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Southeast Asia has been known for its trove of luxurious products for centuries, and many areas still offer the chance to buy stunning examples of traditional crafts and produce. From precious spices to bespoke jewellery, each area has treasures more precious than the last, if you just know where to look. Dollars and euros can often be used, especially for large purchases, but it is best to check what is accepted before heading out on your shopping expedition.
A cruise around Southeast Asia can be the perfect way of seeing everything that this amazing region has to offer, and of bringing home a range of beautiful gifts from your trip – whether they are for loved ones or yourself! Below we have created a handy guide of speciality items from popular port regions, so even those who are only staying a short while can sample the most beautiful products Southeast Asia has to offer
If you’d like to learn more about what Southeast Asia has to offer, from outstanding cuisine, enchanting culture, and rich history to modern, vibrant cities, check out our Southeast Asia Guide series. With 12 hour to-do lists for all of our stopovers, cuisine and shopping guides, and interesting facts about iconic sites, souvenirs are just one aspect of our extensive guide to the delights of this special region.
If the sample of the amazing culture and artistry that can be seen all over Southeast Asia has left you longing for a trip around these amazing locations, why not book a place on one of our Southeast Asia Cruise Tours? It is the perfect way to combine a relaxing holiday with an exciting adventure of discovery. You can find more information on our website, before booking your place online or giving our friendly cruise team a call on 1300 857 345.