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Old May 7, 09, 12:20 am   #1
 
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Coach bags in Duty Free shops-Houston/Bonaire

I want to get a Coach purse and I was thinking that it might be a little less expensive at a duty free shop. I'm going to Bonaire June via Houston and I'm wondering if anybody ever noticed if the duty free shop in Houston carries Coach. Is there a website somewhere with this information? I've Googled but haven't had any luck.

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Old May 10, 09, 10:05 am   #2
 
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Just for curiosity I googled "coach bags duty free" and the first hit that popped up is http://www.squidoo.com/coachbagstl
With this info for guidance and some comparison prices from ebay and amazon for the bag you want, you could then google the phone numbers for duty free at iah and bonaire, call, and see if they've got what you want. I've just returned from Shanghai and overall am unimpressed with duty free prices for anything but cigarettes (boo) and liquor, which, once through customs can't be carried on continuing flights. Perfume, cosmetics, bags, etc not so hot. Think you can do better on ebay or outlets in states.
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Think you can do better on ebay or outlets in states.
Bingo!
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Old May 11, 09, 10:09 pm   #4
 
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Thanks for the feedback. I have no outlets in my state.
The only thing that I have every purchased at duty free is liquor and didn't really see a huge difference from local prices. Except for Scottish Whiskey.

I think that I will just go the local store and see if I find something that I like. I was thinking that this would be a lot of effort anyway just to save $30 bucks or so.
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They just had a Coach bag Roadshow at my local Costco for Mothers Day... just wish it was Tumi (But there were some great deals from what the women were saying...)
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The Coach outlets are worth a detour if you are nearby, as they always have a decent discount, but have some serious sales on discontinued items. My GPS lives in a small coach bag that I picked up for next to nothing when I bought my wife a purse there.
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