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Luxury clothing

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Luxury clothing

Hi all,

I’m a dutch citizen going to dubai I would like to buy balenciaga,gucci,louisvuitton type of clothes is there an option to get back the vat spend in those luxury shops?

Thanks in advance

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1. Re: Luxury clothing

There is currently no mechanism to reclaim the 5% VAT on retail purchases.

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2. Re: Luxury clothing

Sadly, Dubai needs the money so it's unlikely to get into VAT reclaim for tourists for a few years. They're still only working it out for residents and local businesses 😄

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3. Re: Luxury clothing

hi Dylan none of those brands are any cheaper in Dubai all are widely available in the shopping malls the only chance you have of making a saving is when they have sales weeks which will generally be in the low season (summer) there is always a chance of asking for discount even in a shopping mall we got 5% off a expensive braccalini hand bag

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4. Re: Luxury clothing

Nope and they will probably be cheaper at home.

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