Originally Posted by johnthed0g
We never consider buying expensive stuff on holiday, it surprises me that other people do unless it is a planned item that is a good deal.Trouble is there is no real way anyone can tell what's real & what's not, they know you are leaving the island.
THAT MY DEAR FRIEND IS THE TRUTH
Yes, jewelry is a blind item...but electronics, etc. you must do your homework ahead of time and know model numbers, but that doesn't seem to help because the islands often sell electronics on a sort of "grey market" We fortunately live in an area where we can buy all sorts of electronics and jewelry at a discount.. But when I hear a cruiser say "who has the best black diamonds"... I want to toss them over.. Sadly, many of these people are from Europe and the prices are so much better here and there