Phuket Shopping Price Guide – Patong Beach

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Phuket shopping and bargaining When it comes to Phuket shopping, the only thing better than the prices is the sheer variety of goods available. The best way to get a bargain whilst Phuket shopping is to never lose your cool or raise your voice.   Aggressive bartering may work in India but it won't get you very far in Phuket.  Thais love to joke and tease, so approach each bartering situation in a fun way, always displaying a smile.  However, be aware that Thais are also … [Read more...]

Updated: October 13, 2011 by admin

Phuket Markets

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If you want an authentic Thai shopping experience, you cannot beat a visit to one of the many Phuket Markets. There are markets everywhere in Phuket. Most of them are selling fresh food such as fruit, vegetables, meat and fish but there are also markets selling clothes and other merchandise. A wander around the Phuket markets is a colourful and entertaining experience. You will marvel at the extraordinary variety of bizarre foods many of which you will not … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Jungceylon Shopping Mall – Patong

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The Jungceylon Shopping Mall is the second largest mall in Phuket after Central Festival. It definitely addresses to Patong walk-in tourists with a lot of souvenirs shops in the underground floor, a lot more attractions and overall, higher priced restaurants (not necessarily better though). Located in the centre of Patong on the corner of Bangla Road and Rat-u-thit Road, Jungceylon is divided in four zones hosting a huge hotel, six room Cinemas, a bowling alley and a … [Read more...]

Updated: October 13, 2011 by admin

Phuket Weekend Market

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One of the best kept shopping secrets on the island is the enormous Phuket Weekend Market. Here you'll find a huge variety of clothing, accessories and Thai souvenirs. This large weekend market is a well kept secret, with scant information (if any) in the tourist guides. It is not situated in a tourist area, so visitors to Thailand have to be in the know. However, it is well worth making the trip to the outskirts of Phuket Town, as it is here where you’ll find the best … [Read more...]

Updated: October 13, 2011 by admin