Shops are open from 9.00 to 17.30. All products sold in stores are subject to value added tax of 17.5%.
Porcelain, glass, books, “a la Sherlock Holmes” tubes, bags, handbags, bracelets, watches, English tea with the addition of Kenyan bergamot or delicate jasmine are often brought to friends and family from London. The Scottish plaids, bagpipes, kilt kilts and, of course, Glenfiddich – malt whiskey are known all over the world.
For the year in the UK there are two major sales – the winter Christmas (in January) and the summer (in July).
London is considered the capital of shopping and fashion. There are more than 40,000 stores and 83 main street markets.
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Shops are open from Monday to Friday, Saturday – “short day”. Many trade establishments work without days off (in resorts often until 22:00). Food stores are often open around the clock (as evidenced by the sign “Non-stop”).
Clothes with embroidery, linen fabrics, rugs, Rose Valley perfumes, handmade products made of leather, copper and silver are brought from Bulgaria.
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Recently, the hotel fund in Bulgaria is being actively reconstructed, and by the beginning of the season, many hotels are doing cosmetic repairs. Most hotels are 3 * and 4 *. Meals are most often served on the basis of breakfast (buffet).
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Typically, shops are open from 8:00 to 18:30, and some of them can be closed at lunch time for 1-2 hours. On Saturdays, shops are usually open until lunchtime, on Sundays and during national holidays they are closed. At resorts and tourist centers, shops can work until 21:00, and station buildings – until 23: 00. Tobacco products are sold only in special licensed kiosks or in vending machines.
When shopping for an amount over 75 EUR, you can return the VAT (about 13%). Tax refund is made at the airport in the presence of a check. VAT refund is carried out either in cash directly at customs, or in the form of a check or bank transfer.
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