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Great prices on alcohol. Much cheaper than anywhere else we found. Not a great range of other products. AUD$11 for 1 litre bottle of Smirnoff vodka is an example of generic well-known brands that are on offer.
Port Vila, Vanuatu.
Arrived Port Vila via Royal Caribbean Cruise on April 9, 2019.
Temperatures were comfortable 80 deg F with partly clear skies and noticeable humidity. Went to the town with our newly minted Australian friends who visited same place many times before. Walk...More
Best to go when not too crowded. Prices, particularly for alcohol were excellent. Some staff needed a little more training, when asked the question was there a credit card surcharge, they didnt know. Shop is very well laid out.
Yes the prices are attractive and the range comprehensive, just like Brisbane airport. But really, did you come to a beautiful island to go for duty free?
The island is an underdeveloped place with many natural beauties. The Duty free shops are so out of...More
I am fortunate enough to travel very widely and often through Asia and beyond. I always thought Singapore had the best duty free prices. UNTIL I went to Fung Kuei in Port Vila. There was not a cruise ship in town when i visited, but...More
Visited whilst on the 7 day P&O Pacific Dawn Cruise.
The duty free range of alcohol at Fung Kuei was pretty good, with bottles - that are expensive or aren’t easily available in Australia - being pretty cheap (such as Wild Turkey American Honey 1L...More
On a stop in Vila earlier in February, I bought some bottles of wines in Vila Bottle Shop.
The invoice showed the cost in both local Vanuatu, and Australian currencies.
However, the payment was processed in Vanuatu currency, and the cost in Australian currency appearing...More
Date of experience: February 2019
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FungKuei, Manager at Fung Kuei, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry to hear about your experience with Vila Bottle Shop.
We would like to clarify that Vila Bottle Shop and Fung Kuei are both unrelated. Vila Bottle Shop is another store a...More
PORT VILA is a fine base for excursions out of town, but also quite a good spot for cruisers wanting to stay close to the ship. In particular it has some of the cheapest duty free alcohol I’ve seen in 50 years of travel –...More