Preferred Shopping Partners
The best memento from your trip has a story to tell. Be sure your purchases are unique, locally made and long lasting. And Vantage's local trip partners will steer you in the right direction. Here's how:
- All shops are hand-picked by Vantage experts, ensuring you a quality experience
- We negotiate Vantage-only discounts and special customer service assistance on your behalf
- Ease of shopping with English-speaking merchants so nothing gets lost in translation
- We give preference to merchants who make it easy for you to ship and receive items back home
Vantage has every confidence in the merchants we select for our Preferred Shopping Partners program. Our shops guarantee your satisfaction with any item you purchase — and in the very unlikely event that you have a problem with a purchase, we'll stand by that guarantee and assist you in resolving the issue.
As a tour company, it is our goal to ensure our team delivers the best buys in the best shops delivering safe and secure purchases. So come prepared with your color swatches and with carpet and clothing sizes converted to local measurements — and your mementos will be telling their stories for years to come.
Minh Phuong Lacquer Ware Workshop
09 Mac Dinh Chi St. Ward Ben Nghe, Dist. 1
Ho Chi Minh City
Minh Phuong Fine Arts and Handicrafts company specializes in producing fine lacquerware, one of Vietnam's most popular exports. Located in Saigon, Minh Phuong is both a store and a workshop, and, from a magnificent showroom, visitors can watch the the production of these traditional Vietnamese handmade products from start to finish. Dinner sets, vases, coffee tables, jewelry boxes, and wall dishes are among the many aesthetically designed products on display and available for purchase.
Hong Ngoc Fine Arts (Extension only)
Km 42 + 800, Hoang tan
Chi Linh, Hai Duong, Vietnam
Hong Ngoc Fine Art Company was founded in 1996 to provide vocational training and jobs to the disabled people living in the area. Since then, over 600 disabled workers have been trained and employed at the company, helping them to support themselves and their families. Conveniently located between Hanoi and Halong Bay Highway, the shop is beautifully decorated with a large variety of locally made products to sell. Inside, you’ll find marble sculptures, hand-made embroidery, lacquerware, paintings, Vietnamese ceramic products, and more. During your visit, you may also stop by the workshops, where locals workers display how products are made on-site. Not only will this store visit be a great learning experience, you’ll be able to browse through and purchase their wonderful selection of Vietnamese local arts and crafts — ideal souvenirs to remember your journey!
Orchid Jade (Extension only)
7/7 Srivichai Road
Chiang Mai, Vietnam
Orchid Jade, the jade specialist, was founded in 1981 in Chiangmai,
Thailand by Preecha and Waranan Pongcharoenkul. For more than
twenty years, Orchid Jade has maintained a reputation for value,
quality and service. They feature exclusive collections of jadeite and
colored stones jewelry, as well as magnificent nephrite