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Buying a watch at IST dutyfree

Old Jul 5, 19, 3:55 am
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Buying a watch at IST dutyfree

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Could members here comment on any watch bargains at IST dutyfree, especially for higher-end brands like Tag Heuer and Longines?.

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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:25 am
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I will be this sunday at IST and can have a look for a certain you are looking for.
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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:28 am
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Cheers .

The Tag Heuer Aquaracer quartz line seems quite nice, so if you could glance at the offerings and price that would be highly appreciated.
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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:49 am
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Not really the same thing, but I had a quick glance at the gin section when I was passing through IST and the prices were higher than they would be duty-paid at home in the UK...
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Old Jul 5, 19, 5:00 am
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Can speak to IST but I did get a very substantial reduction on a Zenith at LGW
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Old Jul 5, 19, 5:44 am
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Since this is not TK related I am moving this to the Europe forum

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Old Jul 5, 19, 5:57 am
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Are high-end items at IST priced in TRY or USD? If TRY then IMO the only way you would get a real bargain would be if the lira dropped suddenly and this was reflected in your credit card exchange rate but airport shop prices had not yet caught up.
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Barring a few perfumes and colognes, I've found Duty Free shopping at IST to be significantly more expensive than those at other airports. The luxury brands are hit or miss - Hugo Boss has great deals, however my wife found the LV store to be at least 30% more expensive than the States.
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Old Jul 6, 19, 12:17 am
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The LV store is NOT European prices, so definitely avoid if you’re already heading to another European city.
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Old Jul 6, 19, 2:44 am
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These days most stores have websites and email addresses so check the IST website and email the store direct and ask them for prices. The more specific you are the more easily they can help!
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Old Jul 6, 19, 9:57 am
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Thanks but that was the first thing I did, before asking here.
As you can see the information on the official IST website is terse, nothing much besides a name list of shops:
https://is.gd/uBqjP0
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Old Jul 7, 19, 4:20 am
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Thanks but that was the first thing I did, before asking here.
As you can see the information on the official IST website is terse, nothing much besides a name list of shops:
https://is.gd/uBqjP0
Could this be of assistance for a lead? ' Please send an e-mail to [email protected] to contact related departments about hiring retail areas'
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Old Jul 7, 19, 4:32 am
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what?
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Old Jul 7, 19, 5:30 am
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Old Jul 7, 19, 5:32 am
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I don't know if this is the right watch you are looking for.. there are different sizes of this watch and different prizes.. this one is the 40 mm one. They don't have other watches from the series you are looking for.

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