Global travelers' attitudes to duty free shopping as of 2018

As of quarter four of 2018, 47 percent of global travelers stated that they viewed duty free shopping as a part of the travel experience. In comparison, less than a quarter of travelers felt that prices were cheaper when buying in the duty free channel.

Consumer perception of duty free and travel retail shopping worldwide as of 2018

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Release date

December 2018



Survey time period

December 2018

Number of respondents


Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

*40 percent of respondents were from the AsPac region.
30 percent of respondents were from Europe.
20 percent of respondents were from the Americas.
10 percent of respondents were from the MEA region.

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