For many travellers, part of the experience is stopping in at the airport duty-free and stocking up on everything from bite-size snacks to designer sunglasses. As a rule of thumb, the best deals in duty-free are typically in liquor and tobacco, which are generally heavily taxed, but be warned: not every deal at the duty-free is worth the pre-flight pending! We’re here to help you shop smarter before your next flight with our list of 20 things to skip at the duty-free.
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We’d suggest skipping the splurge and holding out until you can make it into a proper boutique, where you’ll have your pick at everything available that season.
CDs and DVDs
When it comes to that rack of tempting tunes and flicks at the duty-free, your best to skip it. There’s no deal in this department like the ones you’ll find shopping at home in places like Walmart, where they keep aisles of current (and classic) music and movies on $5 discount year-round.
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