The experience of travelling to a new place and exploring it is not complete without those lovely souvenirs or knick-knacks that you finally get home for the throwaway prices after bargaining hard. There are plenty of bargain shopping destinations around the world, but not every destination offers you bargain shopping where you try every trick up your sleeves to break the price quoted by the shopkeeper and bring it down to suit your pocket. More than the money that you save, it is a sense of achievement that makes your trip more memorable. Here are four such cities for bargain shopping where you can get the variety of stuff at prices of your choice.
4 Amazing Cities for Bargain Shopping
1. Barcelona, Spain
If you are looking for some great deals on designer clothing or retail labels like MNG and Zara, there’s no place better than Barcelona. If you are looking for some street shopping, still head to Barcelona because, it is in this beautiful city of Spain where retail stores try their best to win over a buyer. Take advantage, bargain and you will get unbelievable discounts on designer labels. The central Plaça de Catalunya area is where you can find almost everything.
2. Bangkok, Thailand
In recent years Bangkok in Thailand has become synonymous to great shopping. From glittering malls to streets shopping to local bazaars, Bangkok is an answer to every shopoholic’s prayer. If that’s not enough, there are outlet malls, floating markets, vintage shops and night markets too. You can find a huge variety of clothing, electronics, spices, housewares and much more at very reasonable prices. Chatuchak Weekend Market is known around the world for bargain shopping and Pratunam is the wholesale market where you can get some amazing deals on fashion clothing and accessories. Just know how to bargain and keep it pleasant while trying to negotiate for a price and shopping in Bangkok will be an experience that you will never forget.
3. Hong Kong
Clothes, jewelry, electronics, handicrafts and much more, Hong Kong is known as the Shopping Jewel of the East and not without reasons. Shopping districts, mall or street markets, Hong Kong is a shopper’s paradise not only because of the huge variety of goods but also because of the competitive pricing. Low labor cost and low taxes work in favour of consumers as you can have a huge variety of good in much cheaper prices as compared to other cities. Head to Cheung Sha Wan Road for fashion clothing and accessories. Apliu Street Flea Market is famous for electronic items, just don’t forget to bargain. Besides shopping, there are also other great reasons why you should visit the vibrant and colorful city of Hong Kong.
4. New York, USA
It is no secret to the world that New York city is the cheapest city in the world to shop for electronics and cameras. But, very few people know that it also a great place to shop for designer labels, that too with a discount. Head to Century 21 on Cortlandt Street for discounted designer accessories and clothing. The wholesale garment district stretched from the 36th to 39th Streets between Fifth and Eighth Avenues is an ideal place for bargain shopping for clothes without designer labels.