What to Wear in The Middle East

Observation deck of the Burj Khalifa, in January

Dubai - Observation deck of the Burj Khalifa, in January

Men sat outside a Mosque, in July

Iran - Men sat outside a Mosque, in July

Bathing in the Dead Sea, in June

Israel - Bathing in the Dead Sea, in June

Western Wall, Jerusalem, in September

Israel - Western Wall, Jerusalem, in September

Petra in August

Jordan - Petra in August

Keeping covered in Muscat

Oman - Keeping covered in Muscat

Women must wear headscarves when entering a mosque

Oman - Women must wear headscarves when entering a mosque

For advice on what to pack for your holiday in The Middle East, choose your destination country from the list below:

Dubai

Dubai is a real melting pot of cultures now, but it is a Muslim country and you will cause offence if you expose too much flesh.

Iran

Local Islamic codes of behaviour and dress are enforced by law in any public place e.g. hotels and restaurants.

Israel

Dress is casual in Israel. Even Israeli prime ministers frequently wear short-sleeved shirts without ties.

Jordan

Jordan is a Muslim country and you will cause offence if you expose too much flesh.

Oman

Oman has a sub-tropical desert climate; high daytime temperatures, low night time ones and little rainfall.

Qatar

Qatar has a sub-tropical desert climate; high daytime temperatures, low night time ones and little rainfall.

Pack Right

  • Less baggage to carry
  • Save money on baggage fees
  • Respect local cultures

Bestsellers For Middle East

Cabin Max Fold Away Day Sack

Cabin Max Fold Away Day Sack

Ideal addition to your cabin baggage, to be used in resort

Unisex Canvas Breezy Safari / Sun Hat

Unisex Canvas Breezy Safari / Sun Hat

Popular outdoor activity hat with ventilated mesh sides

Hoboroll Luggage Organiser Bag

Hoboroll Luggage Organiser Bag

Carry bag with multiple compartments and compressed packing


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