Auckland arrivals from UK via Dubai

Old Aug 3, 18, 3:21 am
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Auckland arrivals from UK via Dubai

We are flying to Auckland with Emirates is it possible to buy duty free (champagne) on arrival at the airport or would it be better to buy in Manchester or Dubai. Just thinking it would be easier.
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Old Aug 3, 18, 3:49 am
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https://www.aucklandairport.co.nz/shopping/map-of-shops
https://www.aucklandairport.co.nz/sh...tore-directory

https://www.jrdutyfree.co.nz/locations
https://www.jrdutyfree.co.nz/category/CHAMPAGNE

https://www.aeliadutyfree.co.nz/stor...rport=AKL#AKL/

https://www.aucklandairport.co.nz/sh...loop-duty-free
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Old Aug 3, 18, 3:57 am
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Thanks for thd information. So I presume you are saying it is possible to purcase on arrival?
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You can definitely buy on arrival in Auckland airport

whether thatís a good idea is another question entirely
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Old Aug 3, 18, 5:35 am
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Originally Posted by nancypants View Post
You can definitely buy on arrival in Auckland airport

whether thatís a good idea is another question entirely
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Old Aug 3, 18, 5:36 am
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Thank you but why might this not be a good idea?
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Price and range!
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Old Aug 3, 18, 11:05 pm
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Thank you but why might this not be a good idea?
Because NZ retail is often cheaper than duty free store pricing. Depending on what it is specifically, it may be *much* cheaper to simply buy retail.
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Not worth the hassle. The price isn't different enough. Especially if you arrive with a large Emirates plane, better to get in the queue as quickly as you can before it gets too long.
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Old Aug 5, 18, 8:42 am
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I think it would be cheapest to buy in Manchester, probably in a supermarket when they are having a sale, but then it involves careful packing in your checked luggage. If it's a gift for someone in NZ and only one bottle, Manchester airport, if lots of bottles required, buy in Auckland city.
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Old Aug 5, 18, 1:08 pm
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Thanks for your advice
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