Dubai Shopping Festival

WARNING: The following advice will make you shopping savvy. In this helpful guide we give you the low down on where to find the best deals during Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), so that you can keep snapping up bargains before the sales close on February 1.

Dubai Shopping Festival has been changing the lives of shopaholics for the past two decades – 2015 marks its 20th anniversary – and in true Dubai style there is only one way to celebrate… with more offers and events, of course. However, with so much going on, it can seem a bit overwhelming trying to figure out where the best promotions and events are, and which ones are relevant to you.

But fear not, the secret to keeping ahead is to look to Twitter in order keep up-to-date on the latest deals and events. We’ve compiled a list of the top Twitter accounts to follow, so that you can stay in the loop 24/7 during DSF.

1. Follow the official twitter account for Dubai Shopping Festival, @DSFSocial, to get the latest updates to the events that are going on and the promotions that are available.

2. Not in the mood to leave your house? Then shop online during DSF! Follow @souq to be the first to know about the hottest promotions and make sure you don’t miss out on the offers.

3. Stay connected with the promotions taking place at the in the stores in the malls by following @MallofEmirates, @MercatoMall and @DubaiMall.

4. Jumbo has partnered up with DSF this year, to keep you up-to-date with the best electronic deals. Follow @JumboWorld, and shop for electronics hassle-free during DSF. You could even be in with a chance of winning half a kilo of gold each week!

5. Want to know what concerts to attend during DSF? Platinum Records has you covered. Follow @PlatinumRecords and stay up to date with all the musicians they are bring to town.

Join in the conversation and share your DSF experiences by tweeting with the hashtag #MyDSF. Happy Shopping!


Words: Yasmine Khammash