When you arrive in a new country and you need something it is nice to recognize the different shops so you do not waste time. Here are the main chain stores.
The main food stores like Carrefour, Leclerc … in France, where you can find bulk, are as follows:
- New World
- Countdown (Woolworths in Australia)
To know that in these stores you can also find non-prescription drugs.
Convenient stores are the equivalent of Carrefour city and others, they are more expensive and there is less choice.
- Four Square
The biggest bulk store chain is BinInn and you can find it in almost every city.
Clothes, kitchen utensils …:
Babou style stores are common and allow you to buy some things cheaply.
- The Warehouse
The value for money there is better than in the French brands in my opinion.
You want to tinker or develop your van these signs will be your suppliers.
- Mitre 10
Appliances and furniture:
Whether you are looking for a bed, a washing machine or a decoration, these stores, in the style of Darty, Conforama and But, can help you.
- Target Furniture
- Bed, Bath & Beyond
Electronic material :
If you want a store where to find a computer or other electronic items look for this one.
- Noel Leeming
Need to add an auxiliary battery to your van or to redo the level? Look no further these channels will offer you all what you need.
There is unfortunately no equivalent to decathlon in New Zealand so refuel before leaving. But in case of emergency here are the places where you can find specific equipment.
That’s if you want more store do not hesitate to ask me. Hoping that this article will be useful to you.
To save money, loyalty cards will be your allies.