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How to Claim VAT Refund from Shopping in Paris

How to Claim VAT Refund from Shopping in Paris

How to Shop Tax Free in Paris: One of the advantages of making purchases while traveling internationally is receiving VAT refund. VAT stands for value-added tax, which is an amount already added to the price of the goods you purchase. Not all countries offer VAT refunds and requirements in receiving VAT refunds vary by country. In France, the standard VAT rate is 20%, and it varies for different products, i.e. 10% on pharmacy goods. For purchases made in Paris, the…

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Shopping in Paris: A Focus on Pharmacie Shopping for Skin Care Products–Things to Do in Paris

Shopping in Paris: A Focus on Pharmacie Shopping for Skin Care Products–Things to Do in Paris

Shopping in Paris: As the powerhouse of fashion and luxury brands, shopping is plentiful in Paris. Shops and department stores carrying high-end luxury brands could be found throughout the city, notably on Avenue Montaigne, Champs-Élysées area, Rue de Rennes and Blvd St. Germain area, Le Marais, and at Le Bon Marché (the first modern department store in Paris) and Printemps. Additionally, Le Marais, Champs- Élysées, Rue de Rennes and Blvd. St. Germain area, and Boulevard Haussmann area carry stores that…

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