Shopping in USA
Shopping is for many tourists an essential element of every foreign trip. The United States is one of the best countries in the world in this respect. We can find here the widest range of products and the lowest prices.
Rodeo Drive -Los Angeles
Shopping in the USA – Tax
To avoid unpleasant surprises at the checkout, remember that in the US the prices of products are given before tax. It is added only when making a payment. Its height differ in individual states, but an average it is 7%.
Shopping in Usa – The cheapest stores
The best prices of various products can be found in three very similar store chains: ROSS, Marshalls and TJ-MAXX. You can find them all over the United States and you can buy almost everything in them. Beginning from cosmetics, clothes, handbags (including large travel suitcases), to sports accessories, shoes, small electronics and home furnishings. These outlets sell branded products, e.g., from previous collections, at reduced prices.
ROSS – Las Vegas
Shopping in the USA – What is cheaper than in Europe?
You will notice the biggest savings by buying clothes from American brands such as Tommy Hilfinger, Levi’s, DKNY or Calvin Klein, where for example, T-shirts for $ 10 are the norm. These and many other brands can be found in a sort of outlet towns located near big cities or on highways. If you do not have your own transport, many large outlet centers provide their own transport services to the most popular locations in a given city. More expensive clothes can be found in shopping centers such as: KHOL’S, NordStromRack and Dillard’s. Even there the prices are competitive in relation to those in Europe. Electronics are also cheaper, especially Apple products, and can also be bought, except official iStore, on the BestBuy.
Shopping mall – Houston, Texas
Shopping in the USA – Basic products
The most popular chain of hypermarkets in the States is Wallmart, and you can find its shops virtually everywhere. Wallmart is a typical general store, where you will find almost everything: from food, through clothes, toys, electronics, to firearms and ammunition, which is available only in some states. The second popular retailer store chain is the Target .
Firearm – Wallmart
The food of a better quality and, also, at the higher price can be found in the Whole Foods network.