April 29, 2017 Nida 41Comment

Shopping for love ones is always fun, however staying in a budget is a big deal. Here are top ten gifts/souvenir that you can bring back home with in a budget.

1.Al-Farnar Emirati Sweets

Emirati sweets is made up of Dates, Saffron and Cardamom. Presented in a Silver Pot which is more over wrapped in vibrant piece of cloth for traditional looks.

  • Best for: Sweet lovers of all the ages
  • Price: AED 20–100 (USD: $5 – $27)
  • Location: Town Center, Jumeirah, Mercato Shopping Mall & Dubai Festival City.

2.Camel Milk Made Chocolates

Always buy something symbolic from the city you are traveling. Camel milk Chocolate is the cutest and yummiest souvenir for you love ones.

  • Best for: Sweet tooth lover of any age
  • Price:  from 40 AED (USD 10$)
  • Location: Any Supermarket and Duty free Shop

3. BALQEES Honey:

Why not some Honey for your Honey? You can buy pure honey from Dubai which is way cheaper from the rest of the world. Baleeqs Honey have different verities from the white honey to original Manuka. Always pack honey in your check-in language for hassle free traveling.

  • Best for: Everyone
  • Price: AED 150 – 350 (USD $40 – $95)
  • Location: Mercato mall, Dubai Mall, Deira City Center and Ibn Batuta Mall.

4. Persian Mouse Rug:

It’s very hard and expensive to buy a Persian Rug. Why not you collect something unusual for everyday use? These Persian Mouse Rug is beauty to your work Table. They are perfectly functional and washable.

  • Best for: Work Mate, Technology Geeks and for yourself.
  • Price: AED 45 – 75 (USD 12$-20$)
  • Location: Dubai Museum Souvenir Shop and Souks Souvenir Shops.

5.Dubai Spices

If you want to bring some flavours of Dubai buy some spices from the Spice Souk. It’s recommended to buy smaller quantities and put into check-in luggage for a hassle free traveling.

  • Best for: Anybody who loves cooking
  • Price : from AED : 10 – 25 (USD : $3 – $7 )per pack
  • Location: Spice Souk and Supermarkets

6. Hookah/Shisha Pipe

Good collectable item for smokers is a flavor shisha which is a rich symbol of Dubai culture. Beautiful carved Sheesha or Hooka can be a best gift from Dubai.

  • Best for: Male/ Female smoker friends and family
  • Price: AED50 – 370 (US$14 – $100)
  • Location: Smokers’ Centre outlets, Carrefour Hypermarket and Dubai souks.

7.Pashmina Shawls

Bring some warmth from Dubai, buy Pashmina shawls for your love ones. Real pashmina can be very expensive. To stay in budget buy silk or viscose mix pashmina shawls.

  • Best for: Wife, mother, female boss
  • Price :AED250 (US$70) for a real pashmina shawl

AED30 (US$8) is the average price for viscose shawls

  • Location: Pashmina House,Textile Souk andKarama Market

8. Sand-Glass Decorations

Bring some Arab sand to home.  It’s one of the famous souvenirs from Dubai. They are beautifully handmade and can custom on your request.

  • Best for: Art Lover
  • Price : AED 25 – 250 (USD 7$-USD 62$)
  • Location: Dubai Museum Souvenir Shop and Souks Souvenir Shops.

9.CHOCODate

Middle east is always famous for its dates.These Dates dipped into chocolate, which is the best combination of east and west.

  • Best for : Sweetooth of all the ages
  • Price : From  AED 45 (USD 11$)
  • Location: Any Supermarket and Duty free Dubai

10.Camel Company:

It’s a local brand for funky souvenirs. Camel Company have  collection of Softtoys, T-Shirts, Novelties, Camella and Habibi all in one Place. You can browse online to see their collection.

  • Best for : Everyone
  • Price : Starts from AED 15 (US 5$)
  • Location: Dubai Mall, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai World Trade Center, Souk al Bahar and Dubai Outlet Mall.

