Dubai shopping festival is heaven for shopaholics. The one-month long extravaganza attracts shoppers from across the globe with the promise of massive discounts on fashion, gold, gadgets, and everything you can possibly buy from stores and local markets. Starting from 26th Dec 2018, the festivities will continue till 28th January 2019. If you have already booked tickets or have plans to buy Dubai tour packages during this period, here’s all that you must know about the Great Dubai Shopping Festival 2019.
What to Buy?
Apparels and Accessories
If branded stuff is your weakness, shop til you drop at the Dubai shopping festival. Brands like Prada, Armani, Gucci and many more give hefty discounts on apparels, shoes, bags, perfumes, and everything else that could be a part of your wardrobe.
Shop for gold jewelry that is the best in terms of purity and originality. You will find an amazing collection of gold bangles, earrings, necklaces, rings, and whatnot at gold souks in Dubai. And when it’s the shopping festival, expect attractive discounts as well.
Dubai is one of the biggest markets for tech lovers. As the city doesn’t levy taxes, you will get Apple, Bose, and Sony products at best prices, and shopping festival makes some of the gadgets light on your pocket.
If you have always dreamt of owning a diamond-studded watch, but have not been able to buy one because of the high price tags attached to them, then you can surely realize your dream at the Dubai shopping festival this year. From Rado to Michael Kors to Burberry to Cartier, you will find them all at the Dubai Shopping Festival, and that too at throwaway prices.
Dubai is famous for its quality leather. So when you are at the Dubai Shopping Festival, make sure you stock up some fancy leather bags and jackets from fashion giants such as Prada, Jashanmal, Sharief, Burberry or Condotti.
Apart from these, you must buy dry fruits, spices, and home decor items at the Dubai shopping festival.
Where to Shop?
Mall of the Emirates
Mall of the Emirates is a luxurious shopping center housing 560 international brands, 11 anchor stores, and more than 700 other retail stores. If you want to indulge in branded shopping, head to Mall of the Emirates to get the best of deals on clothes, watches, cosmetics, perfumes, electronics, and bags.
Bur Dubai Souq
Have a thing for fabrics and textile? If yes, Bur Dubai Souq is your go-to place. You will find fabrics from India and the Far East at an amazing price. Do visit the nearby streets that have lots of sari and jewelry shops.
The Dubai Mall
Home to more than 1200 stores, it is the world’s largest shopping mall. You will love the interiors of the mall. There’s an aquarium as well as a ski-rink inside the mall. The place is a hub of European and American brands.
Well, if you thought that the Dubai shopping festival was all about shopping, let us tell you that there’s a lot more you can do there. From fashion shows to flash mobs to magic shows, there’s a whole lot of things you can do here. Also, there’s a good chance that you may bump into your favorite celebrity performing at some live event during the festival.
When brands are already luring shoppers with heavy discounts, DSF pass is the cherry on the top. If you have the DSF pass, you can get up to 65 percent discount on best restaurants and top attractions in Dubai. So, what are you waiting for? Book Dubai shopping festival 2019 packages and have a shopping experience at the City of Gold. Search online for the best and luxurious holiday tour packages.