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Be A Millionaire Without Breaking Into A Bank! 10 Unique Things You Cannot Miss At The Dubai Shopping Festival

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This month-long shopping extravaganza is sure to take your senses on the adventure of a lifetime.

Be A Millionaire Without Breaking Into A Bank! 10 Unique Things You Cannot Miss At The Dubai Shopping Festival:

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1. Now, This Is What You Call An Investment. All You Need To Do Is Buy A Ticket & You Can Walk Out With Luxury Car!

Now, This Is What You Call An Investment. All You Need To Do Is Buy A Ticket & You Can Walk Out With Luxury Car!source: thenational.ae

Beat this. The Dubai Shopping Festival Raffle gives away two luxury infinity cars — a QX60 and G25 — plus Dh 100,000 cash every year. And for all Bond fans, here’s something enticing - you also stand a chance to win an Aston Martin. Land in Dubai, head to Global Village, a few shopping malls or the Gold Souk and pick up your ticket to participate in the Infiniti Mega Raffle.

2. Whoever Said Money Can’t Buy Happiness Simply Didn’t Know Where To Go Shopping

Whoever Said Money Can’t Buy Happiness Simply Didn’t Know Where To Go Shoppingsource: Dubai Tourism

Variety? Check. Awesome prices? Check. Best gold jewellery ever? Check. The souks in Dubai are the epicentre of the all the buzz and activity. All you ladies looking to shop for gold, nothing better than this festival. Be it shopping malls or the Gold Souk, you can never go wrong here. Carry your credit cards and hit the Gold Souk. And if you’re lucky, you can win bag of and solitaire rings at the raffle held there every night.

3. Grooving To The Best Artists In The World

Grooving To The Best Artists In The Worldsource: holidaysgenius.com

Agree there will be super awesome places and things to shop here. But that’s not it. Check out kickass performances by international artists, shows by acrobats, percussionists, dancers and many more artists. And if you aren’t a shopping enthusiast, you have international concerts, music shows, sporting events to keep you busy. All this culminating in a spectacular show of fireworks at the Dubai Creek and Business Bay up to the Shindagha area. Truly a sight to behold!

4. Three Words That Will Make You Pack Your Bags Right Now - Duty-Free Shopping

Three Words That Will Make You Pack Your Bags Right Now - Duty-Free Shoppingsource: Dubai Tourism

Who needs a genie when everything you wish for can be bought duty free! Watches, jewellery, carpets, electronics and textiles. Even coffee pots! Grab up to 75% off on everything. Yes. This is what you should be saving up for.

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5. Thou Shalt Be Rewarded For Being Well-Dressed

Thou Shalt Be Rewarded For Being Well-Dressedsource: Dubai Tourism

There will be people watching you. And if you are impeccably dressed, you just might win amazing deals. Let the Dubai Shopping Festival fashion squad cast its judgement on you.  The style experts will be out and about in malls judging what shoppers are wearing – and handing out discount vouchers to the best dressed. Time to put for your best foot forward!

6. Why Go On A World Tour If You Can Visit Every Country Under A Single Roof

Why Go On A World Tour If You Can Visit Every Country Under A Single Roofsource: Dubai Tourism

Weave through pavilions of handmade items, food, and textiles from countries all over the world. The Global Village, an open-air theme park, hosts more than 70 participating country in more than 35 pavilions. To add to it, 50 fun rides and 26 restaurants from all around the world. Also, there are exciting shows by way of Chinese circus and tightrope performances.

7. And If Shopping Doesn’t Pump Up Your Adrenalin, There’s Dune Bashing and the Like

And If Shopping Doesn’t Pump Up Your Adrenalin, There’s Dune Bashing and the Likesource: Flickr - Land Rover MENA

Who says that the festival is only for shopaholics? Participate in a range of sporting events including Open Tennis Championship, Hockey on Synthetic Surface, Ice Hockey, Football Tournament, Russian Ballet on Ice, Skating and Rowing Championships. Try adventure activities like quad bikes, camel rides and horse riding. You could head to Dubai Marina for a deep-sea fishing trip or enjoy dune bashing or watch the Arabian style belly performance while you dine in style in one of the traditional wooden dhows.

8. Find The Most Rarest & Unique Carpets On The Planet

Find The Most Rarest & Unique Carpets On The Planetsource: Dubai Tourism

Carpet Oasis is open during the Dubai Shopping Festival. It offers a trove of carpets, with traders from all over the world offering carpets and rugs at great prices. From Persian carpets and rugs to handmade and oriental ones, the festival has it all.  The oasis offers a large collection of antique souvenirs.

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9. Calling All Shopaholics! Exploit The Sale

Calling All Shopaholics! Exploit The Salesource: wikipedia.com

Eyeing a Prada bag or an Armani Jacket? Do not worry. This is the perfect time to get your hands on it without shelling a fortune. Whether it’s street style or high fashion, DSF has it all. Get everything at unbelievable prices. Shoppers will find Market outside the Box at Burj Park, Downtown Dubai a treasure trove of non-mass-produced fashion and lifestyle brands. So look no further, shop like a style icon.

10. Drool! If This Won’t Turn You Into A Foodie, Don’t Know What Will

Drool! If This Won’t Turn You Into A Foodie, Don’t Know What Willsource: Dubai Tourism

From French, Chinese to Arabic, savour delicacies from all across the world at the Dubai Shopping Festival. You so need it, especially after all that shopping! You can brush shoulders with celebrity chefs, witness live cooking counters, attend interactive events and also exciting prizes. Return home satiated!

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