Enjoy Spending at the Anchorage’s Tax-Free Shops

If you want to shop and save at the same time, try visiting Anchorage. This place has no state-collected sales tax, unlike some other cities. With their wide selection of goods, from Alaska’s Native Arts, Ingenious Crafts, savory and sweet take-home treats to souvenirs, they have it!  Now, here are some of the areas that will probably make you enjoy shopping! Just continue reading. 

Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall is a Good Place for You

Your trip to Alaska will not be completed if you did not visit Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall. This mall has 90 stores that offer great items and yes, all tax-free! Pandora, Michael Kors, Sephora, these are just some of the stores that you can find inside. Just spend a few minutes strolling around and you can easily pick the perfect gift for your family and friends. Happy shopping! 


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Enjoy the Alaskan Qiviut Handknits from Oomingmak Producers Co-op

Since 1969, Oomingmak has brought handknitted Qiviut items that were made by approximately 250 Native Alaskan Women from coastal villages of Alaska. Every item is handknitted and each village is said to have a signature pattern derived from traditional aspects of village life and Eskimo culture. All of their items are 100 % Qiviut and will assuredly last for many years. 


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Find Beautifully Crafted Gift from Alaska Art Alliance

Arctic Treasures Art Gallery is under new ownership. They have a unique selection of hand-crafted native art that was created by master carvers from all over the state. You can also meet some of the artists as they demonstrate their craft and as you wander around you can find beautifully crafted baleen baskets, bear claw necklaces, ivory, jewelry and soapstone carvings. This resource nurtures one’s art skills while providing a way to economically support themselves.