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duty free cosmetic shopping

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duty free cosmetic shopping

Just wondering if Estee Lauder cosmetics are available in the duty free shops in Port Vila? If so, where and how do the prices compare to Australian duty free shops? I am leaving 18/7.

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1. Re: duty free cosmetic shopping

Hi, I can't give you up to date info but in 2005, from memory, the duty free cosmetic shopping was very average in Port Vila. Electronics shopping was just as bad. I find Sydney airport one of the best places for that.

But online web shopping is best of all..far cheaper than duty free (e.g www.strawberrynet.com)

Have a great trip!

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2. Re: duty free cosmetic shopping

Hi Wendy,

On the off chance that you check your email in the Naviti cafe I'll let you know that I usually pick up Estee Lauder at Paris Shopping in the main street and it usually runs to about half the retail cost in Aus.

Hope you're enjoying yourself!


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3. Re: duty free cosmetic shopping

I agree with JT...Paris Shopping had an extensive range of cosmetics, perfumes etc when we were there in April.

They also had some very good clearance line deals.

Good liquor and tobacco deals if you're into that.

It's diagonally opposite Goodies from memory.

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