Summer isn’t complete without Back to School shopping and preparation for the new academic year. The 25th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) brings a host of special offers, activities, prizes, and even special Modesh scholarships to help young residents and visitors get ready to go back to school or university at the end of this month.
Back to School Highlights 2022
Unmissable offers at Oasis Mall
From 8 August to 4 September, enjoy unmissable Back to School offers at Oasis Mall. Shoppers will be able to enjoy sale promotions of up to 75 per cent off and earn triple Shukran points on Back to School shopping.
That’s not all, Oasis Mall also offers a range of Back to School focused activities for children, including a spelling bee competition on 13 August from 6 PM to 8 PM. Participants will be divided into two age groups with one tournament held for children aged between 7 and 9 and another between 10 and 12. Two winners from each group will receive vouchers to spend at the mall and a certificate that will make for an excellent decorative piece at home. With 30 participants allowed in each group, families can sign up their children for free at the registration desk in Oasis Mall.
Children can also try out new toys and play fun games at an activity station, set up by Oasis Mall and Toy Station between 13 and 28 August.
Re-decorate the kids’ room with Crate and Barrel
International home décor company, Crate and Barrel is giving Back to School shoppers the chance to enter a raffle to win a brand-new room for the kids. From 8 August to 4 September, have the chance to win AED 50,000 which includes AED 30,000 in furniture and AED 20,000 in design services. Simply fill in an online form to enter the raffle and the winner will be announced on 20 September.
Win an AED 25,000 Modesh Scholarship
From 8 August to 4 September, spend AED 200 or more at participating Nakheel Malls including Ibn Battuta Mall and Circle Mall for a chance to be one of ten winners of incredible Modesh Scholarships worth AED 25,000. The Modesh Scholarship promotion is designed to provide financial support for students who are already enrolled in a school, university or online course, or for those who plan to further their education. Submit purchase receipts to the nearest customer service desk to enter the Shop & Win promotion.
Get Back to School essentials at Jumbo
From 5 August to 4 September, Jumbo Electronics is helping everyone get ready for the new school year with AED 600 extra on exchanging an old laptop with a new Intel laptop, and 15 per cent off on select laptops for students and teachers. Any laptop, tablet or desktop worth AED 1000 and above makes the shopper eligible for a raffle coupon with a chance to win a laptop everyday and AED 25,000 in school fees. Shoppers can also get special offers on other brands like Fade Fit, Zomato, Spotii, and many more at the electronics giant.
Win Back to School prizes at Sharaf DG
Back to School shoppers will have the chance to win up to AED 2 million worth of prizes with Sharaf DG. Take advantage of a range of incredible offers from 5 August to 11 September across all Sharaf DG stores and have the opportunity to win with purchase or take home an exciting gift. Purchase a MacBook and enjoy 0 per cent interest for 18 or 24 months with Emirates NBD cards, and minimum purchases will earn buyers 5x air miles and a free 1-year Microsoft 365 personal subscription.
Dream Big Little One at Pan Emirates
Pan Emirates is offering a chance to win a scholarship worth AED 20,000 this summer. To take part, all you have to do is spend AED 1,000 or more at stores citywide till 23 August, and the winner will be announced on 25 August. More winning opportunities with Pan Emirates will be available every week till 4 September. Follow Pan Emirates on Instagram @panemirates, like and save the contest post, tag three friends in the comments and you could be a winner of a AED 500 voucher to spend in Pan Emirates’ showrooms located in Al Barsha, BurJuman, Dubai Festival City Mall, Madina Mall, Cityland Mall beside Global Village or Festival Plaza, Jebel Ali.
Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), the 25th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises is on until 4 September 2022. Visit www.mydss.ae for the full calendar of events and @CelebrateDubai and @StyledbyDubai on social media channels.