In general,department stores are usually open on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., on Saturdays from 9 a.m.to 7 p.m.and on Sundays and special public holidays, which are reported separately, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The opening hours of retail stores can vary.
In Finland, merchandise value-added tax rate is 24%, Chinese tourists can enjoy 12% to 16% of the tax service and get a tax-free amount check (valid for 3 months) after buy more than 40 Euros (about 280 Yuan) of the goods. The cashier will be packed and seal the goods at the same time (Tourists cannot use the goods before exit Finland or the last European Union countries). Show the customs of the last European Union countries at the end of the trip the check and goods, tourists can receive the refund tax at the designated place.
UnionPay cards are highly used in the Nordic countries. Most businesses in northern Europe, the market and franchise stores have accepted the China UnionPay card. Credit cards with 62 in the beginning are useful in the Nordic countries, Chinese tourists in the journey can be credit card spending, very safe and convenient. But please note: Chinese UnionPay card is not able to withdrawals from the ATM machine in the Nordic countries.