Who doesn’t love online shopping? Getting your favorite brands, at special online discounted prices, that too without moving from the comfort of your own bed, yes it is made possible by some online shopping websites in KSA.
Every person living in Saudi Arabia, who has at least one encounter with the great postal service, knows that it is a process engulfed with hassles, refunds, and disputes, especially when it comes to online shopping in Saudi Arabia.
After spending some time in the country, I have shortlisted the best KSA online shopping websites. These online stores have been evaluated according to their prices, customer service and the variety of options that they offer.
It is important to remember that the most reliable way of shipping anywhere is courier shipping which is traceable, and if it is not offered one should not take the risk through regular post. Here is a list of top online shopping websites in KSA.
01. Souq – Best Saudi Online Shopping Website for Electronics
This is the best online shopping website in Saudi Arabia for all electronic tech junkies. The Souq.com is owned by the tech giant Amazon. It will sell you anything ranging from home appliances to cameras.
They also have the newest models in stock, and the best part is, they offer payment on delivery, which is pretty neat. Basically, a techie’s heaven. It is undoubtedly the market leader in online selling in Saudi Arabia. Souq is an online shopping website which offers cash on delivery option for those who don't have credit cards.
02. Jarir Bookstore – Best Saudi Online Shopping Website for Gadgets
Jarir Bookstore in Saudi Arabia does not need any introduction as this is the best online shopping website in KSA for smartphones and gadgets. They are known for their high-quality products.
Almost all the things available here are available at a price which is 10% to 15% higher than the market price but still, people prefer to buy from them.
The reason is the unconditional guarantee which they offer. They are charging higher price due to their customer service and customer friendly approach.
03. Extra Stores
Extra Stores is another KSA online shopping website which has gained a good market share within no time. Extra Stores were historically known for their physical stores but with the evolution of technology and the new trends of online selling, they have changed their marketing strategy.
Many times they offer free delivery to their customers who make orders online. Moreover, there are exclusive promotions on their online shopping which are not available in their stores.
04. Cobone – Best Saudi Online Shopping Website for Deals and Coupons
Cobone is not your typical online shop. If you are looking for deals and coupons that visit this online store now! The site features offer coupons for various retailers which can range from spa packages to car washes etc.
They also offer vacation packages at extremely low prices. It is simple and easy and is a good way to try new restaurants or spas without hesitating to waste money. It is one of those websites where you can use Paypal Balance to make payments.
05. Wadi – Best Saudi Online Shopping Website for Grocery
Wadi provides a large variety of products on their online stores starting with electronics, watches, fashion items, beauty products, baby care products, toys for kids, home appliances and much more; however, they are famous for its grocery.
Although there are some other stores which have started delivering grocery products at home in Saudi Arabia e.g Danube Store, this particular application is the market leader for the online grocery shopping in Saudi Arabia.
They keep on offering different discounts to their customers so it is a good idea to keep Wadi application installed in your mobile all the times. Wadi is an online shopping website which offers cash on delivery option for those who don't have credit cards.
If you ask me about the biggest hit among the online shopping websites in recent years, Noon is the only answer. Noon is a newly launched website in Saudi Arabia which has gained a reasonable market share within no time.
The website is well known for its robust delivery as well as promotions and coupons. Narrating my personal experience, I find this online shopping website better than Souq.com for many reasons and one of them is their cheap prices.
There is a good range of electronic products available on this online shopping website called Xcite. The added advantage of the website is that they don't charge for delivery cost. It is one of those websites where you can use Paypal Balance to make payments.