples in Dubai, try to book hotels with high prestige and world-wide known hotels. They are seems to be more secure and they will not allowed anyone to damage their reputation.
Ways to Stay Together in Dubai Hotels
When you are at check in counter, introduce yourself as husband and wife instead of boyfriend and girlfriend. In most cases hotels doesn’t asks your marriage contract. If ıts happen, just let them know that you didn’t know the regulations and that is the reason you don’t carry you contract with you.
If you still feel anxious, book 2 rooms near each other and move to one another at night. It will not become a serious problem as long as they will not schedule guards in front of your door which is not possible 🙂
Alternatives to the Hotels for Unmarried Couples in Dubai
As you know, Dubai hosts %90 percent expatriate in their territory and most of them is just living together in shared apartment or a flat. Most of them doesn’t have contract but they are living together for long times. If you scared to stay in hotels, you can rent an apartment or flat which is also safe. Staying in apartment also has some advantages and disadvantages. Here is why;
- Your partner can visit you, anytime she wants, without any permission or hesitation.
- You can have unlimited party in your flat with unlimited friends as long as you are not disturbing your neighbors.
- Apartments have very little chance to being knocked down if you really booked apartment in good and safe location.
- If you make love rather than paid women, she is more likely to come to your apartment instead of going hotel.
- You just need to control yourself and make sure that you are not disturbing anyone in the building.
- If you rent some locations that crime rates are high, you have great chance to be visited by police.
- Apartments depends on location, might be high in costs.
Here is my experience in Dubai around 10 years. I have never experienced or heard any issue about unmarried couples in Dubai. If there are such incidents, it’s most probably not specifically regarding of marriage contract, it might be overdrunk issues in Dubai. As long as you will not draw attention on you, no one will stop and ask your marriage contract in Dubai. If you have more questions, leave a comment down I will be please to ask your questions.