Shopping in UAE is irresistible. Dubai is home to some of the largest shopping malls. What is more is that Dubai is a central hub, where tourists, travelers and peoples from across the world can shop whatever they want. With UAE’s economy boasting and huge shopping malls emerging in the Emirates, all the designer brands are available in a single mall. Furthermore, Dubai’s tax free shopping attracts people from around the globe. However, a little research on the part of shopper would help him to shop cheap and find stores that offer huge discounts. If you need to find out how to shop on budget in UAE continue reading.
Dubai Shopping Festival
Dubai Shopping Festival is one of the most prominent festivals known around the world. It is usually organized at the start of the year in January till February, lasting for about a month. It was first organized by Dubai government in 1996 and since then Dubai is seen to have a huge influx of visitors during this month. The festival brings some of the best bargains, crazy promotions, daily prizes as huge as luxurious cars. But that’s not all the festival is packed with international concerts, musical shows, sports activities, and fashion events. Therefore, it offers a wide variety of entertainment along with shopping.
Gulf information technology exhibition is a one stop solution for all techno- freaks. Like Dubai shopping festival, this exhibition is also filled with shopping maniacs. Here you can find all the gadgets, laptops, computers, electronic items etc. This exhibition is at such a huge level that celebrities such as 50 Cent, Bill Gates are often seen visiting this exhibition. It offers a lot from huge discounts to promotional offers to free giveaways to huge prizes. Companies from all around the world wait for this event and are seen representing their technology updates with companies competing with each other. This exhibition is organized annually in the month of October.
Dubai is filled with huge shopping malls. Dubai mall is the biggest shopping mall present in Dubai until now, with Emirates mall following it. All these malls are intensely packed with shoppers. However, the malls are a bit on the expensive side. Therefore, one has to look for shops through the mall to find the best deals. Dubai malls offer relief from the scorching heat but that’s not all since the malls are filled with theatres, art galleries, child minding centre’s etc. No wonder, these precincts tempt even the budget shoppers who spend on tickets for cheap flights to the city to indulge in heart-warming retail therapy.
In Dubai there are souqs for just everything, be it electronic souqs for techno freaks, gold souqs for gold lovers. These souqs offer great deals and special discounts to the visitors, which makes it tempting for the tourist to make the purchases, to the extent that they run short on money.
UAE never displeases its visitor. There’s entertainment in UAE for every age group. However, when a making a trip to UAE it is good to do some research, as it would help you save money.