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Fung Kuei

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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The iconic yellow building. Vanuatu's largest and oldest duty free store carrying the widest and cheapest range of spirits on the island.
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Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 22556
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

Best and cheapest selection of alcohol. Great selection of watches, LEGO, kids toys, perfumes. No good for tobacco products into NZ.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed July 12, 2019

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.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank danielkayelene
Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

A good spot to grab your duty free alcohol before you leave for home. Prices are better than anywhere else but not as big a selection as the main NZ or Aus airports.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 111Olly
Reviewed June 26, 2019

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

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Lev740
Reviewed May 26, 2019

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.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Beverly B
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Rich936
Reviewed April 14, 2019

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

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank BeeAbroad
Reviewed February 22, 2019

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
1  Thank Ken C
FungKuei, Manager at Fung Kuei, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Hi Ken, 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

Reviewed February 14, 2019

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

Date of experience: February 2019
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July 20, 2019|
Response from JenniferAR131 | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t look at anything other than the duty free alcohol as we had only a very short time to browse/shop.
Paige J
May 15, 2019|
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Response from JenniferAR131 | Reviewed this property |
Because it is duty free, you can only have any alcohol purchased delivered to your point of departure (cruise ship/airport), however, cigarettes can be taken with you.