Emirates Extends Baggage Allowance To Dubai Shopping Festival

Yemisi Izuora 

Now shoppers can fly higher in this year’s Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) with a special offer from Emirates, the world’s largest international airline. 

Economy class ticket holders can enjoy additional baggage allowance on return flights during the biggest shopping festival of the year, running until 2 February.

Emirates passengers booked on an Economy class roundtrip ticket to Dubai can shop without limits, and return home with the latest fashion
bargains at no extra costs incurred, affirming Dubai Shopping Festival as the city’s most generous mega sale.

Jet setters returning to Emirates destinations in Canada, North America, Central America, South America or Africa can go home with one extra piece of luggage*. Those travelling to other destinations within the Emirates network can take advantage of an additional 10 kilograms baggage allowance. The offer is applicable on bookings made from 17 December 2018 until 2 February 2019, for return travel between 26 December 2018 and 4 February 2019.

Reacting to the development, Mohammed Al Hashimi, Emirates Vice President commercial product Dubai, said: “In celebration of the Dubai Shopping Festival 2019, we are very pleased to announce our excess baggage offer, encouraging visitors to Dubai to take full advantage of the attractive discounts during the 6 week super sale. There’s something for everyone to splurge on this New Year and enjoy the Emirates’ additional baggage allowance on the return trip home”.

Running from 26 December to 2 February, Dubai’s biggest shopping event will feature over 700 brands participating at 3,200 outlets across the city, with deal-hunters able to enjoy up to 75 percent off a wide range of products during the five-week sales.

Commenting on the offer, Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, an agency of Dubai Tourism, said: “Dubai Shopping
Festival is one of the most popular events in the Retail Calendar; attracting tourists from around the world with unbeatable offers and world-class entertainment. We are grateful to Emirates for giving visitors even more reasons to shop and make the most of this year’s
edition, which has been extended for an extra week to offer plenty of opportunities and time to shop and win.”

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