UAE Tour Guide: Communications

UAE Tour Guide: Communications Last updated on Monday 26th April 2010

The postal system in the UAE is very modern and the post offices are among the most efficient in the Gulf. Between the UAE and Europe or the USA, mail takes about ten days. To Australia, mail takes about eight to ten days.

There is an excellent telephone system and you can phone anywhere in the world from the most remote areas. Throughout the country there are telephone offices which are equipped to send and receive fax, telex and telegraph messages.

There are several different services available for calling the US.

The MCI access number is 800-1-0001.

The Sprint access number is 800-1-0011.

The AT&T access number is 800-1-0010.

The access number for France Direct is 800-1-9971.

To call the UAE from abroad, the country code is 971 followed by the city code and the local number.

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