Amazing deals for residents in Abu Dhabi and the rest of the UAE

Hotel stays, spa deals, discounts at attractions and more

Amazing deals for residents in Abu Dhabi and the rest of the UAE

There are loads of amazing things to do in Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE, and at Time Out, we believe it’s our duty to tell you all about them.

We also pride ourselves on knowing how to get great value for money, too, so with that in mind here are some of the best deals you’ll find across the country right now.



Abu Dhabi

UAE residents deals
Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel Abu Dhabi
This hotel, overlooking the national park, is offering UAE residents 20 percent off stays all year, including discounts at the hotel restaurants and spa.
From Dhs650. Until Dec 30. Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel Abu Dhabi (02 656 1000).

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
At the Fairmont, UAE residents will save 20 percent off the best available room rate, as well as in the hotel's food and beverage outlets. 
Prices vary. Ongoing. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. Khor Al Maqta (02 654 3333).

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
You can get a Grand Delux room here from Dhs575 plus taxes. It includes breakfast, 20 percent off at the hotel's restaurants and spa and late check out until 3pm (subject to availability). You've got to book befoer March 22, but the stay can take place anytime until September 30. 
From Dhs575. Until Mar 22. West Corniche (02 811 5555).

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort
UAE residents can stay in an Ocean Deluxe room at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort for the discounted price of Dhs699 if booked before March 14 (for stays before September 30). You will also get a 20 percent discount in all restaurants and the hotel’s spa, use of the Bodyism wellness centre facilities, a guest rate of Dhs50 per Bodyism fitness class and free use of the kids' and teens' club, as well as late checkout until 3pm, subject to availability.
From Dhs699. Mar 14 till Sept 30. Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 811 4444).

Marriott Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi
UAE residents get 10 percent off stays and Dhs100 credit to spend in all restaurants and bars, with complimentary dining for children under 12. You’ll also get 20 percent off Saray Spa services and treatments, access to the hotel’s swimming pool and late check-out until 4pm, subject to availability.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Al Forsan International Sports Resort, Khalifa City (02 201 4000).

Radisson Blu Abu Dhabi, Yas Island.
UAE residents can enjoy a fun-filled family staycation on Yas Island as the hotel is offering discounted packages including a hotel stay, breakfast, Yas beach access plus ticket to Warner Bros. Abu Dhabi, Ferrari World, or Yas Waterworld with rates starting at Dhs333 per person.
Dhs333 per person. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi, Yas Island (02 656 2000).

Park Inn by Radisson Abu Dhabi, Yas Island.
Similarly, the Park Inn by Radisson is also offering discounted stays for UAE residents with prices starting at Dhs299 per person.
From Dhs299 per person. Ongoing. Park Inn by Radisson Yas Island, Abu Dhabi (02 656 2222).

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi
UAE residents get 25 percent off stays at this all-inclusive resort on Saadiyat Island. You’ll get all-inclusive food and drinks, water park and wave pool access, free sport activities and free kids’ activities. You’ll have to show your ID when you check in.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Saadiyat Island (02 492 2222).

Rosewood Abu Dhabi
The Rosewood is treating UAE residents to 10 percent off luxury rooms, which come with breakfast at Aqua. You’ll also get 20 percent off food and drinks and the hotel's restaurants and bars and 20 percent off treatments at Sense, the hotel’s spa. The hotel also has a wellness staycation package which includes a free personal training session, in-room detox menu breakfast and Dhs300 credit at any of the restaurants, as well as a family package with 30 percent discount on room rate when booking multiple rooms, free stay for kids and free access to Rosewood Explorers, kids club with indoor and outdoor activities.
Prices vary. Ends Dec 31. Rosewood Abu Dhabi. Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi (02 813 5550).

Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
UAE residents who treat themselves to a staycation at the Shangri-La will get 25 percent savings on food and beverages (including in-room dining), spa and laundry services between now and September 30 (excluding Eid and other blackout dates). You’ll also get a free upgrade to the next room category and breakfast, lunch and dinner for two at Sofra BLD.
Prices vary. Until Sep 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi (02 509 8888).

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Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi
If you want all the benefits of being in the city centre but also want to explore nature on your holiday, this hotel is the one for you. The Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi looks on to the Mangrove National Park while still being in a perfect location to explore the UAE’s capital. If you book and stay between now and March 31, you’ll get 30 percent off food and drinks, a Dhs200 spa credit, a free room upgrade and late check out.
Prices vary. Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi, Salam Street (02 656 1000).

Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort
Escape the city with a trip to Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort this summer. The inviting beach retreat, overlooking Sir Bani Yas Island, enjoys amazing views of the Arabian Gulf and a welcome escape from city life. Book in for a stay this summer and you'll get a free buffet breakfast as well as a free access to the Body & Soul Recreation Club.
From Dhs399. Ongoing. Danat Jebel, Abu Dhabi (02 801 2222).

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi
There are plenty of reasons for a staycation at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, especially with its staycation deal. For two nights, expect a free daily breakfast, Dhs200 resort credit per day, one hour complimentary rental of water sports equipment (non-motorized), access to the Sandcastle kids club, and to selected Athletic Club Group Classes.
Prices vary. Ongoing. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 498 8888).

Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
With this five-star hotel being a five- minute drive from Abu Dhabi’s top tourist locations including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and 15 minutes from Yas Island, this staycation is an absolute steal. A buffet breakfast for a family of four, a Dhs75 food voucher and connecting rooms is you what staycationers can expect.
From Dhs395. Ongoing. Eastern Ring Road, Abu Dhabi (02 657 3333).

Tilal Liwa Hotel
There’s a romantic desert escape in Abu Dhabi filled with adventure activities and discounts, and it’s calling your name. Tilal Liwa Hotel’s “Romantic Desert Escape” offers a sunshine breakfast in the room, a Candlelit five-course dinner with house beverages, bottle of bubbly, 15-minute massage and 20 percent off food. Romantic bargain.
From Dhs699 (weekdays), from Dhs799 (weekends). Ongoing. Madinat Zayed, Abu Dhabi (02 894 6111).


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Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Who would give up that chance to treat themselves to a staycation at the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah? Well, now is your chance to stay there for less. The stunning resort is offering three exclusive UAE residents offer, and they include a nifty 20 percent discount on best available rates, access to The Terrace and Jumeirah's private beach, unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark and the Summersalt beach club.
Prices vary. Until Sep 30, 2020. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim, (04 301 7400).

Caesars Bluewaters Dubai
If you’re after an excuse to stay over at Bluewaters Dubai, Caesars Palace and Resort has just the exclusive UAE staycation offer. Expect a 15 percent discount on best available rates, breakfast for two, a free dinner at any of the restaurants including Zhen Wei and Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen, access to Cove Beach, and free access to Laguna Waterpark, Mattel Play! Town and The Green Planet. Steal.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Caesars Bluewaters Dubai, (04 556 6666).

Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai
Fancy an exclusive UAE residents staycation that offers 30 percent off best available rates at a fancy hotel? Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai on the Palm Jumeirah is the place to be. With early check-in and late check-out, a daily buffet breakfast, unlimited access to its wellness centre, 20 percent off spa treatments and fun for the little ones at its kids club, it’s a deal not to be missed out on. Just be sure to bring your Emirates ID.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Palm Jumeirah, (04 248 8888).

Jumeirah Hotels
The great thing about being a UAE resident looking for a stellar staycation across the city is that you’ll get exclusive offers at any Jumeirah hotel – whether you’re staying at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers and more. Save up to 20 percent off your staycation, daily breakfast along with lunch or dinner at over 40 participating restaurants and unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark. Not too shabby.
Prices vary,

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira Dubai
Stay along the Jumeirah Beach Road’s long stretch at the swanky Mandarin oriental Jumeira Dubai and get a nifty 20 percent off best available rates, along with other benefits on checking in.
Ongoing. Jumeirah beach Road, (04 777 2222).

Palace Downtown
Fancy staying in the heart of Dubai? Palace Downtown is the place to be. During your stay, expect 20 percent off dining at all Emaar Hospitality Group restaurants while your children up to the age of 12 can dine for free. What’s more, you'll get two tickets to watch a blockbuster at Reel Cinemas and two VIP passes to Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Downtown Dubai, (04 423 8888).

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
This stunning beach resort is offer room prices starting at Dhs1,050 for all UAE residents. Guests can expect 20 percent off food and beverages, spa treatments, and water sports during their stay. Just use the promotional code LRR when booking. It’s good to be a resident, isn’t it?
From Dhs1,050. Ongoing. Al Sufouh (04 399 4141).

