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From Denmark you can bring porcelain and glass, handmade silver.
Shops are open from 9.00 to 18.00 on weekdays and from 10.00 to 15.00 on Saturday. In Copenhagen on Saturdays, many shops are open until 17.00. Specialized tourist shops, as well as shops located in resort areas, are usually open on Sunday.
The value added tax (MOMS, 25%) is included in the cost of all services and goods, so prices are quite high. Tourists from non-EU countries can return almost all VAT paid (about 20% of the cost of goods) when leaving the country. To do this, you must make a purchase in the amount of not less than 300 DKK, present a passport and fill out a special form, which is then presented when leaving the country. The goods must be sealed and have no signs of use, as well as have a receipt and cash voucher. Continue reading
Twice a year, many stores in Germany arrange sales: things of the outgoing season are offered at discounted prices. The timing of the winter sale: the end of January – early February, summer: the end of July – early August.
You can buy items in Germany in such major stores as Karstadt, Galeria Kaufhof, H & M, C & A, WOOLWORTH and others. As a rule, each of them is 3-4 floors, where you can find clothes for all seasons, life situations and all family members. The quality of clothes is undoubtedly high. Prices are different. Here, as in the case of products, each store has its own price niche.
When shopping in Germany, you should pay attention not only to large shopping centers, but also to small shops, often their owners are the Turks. The clothes here are quite different in style and “manner of performance.” You can find very nice and individual things. Continue reading