How Much Are Souvenirs In Jamaica?
Get your Jamaican souvenirs from $2 all the way up to $400. Here is a list of what you should pay and where can find your favorite souvenirs.
Take a look at this list of Tourists favorite Jamaican Souvenirs.
Top 5 items to buy in Jamaica:
- Wood Carvings
- Jamaican Spices
Shopping Tips from an experienced Jamaican Souvenir Retailer Karina’s Gifts & Tees in Falmouth, Jamaica.
- If you’re buying T-shirts and are looking for larger sizes such as 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, or 6XL, expect to pay a few dollars more. These will have been custom-made and contain more material.
- The Wood carvings are hard to price; they have been lovingly hand-made, so it’s the carver’s time, years of expertise, and skill. So bear that in mind when you’re negotiating with the wood carving artists.
- Oil Paintings, the same principle as the woodcarvers, made by Jamaican artists, negotiate with an appreciation of their time, effort, and work.
- Regarding the Rum Cakes, Rum, Coffee, and hot sauces, you can buy variety packs that the retailer has put together. For example, Aanchal of Karina’s Gifts and Tees does a pack of 2 oz coffee, a small rum cake, a small bottle of Rum, and a bottle of hot sauce for $20.00. Such a bargain, and you get a taste of everything Jamaican to take home.
You have several shopping areas to choose from, and each one will sell all or most of what is listed above. There are three major cruise ship docks in Jamaica Ocho Rios, Falmouth, and Montego Bay.
Docking in Ocho Rios:
Taj Mahal Shopping Center is a 3-minute walk from the Terminal.
The Taj Mahal Shopping Complex is a combination of Indian architecture with rich Jamaican heritage. The bold colors of the plaza are reminiscent of the Jamaican flag. Taj Mahal shopping opened in 1989. A large collection of tax & duty-free brand name jewelry and watches in Jamaica. The website boasts an avid selection of exotic yet reasonably priced souvenirs. Visit the Taj Mahal website here.
Island Village just a 2-minute walk from the Terminal.
This is more of an upscale shopping experience, offering a mix of retail and entertainment facilities all in one convenient stop. You will find a few really nice souvenir stores here; one is called Seaside Souvenirs with deals starting as low as a dollar; you can literally “stretch your dollar wide by shopping at Seaside.” Here is the link to the Island Village website
Local Arts and Crafts various distances.
Harmony Hall Gallery shares work by over 100 Jamaican artists. Whether you’re staying in Ocho Rios or visiting after docking at the port, picking up souvenirs is easy. Ocho Rios Craft Market, Pineapple Craft Market, and Coconut Grove Market are surrounded by accommodations and attractions to make supporting local vendors simpler. If cooling down under Dunn’s River’s natural cascading showers, their on-site craft market creates one less stop.
Docking in Falmouth:
Falmouth pier all the shops are right there as you come down the gangway. Several shops sell souvenirs and other goods in a secure area adjacent to the dock. It would be best if you definitely headed to Karina’s Gifts & Tees. Say hi to Aanchal; she actually helped me with all the prices above and many tips on buying the different products. Head straight to Karina’s Gifts & Tees, download your free map of Falmouth here with her store located.
With its shops, restaurants, bars, and cafes, the Falmouth docking area is modern and clean. In many cafes, bars, and restaurants, you can get some snacks, drinks or enjoy dinner.
Here is a lovely view of the shopping right where the ships dock in Falmouth, Jamaica, from The Rausch Vlog. As you can see in this video, there are many souvenir shops, little souvenir carts where you can buy anything from fridge magnets to coffee. Here is a link to their YouTube Channel if you want to see more from The Rausch Vlog.
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Docking in Montego Bay:
Shoppes at Rose Hall – a taxi ride or the Hop on Hop off bus – 20 minutes in light traffic.
If you are in Montego Bay, then there is some shopping right by the ship, but not much. Shoppes at Rose Hall; there is the Hop on Hop off the bus click here for the latest reviews. Not such a great service, so I would recommend taking a taxi there and taxi back; there are a couple of stops along the way so that you can have a couple of hours on a beach before or after your shopping spree. Before you spend your time heading out there, check the latest reviews on Facebook. Click here or visit the Shoppes at Rose Hall website; click here. Montego Bay is a quieter port, so the shopping just by the ship might yield what you are looking for in terms of basic souvenirs.
Jamaica has always been a great place to buy Tax and Duty-Free watches, jewelry, and designer leather. Some tax and duty-free retailers have been in Jamaica for over 60 years. There is an amazing array of 2nd generation Family jewelers in Falmouth, Island Village, Taj Mahal, and Shoppes at Rose Hall. Some local Jamaican business owners include:
Jewels and Time Jewelers – offering all visitors to Jamaica a FREE CARIBBEAN TOPAZ GEMSTONE.
