Macau Must-Buys


Casual shoppers may be intimidated by Macau’s wide variety of shopping malls and souvenir shops. Many visitors feel like they should take advantage of the low, duty-free prices in Macau, but don’t have any idea what to buy. If you are one of these people, this guide is for you!


Countless visitors have fallen in love with Macau’s almond cookies, beef jerky, and other delectable treats.  The city’s many bakeries have become popular tourist spots, and their distinct bags can be seen being carried throughout the city. The most famous brands are Koi Kei and Choi Heong Yun, which have stores in many districts of Macau.

The Venetian Macao has several stores that sell traditional Macau treats. Click below to find out more.


Macau’s cosmetic shops are filled with the most popular Korean, Japanese, and European brands. Not only will you find every cosmetic you can think of, you’ll be shocked at how low the prices are.Also, unlike Hong Kong, products are typically kept in stock and are readily available to buy.  

For casual tech enthusiasts and gadget junkies alike, Macau offers a plethora of electronics shops. Whether you are looking for the newest iPhone, Canon DSLR camera, or Sony laptop – you’ll find it in Macau.

Macau has large electronics retailers (such as Fortress), indoor electronics markets (like Hong Kong), as well as smaller specialist stores.  


Clothing outlets in Macau are as vast and vibrant as the city itself. Locals have stylish tastes, preferring fashionable Korean, Hong Kong, and European brands. Whether you prefer shopping for luxury brands at the resorts or browsing street-side fashion boutiques – you will have plenty of choices in Macau.

The Venetian Macao and The Parisian Macao feature some of the most popular international fashion brands in Macau, such as Antonia and I.T.


Because of Macau’s low taxes, many visitors come to Macau to buy gold and other jewelry. Gold prices are updated daily based on the lowest rates, though there is usually an extra crafting fee added on. Platinum and colored gold have no government price restrictions in Macau.

In order to ensure a safe purchase, we recommend that you buy jewelry from shops that have received Macao Consumer Council’s “Certified Shops” trust certification.


Macau and Hong Kong are renowned for selling high-quality medicine and traditional health products. Not only does Macau offer a wide selection of traditional medicine and supplements, it offers them at a lower price than other cities in the region.

Many tourists come to Macau to buy medicine – not only for themselves, but for friends and relatives back home. Click below for more information on where to buy medicine and health products in Macau.