April 29, 2017 travelmyjourney 42Comment

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

An idea for the Budget Gifts from Dubai:

1.Al-Farnar Emirati Sweets

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

Budget Gifts from Dubai

  • 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 your love ones.

Budget Gifts from Dubai

  • 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.

Budget Gifts from Dubai

  • Best for: Everyone
  • Price: AED 150 – 350 (USD $40 – $95)
  • Location: Mercato mall, Dubai Mall, Deira City Center and Ibn Battuta 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? This Persian Mouse Rug is a beauty to your work Table. They are perfectly functional and washable.

Budget Gifts from Dubai

  • 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 flavors 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.

Budget Gifts from Dubai

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

Budget Gifts 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 loved ones. A 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 Karama 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 has a collection of Soft toys, T-Shirts, Novelties, Camella and Habibi all in one Place. You can browse online to see their collection.

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

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42 Comments on Top 10 Budget Gifts to buy from Dubai

Melanie Glastrong said :Guest Report 6 months ago

Such a nice blog. I have read an amazing article here.

    jhilmil said :Guest Report 12 months ago

    loved & bookmarked it! Great post

      Nida said :administrator Report 12 months ago

      Thanks Phaytea ... enjoy warmth of your pashmina

        Veera said :Guest Report 12 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 12 months ago

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

            Basundhara Ghosh said :Guest Report 12 months ago

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

              Musings of a tired mummy...zzz... said :Guest Report 12 months ago

              Love the mouse mat! Definitely a great idea :)

                piyush maloo said :Guest Report 12 months ago

                great list much help

                  Nida said :administrator Report 12 months ago

                  thank you Rafe

                    Nida said :administrator Report 12 months ago

                    My pleasure

                      Nida said :administrator Report 12 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 12 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 12 months ago

                          So nice to share, such wonderful gift ideas

                            Lady Chi said :Guest Report 12 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 one year ago

                              Those chocolate look so good!

                                Yuen Mi said :Guest Report one year 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 one year 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 one year 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 one year ago

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

                                        Nida said :administrator Report one year ago

                                        Yes they very different varieties which u will surly love ❤️

                                          nikhil said :Guest Report one year ago

                                          will buy Hookah/Shisha Pipe for some ambience at home

                                            Abhinav said :Guest Report one year 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 one year ago

                                              Sure ... thanks for your feedback

                                                Nida said :administrator Report one year ago

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

                                                  Riely said :Guest Report one year 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 one year ago

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

                                                      Nida said :administrator Report one year ago

                                                      Thank You for your comment :)

                                                        Nida said :administrator Report one year ago

                                                        No problem, my pleasure.

                                                          Nida said :administrator Report one year ago

                                                          Thats so sweet of yours !! Thank you

                                                            Nida said :administrator Report one year ago

                                                            True !! Whenever you visit do try. Thank Ya

                                                              Nida said :administrator Report one year 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 one year ago

                                                                Best of Luck. Hope you flying soon.

                                                                  Nida said :administrator Report one year ago

                                                                  Thank You

                                                                    Nida said :administrator Report one year ago

                                                                    hope these ideas will benefit you. Thanks

                                                                      Tabitha Mcfarlane said :Guest Report one year ago

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

                                                                        Lathiya said :Guest Report one year ago

                                                                        Great ideas

                                                                          mossicoast said :Guest Report one year ago

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

                                                                            Tamsin said :Guest Report one year ago

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

                                                                              thebarefootangel said :Guest Report one year ago

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

                                                                                Hedonistit said :Guest Report one year 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 one year ago

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

                                                                                    Idriss said :Guest Report one year 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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