What are the items that I should bring with me because they’re not available (or are too expensive) where I am going?
Australian Quarantine places heavy restrictions on the foods that can be imported into the country – in particular, spices and wheat and dairy-based foods. Therefore, you're advised to not bring any food products into Australia. This shouldn't pose a problem, as Adelaide has a very large range of supermarkets and specialty food stores where you are bound to find your favourite delicacies.↑ Top
Will anyone have particular trouble finding clothes that fit?
Purchasing clothes should not be an issue, as Adelaide’s malls and shopping areas feature a wide variety of clothiers to suit any needs.
What grocery stores do expats in your city shop at?
Expatriates usually do their grocery shopping in their local neighbourhood - major grocery chains include Woolworths, Coles, Foodland and IGA stores. The Central Markets in the city are open on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday till late and Saturday morning - the markets often an amazing array of fresh fruit, vegetables, seafood and meats representing cuisines from many parts of the world.
Where can other household items (such as cleaning materials and home furnishings) be found?
Home cleaning materials may be purchased at your local supermarket. Home furnishings may be found in large department stores such as Myers and David Jones, or at specialty furnishing stores such as Freedom and Harvey Norman.
What are factors that might affect my shopping habits in this country/city?
Standard shopping hours:
Monday to Wednesday - 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday and Friday - 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday shopping is permitted in the City Centre. Contact individual stores for their Sunday trading hours. Extended shopping hours generally apply for pre-Christmas shopping.
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.