There's plenty of options when it comes to shopping online in Dubai
21 May 2019| Last updated on 21 January 2020
Dubai is famed for being a place where people go shopping until they drop.
Despite this, a lot of us don't have time to take laps around the world's largest shopping mall or head to MOE or Ibn Battuta after work. In fact, the thought of checking out over 1,200+ outlets in The Dubai Mall is enough to make your head spin.
But don't fret... As there's always online shopping! Thankfully, there has been a great deal of improvement in the world of e-commerce for Dubai and the UAE, and now both are home to several online shopping outlets that you can browse endlessly during your lunch break.
So without further ado, here are the best online shopping sites in Dubai and the UAE... Happy shopping!
Previously Souq.com, the recently unveiled Amazon.ae has rapidly become our go-to for online shopping. Combining the local expertise of Souq, and the international appeal and offerings of Amazon, the new online shop is most definitely a game-changer in the country. Find everything from mobiles and tablets, to TVs, appliances, and electronics, to fashion and beauty items and books, video games and even groceries... Plus, SO much more!
For those of you with an extra budget to spend, Ounass is the best go-to for luxury fashion. Find your next designer handbag or new pair of heels, or next outfit easily with offering the likes of Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Kiehl's and more. Plus, Ounass gives shoppers free delivery for orders over AED 500 and you can enjoy same-day delivery.
For when your wardrobe and accessories need a quick revamp or when you just 'hate' everything in your wardrobe, SHEIN is the perfect place. With products starting from just AED 15, you can have your hands on a new bag, pair of shoes or bikini in just three to seven days. Returns are granted within 15 days of receipt but the payment will be given back as credit.
Mamas & Papas
Whether you’re a first-time parent, you’ve done it all before or you’re looking to treat someone special; Mamas & Papas have got everything you need to parent your way. They have 6 stores in the UAE, but with their online shopping website - you can everything you and your little ones need at the click of a button.
Offering the best in fragrance, makeup, skincare and beauty accessories from all of your favorite international beauty brands, Faces is our favourite online beauty destination. Offering free delivery, samples, AND gifts - plus easy returns, you're just a few clicks away from restocking your perfume or lipstick.
Aiming to fulfill your modern mum needs, Sprii is an online platform that offers authentic brands at the touch of a button. The site aims to make life as easy as possible for busy mums - and with 2 to 4 working days free delivery, they can do just that for you. You can pay online by card or in cash, too.
Launched in July 2010 in Dubai, Cobone is the Middle East’s biggest 'daily deals', or group buying, site featuring daily deals on the best things to do, see, eat and buy in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. It might not be 'online shopping' for products in the traditional sense, but using Cobone's website and application can save you so much money on many different things.
Offering a product range that exceeds 100 million - you can literally find everything you need on AliExpress. With worldwide delivery and safe online payments, you can shop what you need - be it for yourself, a friend or your home - as quickly as possible.
Croutique helps crafters, designers and boutique owners feature their amazing products, 24/7 to the largest community website audience in the UAE. It's the go-to place for homemakers, artists, fashion designers, crafters, boutique owners and more, to showcase their creativity and for shoppers to buy bespoke, quirky, individual and unusual gifts and wares.