These Are the World's Cheapest Shopping Destinations

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Fashion Editor20 June 2017

Sightseeing, food, local culture… all fantastic reasons to travel. But what about shopping? There’s no better way to relax than with some retail therapy. So escape your ordinary existence, if only for a weekend, and book a flight to these top destinations.

Luxury shopping has its perks, but there are deals to be had all over the globe and you don’t want to miss out. You might have to haggle, but that’s part of the fun, isn’t it? And besides, you’re on vacation. Channel your inner shopaholic, grab your passport, your credit cards, and get ready to expand your wardrobe when shopping in the following 11 cheapest shopping cities around the globe.

1. Istanbul

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2. Prague

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The famed Manufaktura gift shop finds its home in Prague, but there are tons of other affordable shopping locales to rummage through, like the PALLADIUM Shopping Center, Perfume Lab, and flea markets galore.

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3. Berlin

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Known for its youthful vibe, Berlin offers cheap places to stay when you’re not out on the town. As for shopping, local boutiques are fab for finding deals.

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4. Madrid

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5. Bangkok

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6. Barcelona

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7. Vienna

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8. Amsterdam

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9. Dublin

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10. Toronto

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11. Los Angeles

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