Shopping in Finland
This section is not about promoting 'Finnish specialty products', it's about regular shopping for Finnish residents. Hopefully it also helps you save some money!
This is a brief guide only, and does not constitute legal advice.
In This Section
- Who Sells What?: Finnish 'bricks & mortar' shopping directory by product, store opening hours
- Online Shopping: Online retailers, sales tax and customs duty, registering at Finnish sites
- Food & Groceries: Where to buy food and groceries with a focus on saving money
- Loyalty Cards: Saving money with loyalty cards for the major retail chains
- Sales & Specials: Finnish 'specials' often involve big discounts. How to find out about them!
- Sales Tax FAQs: Arvonlisävero (ALV/VAT/GST), included in price?, tax rates, tax & duty when shopping online
- 'Opening Hours': Free Finnish site listing business hours for almost everything in Finland. Works well at Google Translate
- Helsinki Cost of Living: Simple index with Food, Housing, Clothes, Transportation, Personal Care and Entertainment sections. You can also compare the cost of living between almost 2000 cities worldwide.