Shopping in Pratunam is high up on the list for most shopaholics visiting the Thai capital, as it’s the popular retail and hotel district of central Bangkok. When in Pratunam, you’ll quickly realize that few other cities offer such a vast choice of goods, much enhanced by the polite sales techniques and good-natured haggling that accompanies most transactions. Provided you have sufficient time, following the standard tourists' shopping rules will help you secure some incredible deals. The golden rule for bargaining is to do so with a smile – your most important negotiating tool!

    For more shopping venues, you can head toward the Ratchaprasong and Chidlom-Ploenchit areas, where you'll find CentralWorld and a Big C Superstore.

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