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Shopping in Lanzarote
Lanzarote along with the other Canary Islands has managed to keep their status of lower import tax and VAT rates - duty free, so if you are looking to buy tobacco, wines, spirits, perfumes and maybe some electrical goods, look no further as they are much cheaper here than in other EU countries! But please remember unlike other European Union Countries, there is a strict limit to the amount that you are allowed to export out of Lanzarote into the UK and other EU countries!
The Limits are: 1 litre of spirits, 2 litres of wine and 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars.
There are numerous Boutiques to be found in the Main resorts, however the best shopping districts are in Arrecife and Deiland in Playa Honda. In Arrecife the main shopping street is Calle Leon Y Castillo - locally known as Calle Real. The Deiland Shopping Centre in Playa Honda hosts and array of Shops and relaxing cafes as well as a Cinema.
There are many Electrical Goods shops that sell Cameras, Video Cameras, CD players etc. If you visit these shops, always ask for a discount - the displayed price is always negotiable! These will be mainly found along the high streets of the majority of tourist resorts.
If you, like me like the markets for a good haggle and great bargain there are plenty across the island of Lanzarote...Make sure you try to barter as it makes that bargain even more satisfying!!! Markets that are found in tourist areas such as Puerto del Carmen and Playa Blanca, are normally aimed at the tourism market selling, souvenirs and gifts, but around the island you will also find markets that provide for the local inhabitants, with the local farmers and produce makers selling their trade, such as local cheese's and confectionery! The markets are always a great day out to have a wander around and look even if you aren't planning on buying anything!
There is a large Market in Teguise every Sunday Morning, where you can buy many interesting craft items, T-shirts and fake Rolex watches.
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