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Aloft City Centre Deira

For some of us, the weekend means one thing only – binge-watching our favourite movies. But why do it on a regular TV when you can watch it on a cinema screen in your very own hotel suite? Stay at Aloft City Centre Deira’s “Cinema Suites” and you can stay in your room and get the silver screen experience, and a whole lot more. The hotel in Deira has four different rooms each with their own theme, with each of them including a cinema screen, a built-in vending machine with snacks and a streaming service with all your favourites. The various rooms include an “Agent House”, a superhero suite, Hollywood and Bollywood suite for those who want to live like a star. Oh, and it includes the option to include breakfast as well.
From Dhs1,416 (prices vary). Ongoing. Baniyas Road, Deira, (04 210 3333).

Bonnington Hotel
Wouldn’t it be nice to delve into one of Dubai's most popular brunches and not have to go all the way home afterwards? McGettigan’s has launched just the deal to solve that problem. The Irish institute in Dubai is now offering a brunch and stay package, where two brunchgoers can enjoy the Irish hangout’s Friday brunch and stay at the five-star Bonnington Hotel afterwards. Available every Friday, it all kicks off with McGettigan’s JLT’s four-hour Friday brunch from 1pm until 5pm, which offers a little bit of everything for foodies and partygoers of Dubai. After that, guests can stroll up to a deluxe room and wake up to a buffet breakfast at the Bonnington Hotel. Ever better, guests can get a late check out at 4pm.
Dhs799 (for two), Dhs580 (for one). Fri 1pm-5pm (brunch). Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster J, JLT, (04 356 0000).

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Who would give up that chance to treat themselves to a staycation at the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah? Well, now is your chance to stay there for less. The stunning resort is offering three exclusive UAE residents offer, and they include a nifty 20 percent discount on best available rates, access to The Terrace and Jumeirah's private beach, unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark and the Summersalt beach club.
Prices vary. Until Sep 30, 2020. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim, (04 301 7400).

DUKES THE PALM, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
This was one of the first all-inclusive offers for residents to launch in Dubai, and it’s still going on strong. For Dhs1,000 per person per night, the package gives you access to the all of the hotel’s food and beverage outlets, including top Indian restaurant Khyber and poolside steakhouse West14th, breakfast at the Great British Restaurant and more. You’ll also get unlimited drinks by the pool.
Dhs1,000. Ongoing. DUKES The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 1111).

Fairmont Dubai
Book the weekend getaway package and you’ll get 15 percent off your room. You’ll also get buffet breakfast at Cascades, 20 percent off restaurants, 20 percent off spa treatments and a free shuttle bus to The Dubai Mall and Kite Beach.
Prices vary Thu-Sat. Ongoing. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 5555).

Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels & Resorts
A family staycation where the whole gang gets a morning breakfast? That’s something to get onboard with, especially when Habtoor Palace’s “family fun package” also offers late check outs on the weekend.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 435 5555).

JA The Resort – all-inclusive package
Fancy dining around 25 various venues with the family without having to worry about the paycheck after eating? JA The Resort has just the weekend staycation offer, and it includes unlimited food and drinks, 30 percent off all treatments at the Calm Spa, and the mini bar is even included. Just punch in the promo code ‘UAESTAY’ and the offer is all yours.
From Dhs895. Until Thu Apr 30. JA The Resort, Jebel Ali, (04 814 5555).

JA The Resort
Fancy dining around 25 various venues with the family without having to worry about the paycheck? JA The Resort has just the staycation offer, and it includes unlimited food and drinks, 30 percent off all treatments at the Calm Spa and the mini bar is included.
From Dhs895. Until Thu Apr 30. JA The Resort, Jebel Ali, (04 814 5555).

Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection
This hotel has revealed that it’s offering staycationers completely free access to one of the world’s largest theme parks. Guests at the Polynesian family resort will now get complete access to all of Dubai Parks and Resort’s Motiongate, Bollywood Parks, Legoland Dubai, Legoland Waterpark and Riverland Dubai. The deal is for all future stays, and applies to any room types.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection (04 810 9999).

