Negotiating in the Souk

What experiences have you had in negotiating prices in the Souk?

Prices offered for goods in the Souk are generally hugely inflated. It is an ‘accepted’ that for items above or£10 or so then a third of the asking price should be the final price. This means starting lower. Not everybody is comfortable with this but it is the common practice. Some goods are harder to get down to a sensible price but persistence pays. For prices offered below £10 then half is a reasonable price to finish at.

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