There’s some exciting news for all you shopping enthusiasts out there, now that Diwali is just a few days away. Along with being the festival of lights, Diwali is also a celebration of new beginnings, and we found the perfect way to mark this auspicious occasion.
In addition to ethnic clothes, sweets and crackers, gifting your loved ones is one of the most important Diwali traditions. But herein lies the catch. Just HOW do you find the perfect gift when there is so much to choose from? Finding the ideal gift has never been easy, so Team Masala! went around scouting for one! At the end of our little hunt, we figured, there’s nothing that quite lives up to the Emaar Gift Card.
WHAT THE EMAAR GIFT CARD IS ALL ABOUT
Frankly, this is the one-stop solution to all your gifting dilemmas. The Emaar Gift Card is a unique card that allows you to shop at more than 1600 stores and 400 restaurants across The Dubai Mall, Dubai Marina Mall and some of Dubai’s iconic and award-winning attractions and hotels! You will be spoilt for choice. Or rather, you can let your friends and family be spoilt by this little treat. The card can be loaded with a minimum of Dhs 50, going all the way up to Dhs 37,500!
Thus, you can use it to buy a ticket at the movies (Reel Cinemas), or shop for the latest limited edition Louis Vuitton at their plush store at The Dubai Mall, or even indulge in some high-street shopping at Dubai Marina Mall. What’s more, you can also enjoy a host of discounts using this card.
HOW TO BUY THE EMAAR GIFT CARD
While you can head to any of the locations listed below to pick up your Emaar Gift Card, another cooler option is to buy it online through the website – www.emaargiftcard.com. You’ll also have the option to send the e-gift card instantly to your loved one via SMS or Email at any chosen date! Simple, isn’t it? Else, head to the…
• Dubai Mall
• Dubai Marina Mall
• Address Hotels + Resorts
• Vida Hotels and Resorts
• Arabian Ranches Golf Club
• Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club
Buying your Emaar Gift Card online is quick with just three simple steps to follow!
Step 1: Visit emaargiftcard.com
Step 2: Add the gift amount on the card
Step 3: Choose if you would like to send your gift card via Email or SMS along with the delivery date.
Once the transaction is complete, the recipient will receive a digital code via Email or SMS and all they need to do is present it at either The Dubai Mall or Dubai Marina Mall guest service desk to collect their Emaar Gift Card!
THE EIGHT MOST SPECIAL THINGS TO GIFT THIS DIWALI WITH THE EMAAR GIFT CARD
So now you have the card and you are out shopping. How best can you put it to use? We have an edit to guide you…
• Gold & Diamond Park
Buying jewellery is an important part of Diwali celebrations. Besides, wouldn’t you want to shine at your Diwali party? Let this festive season be all about satisfying your every want. Head to the Gold and Diamond Park and pick out your favourite piece of jewellery to flaunt among your friends and family.
• A spectacular view from At The Top, Burj Khalifa
Enjoy this special day, viewing the city from the world’s highest observation desk. Diwali is also time to welcome guests from India, and we bet, they would love the experience too! Adding crème to the experience, head to a wonderful high-tea at At.mosphere! Let this Diwali be the perfect excuse to enjoy a scrumptious meal at one of Dubai’s most sought-after and must-visit-for-tourists restaurants.
• Try different cuisines at The Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina Mall
Home to some popular restaurants, a meal at the mall is exactly what you need while you take a break from all the shopping. Our personal favourite is the Cheesecake Factory, located at Dubai Mall. Who wouldn’t love a delicious cheesecake before round 2 around the mall!
• A movie at Reel Cinemas
What better day than Diwali, to spend time watching all the movies you’ve missed out on, with your loved ones. Psst.. Aamir Khan’s Secret Superstar is going to be releasing on the Diwali weekend. Can it be more fun than watching a movie starring your favourite star at a discounted rate?
Splurge on Designer Buys at The Dubai Mall
Be it a one-of-a-kind bag from Dior or a pair of YSL pumps from Level Shoes, The Dubai Mall is every fashionista’s dream come true. Think about how easy it will be to pick up your favourite bag or bauble from one of these swish stores with your Emaar Gift Card. And gentleman, if you are confused about women’s shopping and still want to make your partner happy, you know what to give her. The card is enough to allow her to shop for all that she desires.
• The perfect staycation at Vida Downtown/Address Boulevard
Choose to be different this Diwali, and whisk your loved ones away on a fun staycation at Vida Downtown or Address Boulevard at Downtown Dubai. One of the most charming localities of Dubai, Downtown Dubai has enough and more to keep your entertained, making sure the celebration spirit is intact. Enjoy breakfast, brunch and dinner, go shopping in the mall, explore the tourist attractions in the area… we bet you will feel like you are rediscovering the city… and all with the power of a card.
• Lunch at Thiptara & relax at The Spa at Address Dubai Mall
No celebration is complete without a wonderfully satisfying meal. Indulge in a Thai feast at the Taste of Thai lunch at Thiptara, which promises to take you on a culinary journey through Thailand’s famous regions. To add an extra something to your day, go on a spa date with your gal pals for a complete pamper session. All spruced up for that big Diwali party at home!
• Spend quality time with your kids at Kidzania®
Why have all the fun yourselves? Treat the little ones to a fun day out and spend with them, some much deserved quality time. We can’t think of a better way to bond with your kids this festive season!
Enjoy everything we’ve listed and more with your own Emaar Gift Card. To learn more, visit emaargiftcard.com