Dry cleaning - HK vs AU

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    Dry cleaning - HK vs AU

    Hello
    Just a quick one. Just wondering if anyone knows how the price and quality of dry cleaning in Hong Kong compares to Australia? In AU you can get dry cleaning for about 3 garments for $90 (sometimes more, sometimes less). I wasn't sure whether to do a big dry cleaning of a lot of my clothes before arriving. I know it may sound a little trivial, but it kinda adds up!
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    Heres a price list for a major HK drycleaner:
    http://www.cleanliving.com.hk/price.htm

    google for more.


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    Thanks for that. It seems that it is pricier in HK. Didn't see any "3 for $X" offers on that website or from a Google.


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    Those prices are far higher than most local dry cleaners in HK. I pay $40 for a (man's) 2-piece suit and $20 for a pair of trousers at the nearest dry cleaner to me (I have about 6 within 200m of me on Robinson Road) and the work is perfectly acceptable quality.

    Essentially that is a very posh place (perhaps like using a hotel laundry). Laundry is done in most local places by the pound/kilo, not by the piece.

    Last edited by PDLM; 26-01-2007 at 11:08 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by esque:
    Heres a price list for a major HK drycleaner:
    http://www.cleanliving.com.hk/price.htm

    google for more.
    That's really expensive. Most of the "local" places will do it for half that price (40/50 a suit) and the work is of good quality.

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    I agree. My last bill was $75 for a suit and a jacket, picked up and dropped off.


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    local dry cleaners

    M,
    you may try the drycleaner runs by Japan Home Center, pay $50 to join a year membership, and get 30% off each time when you do your cleaning.
    that's what i do, and it's right by the corner of the street where i pass by everyday going to work!

    N