Private Shanghai Shopping Tour With Local Shopping Guru

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Flexible departure time through the day
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Private pick up and drop off is provided anywhere in dowtown Shanghai.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Shanghai has been famed as "the Shopping Paradise" and "the Oriental Paris' in history. There are many popular shopping centers, department stores, whole-sale markets, hundred year old shops in Shanghai old street, shops for special commodities, tailor-made markets in the city. This 4-hour private shopping tour is fully customized just for you, and you surely will get some good bargains plus local culture experience.

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience

Know More about this tour

Meet your experienced private shopping guide at your central Shanghai hotel or another central location (depending on the size of your group) at your desired time.

Then, set off on your fun shopping adventure, traveling with your guide to different retail locations during your tour.

In general, your first stop will be thepopular Shanghai South Bund Fabric market, home to hundreds of tailors stalls selling a huge variety of fabrics. The experienced tailors will usethe fabrics available to make up garments and customize shirts, suits, dresses, and coats for you, and alsosell scarves, accessories, handbags, gloves, and belts.

Next, continue to either Hongqiao pearl market or Shanghai AP Xingyang Fashion and Gift Market, where you can find all kinds of souvenirs, tea, pearls, porcelains, and electronics, together withgood quality knock-off purses, watches, shoes, and other wares.

Your shopping guide will advise you on how to bargain with the local vendors, so you can enjoy the fun and interest of bartering for the best prices.

If you have any particular shopping requirements, such as visiting the shops on the famous Nanjing road, feel free to discuss them with your guide. As your tour is private, the itinerary can be customized to meet your interests.

Plus, if you want to try some local food during your tour, simply ask your guide to make some good recommendations.

After your shopping, your tour ends with a drop-off back at your Central hotel.

Inclusions

Professional and experienced shopping guide

Private transfer (only if Tour By Private Car option is chosen)

Hotel pick up and drop off for hotel located in downtown Shanghai only

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Personal expenses

Gratuities

Local transportation, taxi and metro tickets (if Tour by Taxi or Metro option is chosen)

Overtime charge: $15.00USD per hour

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please provide your special shopping interests upon booking

The duration for this tour is 4 hours only, and overtime charge is $15.00USD per hour

This tour is NOT suitable for the people who are specifically looking for the Lady's or Men's fashion clothing or any fashion desings.

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 19-Jan-2018

    We had a great time! Picked up on time by our private coach, given tips on how to barter with local merchants (they can be tough negotiators). All in all it was good to have someone that made sure you weren’t taken advantage of and was able to save you time getting to the best locations. great experience

  • 25-Dec-2017

    It was so fun. The guide contacted me beforehand and asked what i wanted to buy. Shanghai is big, and it is devided by different shopping sections, so it helped her to plan. I had an amazing time, and we saw different parts of the city. She took me to some local spots where i could buy chopsticks, jewellery and some art. We went to the art district and she helped me to the post office where i could post cards to the family at home. My highlight of the whole trip was that i bought an lipstick which was created in the store. I picked the colour, the casing and watched as they made it.

  • 09-Aug-2017

    Sunny was very nice and knew places to go for bargains. She will also help you negotiate pricing. My major complaint is that I told her ahead of time that I wanted to look for an antique mah-jong set from China. She did not where to go to find an antique set or a nice set of mahjong game. She only knew where to go for very inexpensive sets which are sold in most tourist shops. I wished she had told me that before our tour then I would have set lower expectations for my private shopping trip or allow have more time to search on my own.

  • 10-Jul-2017

    Sunny is great! She called us the day before the tour and asked us what we were looking for at the market. She also recommended we bring either clothes we loved or pictures of the clothes we might to have made. From the pictures alone she lead us to vendors who have made those sort of items for her past clients. She also asked us for help in vetting a vendor when my other half fell in love with a jacket at a booth Sunny had never dealt with before. The vendor knew Sunny by reputation alone and Sunny was able to negotiate a fair price for the jacket. She then followed up with us the next day after we had picked up our clothes to ensure we were happy with the items. Great resource, fun person and tuff negotiator on our behalf. Will definately be calling upon her services the next time we are in Shanghai.

  • 06-Jun-2017

    We requested specific and varied shopping objectives. Sunny took us to vendors for pants, pearls, and eyeglasses with whom she had worked in the past. We got good pricing from these vendors with a minimum of haggling, and the quality of the final product was excellent. Sunny also helped us negotiate for sweaters and jackets which were not part of our original objective, and provided expertise about what we should expect to pay for other items.

    Without Sunny, we would have chosen pants and eyeglass vendors essentially at random from among dozens of vendors. Who know what the quality would have been or the price we might have paid?

  • 12-Apr-2017

    I had just two days in Shanghai, so besides sightseeing, I wanted to fit in a little shopping in a fun but efficient way. This 1/2 day tour with sunny Sunny was perfect! I'd heard you could get custom made clothing turned around quickly, so Sunny took me to an excellent tailor, helped with negotiations after I picked out my fabric and voila, two lovely new silk dresses based on a simple but favorite dress that I brought with me and delivered to my hotel next morning. She also took me to a nice pearl shop and helped with haggling there as well. She is an upbeat, lively and lovely person and a pleasure to spend time with and learn from. I also found it helpful to educate myself about items I was interested in, i.e. good quality pearls, before my trip so I could bargain more confidently. Negotiation is a must in Shanghai and Sunny is a great shopping partner!

  • 02-Apr-2017

    The best shopper guide ever .Highly recommended.

  • 08-Aug-2016

    We took our 2 teenage daughters on a 4 hr shopping tour with Sunny, hitting the Pearl Market and Fabric/Tailor markets. We had a blast, and Sunny's help was fantastic! We would never have been able to do this without her. She helped us negotiate for a cashmere winter coat for my daughter, a silk dress, and several custom made shirts for my husband. She also helped us pick high quality, fresh water pearl earrings for both girls at very reasonable prices. She has a wonderful, positive attitude and was a real pleasure to meet. If you are looking for a great shopping guide, look no further. Sunny was terrific!