Best shopping apps to find best deals and offers in Dubai, UAE

Shopping apps in Dubai help you get the best discounts, prices, deals and more. Use these apps to shop for smartphones, cameras and electronic goods. Find the best deals at restaurants or order a meal. Buy used products or sell them. Rent a Porsche or buy groceries. Come discover these wonderful apps in Dubai that make shopping more fun than it is meant to be.

This concise list of shopping apps will make tracking of all the discounts, offers and promotions etc., in Dubai, a lot easier. You will find details of what is on offer, and where, with just a few swipes on your mobile device.

Download these apps, if you are visiting Dubai, anytime soon. There is something here, for everyone, from apps that let you find the best deals on restaurants to apps that alert you on discounts on electronic goods. There's an app that lets you walk around the city and another that lets you buy and sell used goods. All these apps are there to simplify your life, help save you time and enjoy good bargains and save you money.

Visit Dubai

Launched by the Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing, the Visit Dubai app lets you have all the information that you need on Dubai, (quite literally) at your fingertips. The app lists and provides updates on over 13,000 sights and attractions, so you don't have to flounder around, gathering details, about what is happening in the city. It is one of the most useful apps for both locals and travellers, wanting to explore and discover Dubai.

Key Features of Visit Dubai app

  • The app provides latest information based on the time of the day, so you can schedule your activities with ease
  • Provides recommendations on things to do in Dubai based on your whereabouts, as well as under different heads
  • Lists a host of attractions and places of interest
  • Helps you find what's happening near you
  • Facilitates planning of itinerary
  • Provides information about the history and culture of Dubai

You'll find everything that is happening at the malls, fashionable boutiques and souks under the Shop, Dine & Relax section. If you want to try something different and off-the-wall then the app gives you opportunities to do so, as well. You can organise an outing to a farmer's market or a trip to the local bazaars based on the recommendations. Under the Deals section, you will find discounts on a host of things from renting a Porsche to rebate on go-karting tickets.

The Visit Dubai app is available for free download at the Google Play Store and at the Apple Store.


The ShopShopMe app is also available on Google Play and at the Apple Store. If you are visiting anywhere in the UAE, this app will definitely be of help, assisting you with your shopping. How? Well, the app trawls and searches multiple sites to refine results, so you get the best bargains.

The advanced settings allow you to filter the results further by price, brands, colour, size, shipping details, mode of payment, brands etc.

The Feedbaac Android application can be downloaded at the Google Play Store. It is an excellent platform for anyone interested in buying electronic products in Dubai, UAE. Also, the app shows various deals for smartphones, cameras, home appliances, fitness gadgets, laptops and the like, in the UAE. This app comes highly recommended because it provides a plethora of information to the consumer.

  • Price Comparison is a feature where prices of various products at leading online stores, in the UAE, can be compared
  • Product Reviews gives you an insight of what experts and real users have to say about various products
  • What's New section features news on the newest products in the UAE market, including product unveilings and innovations introduced
  • Quick Reads provides concise information of products
  • Cool Tips serves as a guide that helps you choose products

Shopping enthusiasts can access a lot more on Feedbaac for a better shopping experience. Other features include sifting through an extensive category of products and brands and the best deals on offer. You can find various shopping deals in Dubai through the website -


Nearbuy assures you don't ever miss a deal. The app checks malls across Dubai, such as Mall of the Emirates, The Dubai Mall and Deira City Centre for offers, special deals, events etc. The app uses a location tracker, to gather your location and sends you updates, as and when you walk into a mall.

You can use the app to follow a selection of brands, like IKEA, Starbucks, Zara, H&M and Adidas and receive updates on all events organised at the stores.


This app gets you irresistible deals on scrumptious food, from restaurants that deliver food. It is a wonderful app that displays entire menus from over thousand eateries. You have a choice of menus to choose from. There is fast food as well as full-fledged meals. Just download the app and order away.


Qshop looks after all your home needs. Be it an LPG refill or water cans, you can have everything delivered at your doorstep. Other products and services that can be availed of in Dubai, using this app include ordering grocery and cosmetics, and booking movie tickets and getting the laundryman to pick up dirty linen.

You can also access pest control and home cleaning services and get in touch with packers and movers. On an average, goods ordered are delivered within half an hour. There is an option of Cash on Delivery, and it takes away the drudgery out of daily shopping.

The Dubai Mall

With over 1200 stores, the Dubai Mall is one of the biggest malls in the world. It is so huge that it is easy to lose your way, or not know which way to head to find a specific store. This is where the Dubai Mall app comes in handy.

It is a wonderful user-friendly app that uses GPS and maps to help you, walk your way around the maze. It shows you the way to stores you'd like to visit or to restaurants and entertainment locations. One of the features that I particularly like is that you can use the app to save the parking slot where your car is parked, by pinning it on the map or using a snap or a voice note. It saves you some harrowing moments that you would otherwise spend locating your vehicle.


If you love to venture out alone and want to explore Dubai on foot, then the GPSmyCity app is designed for you. You can walk around Dubai at your own pace and soak in the sights at leisure, as the GPSmyCity takes over as your guide.

The app is equipped with navigation features and route maps, so you can traverse from one point to another, with ease. The walking routes include shopping in Deira and Bur Dubai besides dining and shopping outings at The Walk Jumeirah Beach Residence. Alternatively, there are cultural and art excursions that navigate through souks and other places of interest where you can shop for exquisite artefacts, to bring home as souvenirs.


The Dubizzle is developed for people who upgrade their gadgets and devices every time a new product is launched in the market. It is an app that lets you put up used goods for sale. It also lets you search for second-hand products.

You can sell and buy almost everything through this app, from clothes to fashion accessories, from books to smartphones to furniture and even used cars and homes. It is also a place to look for employment.

Dubai Airports

The Dubai Airport, like any other international airport, is like an extended shopping mall. You can buy anything under the sun at the duty-free shops. The airport is also very large and the app helps you navigate through it, with its 'While You Are Here' feature. You get details on the shops and restaurants and where they are at. That's not all; you also get updates on arrivals, departures and connecting flights, from the official app of the Dubai Airports.

The app also has suggestion for '5 Cool Things to do at our Airport' –

  • Pay a fee for access to the swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, gym, massage rooms and shower facility
  • Visit the Zen Gardens for some peace and tranquility
  • Rest a while in a rented Snoozecube
  • Business and first-class flyers can board their aircraft directly from the lounge
  • Move into a 5-star property within the airport


This app provides a unique way of making money, as you shop. The app tracks your location and presents a list of tasks based on where you are. You earn points for each task that you complete, and these get converted into cash credits. The more tasks you finish, the more points you accrue, and as you progress the tasks become more fascinating.

The assignments usually involve an appraisal of the sales staff at specified showrooms or taking part in surveys and marketing activities and similar such tasks.


Launched by the Department of Economic Development, the Sallety app, tracks groceries and everyday commodities at some of the prominent stores and hypermarts in Dubai, such as Al Maya, Spinneys, Choithrams and Emirates Co-op. The app tracks close to 300 products and gets you the best prices, discounts, special deals, promotions and offers across stores.

If there are any apps that you use in Dubai, please share the details in the comment section. Also, share your reviews and feedback on the apps listed here.

Article by Juana
Juana is a freelance writer publishing with Constant Content and sister sites of Techulator. She writes on a variety of subjects that interest her. She is a voracious reader and that helps her keep abreast with the latest in technology. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Eng. Lit, is a mom, a wife, a homemaker and a qualified teacher.

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