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Price Haggling

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Price Haggling

Being a first timer soon, i know i should have to haggle over the cost of things at markets and street sellers etc, but what about the more up market shops and pharmacies. Do they have the prices displayed to start with or is it a case of what is it worth to me.

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1. Re: Price Haggling

Generally upmarket shops and pharmacies are fixed price. However, having said that, when I was staying in Panjim last February, I wandered over to the local pharmacy to buy a can of anti-mozzie spray. I asked how much, and the woman there said something like 180 rupees. That sounded like quite a lot to me, so I asked to look at the can - everything has to have the local price written on it. The price turned out to be around 70 rupees. Now I know there's tax and everything else on top of that, but even so. When I pointed this out, she put her glasses down and the price came back down to it's normal level. Drugs also have the price printed on the packaging.

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