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Lake Buena Vista Outlet - Bargain Shopping

Lake Buena Vista Outlet is not one of the main shopping destinations for tourists, but we would heartily recommend a visit. It’s not as fancy as the more upmarket premium outlet places on Vineland road and the top of International drive, but t...
Viewed 455 times since 26 November 2018.

Berry Town Centre, Davenport

Berry Town Centre is located on the US27 off Sandmine Road in Davenport and is the local shopping centre for day to day shopping when we are at our villa on Highlands Reserve. At its heart is a large Publix supermarket which for those not in the know...
Viewed 6354 times since 28 June 2016.

Shopping at Winter Garden Village

Winter Garden Village is located about 15 minutes west of Orlando off interstate 429. We have been visiting Florida for a good number of years now and this has become one of my favourite shopping areas. It has a wonderful atmosphere a...
Viewed 1705 times since 10 April 2016.

Cagan Crossings

On a trip to our villa this year we decided to totally re-furnish the lounge area and were recommended to Four Corners Furniture at Cagan Crossings. Leaving our villa on Highlands Reserve and heading along the US27 towards the 192, we passed the majo...
Viewed 2652 times since 8 September 2014.

Savvy Discounts for Seniors

Discounts for Silver (Senior) Citizens! Ladies and gentlemen, I know we don’t usually like to disclose our age, but in Florida, if you are over the age of 55 and some places 50, you are entitled to a Silver Discount. Every little helps I say ...
Viewed 1990 times since 15 September 2013.

Orlando Premium Outlet

If you are a shopaholic you are sure to be impressed with this outlet. The Orlando Premium Outlet has extended opening hours from 10am till as late as 11pm Monday through Saturday. On Sundays they open from 10am and close around 9pm. I would suggest ...
Viewed 1799 times since 20 May 2013.

Top Tips for shoppers.

The shopping in Florida is great; oh yes it is! and with some careful planning, you can save a fortune. I have guests who are happy to spend a whole day in a Super Walmart, for instance and leave it at that. Other tempting deals can be found at store...
Viewed 3529 times since 3 May 2013.

Substantial savings at T J Maxx

I am a fan of T. K. Maxx in England and over the last few years there have been many stores opened in the Orlando area. Over here, for some reason I was unable to establish, they are called T. J. Maxx. These stores sell overstocks and last season...
Viewed 1725 times since 19 April 2013.

KMart versus Target.

It is a shame about the current state of K Mart. This was one of the few stores around when we visited 30 years ago but they look shabby and unloved these days. Recently, I decided to pop in after many years' absence and honestly, they have a good ra...
Viewed 2944 times since 19 April 2013.

A Quick Visit to the Florida Mall

In the first few years that we visited Orlando we used to spend most of a day at the Florida Mall delighted with the goods on sale and their competitive prices. This was before the outlet malls had really got established and these days although we st...
Viewed 3338 times since 15 December 2012.

Things I like about Wal-Mart Part 2

One of the many things I like about Wal-Mart is the fact that they stock absolutely everything , I mean for food shopping I have to say I prefer Publix, except for the bakery which is better at Wal-Mart but if its anything other than food then Wal-Ma...
Viewed 2307 times since 2 September 2012.

The Loop and The Loop West

We all know Orlando is a shopper's paradise and The Loop and The Loop west are no exception. This open air spacious retail and dining complex offers something for everyone and will be sure to keep the most hardy bargain hunter happy. Whether you are ...
Viewed 3530 times since 24 March 2012.

Retail Therapy on the Gulf Coast.

Be rest assured your retail therapy needs will be met if you are staying in Rotonda West, by a visit to the Port Charlotte Town Centre Mall. This superb mall can be accessed either via state road 776 or via route 41 and is approximately 2...
Viewed 3127 times since 20 February 2012.

Eagle Ridge Mall and Clermont Landing

Fancy a change of shopping scene from the big Orlando malls or want to have a day out, combining shopping and perhaps a visit to somewhere a little bit different? Here are two suggestions, which will particularly appeal if you are staying...
Viewed 3798 times since 1 January 2012.

Arts and Crafts around Orlando

In Florida the Farmers Markets include a number of arts and crafts stalls as well as produce. In fact if you visit the farmer’s market in Celebration on a Sunday morning the craft stalls far outnumber the produce stalls. This is quite a good way of f...
Viewed 2752 times since 30 December 2011.

Superstores

I once asked a little boy what he enjoyed most about his holiday at Disney World. Was it seeing Mickey Mouse, riding on The Pirates of the Caribbean or maybe the fireworks at Epcot? No. He said “Walmart” True story! Which brings me to my p...
Viewed 3056 times since 15 December 2011.

Shopping Heaven

The Mall at Millenia is my idea of shopping heaven. It is two floors of the most beautiful shops you have ever seen outside of Paris or Bond Street. Shops that have names that you only usually read about in glossy magazines; Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Chanel...
Viewed 2901 times since 8 November 2011.

Shopping and Eating at the Loop

On our last visit to our villa in March 2011 we decided to have a restful day away from the Parks enjoying a day out together and strolling around the shops before eating so we headed for The Loop on St John’s Parkway. I do not remember which day of ...
Viewed 3387 times since 2 November 2011.

Cagan Crossings Update 2011

It is now a few years since Cagan Crossings was developed and it has seen some changes and now looks much more established. It is located on the 27 near its junction with the 192 in Clermont. If you approach it from the 192(you head north...
Viewed 2894 times since 12 October 2011.

Sweetbays.

If your vacation villa is on or near the 27, I want to tell you about a supermarket you otherwise might miss. Sweetbays are a rather more upmarket store that is north of the 192/27 junction and on the way to Clermont. This supermarket is ...
Viewed 2933 times since 5 March 2011.

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