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Apply for Renting an Abra

This service enables you to take a scenic tourist trip within the water bodies inside the city. There are three distinctive vessels providing this service depending on operation status and conditions: Petrol Abra, Hybrid Abra and Electrical Abra that have the following characteristics: 20 passengers including 1 wheelchair on board the Petrol Abra and Hybrid Abra, and 9 passengers on board the Electric Abra. A small deck to enjoy the open sea view and scenery and take pictures. Heritage design to experience the culture and history.

Eligibility
All individual customers and companies are eligible to benefit from this service.
Required documents
  1. Booking number.
Service fees

Petrol Abra and Hybrid Abra

  • AED 300 /hour

Electrical Abra

  • AED 60 per 30 mins
  • AED 120/hour
Process time
  • To book the Petrol Abra and Hybrid Abra: up to 24 working hours
  • To use the Abra: Based on demand
Call Centre
  • 8009090
Marine Stations
  • Petrol Abra and Hybrid Abra – at any station that operates using Petrol Abra and Hybrid Abra
  • Electrical Abra are on demand during the following operation hours:

Season

Operation Timing

Winter

(1st of September – 31st of March)

Sunday to Wednesday:

16:00 – 22:00

Thursday – Saturday

16:00 – 23:30

Summer

(1st of April – 31st of August)

Ramadan, Holidays and special events

To be announced before the occasion via newspapers

Process

Through call centre

  • The customer contacts the call centre on the following number: 8009090.
  • The customer must book the trip 1 day in advance to make sure that the Abra is available.
  • The customer heads to the station 15 min before the specified date and provides the driver with the booking number.

Through email

  • The customer sends an email with below details:
    • Date and Time
    • Type of trip (commuter or charter)
    • Departure station
    • Arrival station
    • Number of passengers.
  • The customer receives an email to confirm the reservation and to pay in one of the marine stations 24 hours before the time of the trip.
  • In case the customer will pay on the same day before boarding and the payment is not finalized before 24 hours then the payment can be done in any marine station and it will be subject to availability.
  • The customer heads to the station 15 min before the specified date and provides the driver with the booking number.

Through Marine station

  • The customer heads to the station to book and confirm 24 hours before the time of the trip.
  • The customer is required to settle the fees.
  • The customer receives the service on the confirmed date and time.
Average waiting time
  • Call centre: instantly.
Validity

This service remains valid until used.

What you will get

Renting Abra.

Terms and conditions
  • The customer must book the trip 1 working day in advance to make sure that the Abra is available.
  • The customer must be at the station 15 minutes before the trip time.
  • The route of the trip is subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions or for safety and security reasons.
  • The customer might be fined or subjected to a violation fee in case of misconduct as per the violation and fines list.
FAQs

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