Are cameras cheap in Thailand, if so approx how much cheaper and where's the best place to buy?. We're only looking at the US$250 mark so not highend prices. Trying to decide whether to buy one on special here or wait.
#1 marianwarren has been a member since 12/3/2006. Posts: 270
Panthip Plaza in Bangkok is a good spot for digital camera, but also any department store -- eg Emporium on Sukhumvit road - will have a good range of sub 10,000B cameras.
Not sure if it is much cheaper though -- maybe a touch cheaper. I'd lean towards picking one up in Oz as then if there's a problem with the camera you'll be covered by warranty etc.
#2 somtam2000 has been a member since 21/1/2004. Location: Indonesia. Posts: 7,706
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We just bought a Canon PowerShot 540 6MP, 4X zoom, 2.5" LCD 16MB SD card online for AUD$320. We're not actually camera people but Chris, my husband wants one for his artwork.
#5 marianwarren has been a member since 12/3/2006. Posts: 270
This info might be usefull for those who's going to Hong Kong.
I bought my DSC N1 Sony Cyber Shot, digital pocket camera. 8.1 MP
According to tsargood's link it's 829 AUD, turned out I bought my camera for only 650 AUD in Hong Kong.
And still working good btw.. :-)
#6 desertwoman has been a member since 25/8/2006. Posts: 17