Shopping in Dubai - Luxury Shopping, Best Shops, Shopping Malls
Sunil here to discuss shopping in Dubai.
It is certainly an undeniable fact that when it comes to looking for that ultimate shoppers paradise, Dubai fits the bill.
With every luxury label and consumer goods trying to make its stake in this buzzing city dubbed as the playground to the rich and powerful, Dubai has played home to the best shops in Asia.
It has certainly redefined the meaning of luxury shopping.
Dubai is considered a shopping Mecca not only because of what it has to offer in goods and luxury.
Dubai shopping Malls are one of the few places on earth where consumers can literally indulge and get more than their moneys worth because of the tax free policies that Dubai has on its products.
Every year, thousands of visitors from neighboring countries and across the globe flock to the shopping centers of Dubai, where leisurely time is spent in endless hours of browsing for luxury cars, designer labels, jewelry and products home to Arabia such as rugs, carpets and perfume.
Shopping in Dubai is the same as going on a shoppers pilgrimage. You have to leave your earthly belongings at home and literally start from scratch because the prices for everything consumer related in this city is simply irresistible! Shopping in Dubai offer an opportunity to purchase tax free goods because of Dubai's economic capacity as a significant trading port.
When in Dubai, the first thing you should do is to check out the jewelry scene as it holds some of the classiest yet affordable jewelers in the world. The price of gold is way below the market value which opens up a lot of opportunity for expat shoppers to help themselves to some well deserved bling.
Dubai Shopping Malls offer designer labels and exquisite furniture that sell for almost half price which is reasonable considering the cost of housing in Dubai is one of the most expensive in the world. But if you are here on vacation and are looking for good import deals, then consider yourself as having hit the jackpot.
The BurJuman Center and Emirates Tower Boulevard are two of the most opulent shopping destinations for jetsetters and shoppers who appreciate a good pair of Manolos. Voted by many as one the best shops in Asia, You can find a lot of the top luxury brands in car manufacturing and other goods.
These establishments can definitely drain your budget in a day but if you want to shop more vicariously and still end up with a Louis handbag at the end of the day then check out the Jumeriah Center where discounted designer prices are available all year round. The biggest and most visited popular shopping destination in Dubai is the Deira City Center.
Home to more than 280 outlets this shopping city houses some of the best restaurants in Dubai as well and has a massive cinema you can visit on your break from shopping. And if you are looking to have a truly exotic Dubai shopping experience, then a trip to Ibn Batutta Shopping Mall or The Village is the best option for you. Ibn Batutta is the second largest mall in Dubai and showcases many designer influences that are of Chinese, Persian and Moroccan origin.
Both Ibn and The Village are home to many independent shops and businesses that are Dubai-based. For the ultimate experience in shopping, these two places are a sure pick. I personally get too tired roaming inside them so I have avoided these large e zoos, except when in strict shopping mood.
Shopping in Dubai is a truly fantastical experience, and has been known to convert shopping skeptics into bonafide shopaholics! Why not indulge and treat yourself to this very different experience by booking a flight to Dubai and enjoy shopping in paradise today! Watch that wallet now.