|Shopping in India can be a delightful and thrilling experience where you will be able to buy just about anything you are looking for, but all for a price, of course! There are an infinite variety of souvenirs to take home, from centuries old craft items, to the latest gizmos on the block. Amazing numbers of fantastic markets and bazaars bustle with local flavor and trade, and even the most uninterested are tempted to buy something! For the shopaholic, it is paradise indeed
Ensure that you are fully satisfied with your purchases and that you obtain a proper receipt. Return of goods is not entertained, even less, once you have returned to your country because Indian customs have strict regulations against this. Should your shopping weight be too much to accompany you by air, it can be sent as unaccompanied baggage.
Usually, Handicraft shops can also ships it to your address, but insist on a comprehensive, insurance it is recommended that expensive goods like carpets etc., be brought from established government recognised' shops.
Delhi is full of a variety of markets, from the weekend fresh fruit market to the wholesale, retail and utility markets. There is nothing that is not available in this incredibly versatile capital city. Dilli Haat offers an array of traditional handicraft items, paintings and ethnic food from different states. It is a very artistically designed complex and makes for a nice shopping experience. Ready-made garments are best available at Lajpat Nagar, Khan Market, Shankar Market and Palika Bazaar. Santushti complex offers original creations in women's wear, jewelry, ceramics, rugs, furniture, and knick-knacks. Connaught Place offers a complete shopping experience in its large spread out premises and its neighbour Janpath is the fashion street of the city
Goa's fairs and markets are excellent in every way, and are a delight to discover. The Flea market at Anjuna Beach is a must not miss at all costs, and is where you will be able to find the most eclectic variety of goods. From tattooing to traditional craft items, all is available here. The Friday Market at commercial hub, Mapusa has an array of food items on display, from Feni to Uraq, Goan sausages, cashews, meat and farm produce, to native jute, leather, and ceramic ware. The Government of Goa Emporia is where you should go for all Goan items such as terra-cotta items like earthenware jars, miniatures, and wall hangings; lacquer items like wooden articles; and Goan brassware items such as brass oil lamps called samai, brass lamp trees, and storks