This is How to Do Bargain Shopping While Traveling Abroad

While at the end of the day it may not amount to a lot of money for you in your own currency, you don’t want to continue traveling with unfair deals.

When I speak of “bargaining” I mean “haggling”. This means that you don't have to, nor should you, pay the price you are given.

If you're in an area that allows for bargain shopping, you can price haggle for any item being sold there. This includes food, clothing, accessories, and decorations.

The key phrases here are, “where are the popular local markets?”, “which markets are best for souvenirs?”, and “which markets will allow me to bargain?”.

Be on the lookout for scams. Basically, if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. In addition, if someone claims to have “great merchandise” and they start leading you into an alleyway, or some stand-alone warehouse don't go.

Also, don't promise to buy anything until you've seen it and touched it. Don't hand over money until you've had a chance to do your due diligence.

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