Skåne is a wide spread region with many cities and smaller towns where you can find all sorts of shopping and stores. Below you will find more information about the major shopping malls and second hand options in the region.
It is not an exhaustive list of the shopping options in Skåne. Boutique shopping at smaller stores is very popular and a great way to buy locally made things. Shopping second hand is also very common in Sweden and is encouraged to reduce your carbon footprint.
Second Hand Shopping
All of these second hand shops have multiple locations within Skåne so check on google which is closest to you.
VATThe value-added tax in Sweden is called “moms” and is imposed on all products and services and usually is 25%, with exceptions for food and services like hotel room rental fees (12%), and for sales of publications, admission tickets to cultural events and travel within Sweden (6%).
CURRENCYThe currency in Sweden is called the Swedish Krona (SEK) and we don’t have the Euro in Sweden!
Stores, restaurants and other businesses in Sweden do usually accept any other currency than kronor (plural of krona).
PAYMENTMost Swedes only use credit and debit cards for almost all transactions. A very popular form of the fastest money transfer in Sweden is the local application called Swish. The money is sent via mobile phone directly into the recipient’s account, no matter which one of the banks you have your account in.
value added tax – moms
sale – realisation (Rea)
right to return an item – öppet köp
extra item for free – på köpet
cash – kontant
receipt – kvitto
change – växel
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