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41 Comments on Top 10 Budget Gifts to buy from Dubai

jhilmil said : Guest Report 3 months ago

loved & bookmarked it! Great post

Nida said : administrator Report 3 months ago

Thanks Phaytea ... enjoy warmth of your pashmina

Veera said : Guest Report 3 months ago

Great post, this is really handy if I ever visit Dubai. Thank you for sharing this post :-) https://byveera.blogspot.fi/2017/05/lisaravinteet-netista.html?m=0

Phaytea's Pulse said : Guest Report 3 months ago

Love the gift ideas...I like the past pashmina shawls...it's multi purpose

Basundhara Ghosh said : Guest Report 3 months ago

Everything so exotic. Will keep this is mind if I visit sometime :)

Musings of a tired mummy...zzz... said : Guest Report 3 months ago

Love the mouse mat! Definitely a great idea :)

piyush maloo said : Guest Report 3 months ago

great list much help

Nida said : administrator Report 3 months ago

thank you Rafe

Nida said : administrator Report 3 months ago

My pleasure

Nida said : administrator Report 3 months ago

true !! even if you have a stopover at Dubai !! you can find them in Duty-free as well

Anmaria Djong said : Guest Report 3 months ago

Thanks for the tips. Persian Mouse Rug is definitely a must buy for me when I go to Dubai. Its so special and you can't find it anywhere else.

Rafe' M said : Guest Report 3 months ago

So nice to share, such wonderful gift ideas

Lady Chi said : Guest Report 3 months ago

I love the pashmina shawls. My cousin's going to Dubai soon. I am going to DEMAND that she brings me back one. LOL, thanks for the tips

Claire said : Guest Report 3 months ago

Those chocolate look so good!

Yuen Mi said : Guest Report 4 months ago

Dubai is still on my list, but ill know what i want when I get there now! Those spices.

livvy pb said : Guest Report 4 months ago

I've never been to Dubai but I'd love to go and if I do Ill definitely pick up some of these!

Lost With Liv said : Guest Report 4 months ago

Awesome gift ideas! Dubai is still on my bucket list - now I know I'll have to leave a little extra room in my suitcase. And my stomach for those camel chocolates!

Nida said : administrator Report 4 months ago

Thanks abhinav, indeed thats a good idea too 🙂👍🏻

Nida said : administrator Report 4 months ago

Yes they very different varieties which u will surly love ❤️

nikhil said : Guest Report 4 months ago

will buy Hookah/Shisha Pipe for some ambience at home

Abhinav said : Guest Report 4 months ago

Good ideas, other stuff i like and usually get from Dubai is Dry Fruits, good quality, nice variety, rich and comes in various size and price!

Nida said : administrator Report 4 months ago

Sure ... thanks for your feedback

Nida said : administrator Report 4 months ago

Thanks for liking... i will be glad to bring some spice for you in my next visit 😊

Riely said : Guest Report 4 months ago

Such great gifts. I would gladly accept Dubai spices from anyone. Sweets are always a good gift idea as well.

vijee djega said : Guest Report 4 months ago

Nice gift ideas. Will try the chocodates and honey next time I pass through Dubai.

Nida said : administrator Report 4 months ago

Thank You for your comment :)

Nida said : administrator Report 4 months ago

No problem, my pleasure.

Nida said : administrator Report 4 months ago

Thats so sweet of yours !! Thank you

Nida said : administrator Report 4 months ago

True !! Whenever you visit do try. Thank Ya

Nida said : administrator Report 4 months ago

Thats my personal favourite too. I am using for myself as well, it works great and always give me Dubai trip Vibes.

Nida said : administrator Report 4 months ago

Best of Luck. Hope you flying soon.

Nida said : administrator Report 4 months ago

Thank You

Nida said : administrator Report 4 months ago

hope these ideas will benefit you. Thanks

Tabitha Mcfarlane said : Guest Report 4 months ago

Dubai looks so beautiful! I really hope to go one day, these gifts look like so much fun. :)

Lathiya said : Guest Report 4 months ago

Great ideas

mossicoast said : Guest Report 4 months ago

Great ideas, now looking forward to a trip to dubai someday.

Tamsin said : Guest Report 4 months ago

Oooh that mouse rug is so cute, I just have to go to Dubai now to get one!!

thebarefootangel said : Guest Report 4 months ago

Those sweet treats look delicious!! Always love the unusual flavours and spices in middle eastern sweets! Yum :)

Hedonistit said : Guest Report 4 months ago

I would love to go to Dubai someday!! it looks so magical, and that choco-date looks like it's going to be my fav thing lol

Britt Mont said : Guest Report 4 months ago

Sweet gifts to bring home! I would love a shawl. Britt Mont // www.othersideof25.com

Idriss said : Guest Report 4 months ago

Great Ideas. Never been to Dubai before, but I will keep your blog post in mind. Thank you for sharing.

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