Dubai: Shoppers in Dubai will be able to snap up items at bargain prices over the three-day weekend taking place over this year’s National Day holiday.

The National Day Sale, from December 1 to 3, will see malls and retail outlets give shoppers discounts of between 30 to 90 per cent, according to the government’s Dubai Tourism.

Retailers who wish to run promotions during the National Day Sale have until November 29 to register, according to Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, an agency of Dubai Tourism.

This year, as the UAE celebrates 45 years as a unified country, many people will be able to enjoy a three-day weekend.

On Thursday, December 1, the country marks Martyrs Day, and then celebrates National Day on Friday, December 2. These two days have been declared a paid day off for public and private sector workers.

Public sector workers and private sector workers given two-day weekends will also be off on Saturday, December 3.

All workers will resume their jobs on Sunday, December 4.