Strategies for Shopping in Hong Kong
Brand fashion is the preferred choice for shopping in Hong Kong, such as Gucci, Armani brand, they do not usually discount on the mainland; but in Hong Kong, it is different. If you encounter seasonal change or festivals, these famous brands will discount heavily. If genuine brand is too expensive, over your budget, you may consider the Granville Road, the Palace Mall, Jordan Hanford House, and Garden Street. In these places, there are all kinds of wholesale stores, outlet shops, and second-hand shops. Although they do not have large scale and eye-catching name, they are all direct sellers of famous brands and the price is fairly low. It would be a good place for your bargain hunting.
The fur is very cost-effective to buy in Hong Kong; the top fur price here is just the 50% of UK, 75% of Japan. Besides, due to the warm weather in this cosmopolitan city, leather will be half-price sales as soon as the cold season passes. So it is very suitable to purchase brand-name fur and leather products in Hong Kong.
Skin care products, cosmetics and perfume sold in Hong Kong not only enjoy quality assurance but also have lower price because of tax-free. But be careful that clerk may sell the expired goods to you.
In coastal cities, many new couples go to Hong Kong to buy wedding ring, a large number of jewelry shops dot the streets everywhere. Various kinds of jewelry such as agate beads, gold and diamond seem much more expensive than that of mainland; actually it is not true, the color and clarity of the diamond in Hong Kong is much better; the workmanship is much more delicate. Now, Christmas is coming, it is the best time to go shopping, you would get Christmas jewelry with high quality but at a low cost.
If you are a sports fan, you shouldn’t miss the Fa Yuen Street, which is called “Sports Street”. Almost all the sporting goods and equipment can be found here.
In addition to fashion and cosmetics, if you want to buy cheap computer, you can go to small shops or street vendors in Kowloon. Besides, digital camera and accessories are relatively cheaper.
No matter men or women, wristwatches are also the focus for consumers. According to introduction, there are many top wristwatches that cannot be found inland, the price is much cheaper.