As a result of latest new insurance policies launched to make Dubai extra visitor-friendly, vacationers are actually capable of buy alcohol from retailers for the primary time. Beforehand, vacationers might solely purchase and devour alcohol at licensed retailers akin to lodges and eating places.
Non-Muslim vacationers above the age of 21 can now buy alcohol from both of the town’s Maritime and Mercantile Worldwide (MMI) or African and Jap liquor shops.
To purchase alcohol from these shops, guests might require a licensee, which is free and legitimate for 30 days, which will be acquired by making use of at any affiliate retailer upon arrival in Dubai. Copies of the applicant’s passport and entrance stamp are taken by the store.
There are 17 MMI retailer areas throughout Dubai together with Enterprise Bay, Mall of the Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Street, Motor Metropolis, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Al Wasl Street, and The Greens.
To buy at MMI, residents additionally should first get hold of a private liquor license, which will be obtained at any MMI location.