Airport Duty Free Shopping - Idle Hands Find Great Bargains by:Angela Butler
Airport duty free shopping gives consumers a great way in which to spend their time waiting for an international flight. It is common practise that travellers are required to arrive at the airport at least three hours before their flight departs in order to clear security, and check their luggage through before their flight leaves. Many travellers are unsure on how they will be able to make that time past faster until their flight boards, and then finally departs. Many travellers utilise this free time to snap up a bargain from the varied range of product to be found at reputable duty-free stores.
Airport duty free shopping is desirable to both travellers on outgoing flights, as well as those who are entering a country. Of course, it is more desirable for many to make their purchases on outgoing flights, as naturally this is when people have the time available to browse and make purchases.
Airport duty free shopping allows customers the ability to purchase desired items at a price that is discounted from the regular price found outside of the airport terminal. There are many items available to be purchased through duty-free shopping. Some of these items include men's, women's and children's apparel, accessories, shoes, toys, souvenirs, food, cosmetics, fragrances, electronics, and many other items.
Many travellers fear that if they purchase items on impulse that they will not be rewarded with a fair price. Airport duty free shopping offers travellers items that do not have any taxes, customs or duties imposed, as other items outside of the airport commonly do. Therefore even in the case of an impulse purchase, consumers can be assured that the item they have selected was bought at a significantly lower price. As many duty-free stores are now available via internet shopping too, consumers are able to purchase and browse items before even stepping foot into the airport. If impulse purchases are a concern, then browsing the selection of goods available online before purchasing airport duty-free items may be a way in which to avoid this.
Airport duty free shopping is a simple, effective and enjoyable way in which to avoid paying the full retail price for items that you desire and would like to have. Whether it is yourself who is travelling internationally, or a friend or family member, be sure to spend some time in the airport duty-free stores making purchases and enjoying the benefits of international travel, airport duty free shopping.
About the author
Angela Butler is currently the Consumer Marketing Manager for New Zealand and Australia at DFS Galleria and Duty Free stores. Angela specialises in retail and loyalty marketing and has extensive experience in both the liquor and beauty industries. She has produced award winning Fly Buys loyalty programme campaigns as well as receiving awards for other beauty loyalty programmes. DFS New Zealand