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my mrs want to know where would she get the best xmas shopping bargains ,in bangkok or in pattaya ,[i know its not a man thing ,but it will save me a few bob if you can put here wise ]thanks .

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If you want to save a few Bob....The best place for shopping I have ever had was when I was working in Macau. The Mainland was a just 5 minutes over the border and cheap as chips.The south of China has some awesome destinations and some great shopping to be had.

Have a side trip and stay for a day or 2...Its 4 hour from Bkk and they can fly you right into Macau, where you can gamble at the casino's and hop over into Zhuhai for some shopping...

 

I dont go to Bkk anymore these days too much traffic/smog/people and it gives me the shits cause, I always come home with a head ache. Shop in Pattaya and when the haggling gets too much and its time for a break, there are plenty of Beer Bars for a drink and the beach for an afternoon nap.

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depends what she wants to buy. Obviously more variety in Bangkok.

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As much as I hate shopping with any woman, I have to say that at the end of the day Patt is where I would like to be.. Getting around in BKK can be as pleasant as sticking a sharp stick in your eye.

 

The variance on the prices are really not the much for me to give up my peace of mind. Baht Bus rocks..IMHO

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Bangkok hands down. Everything sold in Pattaya comes from Bangkok. So not only you will save money but also the choices and range is so so so much more.

 

Depending what you after, some areas to shop are

 

Pratunam Markets(in and out around Indra hotel, very good on the weekends, not all open on Monday)

 

Platinum Fashion Mall in Pratunam-huge choice of fashion and shoes

 

Siam Square-brand names, designer labels, also some fashion designs

 

Bo Bae Markets-cheap and good, but variety is not a good

 

Chatuchak Markets-has everything for everyone. Biggest market in Asia. From live animals, t furniture, fashion, shoes, and more and more. You will need a full day there and still will not see everything.

 

Hope it helps

 

PS. For mature lady in size S-L, quality brand name, go to Sukhumvit soi 12 Times Square, second floor shop Jaspal, Expensive popular Thai brand, excellent quality clothing. There they have factory outlet prices are 90% cheaper then the store

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If you are going to buy lots of items then a trip to Bangkok would be worth it.

 

Before you leave home, look on Ebay just to get a idea of prices/styles/colors and range. Get an idea at what you want to buy first and go from there.Shopping in Thailand can be challenging at times ,because unless its at the shop keepers finger tips , you may be hard pressed getting exactly want you want. Kuff has an awesome list the only thing i can add is... MBK shopping centre its near the National stadium.

 

...DONT IMPULSE BUY COZ,THE ITEM IS REAL CHEAP...BEFORE YOU BUY ANYTHING ASK YOURSELF..

....WILL I ACTUALLY WEAR THIS / USE THIS.... BACK HOME.

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thanks all for the info,only we will be in pattaya for 23 days and then bangkok for the last 4 days ,she is not sure where to fill the suit cases ,bangkok seems the best bet reading on here ,even if i get a head ache from fumes or watching her get rid of my money faster than crap of a shovel ,im in for a couple of days of torture :Anger:

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You have much more variety and access to higher end shopping in Bangkok. Plus the weekend market at Chatuchak is a big draw. On the other hand, if you want to keep her away from the high end shops and spending all your money, Pattaya might be a better move.

 

Cheers,

 

ZGF

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