In our never-ending quest to sort out the best-value destinations around the world, we are examining a topic that is certainly more of interest to long-term travelers as well as those who travel a lot with gadgets. Below you’ll find the countries to buy cheap apple products, or at least as cheap as they are available, because Apple products aren’t exactly cheap anywhere in the world.
Child labor is cheap, yes Apple insist they perform checks on factory conditions. Unfortunately not all the factories are checked. Not all the parts of an apple products are produced in “House”.
Perhaps just as surprising is that Stockholm comes out as the cheapest of the European markets researched for Apple products. They are among the most expensive for , and one of the most expensive places in the world in general. Cape Town also shows up as a relative bargain for Apple products compared to other high-tech gear.
Danny, the data I used is from a company that took all exchange rates into account at the time they did it, so it should have been valid for everyone then. But by now there might have been currency shifts so your experience might be more accurate. I’m always surprised by how expensive Apple products are outside the US and Japan, and especially in countries where the average salary is relatively low. I guess it’s the import tax and the lack of demand that means they have to charge a lot. -Roger
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