Among Madrid’s many options for leisure is their amazing shopping scene. The Spanish capital holds hundreds of stores and different shopping malls spread throughout the city and surrounding areas, and the sales that happen this time of year are one of the best times to enjoy a shopping trip. The famous rebajas or sales takes place from January 7 to mid-February and from the beginning of June to mid-August. If you love shopping and want to take advantage of the massive discounts and enticing offers to be found over the next month, ShMadrid is here to tell you about the best discounts in the city.
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¡Rebajas! The best sales in Madrid
You can find discounts in nearly every store in the city during the sales period, but there are certain areas that offer some of the best offers. If you aren’t sure where to start with your shopping and want to see what you find, you can start by strolling through the center of the city. At Gran Vía, calle Princesa, Puerta del Sol and calle de Alcalá there’s a little something for everyone: big chain stores like Zara, H&M, Mango and Primark, warehouse stores like Fnac where you can buy books, music and and electronics, and of course El Corte Inglés which is famous for its winter discounts. If you want to buy more personalized and specific gifts away from the craziness of the chain stores, you can also find smaller stores in the city center that offer attractive discounts. If you are looking for more exclusive clothing items, the Salamanca neighborhood has a number of boutiques with items from the most well-known designers. While these stores are for those looking to do luxury shopping, they also offer major discounts during the sales month, so it may be the perfect time to buy a more expensive item on sale that you normally wouldn’t splurge on.
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If you’re someone who tries to avoid crowds at all costs, you can avoid the city center and head to the north of Madrid to the Cuatro Caminos zone, where you’ll find huge stores offering deals on home electronics as well as footwear and clothing. These outlets offer discounts year-round, but these sales are even bigger during the January rebajas. Madrid and its surrounding areas hold a large number of outlets, with prices you won’t want to miss during January sales. Sambil Outlet, located in Leganés, is the largest outlet in Spain with more than 40,000 square meters dedicated to outlet shopping, food and leisure. Las Rozas The Style Outlets, the San Sebastián de los Reyes The Style Outlets and Getafe The Style Outlets are three outlet malls situated in the outskirts of Madrid with outlets from large chains and brands and a wide range of prices for different budgets. Las Rozas Village is a luxury brand outlet where you can find clothing and accessories from acclaimed international designers. They offer collections from past seasons with discounts of up to 60%. If you don’t want to travel too far outside of the capital, you can also go to Outlet Exclusive at Plaza de la República del Ecuador, 5 to find the best women’s’ clothing brands with discounts of up to 80%.
What are hoping to buy on sale this month?