Originally Posted by abu ronin
John's right. If I may add, always haggle on the price.Don't pay the first, or even second price your given. That is the norm for commerce in the region. If you "takalam al arabia" this will help. Don't be a "tourist"!
AR bargaining may be harder than it sounds, they know what's going on always. hopefully this guy will have at least 1 friend to count on to help him do all of the purchasing/negotiating for him