Duty Free at Dubai Airport

Duty Free Dubai Airport

Dubai Airport Duty Free

Duty Free at Dubai Airport is available at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 and it recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary and has seen its business grow from US$20 million in 1984 to US$1.1 billion in 2008. This increase in sales at Dubai Airport Duty Free has seen the retail space grow from 7,000 square metres to 15,000 square metres with the inauguration of the new Emirates Terminal 3 at Dubai Airport in October 2008. The opening of the head office and distribution Centre and the increase in staffing levels to 3,700 were some of the major milestones for Duty Free at Dubai Airport in 2008. Dubai Duty Free offers passengers a first class customer service, excellent value for money, a wide range of quality products and a world class shopping environment.

A testimony to the huge Duty Free operation at Dubai Airport is the fact that it has received more than 150 awards from industry, media and government bodies. These awards include the prestigious Frontier Award for Airport Retailer of the Year, the Global Traveller Award for Best Duty Free Shop, the Business Traveller UK and the Business Traveller Middle East award for Best Duty Free Shopping, along with the Raven Fox Award for Middle East Travel Retailer of the Year.

The successful running of the shop floor operation at Dubai Airport Duty Free and the fact that it is highly committed to promoting Dubai through a series of high level sporting events such as the tennis championships and annual sports calendar that includes horse racing both at home and overseas, ensures continued success for the future.

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Dubai Duty Free can be contacted on:

Tel: +971 4 216 2453

Fax: +971 4 224 4164

E-mail: Customer.Service@ddf.ae


Dubai International Airport Duty Free

There is an extensive range of high quality products to choose from at Dubai Airport Duty Free which ranges from leather goods and clothing to gold and perfumes and high-tech gadgetry, all at very competitive prices.

Below is a selection of exactly what is available for passengers to purchase from Duty Free shopping at Dubai International Airport:

Liquor and Tobacco

  • The world’s best-known spirits, wines and champagne, and top selling brands of cigarettes, cigar and tobacco are available at Dubai Duty Free. The recently opened Casa de Habano offers an incomparable selection of Cuban cigars.

Jewellery, Gold, Crystal and Watches

  • Duty Free at Dubai Airport has an extensive selection of jewellery with a wide variety of gold, set with precious diamonds, gemstones and pearls. The Watch Island houses a comprehensive stock of timepieces from colourful swatches to top-of-the-range Rolex. Just some of the names offering Crystal include Waterford, Swarovski, Wedgwood, Royal Doulton and Christofle.

Perfumery

  • Passengers interested in purchasing perfumery at Dubai Airport Duty Free will find a large selection of fragrances from exclusive perfume houses for both ladies and gentlemen.

Ladies and Mens Fashion

  • Duty Free shopping at Dubai Airport offers a huge selection of shoes, lingerie, fashion wear and designer clothes for the ladies while suits, jackets, shirts and footwear from the top designer labels and fashion houses are available for men.

Sports Wear

  • A remarkable range of sports equipment and the latest sports fashions from the worlds top manufacturers and designers is available at Dubai duty free.

Food Plus

  • This section at Dubai Airport Duty Free consists of a delicatessen, fine foods, confectionary, household items, baby care, budget cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, health food and linen.

Electricals, Tapes, CD’s and DVD’s

  • Duty Free shopping at Dubai International Airport offers everything from cameras and binoculars to the latest in DVD technology and telephones. The latest movies and musical releases are also available along with an extensive back catalogue.

Gifts

  • Passengers are spoilt for choice when planning to do a bit of last minute Souvenir shopping at Dubai Airport and you will find a large selection of authentic Arabic items available to take home with you.

Leather Goods

  • Duty Free at Dubai Airport offers plenty of stylish handbags, suitcases, suit carriers, wallets, key minders and purses.

Toys

  • Duty free shopping at Dubai Airport offers a wonderful range of fluffy soft toys, games, remote control items, dolls, construction kits and hobby sets.

Dubai Bookshop

  • Fiction and non-fiction for all ages including the latest magazines and newspapers in a variety of languages are available for purchase at Dubai Airport duty free.

Dubai Duty Free – Finest Surprises Promotions

Car Promotions

  • The Car promotion at Dubai Duty Free was first introduced in 1989 and offers 1,000 ticket holders the chance to win a luxury car, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Rolls Royce or Ferrari. Over 1,390 travellers, from 68 different countries, have driven away with a luxury car following their purchase of a 500 AED (US$139) ticket in the Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise Car Promotion.

 

On average, two luxury cars are raffled every two weeks, for incoming, transiting, outgoing and online ticket buyers, with the winning cars being transported to any destination, anywhere in the world.

To view the terms and conditions and purchase tickets online, visit the official Dubai Airport Duty Free website, www.dubaidutyfree.com.

Bike Promotions

  • Over 140 travellers have driven away with a Harley Davidson motorbike following their purchase of a 100 AED (US$28) ticket in the Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise Bike Promotion. The promotion, which was first introduced in 2002, offers 1,000 ticket holders the chance to win a Harley Davidson.

 

To view the terms and conditions and purchase tickets online, visit the official Dubai Airport Duty Free website, www.dubaidutyfree.com.


Duty Free – Millenium Millionaire

Dubai Duty Free has captured the imagination of travellers and the media around the globe with their Millennium Millionaire draw. What was originally intended to be a single draw of US$1 million dollars to celebrate the opening of the new Dubai Airport and Dubai Duty Free, has now become an ongoing promotion.

Every passenger arriving or departing from Dubai Airport can enter the draw which is limited to just 5,000 tickets which cost 1,000 AED (approximately US$278) each, so there is a good chance that you could become the next Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire.

To view the terms and conditions and purchase tickets online, visit the official Dubai Airport Duty Free website, www.dubaidutyfree.com.


Duty Free – Double Millionaire

The Double Millionaire promotion at Dubai Airport duty free offers passengers travelling through Dubai Airport the chance to win US$2 million.

Intended as a sister promotion to the long running Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise Luxury car draws, the Double Millionaire tickets are priced at 2,000 AED (approximately US$556). A total of 5,000 tickets are sold for each draw which can be purchased at Dubai Duty Free in Dubai International Airport or online at www.dubaidutyfree.com


Duty Free Allowances at Dubai Airport

Product Limit
Wine 4 Litres
Spirits 4 Litres
Beer 4 Litres
Cigarettes 400 (2 Cartons)
Tobacco 2 KG
Cigars 2 KG
Perfume 3000 DHS
Commercial Goods 3000 DHS
Personal Effects No Limit
Currency (Cash) US$10,000 / 40,000 AED
Books, Dvd’s, Video Declare Any
Weapons Declare Any
Explosives & Fireworks Declare Any
Animals Declare Any
Plants & Seeds Declare Any

The limits shown in the table above do apply collectively which means that you cannot for example bring in 4 litres of wine and 4 litres of spirits, you can bring wine or spirits or a combination that totals 4 litres. The same applies to smoking materials, commercial goods/perfume allowance, etc.


Dubai Duty Free Shopping Guide & Map

To view a guide and maps to where the duty free shops at Dubai Airport are based within the Emirates Terminal 3 building and within Terminal 1 at Dubai Airport simply visit the official Dubai Duty free website here which also contains lots of other useful information on everything to do with Duty Free shopping at Dubai International Airport.