One of the best things when visiting Bangkok, whether on holiday or for business, is some of the fantastic available shopping. There are many places where you can buy a wide variety of high-quality things at an affordable price. You can also often haggle on the cost of what you buy, so whether you want to buy a new pair of sunglasses, some decorative items, or a sterling silver bangle, wholesale prices can be available. Below are some of the various things you can buy when shopping in Bangkok at fantastic prices and are of excellent quality.
Lots Of Designer Clothes
When walking around one of the many shopping malls throughout Bangkok, you will notice that there are plenty of designer boutique stores you can browse. Whether you are looking for a designer pair of shoes, a beautiful new dress, a new handbag, or a beautiful pair of shoes, plenty of choice is available. Many of the boutique stores will also be members of the VAT refund for tourists’ scheme, so you can save 7% on the cost of your clothes and avoid paying the VAT.
There is also an abundance of choices available when you look at all the cosmetics you can buy in Bangkok. Most department stores in the shopping malls you can visit will have extensive cosmetic departments as the designer brands are often much cheaper than in countries abroad. However, you will need to be careful with some of the products will have skin whitening ingredients, which is common throughout Asia. You can often get your favourite perfume cheaper than at the airport, and you can also save the 7% VAT on what you buy.
Exquisite Gold & Silver Jewellery
Bangkok is also an excellent destination to go jewellery shopping, and the city is a global trading centre for finished jewellery, so there are lots of quality jewellery stores in the city. You are vest looking for the smaller independent jewellery workshops and visit the many markets in the city. You can get some exquisite jewellery that is surprisingly affordable, and there is a wide selection of handmade silver jewellery from which you can choose.
A Myriad Of Electronic Gadgets
You will also find that there are many electronic gadgets you can buy in Bangkok, and these can be of varying quality. However, some electronics such as televisions or tablet computers can be significantly cheaper, so it may be worth considering buying one while you are in Bangkok and shipping it home. You can click here to find out how to claim the VAT back at the airport before you leave and make a further saving on the cost of what you buy.