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Shopping in Germany

5 things you need to know about shopping in Germany

A trip to Germany is not only a great opportunity to visit famous places, but also a great opportunity for shopping. Germany is renowned for its excellent quality of clothing and footwear, so you will surely come back from your journey with trendy things. There are plenty of supermarkets in town, and when you arrive at seasonal sales, you'll be amazed, as discounts can sometimes reach as much as 80%! However, there are a few things to know before traveling.

Seasonality

Choose the right season. Similar to Lithuania, sales in Germany are seasonal. Almost all stores offer the biggest discounts twice a year: in winter and summer. The discount season starts on the last Monday of January and July and lasts about 2 weeks. This time is the best for bargain hunters, many supermarkets are cutting prices by 20% and increasing discounts when sales accelerate.

Don't shop during Sundays

A carefree Sunday shopping? Unless online! Almost all stores in Germany are closed on Sundays. True, there are exceptions, some bakeries, small shops and cafes might vbe open in cities. Therefore, we suggest that you spend this day of the week relaxing and hanging out with friends or loved ones, and plan your shopping on other days of the week. On weekdays, many supermarkets normally open at 10am and close at 8pm. However, these times can change.

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