Ras Al Khaimah offers free airport transfers to boost summer tourism

RAK Shuttle service connecting Dubai Airport to the emirate will be complimentary for visitors over the summer months
Ras Al Khaimah offers free airport transfers to boost summer tourism
By Sam Bridge
Mon 04 Jun 2018 02:10 PM

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has announced that its RAK Shuttle service connecting Dubai Airport to the emirate will be complimentary for visitors over the summer months. 

Free WIFI, water bottles and maps will be provided on board, giving tourists and residents alike the opportunity to enjoy a hassle-free start and end to their holiday or staycation in Ras Al Khaimah, the authority said in a statement.

It added that visitors will be able to plan and book their shuttle bus tickets online at www.rakshuttle.com, choosing between two convenient pickup points at Dubai International Airport (terminals 1 and 3).

Ras Al Khaimah, home to the world’s longest zipline, 64km of coastline and the UAE’s highest mountain, pis aiming to attract 1 million visitors by the end of 2018. It is also planning to reach 20,000 hotel rooms by 2025, along with new tourist attractions.

Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority said: “To make it even easier to travel the 45 minutes from DXB Airport, we are offering a complimentary shuttle service this summer so visitors can sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic ride before embarking on our world-class adventures, poolside family fun and luxurious pampering. There is plenty on offer in Ras Al Khaimah this summer for both tourists and residents.”

Earlier this month, RAKTDA announced that visitors travelling to the emirate this summer can take advantage of great hotel deals, with kids under 12 staying for free.

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