The ALSAADA card is available for free to visitors to the UAE. Image Credit: Instagram/gdrfadubai

Dubai: If you have decided to make Dubai your next holiday destination, there is a special discount card that you can take advantage of, which gives you access to the top tourist destinations in the emirate. The ALSAADA tourist card, offered by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA), offers several promotions and discounts that can be availed during the visitors stay. The card was launched in December 2020. Here is how you can access the discount packages.

How to get the ALSAADA CARD

Once you arrive at the Dubai International Airport, you will be asked to scan a QR code to download the ‘ALSAADA’ app, which is available on Apple and Android devices.

How to register with the ALSAADA app

Once launched, the application will prompt you to enter your passport number and date of arrival in order to generate a smart card under your name. The application will also provide a full list of promotions and discounts offered by ALSAADA card partners.

For how long will the card be valid?

As a tourist, you can benefit from this application throughout your stay in the country. The card expires once you leave the city. You can get a new card on your next visit to Dubai.