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Tax Free Shopping in The Bahamas

The simple way to saving money

Global Blue Tax Free Shopping brings you savings on the purchases you make at over 270,000 stores across the world’s best shopping districts.


So why not join the 23 million travellers who shop tax free with Global Blue every year? Simply look for the blue star or ask for Global Blue, and follow our easy process.



Look for stores displaying Global Blue Tax Free Shopping signage in the window.


When paying for your purchases ask the shop staff for THE TAX FREE BENEFIT.


Remember to bring your passport or other ID when you go shopping as it is required for all Tax Free Shopping purchases.


Spend a minimum of $25 - and save up to 7% of the purchase price. This refund amount in store is the total VAT less an administrative fee.

Please note that 1 BSD is equivalent to 1 USD. Both currencies are accepted when processing Tax Free Shopping refunds.





Shoppers eligible for Tax Free Shopping

● If you are a non-Bahamian resident.
● If you are not holder of a Bahamian passport.
● If you are leaving The Bahamas within the next 45 days.
● If you have not worked in The Bahamas in the last 6 months.


VAT Rate
VAT Rate : 7,5 %


Minimum purchase amount


Tax Free goods

●   Non-refundable goods:
- food
- alcoholic beverages;
- tobacco products;
- medicine and pharmaceutical products.


Contact us
In case of any other questions contact us at: www.globalblue.com/contact-us/

For frequently asked questions visit: www.globalblue.com/faqs/

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