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Weekly offers at selected outlets
Choithrams

Large white sandwich loaf Dhs4.00
Milk 1L Dhs5.50
230g Pilgrims Choice cheddar Dhs17.50
Four-pack Scottonelle* Dhs10.25
1L Lacnor orange juice Dhs4.75
Pampers Active boy pants (size 5 x 34) Dhs40.00
64 Pampers Baby Fresh wipes Dhs17.95
1.5kg Arial Automatic washing powder Dhs21.95
500ml Fairy original washing up liquid Dhs6.50
1kg Bananas (Philippines) Dhs3.75
1kg Red apples (France) Dhs7.75
1kg Tomatoes (Holland) Dhs17.50
1kg Potatoes (Saudi) Dhs2.95
500g Chicken breast Dhs25.50
10 Sibloo fish fingers Dhs16.00 Hero fruit puree baby food* Dhs4.95
400g Aptamil 1 formula Dhs32.75
Total: Dhs239.55
Reason to shop: Smaller venues but great locations make them handy for quick visits

Weekly promotions while stocks last
Lulu Hypermarket

Large white sandwich loaf Dhs5.25
Milk 1L Dhs5.50
200g Heritage cheddar Dhs16.50
Four-pack Kleenex Dhs9.40
1L Lacnor orange juice Dhs4.60
Pampers Active boy pants (size 5 x 34) Dhs40.00
64 Pampers Baby Fresh wipes Dhs15.45
1.5kg Arial Automatic washing powder Dhs20.50
500ml Fairy original washing up liquid Dhs7.15
1kg Bananas (Philippines) Dhs3.25
1kg Red apples (USA) Dhs7.95
1kg Tomatoes (Roma) Dhs21.65
1kg Potatoes (Saudi) Dhs2.25
500g Chicken breast Dhs18.75
10 Siblou fish fingers Dhs14.25
Farleys fruit puree Dhs4.70
400g Aptamil 1 formula Dhs28.90
Total: Dhs226.05
Reason to shop: Good deals on bulk buys and excellent fresh fish counter

Market day discounts on Mondays
Spinneys

Large white sandwich loaf Dhs5.00
Milk 1L Dhs5.50
250g of Anchor cheddar Dhs9.00
Four-pack Kleenex Dhs10.00
1L Lacnor orange juice Dhs4.75
Pampers Active boy pants (size 5 x 34) Dhs42.00
64 Pampers Baby Fresh wipes Dhs15.50
1.5kg Arial Automatic washing powder Dhs21.75
500ml Fairy original washing up liquid Dhs6.50
1kg Bananas (Philippines) Dhs5.50
1kg Red apples (France) Dhs12.50
1kg Tomatoes (Holland) Dhs19.50
1kg Potatoes (Saudi) Dhs3.50
500g Chicken breast Dhs23.25
10 Sibloo fish fingers Dhs17.50
Farleys fruit puree Dhs4.75
400g Aptamil 1 formula Dhs25.25
Total: Dhs231.75
Reason to shop: Top quality produce and great discounts on fresh food on weekly Market Days

Good weekend-only special deals
Carrefour

Large white sandwich loaf Dhs5.00
Milk 1L Dhs5.25
250g of Bega Block cheddar Dhs13.75
Four-pack Kleenex Dhs9.25
1L Lacnor orange juice Dhs4.60
Pampers Active boy pants (size 5 x 34) Dhs36.45
64 Pampers Baby Fresh wipes Dhs13.95
1.5kg Arial Automatic washing powder Dhs18.50
500ml Fairy original washing up liquid Dhs6.25
1kg Bananas (Philippines) Dhs5.90
1kg Red apples (France) Dhs12.95
1kg Tomatoes (Holland) Dhs17.95
1kg Potatoes (Saudi) Dhs3.90
500g Chicken breast Dhs14.55
10 Sibloo fish fingers Dhs13.50
Farleys fruit puree Dhs4.60
400g Aptamil 1 formula Dhs29
Total: Dhs215.35
Reason to shop: Great selection of fresh and frozen food plus regular bargains on electricals and white goods


