The Largest Channel Island
Although shopping is probably not the biggest attraction in Jersey there are some real plus points if you decide on shopping in Jersey. As a shopping destination, Jersey is attractive as it enjoys low taxation and no UK VAT. The main area for shopping in Jersey is at St Helier. It features a good selection of popular high street retailers, speciality shops selling high end designer watches, arts and jewellery and don’t forget to watch out for that bargain. If you are looking for Jersey arts and crafts, the Harbour Gallery at St. Aubins has a good display of artwork by local artists. Watch out for Jersey soaps, Jersey pottery, Jersey woollen goods and Jersey pearl. Local produce such as Jersey Black butter, an old and traditional delicacy made out from cider apples, can also be purchased in farm shops or at the Victorian vegetable and fish market. The goods and service tax (GST) in Jersey is 3%.