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VAT refund services

Global Blue
The world's largest VAT-refund company represents more than 270,000 stores in 37 countries. Its Web site lists the locations of Global Blue offices and their business hours.

Premier Tax Free
This company represents 75,000 retailers in 29 countries. Its multilingual Web site offers country-by-country information on tax-free shopping.

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Tax-free shopping - introduction
VAT savings by country
Related Web links

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Currency converter
The euro
ATMs and exchange machines
ATM conversion fees
Using credit cards in Europe
Credit-card surcharges
Visa TravelMoney, Amex Travelfunds, Post Office Travel Money Cards
Traveler's checks
Tax-free shopping (VAT refunds)
Travel-insurance articles

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