Christmas is just around the corner. If you haven’t started your festive shopping yet now is the perfect time to start thinking about it. As travel lovers, we have been dreaming of the best shopping destinations around the world that we love to visit to get us into the festive mood and help us make a start on our gift buying.
If you’re heading on a city holiday before Christmas, be sure to leave lots of room in your suitcase!
Here are our top picks for some serious city shopping
Dubai – Dubai has one of the largest shopping centres in the world, The Dubai Mall. You are bound to find something for everyone here. Other top spots include the Mall of the Emirates, and of course the local souks.
Bangkok – This lively cosmopolitan city has plenty to offer festive shoppers. With MBK Center and CentralWorld being the two most popular shopping centres. And not forgetting the incredible night markets where you are sure to pick up a bargain or two.
Las Vegas – Mega casinos and spectacular entertainment aside, Las Vegas boasts a fantastic shopping experience for visitors. You can find gift ideas at The Miracle Mile under Planet Hollywood, and The Shops at Crystals. As well as, Las Vegas North and South Premium Outlets – perfect for picking up a bargain!
Singapore – Singapore offers such a variety when it comes to shopping. Shop ‘til you drop in Orchard Road’s super malls. Grab a bargain in China Town’s street markets. Or head to the designer boutiques of The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands for something more luxurious.
New York City – From Macy’s to Bloomingdales to Fifth Avenue, New York City probably has to be the most iconic shopping spot of them all. Be sure to check out our New York Shop ‘Til You Drop guide for the best festive shopping spots in NYC.
While these are just a few of our top picks for Christmas shopping around the world, there are plenty more out there. And if you aren’t going abroad this festive season, the UK has plenty of shopping opportunities including two of our favourite local shopping centres, Bluewater and Lakeside.
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