What are the items that I should bring with me because they’re not available (or are too expensive) where I am going?
Generally, most things are available. If there is anything specific you are looking to bring and need some advice, we would recommend you contact our office for more information.
Will anyone have particular trouble finding clothes that fit?
Ready-made clothes in European/American sizes are not easy to find. However, you can easily have clothes tailor-made in Hanoi. It's relatively inexpensive, and the results are nice.
What grocery stores do expats in your city shop at?
There are supermarkets and mini-markets in expat neighborhoods. Contact Crown Hanoi for help in locating these.
Where can other household items (such as cleaning materials and home furnishings) be found?
Most supermarkets and mini-markets carry such items.
What are factors that might affect my shopping habits in this country/city?
Imported items are expensive and sometimes difficult to find.
Crown Relocations has made every effort to present accurate information. However, regulations, rates and other variables are subject to change and Crown Relocations cannot accept responsibility for the errors that might result. Should you have any questions or need additional information, please contact your local Crown representative.