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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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11. Re: Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

My husband has a watch fetish and has bought a number of watches over the years from various places including The UK, Far East and UAE. When buying in The UAE he has always made a decent saving compared to The UK prices. Granted the exchange rate has been a lot better at times but even with the poor rate it can still be cheaper than The UK as retailers in Dubai will drop their prices massively compared to The UK. You never pay the original price quoted.

He's bought from several different shops but rates Ahmed Saddiqi & Sons in Deira City Centre as it's not as tourist centric and tends to get them down a lot on price.

I think you need to have an idea what you want and shop about in The UK first to

ensure you know the cost of it back home then see what reatailers are prepared to give you in Dubai, again shop

about and don't be afraid to barter. If the deals no good then walk away and buy it once you're back in The UK

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12. Re: Rolex watch purchase in Dubai

Forgot to add he's also bought from

a shop in Sadaf building in JBR and they sold new and used rolex watches but I can't remember the name of the shop.

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