• Changi Airport Group

    Airports for Shopping

    Our top 10 airports for shopping take their retail seriously: Endless duty-free arcades, luxury boutiques galore, and local retailers that supply homegrown items unique to the destination itself.

  • Schipol Group

    Airports for Shopping - Amsterdam (AMS)

    Among the layover offerings at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) are the bank of stores, many of them affordable enough to keep shoppers squarely within their vacation budgets.

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    Airports for Shopping - Dubai (DXB)

    Dubai Duty Free, or DDF in short, opened its shiny glass doors in Dubai's International Airport (DXB) in 1983, and is the world’s single largest duty-free operation.

  • Frankfurt Fraport

    Airports for Shopping - Frankfurt (FRA)

    At Frankfurt International Airport (FRA), look out for Porsche Design, a subsidiary of the car company that offers design-centric briefcases, watches, and even cell phones.

  • Hong Kong Tourist Board

    Airports for Shopping - Hong Kong (HKG)

    Consistently ranked among the world's best airports overall, Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) gets high marks for its superlative offerings for dining, entertainment, and, best of all, shopping.

  • Clive Morris

    Airports for Shopping - Johannesburg (ORTIA)

    Shopping in South Africa is a treat for craft lovers, objet d'art collectors, bargain shoppers, and souvenir junkies, and thankfully Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) has it all.

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    Airports for Shopping - London (LHR)

    Take 84 plus stores and 67 million visitors annually, and what do you get? Over a billion in shopping sales per year. That's the formula at London's Heathrow International Airport (LHR).

  • Port of Portland

    Airports for Shopping - Portland (PDX)

    At Portland International Airport (PDX), find beer from some of the city's 36 breweries at the Made in Oregon store and restaurants like the Rogue Ales Public House.

  • Cesar Rubio

    Airports for Shopping - San Francisco (SFO)

    Art and design connoisseurs can browse prints, stationery, and jewelry at the San Francisco Museum of Art store at San Francisco's SFO.

  • Changi Airport Group

    Airports for Shopping - Singapore (SIN)

    The list of stores at Singapore's Changi Airport (SIN) reads like a who's who of the luxury market and showcases homegrown Singapore outlets like Charles & Keith and Chomel.

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    Airports for Shopping - Tokyo (NRT)

    At Tokyo's Narita Airport (NRT) peruse artistic wares at the Nippon Origami Museum, which displays 400 traditional origami creations (paper and instructional books are for sale).

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