Tax Free Shopping

Tax Free Shopping

Tax-free shopping is available in all Villages for visitors based outside the European Union. Enjoy even greater value from your retail experience by claiming back tax paid on purchases – simply request a form when making a purchase.

*Please note that according to the country in which you are shopping, there is a minimum purchase requirement for making a claim as detailed below:
– UK: GBP 30.00 for VAT rate 20%
– France: EUR 175.01 for VAT rate 19.6%
– Spain: EUR 90.15 for VAT rate 16%
– Italy: EUR 154.94 for VAT rate 20%
– Belgium: EUR 125.01 for VAT rate 21%
– Germany:EUR 25 for VAT rate 19%
– Ireland: no minimum purchase amount for VAT rate 21.5%

How is tax claimed back?
Non-EU residents can claim tax back on all purchases they take home in three easy steps:

1. When making a purchase at any boutique displaying the 'Tax Free Shopping' sign, ask for a Tax Refund form.

2. When leaving the European Union simply present purchases, receipts and passport to Customs officials, who will validate Tax Refund forms.

3. Show your validated forms and passport at a Tax Refund Office in the airport to receive an immediate refund.

Please note that your form needs to be submitted for the customs stamp within 3 months from the issue of your Tax Refund form.
Tax-free Shopping is provided in conjunction with a number of partners, for more information click on a link below:

Global Blue

Premier Tax Free

Tax Refund

Global Refund Ireland