What are the items that I should bring with me because they’re not available (or are too expensive) where I am going?
Cape Town should have everything you need at affordable prices.
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Will anyone have particular trouble finding clothes that fit?
There should be no problem buying clothes that will fit. Cape Town's shops have sizes from extra-small to extra-large.
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What grocery stores do expats in your city shop at?
Generally, expats grocery shop at Woolworths, Checkers and Pick ‘n Pay. All are large stores that will be able to meet most of your needs. They sell food, health products, clothing, accessories for the home, electronics, as well as financial services.
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Where can other household items (such as cleaning materials and home furnishings) be found?
Most household items and cleaning materials can be found at most major shopping centers.
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What are factors that might affect my shopping habits in this country/city?
Keep in mind that our clothing sizes are similar to those in Europe. However, they may be different from the clothing sizes where you come from.
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