As global inflation continues to affect the cost of living, it’s no surprise that people are seeking affordable options for their daily needs. In Jeddah, several discounted markets offer budget-friendly shopping alternatives. Let’s take a closer look at each of them
- Al Bashawat: Originally known for selling gadgets and household utensils, Al Bashawat has expanded its offerings to include various foods and beverages. Everything inside the shop is priced below SR 15, making it an attractive destination for budget-conscious shoppers.
- Ya Balash: One of the pioneers of discounted markets in Jeddah, Ya Balash specializes in selling cheap gadgets and home appliances. It’s an excellent place for affordable home shopping.
- World of Saving (Alam Al Tawfir): One of the largest discounted markets in Jeddah, World of Saving offers a vast array of products. They have multiple branches, and their prices are highly competitive, drawing large crowds seeking the best deals.
- Al Shamel: Located in Al Rabwah District, Al Shamel sells everything at a fixed price of SR 5.75 per item. From household necessities to groceries in bulk, it’s a must-visit for those on a tight budget.
- Al Majd Aliktisadiyah: Situated facing Al Shamel, this smaller shop offers a more selective range of products. However, with a price cap of SR 3.5 per item, it’s an attractive option for budget shoppers.
- Alam Al Wissam: Found on Setteen Street in An Nuzhah, Alam Al Wissam offers various useful and less essential items at a capped price of SR 5.75. It’s also known for selling consumer goods in bulk at lower prices than other places.
- Hayel: With three branches across Jeddah, Hayel sticks to the SR 5.75 price cap and offers a wide variety of products. They specialize in affordable kids’ gadgets and toys.
- Mira Mart: While not a traditional discounted market, Mira Mart operates as a “supermarket plus” that provides both traditional supermarket products and imported brands. Their offers allow customers to save money compared to regular supermarkets, and they also offer discounted home appliances and decorations.
These discounted markets provide a practical solution for individuals and families looking to manage their expenses during a period of global inflation. By shopping at these stores, people can find affordable groceries, household items, gadgets, and more, without breaking the bank.