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City
If you’re not sure what you’re looking for in your staycation, you should head to the Radisson Blu Hotel in Dubai Media City because it has pretty much everything. For Dhs499, you’ll get a one-night stay and nibbles on Friday night, breakfast, a five-course lunch on Saturday, and free-flowing house drinks at Icon, Tamanya Terrace and Certo from check in till check out (AND you can check out late). Plus, you’ll get 50 percent off spa treatments if you need to relax.
Dhs499. Fri. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9119).

Rixos The Palm Dubai
This beachside resort has a top all-inclusive deal. With a minimum three-night stay, staycationers can also get complete access to selected non-motorised water sports activities, complete access to the minibar (that refreshes daily), while little ones will get limitless access to the Rixy Kids' Club.
Minimum stay of three nights. Until Fri May 15. Palm Jumeirah,

Rixos Premium Dubai
Put the words ‘all-inclusive’ in front of a staycation offer in Dubai and our ears immediately prick up.
Rixos Premium Dubai along The Walk, JBR has revealed its ‘All-In Dine Around’ staycation deal, and by the looks of it, it’s true to its word. With prices starting at Dhs1,350 for two, staycationers will get free house beverages, a buffet breakfast and a Dhs150 voucher each day to be spent at the hotel’s venues.
From Dhs1,350 (for two). Ongoing. Rixos Premium Dubai, The Walk, JBR (04 520 0000).

Sofitel The Palm Resort & Spa
Sofitel The Palm Resort & Spa is offering all of its hotel guests unlimited beverages, including house drinks and mocktails, at its dining outlets.  Guests will only need to add Dhs299 during their stay to have drinks at all the outlets at the resort, including The World Eatery, seafood restaurant Moana and steakhouse Porterhouse Steaks & Grills.
Dhs299 per day (hotel guests). Ongoing. Sofitel The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, (04 455 6677).

Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay
Fancy a staycation with activities included? Book a two-night stay at this Business Bay hotel and you’ll get two free tickets to top attractions including Laguna Water Park, Mattel Playtown, Green Planet, or Roxy Cinemas in City Walk. You’ll also get a free shuttle to La Mer Beach and The Dubai Mall.
From Dhs515 (prices vary). Ongoing. Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay (04 369 0000).

Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers
This JLT hotel, which offers up views over Dubai Marina and the Emirates Golf Club, opened in December 2019. It’s the first spot in JLT to have a rooftop pool bar and restaurant, and it has a Shamiana from the iconic Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, too. For the whole of 2020 you can get 20 percent off the usual room rate, too, which sounds good to us.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers, JLT (04 574 1111).

The H Dubai
You can never skip breakfast and dinner, they’re the most important meals of the day. So it’s a good thing you’ll get them for free at The H Dubai’s half board offer. Get a breakfast and three-course dinner at Eat&Meat during your stay.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).

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The Chedi, Al Bait Sharjah

This luxurious hotel, which is a collection of five heritage houses previously owned by local families, is located in the Heart of Sharjah, meaning it’s perfect to explore all the museums and art galleries on offer. But if you stay at the hotel you can lounge in the sun or treat yourself to a spa day. UAE residents can get 40 percent off rooms, or, if you’re staying for more than one night, you can get 75 percent off a second night. It’s also a sister of the famously excellent The Chedi Muscat.
Prices vary. The Chedi, Al Bait Sharjah, Heart of Sharjah (06 502 5555).

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah
Fancy getting 40 percent off at this family-friendly Sharjah hotel? Just call the beach resort on the below number, mention the deal and you’ll get the nifty discount.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Sharjah Corniche, Sharjah (050 5714010).

Fairmont Ajman
Fairmont Ajman has recently launched an all-inclusive deal (along with Fairmont Fujairah) which boasts a ten-hour drink deal. But that’s not all, as staycationers can expect breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet at Spectrum. Looking for more of an à la carte menu? Guests can exchange the buffet for dining credit at Italian restaurant Gioia, at the pool bar Salt & Sea, Turkish restaurant Kiyi or at The Cave Sports Bar & Kitchen in Ajman. As for drinks, expect free flowing selected soft drinks and house beverages from 11am until 11pm. Don’t forget the 20 percent discount at Willow Stream Spa, too.
Weekdays: From Dhs1,500. Dates may vary. Weekends: From Dhs1,600. Dates may vary. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Street, Ajman, (06 701 5757).

Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort
Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort has launched identical all-inclusive deals, and they include a breakfast, lunch and dinner buffer, spa discounts and unlimited soft drinks and house beverages. Expect to have breakfast, lunch and dinner at Canvas, or in exchange of that, staycationers can also get in on an à la carte menu Lava Beach Club, seafood restaurant The Copper Lobster or at the Arena Sports Bar and Kitchen. As for drinks, expect free flowing selected soft drinks and house beverages from 10am until 11pm. Oh, and a 20 percent discount at Willow Stream Spa.
Weekdays: From Dhs1,500. Dates may vary. Weekends: From Dhs1,600. Dates may vary. Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort, Fujairah, (09 204 1111).

Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort
We’re suckers for a great staycation deal, especially when it's an all-inclusive staycation. Ras Al Khaimah’s Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort has relaunched its all-inclusive stay package, which means you can now get breakfast, lunch and dinner with unlimited house beverages throughout your stay. Prices for the ongoing offer start at Dhs900, which includes lunch at laid back beachfront restaurant Le Chalet, along with dinner at the local Middle Eastern street market-inspired Al Shamal. Also at Al Shamal, you can get unlimited selected house beverages throughout your stay. All that along with a late check-out at 4pm? Sounds like a deal to us.
From Dhs900. Ongoing. Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort, Ras Al Khaimah (07 244 6666).

Le Méridien Al Aqah
Fancy a family holiday filled with activities? Le Meridien Al Aqah has you covered. Room rates start from Dhs498 per night, and for that price you’ll get 20 percent off all activities in the hotel. These include the Al Aqah rope course challenge, snorkeling, lots of water sports and deep-sea fishing. All of which are perfect for keeping the littles ones entertained the whole weekend.
From Dhs498. Le Méridien Al Aqah, Dibba (09 244 9000).

Rixos Bab Al Bahr
Fancy a trip to Al Marjan Island? If you do, you may as well make a staycation out of it as Rixos Bab Al Bahr has an ‘ultra’ offer. Along with the dozens of restaurants and places to relax offering all sorts of international cuisine, the ultra all-inclusive package offers entertainment including beach volleyball, sunset yoga, paddling and a water gym.
From Dhs700 (day package). Until Thu Apr 30. Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Ras Al Khaimah, (07 202 0000).

Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche
Book at stay at the newly-opened Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche. With access to a private beach club, lush swimming pool and free breakfast, you don’t want to miss it.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Ajman (06 701 4444).


Abu Dhabi
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Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas
Fancy a spa day? You can enjoy 50 percent off all massages, hammam and facial treatments at Saadiyat Rotana’s Zen the Spa from March 12 until March 14 if you are a UAE resident.
Prices vary. Mar 12-14.  Zen the Spa. Saadiyat Rotana Resort and Villas, Saadiyat Island (02 697 0000).

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Shine Spa
Whether you need a break from shopping or just want to take some well-earned “me time” then do it without spending big bucks at Shine Spa at Mall of the Emirate when you’re a UAE resident. From 10am and 2pm from Sunday to Thursday get a whopping 50 percent off all 60- and 80-minute massages and a wallet-friendly 25 percent off all 60-minute facials, while there’s 25 percent off massages and 20 percent off facials at the weekend.
Open daily 7am-10pm. Ongoing. Sheraton Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 377 2356).

ShuiQi Spa
Feeling the summer slump? It's time for a pampering spa day. And ShuiQi Spa at Atlantis The Palm has just the deals. UAE residents can enjoy special discounts and exclusive deals at ShuiQi Spa, all week long, including an Arabian rose ritual, energy balancing treatments, facials, traditional Thai massages and plent more.
From Dhs550 per person. Ongoing. Daily 10am-10pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, (04 42 61698).

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La’mar Spa

Looking for opulence without the price tag? Then head to La’mar (meaning gold water) in Ras al Khaimah to indulge in some luxury relaxation at the stunning Marjan Island Resort and Spa. Choose from Ayurvedic, Thai or relaxing massage rituals and customised face and body treatments or a traditional Turkish, Moroccan or signature Hammam. Looking for a bargain? Opt for the 60-minute deep tissue or aromatherapy massages for Dhs350 and the price includes chill time in the Jacuzzi’s and sea view relaxation areas. Get another 15 percent off when booking a stay by showing proof of UAE residency.
Open daily Marjan Island Blvd, Al Marjan Island, Ras al Khaimah, (07 203 6666).

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