DXB Arrival and Departure with an infant

Old Apr 8, 19, 6:12 pm
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DXB Arrival and Departure with an infant

Hi guys, I will be doing a return trip with a stopover at DXB both ways to break up the trip to be more manageable. Will be travelling on Emirates Y.

Part I
arrive 04:25 morning
depart 15:00 afternoon a day later

Part II (return leg)
arrive 06:10 morning
depart 03:40 morning

Which of these timings did I hit the busy time period for arriving and departing?

Will travelling with infant entitle me to use the priority lane for passengers with infants, disabled and elderly if there is any? Or should I get the Maharba service? Thanks!
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Old Apr 9, 19, 12:31 am
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Both arrivals are likely to be busy. Departures are not at the busiest times.

I don't recall seeing any priority lanes for people with infants. In any case, Fasttrack can take just as long as normal lanes. The Mahaba service is well worth it in my opinion.
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Old Apr 9, 19, 7:50 am
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
Both arrivals are likely to be busy. Departures are not at the busiest times.

I don't recall seeing any priority lanes for people with infants. In any case, Fasttrack can take just as long as normal lanes. The Mahaba service is well worth it in my opinion.
get marahaba if worried - good service
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Old Apr 9, 19, 7:54 am
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The first arrival will be less busy, and the first departure will be very quiet. The peaks are 23:30-02:30 and 06:00 - 08:30 in terms of arrivals so you're in between the two. There are strollers readily available throughout the airport for free use.
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Old Apr 9, 19, 8:20 pm
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Looks like Maharba service is the way to go. Can't imagine queuing at immigration akin to queuing to go up Burj Khalifa
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Old Apr 10, 19, 2:22 am
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If there is staff directing people around immigration or just generally loitering around in the area, they usually tend to direct families with infants to a shorter/separate queue. But of course, there is no guarantee for this.
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