It’s the 20th anniversary of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). Whether you are a UAE resident or a visitor who has specially flown in for the DSF 2015, there is much to look forward to in this month long festival full of big sales, carnivals and  ‘life-changing’ prizes.

We bring together some of the top deals and special offers you can make the most of, this month.


Over the years, DSF has almost become synonymous with prizes. When you shop in any of the malls in Dubai, be sure to enter yourself into the daily and weekly lucky draws – you never know, you might walk away with a car, gold or a holiday package.

The prizes Details How you can win
Win two Nissan Infiniti cars and cash
  • One winner gets the QX 60 and the Q 50 along with a cash amount of AED 100,000.
Buy an Infiniti Mega Raffle ticket for AED 200 at ENOC and EPPCO petrol stations, Global Village, Gold Souk and at main streets. The winners of the draw will be contacted by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFE) and their names will be published online.
Win gold and diamonds
  • Daily prize for one winner: 1 kg of gold or 1 carat diamond.
  • Weekly prize for one winner: 5 kgs of gold.
  • Final prize: 40 kg of gold and 8 carat diamond. The distribution for the gold will be: two prizes each for 5 kgs of gold, one prize for 10 kgs of gold and a mega prize for 20 kgs of gold. The distribution for the diamonds will be: three prizes each for 1 carat and a mega prize for 5 carats.
Spend AED 500 at any of the participating jewelry outlets to receive a draw coupon for the Gold and Jewelry Mega Raffle. When you purchase diamond jewelry you get two coupons.
Win a Mitsubishi car
  • Buy one Mitsubishi car and win another for free of the same value.
  • Also get free insurance for one year, 3m tinting, scotch-gard for your car and warranty for five years or 100,000 km.
Get the draw voucher from Al Habtoor Motors when you make your purchase. The draw will be held on 8 March 2015.
Get cashback with Nissan cars. Also, get a chance to win your car value back
  • Get cashback between AED 2,500 to AED 5,000 with every Nissan car.
  • Also get free insurance for one year, two-year service contract, and five-year extended warranty.
Get the draw voucher from Al Rostamani Group when you make your purchase. 20 winners will get the entire value of their car as cashback.
Win luxury club points
  • Daily prize: 5,000 points
  • Grand prize: 10,000 points
  • One point equals AED 1
Spend AED 500 or more at any Paris Gallery, Watch Gallery or Karisma store outlet for a chance to win luxury club points. Points are valid for one year and can be redeemed at the same brands.
Win two Alfa Romeo Giulietta cars and shopping vouchers
  • These car prizes are from Gargash Motors.
  • Two jewelry vouchers for Pandora worth AED 25,000.
  • One voucher worth AED 20,000 to spend on beauty products at Areej.
Spend AED 200 at Mercato Mall or Town Centre Jumeirah to get one raffle coupon for the draw.
Win an Audi car or holiday packages
  • Prize cars are the Audi Q5 and Audi A6.
  • Holiday locations include those traveled by the Moroccon explorer Ibn Battuta.
Spend AED 200 at any store at Ibn Battuta Mall for one raffle coupon.

Credit Card deals for DSF 2015

Credit card providers have joined in to the DSF 2015 celebration by offering benefits, discounts and freebies. Here are a few you can take advantage of:

Offer Credit card provider  Details
Win a Mercedes Benz C200 Avantgarde sedan or iPhone 6. ADIB Visa Covered credit card
  • For every purchase of AED 200 or more at the Oasis Mall Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road with your ADIB Visa covered credit card, you get two coupons for the draw.
  • You can also get one coupon for the Mercedes-Benz raffle if you apply for an ADIB Visa card at the mall itself.
Get free entry for two to the Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. Mashreq credit cards
  • A minimum spend of AED 5,000 makes you eligible for this offer.
  • You get up to a maximum of three vouchers equaling six entries.
Get a free stay for you and your family at Atlantis, The Palm. Mashreq credit cards
  • A minimum spend of AED 20,000 makes you eligible for this offer for a one night and two days stay.
  • A minimum spend of AED 30,000 makes you eligible for this offer for a two nights and three days stay.
  • Stay package includes breakfast, unlimited access to Waterpark and The Lost Chamber Aquarium, two-for-one spa voucher for two adults and two children below 12 years.
Convert your Dubai Shopping Festival spending into installment plans of three, six, nine or 12 months at 0% interest. Mashreq credit cards
  • Minimum spend required is AED 1,000.
  • You are required to contact the bank’s call centre post purchase to convert the shopping into an installment plan.
Win a Ctroniq tablet at the Grand Stores. Also, convert spending to installment plans of up to six months at 0% interest. Emirates NBD credit cards
  • Minimum spend required is AED 1,000.
  • Draws are held daily.
Win electronics, stays at five star hotels and fashion trips to international destinations such as London, Paris or Milan. All Visa credit cards
  • Bring your DSF receipts worth minimum AED 300 to the Visa-Wheel at The Dubai Mall between 12 to 25 January 2015 and have a spin to win.
  • There are 584 different prizes to be awarded during this promotion.


  1. Cash in on the sales: While there are many prizes to be won and lots of events to be enjoyed – let’s not forget the main aim of the festival, i.e. to shop! Head out to the various malls in the city to get some major discounts. For example: Up to 70% off at Home Centre plus a chance to win AED 100,000 worth shopping vouchers when you spend AED 200 or more, Upto 50% off at Debenhams, Up to 70% off at Stradivarius, Up to 60% off at the Baby Shop.
  2. Tune into a line-up of Arab musical talent: Twenty of the most popular musicians in the Middle East will take to the stage at Media City amphitheater between 8 January to 30 January 2015. You get to see famous Arab singers such as Mohammad Abdo, Amr Diab, Kadim Al Sahir, Ahlam, Nancy Ajram, Najwa Karam, Diana Haddad perform live.
  3. Attend a Sonu Nigam concert: Watch the Bollywood singer perform non-stop in a four hour extravaganza at the Dubai Duty Free tennis stadium on 16 January 2015. The ‘Epic Event’ which will start at 9 pm will include Sonu Nigam’s 50-member orchestra. Tickets can be bought at starting from AED 150.
  4. Re-visit Romeo and Juliet: Sit back and witness the Shakespearean drama unfold before you, in a performance by the National Ballet Company of Monaco. Renowned choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot presents his vision through 40 dancers between 15 to 17 January 2015 from 8 pm at the Madinat Arena, Madinat Jumeirah. Ticket prices start from AED 195.
  5. Visit malls across Dubai: Other than shopping, you can enjoy live entertainment, stage shows, fashion displays and kid-friendly activities with your family in the many malls of Dubai. You can visit the Wafi Mall for the Acro-Violin Duo performances or the Mercato Mall to catch Sicilian dancers, a cooking percussion act and the Venice carnival.