Dubai Summer Surprises continues at Dubai malls until July 14
Time Out Dubai staff
Arabian Center: win a gold-plated iPhone 4S, iPod or Blackberry 9900 This lesser-known mall is encouraging shoppers to drop in during DSS for a chance to win a gold-plated iPhone, iPod and Blackberry 9900 every week when you spend Dhs200. The mall is also participating in a joint promotion in which those who spend Dhs200 or more throughout the month-long shopping frenzy will be entered into a draw to win prizes worth up to Dhs3 million. Entertainment including The Mermaid Tales and Sophie the Giant will keep the kids happy. Until July 14. Arabian Center, Al Khawaneej Road, Mirdif (04 284 5555).
Bath & Body Works Stay smelling fresh during summer and get unbeatable bargains on body products including scent, shower gels, soaps, home fragrances and scented candles. The sweet-smelling body-centric boutique is offering discounts of 50 to 75 percent off its colourful range. Until July 14. Bath & Body Works, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 330 8839).
Beautybay and Vogue shades Every time you spend Dhs200 on Bourjois products at Beautybay, you’ll get the chance to scratch and win to see if you’ve bagged a pair of Vogue sunglasses. If that’s not enough, Beautybay and Lifestyle stores will be offering 25 percent off a wide range of cosmetics in their standalone stores. Until July 14. Beautybay, Oasis Centre (04 515 4300).
Blackberry 7 Buy a new Blackberry 7 smartphone during DSS and you’ll be entered into a draw to win Dhs20,000 worth of airline ticket vouchers every week. Other prizes include a Blackberry Playbook tablet daily and a guaranteed prize bundle of five EA video games. After making your purchase, visit www.blackberrydss.com and register to enter the draw. Until July 14. Various retailers including Geant, Ibn Battuta Mall (04 368 5858).
BurJuman DSS deals The Bur Dubai mall is holding sales of up to 70 percent across its stores, and shoppers who spend Dhs200 will be entered into a weekly raffle to win one of five Dhs50,000 prize packages. There will also be an Alice in Wonderland Cirque stage show performed twice daily until Saturday June 30 at 6.15pm and 7.45pm. Until July 14. BurJuman, Bur Dubai (04 352 0222).
Dubai Marina Mall Spend Dhs200 at Dubai Marina Mall during DSS and you’ll be entered into a draw to win one of five fashion, meal and gift card prizes daily. The grand prize is a private yacht cruise for the winner and 40 of their friends. Also, don’t miss the live entertainment, such as comedy troupe Mattress Circus (until Sunday July 1) and Spanish flamenco workshops on display daily from Monday July 2 to Saturday July 14 at 2pm, 6pm and 8pm. See the website for more detailed info and schedules. Until July 14. Dubai Marina Mall, www.dubaimarinamall.com (04 436 1000).
Dubai Outlet Mall: win Dhs50,000 Spend Dhs200 at any retailer in this discount mall and you’ll be entered into a special DSS draw to win one of five Dhs50,000 prize packages every week. Plus, spend more than Dhs1,000 using your Mastercard credit card and you could win prizes including Emirates Airline tickets and more. To break up bouts of shopping or keep little shoppers entertained, check out the Olympics-themed theatre show at McDonald’s every Friday, plus street performers, jugglers, stilt walkers and plenty more. Until July 14. Dubai Outlet Mall, Dubai-Al Ain Road (04 423 4666).
HP accessories and travel vouchers up for grabs Customers who buy an HP desktop or notebook computer during DSS will receive a scratch-and-win card with the chance to bag travel vouchers worth up to Dhs2,000, or an HP accessory. Various locations including Virgin Megastore (04 351 3358).
Ikea part sale Revamp your home for summer with a wide range of discounted accessories, furniture and kitchen items from everyone’s favourite homemaker’s hub. Brave the crowds and make a day of it. Until July 14. Ikea, Dubai Festival City (04 203 7555).
Kurt Geiger part sale Put your best foot forward this summer and check out the discounts at British footwear giant Kurt Geiger. Part of the stock will be on sale, with discounts of 25 to 60 percent. Until July 14. Kurt Geiger, available at various locations including Mall of the Emirates (04 341 3884).
Mall of the Emirates, Deira City Centre and Mirdif City Centre During DSS these malls are holding a joint shop-and-win offer: customers who spend Dhs300 at any of the locations will get chances to win discounts and prizes, such as 100 gold coins daily. Until July 14. Mall of the Emirates (04 409 9000); Deira City Centre (04 295 1010); Mirdif City Centre (800 6422).
Mercato Mall and Town Centre Make your way to these Jumeirah-based malls and receive up to 75 percent off your favourite local and international brands. For every Dhs200 you spend, you’ll be entered into a prize draw to win a Cadillac SRX or diamond jewellery. Winners will be announced every Sunday over four weeks. Until July 14. Mercato Mall, Jumeirah (04 344 4161). Town Centre, Jumeirah (04 344 0111).
Oasis Centre: wacky Wednesdays for women Every Wednesday, this Sheikh Zayed Road shopping mall offers women-only discounts of up to 25 percent across its varied range of brands, including Candelite, Balance Café and New Look. Ongoing. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 515 4000).
Omega and Rivoli: win a trip to the London Olympics Buy an Omega watch at Rivoli stores and Omega boutiques before Saturday June 30 and you’ll be entered into a raffle to win business-class flights to London, plus two nights at the Four Seasons Hotel London and tickets to three Olympic events. Prizes will be drawn on Monday July 2. Rivoli, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 339 8496). Omega, various locations including Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4452).
Pure Gold Jewellers During Dubai Summer Surprises, this jewellery store is offering 75 percent off its range of diamond jewellery. Until July 21. Pure Gold Jewellers, various locations including Festival Centre (04 232 5877).
Sacoor Brothers sales Get some new threads or accessories this DSS for up to half the original price. The Portuguese fashion brand is offering discounts of up to 50 percent throughout the month-long shopping celebrations. Until July 14. Sacoor Brothers, various locations including Festival Centre (04 232 6256).
Toys R Us Do you have little people in your life? Maybe you haven’t quite grown up yourself? Kid heaven Toys R Us is holding a part sale during DSS, with a selection of its fun bits and bobs (including toys, video games, educational and development toys and sporting goods) up to 50 percent off. You’d be smart to jump at this opportunity to stock up on Christmas presents for your friends and relatives. Until July 7. Toys R Us, various locations including Dubai Festival Centre (04 206 6552).
Valleydez Wafi Make your way to the Wafi branch of this eclectic boutique during DSS to get up to 50 percent off your favourite designers, including Sass and Bide, Reemami, Sretsis and Susan Hanover and Henry & Belle. Until July 14. Valleydez, Wafi (04 324 2883).
Virgin Megastore: win laptops, mobile phones, books and CDs You can’t lose at Virgin Megastore this month. Spend Dhs150 at the variety store during DSS and you’ll receive a scratch card that could bag you a laptop, DVDs, gadgets, toys, multimedia accessories and more. The giant store is also offering discounts of up to 75 percent, plus a buy one, get one free promotion on books, CDs and DVDs. Until July 14. Virgin Megastore, various locations including Mercato Mall (04 344 6971).