Bangkok is a popular tourist destination with millions of visitors passing through the city each year, and the shopping that is available in the city is also popular with many travellers. There is a comprehensive and varied selection of shopping you can do, and the prices are sometimes considerably lower in price than in western countries. If you will be heading to Bangkok on holiday and want to enjoy the shopping while you are there, below are some of the best things you can buy at fantastic prices when visiting the Big Mango.
Bangkok is famous worldwide for the high-quality finished jewellery produced in the city and the beautiful coloured gemstones. It is a significant trading hub for the world in these items, with people worldwide buying what is on offer when they come to Bangkok. Whether you are looking for a diamond ring, beautiful ruby necklace, a sapphire ring, or gemstone earrings wholesale, there is plenty of choices available shopping for jewellery in Bangkok. When you find something you want to purchase, remember to haggle on the price and take your passport with you to purchase your jewellery without the 7% VAT and save yourself some more money.
Luxury Designer Fashion
Many people also come to Bangkok for the luxury designer fashion brands which you can buy in the city at fantastic prices when compared back home. There are plenty of high-end shopping malls with boutique stores and designer brands selling these items, and they are a favourite choice with many visitors to Bangkok. Some of the biggest names in fashion are readily available in the many shops carrying designer fashion brands, including:
- Louis Vuitton
- Dior Homme
- Stella McCartney
- And much more available ….
Whether you are looking for shoes, a dress, a designer handbag, or a beautiful top, there is plenty to choose from when shopping in Bangkok, and you may need another suitcase to take it all home.
Cosmetics’ shopping is another favourite for many visitors to Bangkok, and every shopping mall in the city offers excellent bargains for visitors. The price in Bangkok is often much more affordable than back at home, but you do need to be careful with some of the products. It is common in Asia for many products to contain bleach to whiten the skin, so you may wish to avoid these products if you like the tanned bronzed look. There are plenty of products that do not contain bleach, so no matter what you are looking for, you will find something suitable in Bangkok at an affordable price.