*see UPDATE below* Similar to the deal of open jaw flights to Abu Dhabi you may also consider to book the flights to Dubai using service of Alitalia (and their partners). Again you have to look for an open-jaw flights with departures ex various airports in Italy (Milan, Turin, Venice..) up to Dubai (XNB) with return back to various European cities such as London, Frankfurt, Munich, Brussels, Amsterdam or Vienna). The cheapest air tickets are possible to purchase for just Ł120 (€145)! (routing Venice-Dubai-London).
*UPDATE* – This interesting fare allowing to majority of European travellers to visit Dubai for very cheap fare is again valid and now even cheaper! The cheapest open jaw flights to Dubai are now available for just €132 (in case of return to Germany) or Ł113 (return to London).
Where to book
booking is again possible through booking agents such as Ebookers or directly with Alitalia. Look for departure cities in Italy (Venice, Milan or Rome). Your return flight has to be then to other European cities such as London, Frankfurt, Munich, Brussels or Amsterdam. Booking samples as follows:
Travel date samples
To check your connection possibilities from your home city is quickest through Skyscanner. Most of the airports are connected by many low-cost airlines. For instance you can book one-way ticket London-Milan with EasyJet from just Ł37. Citizens of most of the EU countries may get free UAE visa upon arrival to UAE. You may also consider updated deal to Abu Dhabi for similar rate. as to Dubai.
The flights are routed via Rome and Abu Dhabi (leg Abu Dhabi – Dubai is operated by bus). Fans of flying may also appreciate the opportunity to book the return flight with landing at London City Airport (LCY). The tariff of Alitalia allows to book the flights till the end of June 2014 while we managed to find the cheapest flights especially within May and June. You can find travel date samples above.
Booking sample of an open jaw flight from Europe to UAE for Ł113 below. In this case you would be leaving from Venice to Dubai XNB on 14th of May and returning back from Dubai XNB (bus station) to London LCY on 21st of May 2014.