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Shopping in South America

Global goods: a tango store in Buenos Aires.

Shopping

A material whirl

Belinda Jackson lists eight favourite destinations at which to arrive with empty bags.

Argentina

An urban catwalk

Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

In Buenos Aires, Palermo is where the chic go to shop. Ben Groundwater tries to fit in.

Chile

Hot to shop: Santiago

From lapis lazuli to designer shoes, fine wines and fabrics, Chile's capital hosts high style at low prices, writes Belinda Jackson.

Travellers Tips

Q&A

Your questions

A man withdraws money from an ATM teller machine in Kuala Lumpur 27 February 2004.

Is there a way to avoid all those charges when you withdraw money from an ATM while overseas?

Tips

It's your duty: top tips on shopping overseas

Itsy bitsy ... don't even think about hitting Ipanema Beach without first visiting Lenny.

Even if you don't like shopping at home, shopping while travelling has a strong lure.

Map of South America

Travel News

Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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