Top Places and Tips for Shopping in Dubai

If you find shopping beguiling and feel a sense of gratification during or after it, then pack your bags for a Dubai holiday. The dazzling metropolis of the UAE is home to some of the best shopping enclaves in the Middle-East and creates an urge in keen travellers to book tickets onboard flights for basking in its incredible shopping extravaganza. From swanky malls to glittering souks and impressive street markets; the city is sure to leave customers spoilt for choice. Here are some tips for those buying tickets for immersing into the emirate’s quintessential retail therapy.


Dubai Mall

A part of the lustrous Downtown Dubai complex, this world’s largest mall is a wonderful place to satiate one’s appetite for brand shopping and hence sets keen travellers from across the globe on a mad scramble for travel tickets for Dubai.  The festival time sees a huge influx of shopaholics, locals and internationals tourists alike, due to the attractive sales taking place in the mall. Besides an amazing shopping extravaganza, the place overwhelms one with an avalanche of dining avenues and exotic entertainment options.

Dubai Souqs

Visit them to sample Dubai’s opulence along with its intriguing traditional cultures. Bustling with people and replete with everything your heart desires, these Middle Easter-style bazaars are a must visit for all those grabbing tickets on cheap flights arriving in this leading metropolis of the UAE.

One of the popular Dubai Souqs is Bur Dubai Souq, a textile bazaar with fabrics and carpets of eclectic variety and some appreciable antiques and Indian Saris on sale. Gold Souq sells a broad range of souvenirs and of course gold in its many attractive forms. Quality of gold here is better, and price is negotiable too. So be ready to haggle. Spice Souq, as the name indicates, is a place to find some of the best quality spices in the Middle East.

Diera Mall

It is another preferred shopping spot for locals as well as tourists booking tickets on Dubai bound flights. Among the best buys are clothes, shoes, electronics and supermarket goods. Prices are pretty much at par, if not cheaper than the local markets. Go there towards the end of the summer and you will get some really good deals.