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Old 24th October 2007, 18:03   #1
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am off to dubai, wanna know what do shop for and from where. mostly interested in car stuff, watches, electronics and clothes. car bit i dunno since i sold my car so dunno future car which is it gonna be. also the basic do's and donts.
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you can get superb deals in Deira Area.....
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electronics is ok but dont think of any car parts unless youre goin to sharjah. as far as clothes and all are concerned try karama
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am off to dubai, wanna know what do shop for and from where. mostly interested in car stuff, watches, electronics and clothes. car bit i dunno since i sold my car so dunno future car which is it gonna be. also the basic do's and donts.
Ask Steeroid, he is probably the right man, but if you can, please get me some nice exotic dancers. The last time i asked someone he flattered to deceive.
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you can get superb deals in Deira Area.....
superb deals for what?

any place to get an iphone for cheap (under 2000 dhs)??
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There's an R34GTR in Dubai which is rumoured to be putting out in excess of 1300 Bhp. Heard that it belongs to some Sheikh. Please see if you can get that for me.
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There's an R34GTR in Dubai which is rumoured to be putting out in excess of 1300 Bhp. Heard that it belongs to some Sheikh. Please see if you can get that for me.
And how do you suggest he clear it through customs? Hide it in his backpack?
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well he can modify it...put in some wings...then fly in it. He'll save on his air fare
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well he can modify it...put in some wings...then fly in it. He'll save on his air fare

He'll surely save on his airfare but me thinks he'll end up spending at least 10 times more on fuel. Unless the sheikh gives him an oil well free with the car.
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If he can get the car for you, he should be able to get the oil for it too
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if i really could get a car from there trust me i really would and come back without shopping for anything. the real deal now. am looking to buy some phones or one. interested in iphone or n95. a digicam in electronics bit. where to get the best deal. and i mean the best one. i need clothes since i hate the clothing in india and normally i shop from abroad everytime i go in bulk so where to get these. car parts really dont care need small small stuff like engine start button and stuff like that mostly. lastly i guess some nice booze, perfumes and watches are one my list. thats it and im happy. watches i want diesel so deal for these. booze i want to get some good baileys, heineken six pack for kicks i guess and some absolut flavoured vodkas.
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is dubai really as cheap as it used to be? My only experience is the airport, and everything there is more expensive than good ol Mumbai!
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is dubai really as cheap as it used to be? My only experience is the airport, and everything there is more expensive than good ol Mumbai!
Agreed with Rtech, i once purchased a digital camera from Dubai Airport and it turned out to be costlier than in India

I guess liquor and cigars are the best deals to purchase in duty free shops in airports
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Ask Steeroid, he is probably the right man, but if you can, please get me some nice exotic dancers. The last time i asked someone he flattered to deceive.
Okie, this was meant for me. The dancers werent really willing to come along when they came to know you are already married and have lovely kids as well. Couldnt really force them, you see. Last thing is them to feel bored after coming this far. hehe

Jesal, for clothes shopping, i suggest shop in the Al Karama area and then ofcourse you have the zillion malls almost everywhere. As for electronics, try out the shops near the Deira Gold souk area as well as some of the bigger shops like Jacky's n stuff. I dont know if they would provide you with good deals though.

As for the prices, i felt majority of the stuff available there were priced on similar levels as those here in India, and in my opinion, perfumes worked out cheaper.
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Old 25th October 2007, 13:06   #15
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excellent perfumes @ local shopping center right behind Lulu, Karama;
electronics @ jackys and Al-Rams, Nasser Square, Diera;
apparels @ karama;
mast food @ karachi darbar, either at al ghusias or karama;
booze/fags @ airport duty free;
girls @ deira near KFC;
misc @ city center.
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