Before you visit Jamaica on your cruise, head over to their website and reserve your Free Caribbean Topaz Gemstone; fill in the form below; HERE IS THE LINK, and they will reserve a special Caribbean Topaz Gemstone for you. Come into any of their stores, see our downloadable maps for locations in Island Village, and Falmouth and try on any piece of jewelry to receive your complimentary Gemstone. No purchase necessary. This offer is only available while supplies last, so act now.
Jewels and Time have an amazing selection of brands and jewelry, with great Tax & Duty-Free savings, on Alex and Ani, Philip Stein, Hearts on Fire Diamonds, John Hardy, Larimar the gemstone of the Caribbean, Shinola, and Morganite. You’re looking at saving between 15 – 65% off your favorite brands.
Casa De Oro
This fabulous jewelry boutique has been in business for over 63 years and counting. Casa de Oro Jewelers – Duty and Tax-Free Shops JAMAICA
Casa de Oro Jewelry shops are owned and operated by B.D. Dadlani Jamaica Limited. Mr. B.D. Dadlani has been in business since 1932, and he established and operated his own enterprise in 1958. Since his passing in 1991, the family-owned business, now in its 63rd year, has been successfully managed by three generations.
Casa de Oro Duty-Free stores are situated in the Caribbean Island of Jamaica. Located in Montego Bay at the Shoppes at Rose Hall, in Ocho Rios at the Island Village, in Negril at the Time Square Duty-Free Shopping Mall, and the famous Historic RCCL pier Falmouth.
Casa de Oro Jewelers has a great management team and staff with in-depth product knowledge. All the Merchandise is authentic and directly only from the manufacturer with official manufactures. Guarantee as we buy directly from them and sell to you Duty and Tax-Free.
Casa de Oro Jewelers are recommended by the Jamaica Tourist Board and the major Hotels. Endorsed by the major cruise lines to the Caribbean. You can find our endorsement on certain cruise ship maps and promotional materials.
Watch Brands: Cartier, Rado, Raymond Weil, Dior, Citizen, Gucci, Tag Heuer, and Tissot. Jewelry: Fine Gemstones and Semi-precious gems designed to perfection. Jewelry brands such as Mikimoto pearls, Roberto Coin and ALOR.
Here is the link to Casa De Oro Jewelers
The Royal Shop
The Royal Shop is a family-owned business that has been established since nineteen sixty-nine (1969). They have the perfect duty-free retail operation due to the extensive range of products for all price ranges for all types of persons.
Brands: Invicta, Anne Klein, Wewood Watches, Diamonds in White, Blue, Chocolate, Pink & Yellow. Here is a link to their Facebook Page.
Gold Mine Duty-Free Retailers
30 years ago, Rohan Kotai’s parents embarked on a journey to start their jewelry business. Rohan now the second generation part of such a wonderful and honorable company. With the same passion, knowledge, and integrity, Rohan has grown Gold Mine to three locations: Ocho Rios, Falmouth, and St.Kitts. Gold Mine Duty-Free Retailers represent some of the best Swiss Watch Brands as well as some of the most unique Jewelry Designers. With a team of friendly and experienced associates, you are guaranteed to get the best customer service with a family touch.
Watch Brands: Philip Stein, Hublot, Zenith, Frank Muller, Raymond Weil, Fendi, Shinola, and Charriol. Jewelry Brands: Mark Henry, Hearts on Fire, LeVian, Marahlago, True Love Blue Diamonds, Korite Ammolite, and Alex and Ani.
Here is the link to Gold Mine Duty-Free Retailers’ website.
Bijoux Jewelers is the oldest and most established Duty and Tax-free retailer of luxury watches and jewelry in Jamaica. Established in 1949, BIJOUX were pioneers at the birth of the tourism industry in the Caribbean. We represent only the finest brands and pride ourselves on our honesty, integrity, and customer service. BIJOUX has an extensive client list, each of whom is important to us and treated with the same respect and care. We strive every day to improve and serve our customers, employees, community, and our beautiful island home of Jamaica. Visit their website here.
Watch Brands: Rolex, Cartier, Breitling, Omega, Hublot, Tudor, Chopard, Tag Heuer, Movado, Michele, Frederick Constantine, Raymond Weil, Citizen, Micheal Kors, and Skagen.
Jewelry Brands: Roberto Coin, Mikimoto, John Hardy, Fope, Pandora, Djula, Fantasy Diamonds, Alor, Breuning, and Chopard.
COMPLIMENTARY VIP TRANSPORTATION from BIJOUX JEWELERS.
BIJOUX offers complimentary round-trip transportation service from select hotels and villas to one of our nearest branches. Please submit your request and they will be in touch with you within 24 hours or less with confirmation (location permitting) and information to share with your hotel/villa for their driver to pick you up. Click on this link to reserve your ride.
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