Singapore is a great place to shop for all
sorts of consumer products. A tax free haven, you can get imported products from
every corner of the globe at a great bargain. Its also easy to shop as prices in
shops and shopping malls are fixed and discounts are the same for all
customers. Shop at exclusive store or open air bazaars in
The most famous shopping street in Singapore is Orchard road. This long street is popular with visitors
and is a stretch of big shopping malls, arcades, bookshops, cafes and
places where you can dine and shop are Plaza Singapura, Ngee Ann City, Tanglin
Mall, Centrepoint, Marina Square, etc. You need to spend at least on whole day there to feel the
vibrancy of the place and enjoy shopping till you drop. If you are looking for
top end branded
and fashion goods, it the place to go. However, prices for branded goods can be quite steep if
there is no sales, so look out for the Singapore SALES or sales given by some
stores throughout the year, in the
local papers in Singapore. There is always one.
Shop, enjoy a cool drink or a cup coffee at one of the
many cafes along the way (such as Starbuck or Coffee Bean) There are numerous
restaurants here, many can be located at Ngee Ann City. Taste the many
cuisines of Asia and the world over here as you shop. Orchard road is full of
activities during the festive
seasons. Visit the Tourist Information centre along Orchard Road to get
some special discount vouchers, offers, brochures on haw to travel in Singapore.
LATEST SHOPPING DESTINATION IN SINGAPORE!
The latest shopping - largest retail and
lifestyle destination is
VIVOCITY, 10 minutes from Orchard Road. Travel to HarbourFront Centre
(Where you take the cable car to Sentosa Island) - Get there by MRT North East
line, taxi or bus. For shopping plus entertainment - theatres and dinning,
the popular places today is at
Marina Bay Sands (more
for shoppers who shop for designer labels) and
Resort World Sentosa.
There are night markets but selection of goods are
To shop for local or more cheaper good, visit some of
the shopping centres where locals go. Some housing area have shopping malls
along the MRT line or bus interchange (check out
Transport options in Singapore
or see section below). There are also local shops at some housing estates where
there is a bus interchange (e.g. at Ang Mo Kio).
The simple and easy
way to shop is at shopping arcades or malls along the MRT stops (or nearby) such as
Novena, Toa Payoh, Ang Mo Kio, Woodlands, Orchard, Somerset, City Hall, China
Town, Little India, Sembawang, Bugis, Tampines, Jurong, etc. There are shopping
malls and restaurants all house under one roof.
Some places to go shopping
and where there is plenty to see or where you can buy a wide selection of merchandise are
places such as China Town, Bugis, Little India, Woodlands, Jurong, etc. China
Town, Bugis and Little India are great places to shop for Asian souvenirs or
gifts at a low price. Popular affordable shopping places are Bugis Junction located above Bugis MRT Station, and the open
air shopping nearby or Causeway Point in Woodlands. If you are looking for computer or IT
products, visit Sim Lim Square or if there is a sales at the
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