Four days of free parking in Dubai for Eid al-Fitr

All public car parks across the city will be free to use

If you're not off on an Eid escape this weekend, then it's a great chance to explore the city.

Even better, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that parking will be free for four days throughout Dubai during the Eid Al-Fitr holidays.

Motorists will be able to park their vehicle without paying a dirham in all public car parks in the city, although multistorey parking terminals will still be charging.

The service will start from Thursday June 14 until Sunday June 17. So make sure to get the most out of that parking metre until the tariff reactivates on Monday.

As for the other modes of transport, expect public bus and metro times to change as well.

The red line on the metro on Thursday will run from 5am to 2am, Friday from 10am to 2am, and 5am-2am From Saturday to Monday.

As for the green line, services on Thursday will be from 5.30am to 2am, and from 10am-2am on Friday. From Saturday to Monday, the metro will run from 5.30am to 2am.

Public buses will see minor changes throughout the Eid break too, with services from Gold Souk station running from 5am to 12.20am, while Al Ghubaibah will run from 5am until 12.28am.

Al Qusais and Jebelk Ali times will be from 5am until midnight, with Al Quoz Industrial extending its run time from 5am to 11.30pm.

Speaking of celebrations, the Eid al-Fitr holiday dates for the UAE public sector have officially been announced, with workers getting a get a long weekend until Monday or Tuesday.

The official start of Eid is subject to moon sighting, so be sure to keep an eye on Time Out Dubai for all the latest details.

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