Depending on what we need for the house we always buy whiskey and brandy in Dublin and Gin and Vodka on. Log in to get trip updates and message other travellers. Duty free site. Watch this Topic. Browse forums All Browse by destination. Istanbul forums. All forums. You may be trying to access this site from a secured browser on the server.
Please enable scripts and reload this page. Turn on more accessible mode. So make sure you keep a close eye on your luggage at all times! Furthermore, sharp implements and weapons are also prohibited, but that goes without saying. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 1, contributions helpful votes. Best Duty Free. One of the biggest duty free shopping in the world. You need couple of hours of shopping inside it. Here you can find all type of brands expensive and cheap.
Jay M wrote a review Feb Currently on a military lock down of all social media. North Korea has more freedom. Do not visit Turkey. Matthew M wrote a review Feb The Duty Free area collects over 1, domestic and foreign brands under one roof.
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If that is the case, I would not buy alcohol at the duty free in Istanbul. However, I must also report that there are some disagreements on this issue:. This is correct. I have no idea how the price in Istanbul compares with Belfast.
I wonder if there are any people lurking out there who live in Belfast, and have been to Istanbul and have examined the price of alcohol in the Duty Free shop in Istanbul? Absent this direct information, I would just have to go with information I have heard from others, and that would suggest that the Duty Free shop at IST is not a particularly good bargain.
Duty Free prices at UK airports and Turkish airports are about the same - except sometimes you get good deals in the UK. Often British airport duty free shops have special offers on such as 2 litres of spirits for something like 20GBP and this may well be cheaper than the Turkish duty free's. Welcome to Turkey. Alcohol can be bought at most supermarkets, markets or special tobacco shops that sell alcohol, non alcoholic beverages and cigarettes.
You have to be 18 to purchase alcohol. Alcohol is moderately priced, and here is a link that will give you an idea about prices: " kangurum. A 50 cl can of Efes beer is 2. Duty free shops are somewhat cheaper but it is not worth buying alcohol there on the way into Turkey. As Sari says, alcohol is cheaper in the duty free in the UK on the way out - thanks to the deals available - so you will get a better deal buying it there and taking it with you rather than buying it at duty free arrivals - although if you then want to bring it back or take it somewhere else you will be subject to the appropriate customs regulations.