I've been browsing some websites like

and I want to buy some stuff. I live in Argentina, so I don't want to buy online because (a) the shipping costs are way too high, and (b) I might not even get it (yeah, the postal service in my country is so bad).

Is there any physical place in New York where I can get this kind of stuff? And if there isn't, can I buy it online and put the hotel address?

  • Are you currently in NY or are you planning to travel there, and want to purchase the items and then collect them at the hotel when you arrive? Commented Jan 26, 2015 at 6:04
  • @BurhanKhalid i'm planning to go there around August Commented Jan 26, 2015 at 13:33
  • @choster he's not after electronics, he's after Microsoft and Google merchandising (eg tshirts with their logos on). Potentially still too broad, just wanted to clarify.
    – Mark Mayo
    Commented Jan 26, 2015 at 21:22

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Buy it online, and have it sent to your hotel. Contact the hotel ahead of time, to let them know to expect the package(s). Some hotels will charge a nominal handling fee for packages. Most, in my experience, don't.

Online orders in the US for commodity items are almost always cheaper online than in brick-and-mortar stores for obvious reasons: Less overhead.

When I'm in the US I almost always "stock up" on things... I have electronics, clothing items (those of which I'm certain of the correct size), or recently an engagement ring, all mailed to my hotel.

  • Congratulations :) Commented Jan 26, 2015 at 7:14

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