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Travel Retail Operators

Travel Retail Operators

Aelia Duty Free Group

The Aelia Group is a subsidiary of the French Media and Travel Retail giant, Lagardère Services, whose travel shopping outlets spread the globe. Duty Free shopping locations include Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, Nice, Bordeaux and others in France. Some of these stores are also tax-paid outlets for European (EU) travellers.

Further afield the company have retail operations on Irish Ferries, airline onboard sales through the division Aeroboutique Inflight, stores in the British airports of Belfast and London and La Tontouta airport in New Caledonia, where duty free arrivals has been introduced.

There are Branded stores for fashion and other goods which are run in conjunction with the owners and some new concepts like 'So Chocolate'. Lagardère have a news distribution service and run many news, gift and convenience outlets in airports around the world.

How does duty free work, can you buy, which products do they sell, what shops are available, do they open for my flight, best prices?.

There is a long list of duty-free related questions asked by travellers before they start their journey.

Travel Retail is a diverse business and most Operators have outlets in global locations, so the best travel shopping advice we can offer is to search your destination in the box above and find the stores which are available for your destination. Be it by land, sea or air, duty free stores can be found if you are travelling internationally.

The duty free on arrival global search 'App' for phone and tablet is now available in Android version beta v1, we are working hard to make it the best travel shopping site and mobile App available, the Apple/iOS version will follow soon. You will be able to search the globe from your phone for duty-free shops at your destination, on planes, boats, airports or border stores. To download the app click the image below to check before you fly!