50 thrifty TIPS!

Short on cash? Here are 50 ways to save as the credit crunch creeps up on Dubai

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38. Want to see fish? By all means visit the Lost Chambers or the Dubai Aquarium, but just don't go in. There's plenty to see for free just standing outside. And the kids won't know any different. (And if you do have to make a budget-based choice: Dubai Aquarium and Discovery Centre is half the price of the Lost Chambers.)
Approximate saving: If you go to the Lost Chambers three times a year with two kids…Dhs720 per year

39. Check out Dubai's parks. Why waste precious Dirhams on pricey play areas and gym classes when the kids can run themselves ragged at one of Dubai's super parks? The cost is rarely more than Dhs5 per person and often free.
Approximate saving: If you take them to a class every week…Dhs2,600 per year

40. Lie. If you're little one is demanding new toys, tell them the Dubai Shopping Festival is only for tourists, or that they don't sell lollipops.
Approximate saving: If you buy them lollipops once a week…Dhs104 per year

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