Small Group 'cheap and cheerful' shopping tour which explores two of Shanghai’s famous markets. Your friendly local expat tour guide will lead you to some of the great shopping options in Shanghai and teach you how to bargain effectively. Your guide will also share great tips on delicious low-budget, authentic dining options in Shanghai, and how to best handle your transportation around the city.
Start the day at 10am, meeting your guide at the fabric market where you will be introduced to an amazing array of tailors, all of them whipping up stylish clothing at a fraction of the cost in the shops. You’ll also find a huge range of thrifty accessories to buy here.
From the fabric market, travel by either Metro or Taxi and receive great advice on how to use public transport to get around Shanghai. We'll share the best times to use the public transport, and when you shouldn't hesitate to splurge a bit on private cars.
After a quick stop for street snacks, get ready to hit the madness of the markets where you can buy everything from prescription glasses to electronic gadgetry. Armed with the bargaining tips your guide has demonstrated to you, you’ll be set up for a fun day of haggling around the market.
At about 1:30pm, after orientating you around the market, your guide will leave you to the fun of bargain market shopping in Shanghai and it's your time to practice and have fun!