As a new student coming into the country, you will need to know where, what, when, and how to shop in Luxembourg. Luxembourg has a different system than you are used to so we must guide you through your first few days in this beautiful shamrock country.
We have divided this segment based on what you can shop for to make it easier for you. As English is also widely spoken in Luxembourg, international students with knowledge of the language will have no difficulty at all navigating through the first few days of their time in the country.
Native speakers of other foreign languages might not have any problems at all, as French, Italian, German, and Portuguese are commonly spoken in the country as well.
Where to shop for Food?
Food items and groceries are essentials and can be bought at any of these ubiquitous shopping stores in Luxembourg; Aldi, Delhaize, Lidl, Tesco, Cactus, Naturata. They have megastores and superstores across the country and they carry a wide range of items both local and international.
Monop’, Cactus, and Lidl are by far the student favorites as they have the best deals for foodstuff than anywhere else. There are also online markets that deliver around the city, one of such is Luxcaddy, used by the younger demographic.
Where to buy Electronic Appliances?
We advise you to find the nearest Argos in your city as they carry some of the best variety of appliances that you can use in your daily life. There are others like HIFI World, Saturn, Sony Center, and Lineheart City which carry very important electronic appliances and accessories. They also sell second-hand products that are significantly lower but of exceptional quality.
Where to buy Clothes?
Luxembourg has all the major brands that you know and love like H&M, Zara, Marks & Spencer, for quality clothing items. However, if you wish to shop for more affordable clothing options there is Penny’s which you can find in every city in Luxembourg, the clothing is good and the prices are very affordable. TKMaxx is another brilliant store for buying for cheap, especially if you are on a budget.
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Now we recommend the following value for money discount stores because they offer a different variety of items from food to clothing for outrageously low prices. You can also find durable home accessories at these stores, they include; Flea markets in the city center, Colruyt, Aldi, Kaufland, or Konz.
Look out for deals and offers in newsletters as they carry some of the best bargain items and discounts every week. Also, Sunday discounts are a thing in supermarkets in Luxembourg, take advantage of these discounts and shop at a bargain.
"I enjoy shopping and I found it affordable but some of the clothes are definitely not of the highest quality." - Hassan from Turkey