Tax Free Shopping

Get your VAT refund directly into your WeChat wallet

Receive your refund instantly via WeChat before you leave the country

Global Blue and Tencent Holdings Limited – the company who owns WeChat– have teamed up to offer you a new digital refund option at over 700 refund points around the world. For the first time, you will be able to receive instant tax refunds into your WeChat Wallet. 

A quick and easy way to claim your tax refund

Once you have finished your shopping and had your Tax Free Forms validated by Customs, you simply need to visit the airport refund counter and follow the below steps:

  1. At the refund point, scan the QR code using your WeChat app, click ‘Immediate refund’
  2. Show the refund staff the barcode displayed in your mini app
  3. The refund will be paid to your WeChat wallet

You’ll see your refund in ¥ RMB in your WeChat wallet straight away.

This up-to-the-minute innovation gives you more choice about how you receive your tax refund and will make your Tax Free Shopping journey at the airport as quick and easy as possible.