The Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2014 is expected to be bigger and better. So get your shopping bags ready and head to the Amazing Thailand.
According to few international news reports, the martial law is not impacting the tourist inflow in the country. Thailand is all set for its annual Amazing Thailand Grand Sale scheduled from June 15- August 15, 2014. More than 15000 establishments in seven of Thailand’s most important tourism cities (Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Hat Yai, Pattaya, Hua Hin and Samui) are participating in the grand sale this year. So, get ready and ‘shop till you drop’ with participants offering more than 80% discount during the sale period. Whether you are looking to shop, treat your taste buds or indulge in exotic spa treatments, there is no better time or place to get the best bargain deals. Thailand is ready for you!You can explore various Thailand packages and go for the one that suits you.
Shopping in Bangkok
Though the Grand sale is country-wide, the epicentre will unquestionably be Bangkok, the largest city in Thailand. Bangkok’s Siam Square and MBK Mall are considered shopping paradise by the trendy shopaholics. If you are looking for more than just mall hopping, try Chatuchak market, Asiatique the Riverfront, night markets at Khao San, Patpong and Rod Fai market and even the floating markets.
Not just shopping centres, you can also get attractive discounts and deals on hotels and vacation rentals. Major hotel chains and standalone hotels are participating in this grand sale offering attractive bargain deals on overnight stay, spa packages, F&B and banquet services. While shopping around in Bangkok, you will also come across the top tourist attractions of the city. So, don’t miss out to click a selfie or ask a passer-by to click a picture. Do try the sky-train ride, local street food and a chat with your tuk-tuk rider who will give you the best advice on insights for shopping, food and experiences.
The best reason for Indians to opt for Thailand this season: Visa On Arrival. If you haven’t had time to plan or book your Thailand shopping expedition, it’s never too late.
Trips & Tricks:
Bargain – it’s in the DNA of Indian shopaholics. So use it and get the best deals. However, avoid it in branded showrooms
Ensure that with a bargain deal, you are also getting a value product. Avoid sub-standard products!
Shop for clothes, shoes, watches, electronics, handbags or even accessories (try spectacles – they have some real colourful ones which can make you look super kool)
Research well on airfares as major airlines offer exciting discounts and fares
Do get your VAT refund on shopping.
Author : Roohi Ahmad