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sud98

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Hi,

I am currently in London for a week. Can anyone suggest what are the things one should look for (which have a price/value advantage over India) and where?
Electronics or in general :) Most things are so bloody expensive its hard to find anything of value.

Thanks in advance
 

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Buy some nice toys for your kids from hamleys. If not anything, that will serve as a nice momento from one of the finest toy shops in the world.. and probably the most famous.

electronics- go to tottenham court rd. and walk the way from the station upto sainsbury's and in the byelanes.. you might find somestuff..

If you do buy something there, ask for a VAT refund RECEIPT. This one you can exchange in the airport and get a vat refund, which will save you some sterling.

But generally UK is not a good place for buying electronics. Ahh yes.. get some nice dvd's from HMV.. If you are patient and look around you can get amazing deals expecially on the boxed ones. i get mad when i visit the music shops there.

And.. if you can.. do look around for UK made speakers and amps.. though i havent ventured on this.. i think it might be cheaper than what you get back home in india.
My 2c.

Regards and have fun shopping
 
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sud98

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Thanks, yes speakers are very tempting as they are quite cheaper, although have postponed my decision to buy them, so not attempting to even look at them.
 

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You could check out the clearance bargains on av equipment at Richer Sounds stores. Check their website.
 

sud98

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Thanks everyone, I did buy DVD's from HMV at some real bargain price (avg. price was 3 GBP).

Some unbelievable prices for speakers Tannoy F1 custom at 89 pounds for a pair, just about resisted to buy.
 

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Also, check out ebay UK, you will find some pretty good deals on DVDs etc. Just ensure you check the seller profile.
 

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Thanks everyone, I did buy DVD's from HMV at some real bargain price (avg. price was 3 GBP).

Some unbelievable prices for speakers Tannoy F1 custom at 89 pounds for a pair, just about resisted to buy.
Wow, 89 pounds is a good deal! which store is this?
And the dvd titles you got were new/old?
 
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