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Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

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Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

Hi,

Looking to buy a Rolex Submariner or similar while we're here for a week's holiday.

Is the best place the duty free shop at the airport on the way home?

Are there any deals to be had elsewhere?

I'd consider pre owned also.

Thank you.

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1. Re: Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

It be cheaper in UK... especially with the poor exchange rate ⌚

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2. Re: Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

Would recommend Dubai duty free if you are planning to buy from Dubai. If you are buying pre-owned make sure that its original as there are lots of fake out there

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3. Re: Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

Thanks for all the help and advice, Dubai Duty Free is looking favourite at the moment.

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4. Re: Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

DDF may not let you haggle the price, which you can do at Ahmed Seddiqi in town.

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5. Re: Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

I bought a watch in Dubai some years ago. You could haggle in the stores in Dubai. I found the DDF to be expensive and they were reluctant to barter.

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6. Re: Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

Came back from Dubai last week and looked into watches Dubai duty free was more expensive than uk for Rolexes we found

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7. Re: Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

You’ll probably find they are cheaper at Cheshire Oaks - poor exchange rate at the moment

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8. Re: Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

Visit Hatton garden in London for the cheapest authentic Rolex watches.

They will be more expensive in Dubai.

Edited: 12 June 2018, 13:57
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9. Re: Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

Frankly, I think buying new premium watches for bargain prices in Dubai is a pipe dream - never seen better rates or deals in over 8 years anywhere compared to UK.

If you are set on finding a watch in Dubai, check out these guys https://timepiece360.ae/

They have a small shop in JBR, and offer great deals. I can't be doing with all that haggling backwards and forwards for days to save a few dirhams. I've done business for watches here a few times and found it a pleasant experience with no hassle.

Edited: 12 June 2018, 14:17
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10. Re: Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

Thanks for all the replays, very helpful, still considering the options mentioned.

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