What are the items that I should bring with me because they’re not available (or are too expensive) where I am going?
Port Elizabeth has all the major supermarket outlets and hence everything is available there.
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Will anyone have particular trouble finding clothes that fit?
Retail clothing outlets carry all sizes.
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What grocery stores do expats in your city shop at?
Mainly Woolworths and Pick ‘n Pay.
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Where can other household items (such as cleaning materials and home furnishings) be found?
There are a number of furniture outlets in Port Elizabeth. Some of the well-known ones are:

  • Raffi's
  • Wetherleys
  • Decofurn
  • Inside Living
  • Savahl's Fine Furniture
  • Strydom Interiors
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What are factors that might affect my shopping habits in this country/city?
There are two medium sized shopping centers at present in Port Elizabeth and many stores are individually situated in areas, however, there is a new Mall (Bay West Mall) under construction on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth which is due for completion in mid-2015 and will house 250 retail outlets. This will vastly improve shopping choices in the city.
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