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Top 10 Bangkok by Ron Emmons

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Shopping Tips

1. Credit and Debit Cards

VISA and MasterCard are accepted in all major stores and boutiques, though several stores add on a surcharge which can be up to 5 percent of the purchase value. However, when shopping at street stalls and markets, all transactions must be in cash.

2. Shopping Malls and Department Stores

The massive and ultra-modern shopping malls in Siam Square, Silom, and Sukhumvit are like small cities, containing department stores, food courts, bowling alleys, designer boutiques, and skating rinks.

3. Markets and Street Stalls

Shopping in markets and at street stalls combines the opportunity to pick up bargains with cultural interaction. The best markets for textiles or ready-made clothes are Chatuchak, Phahurat, and

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