We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shopping in December?

Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
65 posts
15 reviews
Save Topic
Shopping in December?

Guys,

I'm going to Italy in December and planning to stop over in Milan for couple of days to do some shopping (20-22 Dec)

Is there any chances of sales/discounts at that time of the year?

Milan, Italy
Level Contributor
1,073 posts
12 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: Shopping in December?

Hi Leno4ka,

that's just days before Christmas, when everybody is buying the last presents and shopkeepers are trying to cash in as much as they can. That means that it is probably the period in the whole year where prices are at their highest, so to exploit the Christmas-presents frenzy.

Winter sales begin at the end of the season's holidays, usually after Epiphany (6 Jan.), that is from 7 Jan. onwards.

BUT: it is also the period of the year when shops are at their best (lots of choices, luxury, decorations, lights, extended opening hours, ...); you will enjoy your shopping in Milan even if you won't save much money!

Don't forget to buy some typical Italian Christmas sweets!

2. Re: Shopping in December?

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 31 August 2009, 23:16