Dubai Duty Free Shop, Dubai

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Dubai Duty Free opened for business on 20th December 1983 and over the past three decades has grown to become one of the leading airport retailers in the world with a turnover of US$1.888 billion in 2015.

Employing nearly 6,000 people, the operation has consistently raised the benchmark for airport retailing and it continues to grow. Dubai Duty Free currently operates some 34,000sqm of retail space at Dubai International Airport and 2,500sqm Al Maktoum International Airport, which will grow in line with the massive development plans of Dubai South that ultimately cover some 80,000sqm of retail.

To date, Dubai Duty Free has received over 500 awards such as “Best Duty Free Shopping in the Middle East” from Business Traveler Middle East Awards and Frontier Awards for “Airport Retailer of the Year” and “Best Marketing Campaign of the Year by a Retailer”. Other recent awards include The BURJ CEO Award for “Best Global Services” and “Brand of the Year” in Retail - Duty Free category at the prestigious UK World Branding Awards and Gulf Business Industry Awards for ““Retail Company of the Year”.

A long-time supporter of major cultural events that help to promote Dubai as a leading destination, Dubai Duty Free is proud to be a principal sponsor of the Dubai International Film Festival.
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Dubai Duty Free Shop Reviews
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4.5
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  • Many times I have checked things while transit or when having holidays, things mainly like perfume, cosmetics & hand bags and found they are extremely expensive! In Europe we paying 25% taxes on...  more »
  • You can enjoy shopping at Dubai Airport as you will get a lot of options with wide range of brands and options but not at cheaper price  more »
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  • This duty free is the awesome. There are nice gold shop as well. Nice machine cut designed jewellery. Do visit. 3% VAT claim also available at airport if you are buying from outside. Nice and Friendly staff. Great management. You can have basic items like kids play things to the giant things for house hold. Many Branded items like clothes shoes, watches etc. Liquor, currency exchange, cosmetics or souvenir of your trip are major attraction.
  • Liquor, currency exchange, cosmetics or souvenir of your trip are major attraction. There are nice gold shop as well. Nice machine cut designed jewellery. Do visit. 3% VAT claim also available at airport if you are buying from outside.
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