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Diplomatic Duty Free Shops

Diplomatic Duty Free Shops of New York is an affiliated company to International Shoppes, the Firm who operate stores in US airports. Please see our entry for this Company for more detail. DDFSNY have their main retail store in New York, but the also supply Mission Staff throughout the East Coast of the USA.

Diplomatic duty-free and tax-free sales is a generally unknown concept to regular travellers. Persons who have accreditation as a staff worker for an overseas Embassy or Mission, Military, United Nations or some other recognised NGOs (Non-Governmental Organisation) are allowed to buy products without paying tax. These products can be purchased direct from Diplomatic Stores or online for delivery to a specified address. Various different rules apply to these sales, according to the country of supply and residence of the purchaser and the specific rules can be checked with your employer.

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!