Here's Where You Can Shop Some Ikea Now (If You Can't Wait Until Next Year)
If you're part of the 99.9% (we made that number up) of the country's population who can't wait till IKEA finally opens their largest store in the world in the Philippines, we feel you. We already know what it's going to look like and when they're slated to open their doors, but just in case you're itching to get your hands on the Swedish furniture brand's build-it-yourself home items, we know a couple of places where you can buy IKEA stuff, from actual stores to online resellers. Can't wait any longer? Check out these stores where you can shop IKEA.
Furniture Source Philippines
If you want to get your hands on a piece of IKEA furniture stat, Furniture Source Philippines is your best bet. They have a store in Santolan Town Plaza where you can check out the home items and shop them physically so you know what you're getting. They also have a website where you can order online and have your items delivered in three to four working days.
Home MNL is an online shop that resells IKEA furniture on a pre-order basis. They order their pieces from Taipei and ship them directly to your doorstep via LBC or GoGo Xpress and the waiting time is usually four to five weeks. To place an order, log on to their website and check out their selection of home items, add what you want to buy to your cart and check out. They accept payments through debit or credit card as well as mobile bank transfer via BDO, BPI, and Unionbank.
Frakta, named after IKEA's recognizable blue shopping bag, accepts pre-orders and ships their items from Dubai. To shop, you can browse through their catalog on their Instagram shop but you can also choose from IKEA's Dubai website. Then, fill out their order form, settle your payment within 48 hours, and wait four to six weeks for your orders to arrive. They accept payments made through GCash, BDO, and BPI.
Möbel is a personal shopper that can help you order your IKEA needs. They have a Taiwan-based team that can purchase your orders for you and have them shipped to the Philippines in three to four weeks. Once your package arrives in the country, they have it delivered the next day via Transportify or Lalamove. They accept payments made through BDO, BPI, GCash, and Paypal. To order, just fill out their order form and submit.
This story originally appeared on Spot.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.