Still haven’t managed to stock up on all the back-to-school essentials?
Fret not as Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) has extended its back-to-school sales, meaning mums, dads and students will have the chance to take of advantage of top money-saving deals across Dubai.
“This year, the back-to-school season has taken on even greater importance as families prepare to send their youngsters back to classes after a prolonged period of remote learning at home.
“With this in mind, the season has been extended to give families all the time they require to shop for supplies, new outfits and everything they need to ensure the best possible start to the new academic year,” said Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of DFRE.
If your little one is in need of a trendy new backpack, until Tuesday September 15 Kipling stores in The Dubai Mall, City Centre Deira www.timeoutdubai.com/attractions/city-centre-deira, City Centre Mirdif and Dubai Festival City Mall have a cashback offer of up to 25 percent and a free gift with purchases of over Dhs500.
Home Centre is also running a sale on its back-to-school collection until Sunday September 20 with discounts ranging from 20 to 70 percent on selected items including home and kitchen décor pieces.
Until Saturday September 5, Splash stores across Dubai will also be offering massive savings. The popular fashion brand has deals for both parents and kids and the back-to-school collection offers a variety of trendy and easy-to-wear styles. There’s also a bargainous deal on Harry Potter and Marvel school bags – get one bag for Dhs89 or two for Dhs149. Perfect for mini Potterheads and superheros.
In need of stationary, water bottles and other back-to-school must-haves? Lifestyle stores across Dubai are offering a buy two, get one free deal across school must-essentials until Sunday September 20.
If you’re looking to clear up all the clutter after a long summer of being at home with the kiddies, Japanese homeware store Muji is running a deal on storage boxes until Saturday September 12.
Is your little one a fan of all things sparkly and shiny? For every Dhs600 spent in-store at Swarovski stores across Dubai, you’ll receive an exclusive Swarovski pen – a perfect back-to-school pressie.
During the back-to-school season, Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) is also running a series of informative and immersive activations for both parents and kids.
KHDA staff will be present at dedicated ‘experience zones’ in Mall of the Emirates until Saturday September 5 and City Centre Mirdif from Wednesday September 9 until Saturday September 19. Families will be able to chat with KHDA staff, ask questions and take part in fun activities.
Until Saturday September 12, families shopping at Jumbo stores across Dubai will also have the chance to be entered into a raffle to win Dhs25,000 towards the cost of school fees.
That’s all your back-to-school essentials sorted, right mums and dads?
For your essential back-to-school guide, head here and for all the best summer offers, deals and discount from across Dubai click here.