Duty Free and Tax Free
Before you start your duty free shopping at Edinburgh Airport, do you need some clarification on your allowances? Our page will be sure to help! From what you can bring in from the EU to how it differs when travelling outside of it, we’ve got all the info you need.
Duty Free Allowance / Tax Free Allowance
When travelling from the EU to the UK
There is no extra tax or duty to pay on goods you have bought in another EU country as long as tax was included in the price when you purchased the items. The items will also need to be only for your own use, and have been transported to the UK by you. Gifts are fine, but does not include any items that have been purchased with the intent to re-sell.
When travelling from outside the EU to the UK
You are limited to the following, agian given that they are for your own consumptin and not to be re-sold:
Duty Free at Edinburgh Airport
If flying within the UK and EU, why not make use of the Shop & Collect service? You can do all your shopping before your flight, and simply pick it up once you land after your trip! This way, you don’t need to worry about trying to fit that extra shopping into your suitcases, or worry about breaking any fragile items. All of the shops at Edinburgh Airport offer this service, so you needn’t worry about the precious luggage space!