Team shortlist11 Jul 2017 AT 10:11 AM

12 great discounts in Dubai this summer

Hotels, shopping and more
Team shortlist11 Jul 2017 AT 10:11 AM
Summer, Discounts, Staycations
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Burj Al Arab
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Atlantis, The Palm
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Atlantis, The Palm

From great hotel and dining discounts to shopping massive discounted shopping extravaganzas and complimentary beach access, we’ve gathered some of the best offers this summer.

Hotel discounts
Summer is most probably the best time for a staycation in Dubai. Residents can receive up to 50 percent on their stays at some of the city’s most sought after, five-star hotels. We’ve shortlisted four deals to help you plan your next staycation.

1. Lapita Hotel & Resort
This summer the Polynesian-themed hotel is offering guests the chance to experience the stunning hotel and the already world-renowned theme park, Dubai Parks and Resorts, from just AED822. Aside from a one night's stay in the hotel, guests will also recieve two tickets that offer unlimited access to Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai, Legoland Dubai and Legoland Waterpark, plus unlimited Q-Fast access to Motiongate and Bollywood Parks Dubai.
When: Until September 30
Where: Lapita Hotel & Resort, Dubai Parks and Resorts
Contact: 800 2629464, website

2. Fairmont The Palm
Fairmont The Palm is offering guests up to 10 percent off on the best available room rate. The deal also includes a free buffet breakfast as well as a free dinner or lunch at Flow Kitchen. If you’re unfamiliar with the hotel, expect a staycation experience that’s fit for the stars. Aside from stunning sea views, the venue boasts four temperature controlled pools, six world class restaurants and lounges as well as the award-winning Willow Stream Spa.
When: Until August 30
Where: Palm Jumeriah, Dubai
Contact: +971 4 457 3388, website

3. Burj Al Arab
From now until the end of the year you can get 25 percent off the best available rate if you book one of the suites. You’ll also get breakfast, complementary drinks, evening hors d’oeuvres, access to Wild Wadi, and complementary use of the kids’ club. The only catch is that you have to be a UAE resident or national to use the offer. Kids under 11 stay for free.
When: Until December 31
Where: Burj Al Arab
Contact: +971 4 301 7777, website

4. Atlantis, The Palm
Dubai residents and visitors paying with MasterCard can get up to 25 percent discount on their total bill in seven of its signature restaurants.
Great food isn’t all that’s on offer this summer. Atlantis The Palm and MasterCard are also giving Dubai residents up to 40 percent discount on the ultimate summer staycation.
Aside from offering guests up to 40 percent discount on rooms, the package offers guests unlimited admission to both the Aquaventure Waterpark and The Lost Chambers Aquarium. It also offers guests up to 30 percent discount on the “Dolphin Encounter” at Dolphin Bay and up to 25 percent off at all of the restaurants in Atlantis
When: Until September 30, room offers valid until October 15
Where: Crescent Road, The Palm, Dubai
Contact: +971 4 426 2000, website


Dubai Summer Surprises
Until August 12, you can enjoy a number of retail promotions and discounts across Dubai’s shopping malls, as well as plenty of big competitions on the go (sometimes you can even win cash prizes).
Thousands of outlets are also offering some massive discounts. The six week-long festival has also introduced three day super sales which sees brands like Aldo, River Island and Guess offer up to 75 percent discount every Monday to Wednesday.
To bag your bargain, head down to any of the participating malls which includes The Dubai Mall, Ibn Battuta and Mall of the Emirates.


In celebration of gyoza month, Atisuto is serving up five different types – chicken, wagyu beef, seafood, prawn and tofu with vegetables – and guests can enjoy two plates of five pieces of gyoza of any type for just AED66.
When: Until the end of July
Where: Galleria Mall, Al Ghurair, Bay Square, Ibn Battuta
Price: AED66
Contact: 800 284 7886, website

Folly by Nick and Scott
The creators behind Folly – Nick and Scott are looking to make your Madinat Theatre experience even better. The duo behind Table 9 and Taste Kitchen will be giving all theatre holding guests special discounts on their mouthwatering tasting menu.
When: From Thursday, June 29
Where: Madinat Jumeirah
Contact: +971 4 430 8535, website

Jumeriah AED150 deal
Trattoria Toscana, 360°, The Agency, Segreto, Al Nafoorah, Perry & Blackwelders and ET Sushi are offering up three-course set menus for just AED150 this summer. Book your meal through the RoundMenu website or app before the end of August to take advantage of this offer.
When: Until August 30
Where: Various venues across the city
Price: AED150
Contact: website

Leisure activities

Nasimi Beach at Atlantis, The Palm
Nasimi Beach is offering free sun lounger and pool access for ladies seven days a week. Yep, it includes weekends. The offer allows ladies to grab a lounger by the Zero Entry pool on a first come, first served basis. Entry for guys is priced at AED150 on weekdays and AED250 on weekends, but the good news is that the full amount is redeemable on food and beverages.
When: Until the end of summer
Where: Atlantis, The Palm
Price: Free entry for ladies, AED150 for men
Contact: +971 4 426 2626, website

Fairmont Dubai
Fairmont Dubai is granting ladies free entry to its infamous Liquid Nation party. Every Saturday, ladies will receive complimentary access to Fairmont’s pool and unlimited complimentary specially mixed slushes and free access. Guys have to pay for AED100 for access to the pool, however, the price includes one complimentary mixed slushy.
When: Every Saturday
Where: Fairmont Dubai
Price: Free entry and complimentary drinks for ladies, AED100 for men and includes one complimentary mixed slushy
Contact: +971 4 311 8316, website

Dubai Parks & Resorts
Dubai Parks & Resorts aka the home of Legoland, Motiongate and Bollywood Parks is giving families the chance to enjoy the rides from just AED85. The “1 Day 1 Park” offer starts from AED85 for entry to Bollywood Parks Dubai, AED145 to Motiongate Dubai, AED145 to Legoland Dubai and AED185 to two parks.
That’s not all. For an added AED40, guests can enjoy unlimited food and drinks at Bollywood Parks when they opt for the 1 Day, 1 Park offer.
When: Until August 31
Where: Sheik Zayed Road, opposite Palm Jebel Ali
Price: From AED85
Contact: 800 2629464, website

Emirates Pass
All passengers who fly to Dubai with Emirates Airline will be able to use their boarding pass as a discount card, in a promotion called “My Emirates Pass”.
The pass can be used for discounts on 120 services including spa treatments, dining and leisure activities. If your friends are foodies, you can take to venues like Indie DIFC, Tribes and The Meat Co and pay up to 30 percent less.
There are plenty of activities that you can get up to 20 percent at places like the region’s only indoor ski resort, Ski Dubai, indoor skydiving at IFLY or even Dubai Parks and Resorts and pay up to 20 percent less.
Some of the spa specials on offer include 40 percent off all treatments at Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf Saray Spa, 30 percent off your total bill at the Taj’s Jiva Spa and 20 percent off all spa treatments at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre’s Natural Elements.
Click here, to see all of the My Emirates Pass offers.
When: Until August 31
Where: Various venues across the city
Contact: website


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