Weekly promotions while stocks last
Geant

Large white sandwich loaf Dhs3.75
Milk 1L Dhs5.50
250g of Kraft cheddar Dhs12.00
Four-pack Kleenex Dhs9.25
1L Lacnor orange juice Dhs6.00
Pampers Active boy pants (size 5 x 34) Dhs37.50
64 Pampers Baby Fresh wipes Dhs13.50
1.5kg Arial Automatic washing powder Dhs20.50
500ml Fairy original washing up liquid Dhs6.50
1kg Bananas (Philippines) Dhs5.25
1kg Red apples (France) Dhs9.95
1kg Tomatoes (Holland) Dhs17.50
1kg Potatoes (Saudi) Dhs2.50
500g Chicken breast Dhs15.90
10 Sibloo fish fingers Dhs14.50
Hero apple baby food Dhs4.75
400g Aptamil 1 formula Dhs34.35
Total: Dhs219.20
Reason to shop: Huge choice, plus good selection of French brands not available elsewhere

No market day but some discounts available
Waitrose

Large white sandwich loaf Dhs5.75
Milk 1L Dhs5.50
250g of Anchor cheddar Dhs9.25
Four-pack Kleenex Dhs10.50
1L Lacnor orange juice Dhs5.00
Pampers Active boy pants (size 5 x 34) Dhs42.75
64 Pampers Baby Fresh wipes Dhs16.00
1.5kg Arial Automatic washing powder Dhs22.25
1lFairy original washing up liquid Dhs9.75
1kg Bananas (Philippines) Dhs5.75
1kg Red apples (France) Dhs12.50
1kg Tomatoes (Holland) Dhs19.50
1kg Potatoes (Saudi) Dhs3.95
500g Chicken breast Dhs23.75
10 Sibloo fish fingers Dhs17.00
Hero fruit puree baby food Dhs5.00
400g Aptamil 1 formula Dhs35.75
Total: Dhs249.95
Reason to shop: Big draw for UK expats through brand name association with premium produce

Weekly promotions while stocks last
Hyper Panda

Large white sandwich loaf Dhs5.50
Milk 1L Dhs5.50
250g of Beqa cheddar Dhs13.40
Four-pack Kleenex Dhs9.95
1L Lacnor orange juice Dhs4.70
Pampers Active boy pants (size 5 x 34) Dhs37.50
64 Pampers Baby Fresh wipes Dhs13.50
1.5kg Arial Automatic washing powder Dhs20.50
500ml Fairy original washing up liquid Dhs7.50
1kg Bananas (Philippines) Dhs3.95
1kg Red apples (USA) Dhs8.95
1kg Tomatoes (Holland) Dhs21.95
1kg Potatoes (Saudi) Dhs3.95
500g Chicken breast Dhs23.90
10 Siblou fish fingers Dhs14.10
Farleys apple baby food Dhs4.50
400g Aptamil 1 formula Dhs28.95
Total: Dhs228.30
Reason to shop: Vast selection of goods and not always as crowded as other Dubai hypermarkets

Weekly deals and special offers on public holidays
Emirates Co-op

Large white sandwich loaf Dhs5.50
Milk 1L Dhs5.50
250g of Emborg cheddar Dhs11.00
Four-pack Sanita (toilet rolls) Dhs8.25
1L Lacnor orange juice Dhs4.75
Pampers Active boy pants (size 5 x 34) Dhs37.65
64 Pampers Baby Fresh wipes Dhs13.45
1.5kg Arial Automatic washing powder Dhs20.45
500 ml Fairy original washing up liquid Dhs6.30
1kg Bananas (Philippines) Dhs5.50
1kg Red apples (France) Dhs7.95
1kg Tomatoes (Holland) Dhs26.95
1kg Potatoes (Saudi) Dhs2.95
500g Chicken breast Dhs25
10 Americana fish fingers Dhs8.75
Farleys fruit puree Dhs4.75
400g Aptamil 1 formula Dhs33.95
Total: Dhs228.65
Reason to shop: Great value, but limited brand choice in some cases

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