Shopping in UK

Shopping in UK

Q-What is shopping in the UK like?

A-For all the shopaholics the United Kingdom is a one stop destination. From huge shopping centres to factory outlets the UK has a good mix of all the places that can satisfy the shopaholic in you too well. So whether it is shopping for yourself, your children, husband or any other family members or friends, or to shop for your household things, the United Kingdom will never fail to impress you.Check out on Shopping in London also

Q- What makes shopping in the UK not too expensive?

A-There is nothing as compared to a good shopping spree and who does not crave for a permanent SALE?? There are numerous shopping outlets in the UK where you can finds amazing bargains almost always on high street and designer goods at stores like M&S outlets, Hugo boss, Calvin Klein etc. So whether you need to buy things for you, your kids, your husband or your home, you'll be able to find some great bargains all year round. Some of these outlets are:

Bicester Village, Oxfordshire: It is an hour drive from London and Birmingham, just off the M40. It is ideal for designer brands . There are over 130 boutiques offering all the brands you may think about including DKNY, Hugo Boss, Levi's etc. This village also has good variety of cafes and restaurants to not let hunger pangs hinder your shopping.

The Galleria, Hatfield: Situated just north of London, its 80 shops include household and designer brand names with up to 60% off always.

Gretna Gateway outlet village, Scotland: has almost all favourite high street brands such as M&S, Nike factory store etc. There are a few cafes and outdoor playing area for children.

Apart from these outlets the UK is full of such amazing outlets like Burberry factory outlet in London, Ddalton park outlet and many others, that makes shopping not too heavy on your pocket.

Q- What are the 10 biggest shopping centres in the UK?

A- There are numerous shopping centres in the UK, some are too huge to make your eyes pop. The top 10 shopping centres in the UK are:

Manchester's Trafford centre 
• The Metro centre in Gateshead
 The Liverpool ONE shopping centre
• Westfield in London
• Bluewater in Kent
• St. David centre in Cardiff
• Lakeside shopping centre in West Thurrock, Essex
• Bullring in Birmingham
• Cabot Circus in Bristol
• Braehead shopping centre in Glasgow

Q- Which is the busiest shopping street not only in the UK but in entire Europe?

A- Oxford street in London is said to be the busiest shopping street in Europe. It is one and a hald miles from one end to another and most shops on the streets are open from 10 am to 7 pm. Oxford Street is best known for Selfridges and the other big department stores which are all found in the section from Marble Arch to Oxford Circus, along with many well known multinationals.

Q - Where can i reclaim my sales tax 20% levied on my goods and services purchesed in UK?

you can always get your paid tax back on your departure at the UK airports, please see for more details on VAT Refunds For UK Visitors.


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