Nassau Straw Market

Discussion in 'Disney Cruise Line Forum' started by Rambler5678, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. Rambler5678

    Rambler5678 l

    Jul 30, 2004
    Can you buy a pocketbook or bag and they will put your name on it? Does anyone know what they cost? What are some of the local crafts they have at the market?
  2. Wendy Darling CA

    Wendy Darling CA Mouseketeer

    Oct 22, 2012
    How about Coach bags?? I heard the have knock-offs in the Straw Market..anyone seen them??
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  4. tinkmom2

    tinkmom2 DIS Veteran

    Jan 18, 2009
    There are several stores downtown that sell knock off coach bags very inexpensively.

    Also there are places that make the straw purses all over. There is one place in the main center you have to walk through to get to the city. You can bargain with the prices. I believe I saw the larger straw bags for $20.00.
  5. misslissa

    misslissa DIS Veteran

    Sep 20, 2005
    Lots of straw things that can have your name sewn on, on the spot. And, lots of knock off bags. Just keep in mind that these can be confiscated if your bags are checked by customs at any point during your trip. Being from Canada, I avoid buying stuff like this 'cause we have so many checkpoints during the voyage. I don't think you can get in any trouble for one piece but you don't want to lose the money you just spent.
  6. PryncessLace

    PryncessLace Mouseketeer

    Mar 23, 2012
    My daughter got a small doll from the straw market. The lady said it was made by her grandmother. Being skeptical, I don't know if that is really true, but my daughter loves it and it was only 12 dollars.
  7. MODisneyfan

    MODisneyfan DIS Veteran

    Feb 12, 2008
    There are places for both. Also you can negotiate too. I got my mom a piglet purse and it was personalized for 10.00 and they had knock off bads that I had down to 20.00 at one place but they didn't have the one I wanted

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