The countdown to New Years Eve has begun and I’m sure you’re looking forward to celebrating the arrival of a brand new year!
The iconic island, Palm Jumeirah is a popular choice for New Year’s Eve celebrations and if you are planning to spend the occasion there, you may want to take note of the below.
Travel Advice Issued By Palm Jumeirah
As traffic can get quite busy on the 31st of December, developer Nakheel has issued travel advice to those who plan to visit the iconic palm-shaped island for their New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Nakheel says they are working closely with the Dubai Police, Dubai Municipality and Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in order to ‘prioritise safety and convenience, and ensure smooth traffic flow.’
Here is the guidance issued and changes for New Year’s Eve on the Palm Jumeira
Guests to the Palm Jumeirah are asked to allow plenty of extra time for their journey. make use of public transport such as The Palm Monorail or taxis. Visitors can use the code THEPALMFOUNTAIN to enjoy discounts to and from The Palm Fountain with Careem until January 2021.
The number of festive season shuttle buses in operation will be doubled on December 31 from Nakheel Mall to The Pointe and free rides will be available from 7pm to 3am.
The pedestrian crossings on the Trunk Road at junction 2 (near Shoreline Apartments Building 5) and junction 4 (Building 10) will be closed from 9pm to 1am on New Year’s Eve
The pedestrian crossings next to Buildings 3 and 7 will be open and manned by security personnel.
Hotels, retail outlets and restaurants
Food deliveries to hotels, retail outlets and restaurants will be allowed up until 5pm. Venues have been advised to schedule accordingly and provide adequate parking.
There will be no permits will be issued on the 31st of December for third-party contractors such as moving companies.