In Singapore, shopping is one of its biggest allures and shopaholics will be spoilt for choice; these insights will help you come up with an itinerary for an all-out shopping expedition!
The world-famous hub for shopping, Orchard Road is a two-kilometer stretch home to over 30 malls including ION Orchard and Orchard Central. A short drive from properties like Pan Pacific Singapore, this area is also a dream destination for fashionistas who will find designer brands like Armani, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Gucci and more.
Those based at centrally located hotels in Singapore can easily visit some of the colourful local markets where they can find a range of souvenirs, clothing, trinkets and street food too. The Chinatown Street Markets, Bugis Street Market, Little India Arcade and Arab Street are amongst the hotspots to explore.
No shopping tour would be complete without a visit to the country’s largest mall, VivoCity. Situated in the HarbourFront precinct, it offers a huge range of items be it fashion, homeware, footwear, music, jewellery, sporting goods or cosmetics. It also has Singapore’s largest Toys “R” Us which the kids will love!
Sim Lim Square
For electronics, the place to go to is Sim Lim Square. Billed as the nation’s largest IT mall, it is home to numerous shops with all the latest tech gadgets and gizmos, computers, laptops, mobile phones, cameras, TVs and more. You will also find second-hand items and can get electronics repaired as well.