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Duty free on arrival?

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Duty free on arrival?

Hi there,

Is it possible to buy wine/spirits on arrival at Bermuda before exiting customs? I'm arriving early evening and would probably like to have the potential for a nightcap in my room? Many thanks

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1. Re: Duty free on arrival?

Unfortunately not - although I've found that wine and alcohol is surprisingly priced comparably to Canada. Have a great trip. Bill.

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2. Re: Duty free on arrival?

Why not buy the wine/spirits before leaving the U.K. at the duty free? Are you flying non stop from Gatwick?

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3. Re: Duty free on arrival?

http://www.bermudaairport.com/default.aspx

A new arrivals duty free recently opened.

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4. Re: Duty free on arrival?

That's good timing isn't it! Yes Bill we are arriving from LGW, but if we can buy it on arrival it saves lugging it onto the flight. Many thanks all!

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5. Re: Duty free on arrival?

Duty Free on arrival was instigated at Bermuda airport in December. Bermuda Duty Free is run by Goslins a local Rum Producer. As yet they do not have an online pre-order catalogue, but I am sure you could find Goslins and email them for details of their range.

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6. Re: Duty free on arrival?

Thanks for the update. We are traveling to Bermuda on Sunday. Does anyone know whether the duty free at arrivals is open on Sunday?

Bill

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7. Re: Duty free on arrival?

I am also arriving Sunday, I have looked through the Bermuda airport and Customs website but cannot find the hours. I'd rather pick up duty free in Bermuda than Toronto, but would be a bummer to find it closed and get nothing.

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8. Re: Duty free on arrival?

According to Mr. Gosling...the Duty Free shop in the ARRIVALS area of Bermuda's L.F. Wade Airport is open for all commercial flights arriving in Bermuda, seven(7) days per week. There is no published sales inventory/price list at present---

"..All BDF Stores are open for all commercial

flights, which means a 7 day operation. The inventories we have at all

stores are slightly different from one another. We are in the process of

creating a Duty Free price List for each..."

"...We do have the various Marlboro's, Merit's, Winston's, Camel's, B&H, Silk

Cut's, Salem's, Newport's, Rothman's, L&B's, and Regal's. They all

retail at $39.85.

All in Litre Bottles

Beefeater $14.60

Bacardi Silver $12.00

Bacardi 8 $23.95

Bacardi Limon $14.50

Grand Marnier will shortly increase in price to $35.00

Bailey's $23.50

We inventory a broad selection of the most popular brands in all spirit

categories. We also have a small but growing selection of champagne,

prosecco, red and white still wines as well as excellent pricing on our

Cuban cigars...."

Evidently the new Arrival Duty Free shop is exempt from the normal prohibition on Sunday packaged liquor sales in Bermuda.

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