Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > Port Chat > Europe Port Chat
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  
Search

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 01-21-2007, 09:46 AM
katep's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 6
Default
Where do you claim the VAT refund after buying goods at SWEDEN, DENMARK etc? Do you have to claim this at the port or at Heathrow before you board your flight back home after the cruise to get the cash back? Any thoughts? Thank you so very much.
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 01-21-2007, 10:22 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: In the heart of Europe: Germany...
Posts: 2,723
Default
Hello,

the best will be to have a look here.

If you are visiting different EU-countries you should do claim for the refund any time you are leaving the EU, so you minimize the procudures.

E. g.

You enter the EU in

Sweden
go to Denmark
fly to Switzerland
go Germany
then to Netherlands
finally to the UK
before you return to the US

As Switzerland is non-member of EU. I would do it first time in Denmark. So you get some money already back because you are leaving the EU and the customs can approve it. This money you can spend again in Germany, Netherlands and UK. And there you show all purchases you bought in this three countries before you are leaving the EU permanently.

Hope everything is clear.

Regards,
HeinBloed
__________________
 
Closed Thread

Tags
claim, cruise, eu, germany, refund, sweden, vat

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Celebrity or Azamara Baltic- Several questions waterart Celebrity Cruises 2 07-27-2008 10:54 AM
HELP! 1st cruise-Sea Princess Baltic cruise south hampton 7/14/07 Krysta Princess Cruises 12 07-09-2007 09:22 AM
Century/Baltic cruise questions NancyN Celebrity Cruises 5 07-29-2006 03:48 PM
Baltic Cruise mmack Europe Port Chat 2 04-01-2005 05:55 AM
Baltic Cruise Ron R Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 6 03-03-2005 05:40 AM


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
 

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:16 AM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2