Megamall and SM Chain Malls
When visiting Manila in the Philippines, going shopping at the chain of SM malls not far from Manila International Airport is a must. One of the most popular SM malls is known as Megamall. Unlike shopping malls located in other areas of the world, visitors can truly spend an entire day enjoying all that the mall has to offer. From hundreds of name brand retail shops to nail salons, hair studios and grocery stores, malls located in Manila have it all. The SM Mall of Asia is actually one of the largest malls in the entire world, at 4.2 million square feet while Megamall comes in at 3.6 million square feet. Now that's a whole lot of shopping.
Glorietta and Greenbelt
The Glorietta and Greenbelt shopping complex is located in a more high-end area of Manila. Here, visitors will find many luxurious, name brand retailers and boutiques. While these shops are typically more expensive than those that you would find at SM Malls, prices tend to be cheaper than higher-end stores in other countries such as the United States. Glorietta and Greenbelt is located within Manila's financial center and is a main tourist destination.
Divisoria and 168
Shop on a budget and have a great time while doing so at Divisoria and 168. This shopping area offers a flea-market type feel, where shops offer affordable prices on every day essentials such as clothes, shoes, knockoff designer bags, sunglasses and more. You may even find some cute souvenirs to bring back to friends and family from your trip to Manila. There can be heavy crowds shopping at Divisoria and 168, so be sure to keep your money close to you at all times.
Trinoma, also known as triangle north of Manila, is located in Manila's Quezon City. Similar to the SM malls located around the country, Trinoma brings a wide variety of shops to visitors that offer both affordable prices and unique merchandise. Trinoma is anchored by the Landmark department store, a major shopping destination for those in the area.
Duty Free Philippines
Duty Free Philippines is located directly in Manila International Airport. Here, guests will find a wide variety of shopping experiences, all duty free. Save up to 70% off every day prices at Victoria's Secret, chocolate stores, fragrances, bags and luggage and much more.