Who’s it for? Frequent travellers who want a personalised and secured card, with online services and loyalty programmes. (Can only apply for this one month after the metro has opened.)
Cheapest one-way fare: Dhs1.80
Priciest one way fare: Dhs5.80
Cost: Dhs20 (Dhs14-worth of credit)
Who’s it for? Frequent travellers who will only leave the confines of their 4x4s if they can journey with the comfort of leather seats, carpet flooring, ‘exclusive lighting and design’ and a panoramic view from the Gold Class cabins.
Cheapest one-way fare: Dhs3.60
Priciest one-way fare: Dhs11.60
Who’s it for? The occasional metro user, or tourist.
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Aarti Jun 26, 2010 08:09 am
Leather seats, carpet??? HAH! there isn't any carpet, and the seats def. are not leather!.
Param Sep 07, 2009 12:55 pm
Where can I buy the cards?
S Bandukwala Sep 07, 2009 11:32 am
What about Children? Do they travel free (as in the Dubai Buses) and whats the criteria?
leslie Sep 07, 2009 11:00 am
Your article gives a good overview, but I still don't actually know how much it's going to cost to make a particular journey. By implication, you pay for stages based on where you board and get off, but if that's the case, why are they selling tickets in 10s of Dirhams for journeys with prices like 1.80 and 5.80? The official website is no help on this.
Oh, and how can gold class offer a nicer view? Rose-tinted windows or what?
Jill Rainey Sep 07, 2009 08:44 am
Is there any discount for students/minors as given in most other countries?