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Shopping-wise .. Indonesia or Thailand ?

Cairo, Egypt
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Shopping-wise .. Indonesia or Thailand ?

Hi :) i'm planning to travel to Asia this march , mainly for shopping to be honest . i heard many people saying that that when it comes to Asia , the best shopping countries are as follow: 1 ) Hong Kong , 2) Japan 3) Singapore , 4 ) Malaysia , 5 ) Thailand , 6 ) Indonesia .. listed according to the quality and price .. The first 3 countries are a bit over my budget limits so i choose the last three ..i delayed my travel to Malaysia till July ( their mega sale season ) but now i'm confused , where to go in March ? i want to shop for women clothes , mid-branded , relatively cheap but chic ( something like Europian chic ) .. which country is best in your opinion ? Thailand or Indonesia ?

thanks :)

Edited: 10:12 am, December 31, 2012
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1. Re: Shopping-wise .. Indonesia or Thailand ?

Vote for Thailand for better quality and pricing.

Malaysia>>>

Most of the stuffs are imported from Thailand and Indonesia into Malaysia for that matter shopping cannot be cheaper

Cairo, Egypt
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2. Re: Shopping-wise .. Indonesia or Thailand ?

Thanks Leopang , that was helpful :)

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For me, I would go with the following order:

1) Malaysia (KL),

2) Thailand (Bangkok)

3) Indonesia (Jakarta)

Among the 3 places, the departments stalls in Malaysia has the best value for me, both in terms of wider variety and cheaper pricing.

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Thanks Winston for your helpful reply :)

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5. Re: Shopping-wise .. Indonesia or Thailand ?

1. Thailand

2. Malaysia

3. Indonesia

Cairo, Egypt
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6. Re: Shopping-wise .. Indonesia or Thailand ?

Thanks FameNsw for your help :)

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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7. Re: Shopping-wise .. Indonesia or Thailand ?

indonesia the malls are bigger and nicer i am saudi and when i went there last june i found the brands that i can find in jeddah or dubai but more cheaper + all the restaurants are halal and they also speak arabic wa kaman fe mtaem masriya

Edited: 9:45 am, January 03, 2013
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8. Re: Shopping-wise .. Indonesia or Thailand ?

1. Indonesia

2. Malaysia

3. Thailand

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9. Re: Shopping-wise .. Indonesia or Thailand ?

Thanks Sami & Franz a lot for your help :) shokran kteer ;)

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