With summer coming to an end and the start of the new school year fast approaching, restaurants, malls, shops and more across Dubai are running top kid-friendly deals and brilliant back-to-school discounts – we’re talking free ice cream, money back on trendy trainers, personalised school bags and more.
Make sure to bookmark this page as we’ll be adding all the best back-to-school offers across Dubai which can hopefully make your life a little be easier (and friendlier on the wallet…).
The countdown to the next school year begins.
For more on the kids' going back to school, click here.
The offer: Dubai Summer Surprises ‘Spend and Win’ promotion
As part of the Dubai Summer Surprises, for every Dhs200 spent at the Bur Dubai, you’ll have the chance to be entered into a summer raffle. The raffle is running until Saturday August 29 and prizes include a luxury car and Dhs100,000 worth of cash prizes. Back-to-school friendly shops include stationary shop Typo, Jashanmal which is stocking a wide range of backpacks, fashion retailers Splash, Next and H&M, shoe shops such Athlete’s Co., Clarks, Hush Puppies and Sketchers, plus many more. It’s time to get shopping.
Open Sat-Wed 10am-10pm, Thu-Fri 10am-11pm. Ongoing until Aug 29. Bur Dubai, www.burjuman.com (04 352 0222).
The offer: 50 percent off the back-to-school range
The UAE supermarket chain is celebrating the back-to-school season by offering families a 50 percent discount on all back-to-school items. The massive deal is running until Saturday September 5 and items include stationary, laptops, printers, lunchbox sets and more.
Ongoing until Sep 5, www.carrefouruae.com.
The offer: Free customisation on any Sprayground product purchased
This massive French department store in The Dubai Mall has a dedicated back-to-school area stocked with all the latest (and coolest) back-to-school essentials including ultra-trendy backpack brand, Sprayground. Every weekend until Saturday September 5, Sprayground will be customising any items purchased in-store with no minimum spend required.
Thu-Sat 3pm-9pm. Ongoing until Sep 5. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.galerieslafayettedubai.com.
The offer: Free gelato for kids when dining in
Gather the gang and head to Mazmi Café in Dubai Souk. The cute café blends Emirati flavours with the Italian cuisine and when dining in with the fam, little ones can enjoy a free scoop of gelato. Flavours include rose, karak, pistachio, chocolate, mango and many more and the cool, ahem, deal runs until mid-September.
Open daily 8am-8pm. Ongoing until mid-September. Dubai Souk, Bur Dubai, www.mazmi.me (056 675 0669).
The offer: 10 percent off when using the promo code BACK2SCHOOL10
There’s nothing like providing the little ones quality fruit and vegetables to give them a boost, and with NRTC Fresh, you can get it all delivered right to your doorstep. The homegrown online delivery platform for fresh fruits and vegetables, has launched a new back-to-school box to help busy parents navigate a healthy lifestyle. Punch in the code BACK2SCHOOL10 at check out and you’ll get 10 percent off throughout September.
Ongoing until Sep 30, www.nrtcfresh.com.
The offer: Dhs50 back with any purchase over Dhs200 on the back-to-school range
Are your mini sneakerheads in need of some new kicks? Reebok is running a back-to-school promotion until Monday August 31 and for any purchase over Dhs200 on the back-to-school range, you’ll receive Dhs50 back. The back-to-school range includes fashionable (and school-approved) trainers and backpacks meaning your little one will be the coolest kid in class.
Ongoing until Aug 31. Locations include The Dubai Mall and The Galleria Al Maryah, Abu Dhabi, www.reebok.ae.
The offer: Back-to-school mini cupcake boxes
Popular for its bite-sized cupcakes, Sugargram has created a school bus-themed box of five mini cupcakes to gift to friends, teachers and fellow parents. The back-to-school deal, which is priced at Dhs370, includes 20 packs of the school bus-themed boxes.
From Dhs370, order.chatfood.io/sugargram.
For your essential back-to-school guide, head here.