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4 Facts About Duty Free Shopping

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  1. Land Duty Free stores have have lower prices compared to airport Duty Free.  This is because Land Duty Free stores have lower operating costs and therefore can offer better prices.
  2. You’ll save the most on products that have the highest taxes such as alcohol, fragrances, cosmetics, health and beauty products
  3. Long line-up at the Rainbow Bridge Canada-US border crossing? You can stop at Duty Free before visiting the U.S, take advantage of tax savings, and skip the line.
  4. Duty Free customs allowances have increased to $200 for trips over 24 hours and increased to $800 for trips over 48 hours.  See the chart at the end of this post for further details.

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Be sure to also like the Duty Free Canada Facebook page for contests and tips to save on Duty Free.

Dates: November 9th until November 23rd more…

Cyber Moday Sales


Keep you eyes open for a serge of internet sales following Black Friday.  Many online retailer try to take advantage of the momentum by offering huge discounts on the weekend and Monday following Black Friday.  This phenomenon  is dubbed Cyber Moday. This event gives Canadians, who did not get a chance to do some cross border shopping, the chance to participate in the savings found in the US.

You will come across retailers who still do not ship to the Canada, but don’t be disappointed.   We have a solution.  You can now have package shipped to a US address and than forwarded to Canada.  I know of two such services. which is being promoted by PayPal, is offering no set-up fee and a discount to 15% to Canadians. The other is Borderlinx which is available to US and UK customers and is offering Canadian Visa Credit Card  customers a 15% discount.

That being said here is a list of online shops that I found on that service Canadians and will likely have great deals: more…

Walden Galleria Black Friday Sales

Walden Galleria Floor Plan: Map

Mall Address: 1 Walden Galleria, Buffalo, NY, 14225

First 100 shoppers that purchase $50+ will receive a $10 Walden Galleria Gift Card.

Victoria Secret Black Friday Sale!!
Sherpa Robe $29.50
Free Runway tote with any $60 purchase, buy one, get one event (bras)
Guy one, get one 50% off on bras!!

Euphoria (an AVEDA Lifestyle Salon & Spa) Black Friday Sale!!
Black Friday ONLY: 6am-9pm
Spend $75 on any Aveda product (excluding gift sets) and receive 8oz. Shampure Shampoo and Conditioner FREE! ($19.00 value)
Receive a $10 gift card to Euphoria Salon & Spa with a purchase of any Holiday Gift Set valued at $40 or more!
Offering mini mani and pedi package for $60! ALL services are 10% off all day!!
Chair Massages $1 per minute ALL DAY! (max. 15 mins)
½ hr. neck and back massage in massage room for $40!