Shopping & Services

Shopping & Services


22 Best Souvenirs from Finland

What to bring back from Finland?

  • 1. Fridge magnet from US$2.2 | €2.00
  • 2. Dried blueberries US$4.6 | €4.25
  • 3. Paulig Presidentti Coffee US$5.1 | €4.70
  • 4. Forsman loose leave teas from US$2.2 | €2.00
  • 5. Cloudberry jam from US$5.4 | €5.00
  • 6. Fazer Blue Chocolate Bar from US$2.2 | €2.00
  • 7. Puukko (a knife) US$30 - 173 | €28.00 - 160
  • 8. Kuksa (a wooden cup) US$9.7 - 65 | €9.00 - 60
  • 9. Anti-slip shoe grips (liukuesteet) from US$9.7 | €9.00
  • 10. Moomin mug US$10.8 - 23.8 | €10.00 - 22
  • 11. Birch Sauna Whisk from US$8.6 | €7.99
  • 12. Iittala Aalto Vase from US$75 | €69.00
  • 13. Marimekko mug from US$25.9 | €24.00
  • 14. Nordic Walk sticks from US$21.6 | €20.00
  • 15. Tar shampoo (tervashampoo) from US$2.7 | €2.50
  • 16. Kuoma winter boots for kids and adults from US$75 | €69.00
  • 17. Reindeer hide from US$162 | €150.00
  • 18. Kalevala Jewelry Silver Earrings from US$195 | €180.00
  • 19. Aarikka Pikkupässi figurine US$394 | €365.00
  • 20. Finnish vitamins and supplements
    (sea buckthorn oil, nettle tea, fish oil)
  • 21. Vintage postcards from the Helsinki City Museum
  • 22. Luhta or Halti ski clothing


Tax Free Shopping in Finland

Non-EU countries citizens are eligible for a Value Added Tax (VAT, or ALV in Finnish) refund when spending over US$43 | €40.

Minimum purchase amount is US$43 | €40 per receipt.

You can buy both goods (VAT 24%) and/or food items (VAT 14%).


How much is iPhone in Finland?

iPhone X prices in Helsinki
  • iPhone SE 64Gb US$539 | €499
  • iPhone 11 from US$811 | €750
  • iPhone 11 Pro from US$1274 | €1179
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max from US$1382 | €1279
  • iPhone Xs 64Gb US$755 | €699
  • iPhone 8 64Gb US$538 | €498
  • iPhone 7 32Gb US$400 | €370
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G US$1512 | €1399

Groupon in Finland

There is no Groupon in Finland at the moment, but we have similar service called Offerilla (in Finnish).


Drug Prices in Finland

  • Aspirin 500mg 50 tablets – pain, headache US$9.7 | €8.97
  • Burana (Ibuprofen) 400mg 30 caplets – pain US$14.6 | €13.49
  • Panadol Zapp 500mg 10 tablets – pain US$4.8 | €4.48
  • Otrivin Nasal Spray 10ml – blocked noseUS$8.6 | €7.98
  • Bisolvon 16 tablets – bronchitis US$9.4 | €8.72
  • Stepsils 24 lozenges – sore throat US$9.6 | €8.90
  • Gaviscon 20 tablets – stomach issues US$6.8 | €6.25
  • Immodium 12 tablets – diarrhea US$9.5 | €8.76
  • Rennie 24 tablets – heartburn US$4.7 | €4.38
  • Histec (cetirizine) – allergy US$10.8 | €9.97
  • Creon 10000 – enzymes US$25.9 | €23.97
  • Vicks Vaporub – cough US$16.9 | €15.62
Pharmacy in Helsinki

Vitamin and Supplement Prices

Supplements
  • Möller Double Omega 3 Fish oil 100 capsules US$9.7 | €8.95
  • Maca powder 300g US$12.9 | €11.95
  • Triple Magnesium 90g US$21.6 | €19.95
  • Pycnogenol 40g US$32 | €29.95
  • Reindeer bone broth powder 30g US$43 | €39.95
  • Cordyceps SOMA tincture 30ml US$27 | €25.00
  • Melatonin 1.9mg 160 tablets US$16.8 | €15.59
  • Omega 7 Sea Buckthorn Oil 60 capsules US$29.1 | €26.95
  • Collagen peptides 250g US$36 | €32.95

How much does it cost to send a letter from Finland abroad?

Card size is up to 25 x 35.3 x 3 cm

Maximum weight: 50g

  • Europe: Priority US$2.6 | €2.4
  • Europe: Economy US$2.5 | €2.3
  • All over the world: Priority US$3.9 | €3.6
  • All over the world: Economy US$3 | €2.8

Beauty & Health Service Prices

  • Average price of women haircut (wash, haircut and blow dry; kampaamo) US$38 - 65 | €35 - 60
  • Average price of men haircut (wash, haircut and blow dry; parturi) US$27 - 38 | €25 - 35
  • Make-up US$52 - 65 | €48 - 60
  • Manicure US$38 - 65 | €35 - 60
  • 60-minute massage US$54 | €50
  • Osteopathy session US$76 | €70

Beaches in Helsinki

Beaches are free in Finland. Best Helsinki beaches are Hietaniemi beach, Pihlajasaari, Aurinkolahti, Seurasaari, Eiranranta.

Don’t expect sun beds or umbrellas for rent – you have to bring your own beach equipment.


Helsinki Public Toilets

The City toilets are FREE of charge and most of them can be used by wheelchair users.

They are cleaned regularly and open 24/7.

Use the interactive toilet map to find accessible toilets