Established in 1990, the Bahrain Duty Free Shopping Complex is located at the Bahrain International Airport. The shops are located in arrival and departure areas of the airport. There is a landside shop named ‘A to Z’ at the arrivals hall, and a seaport shop called ‘Salman Port’ at the Salman Port, apart from in-flight duty free service on board all Bahrain Air Flights.
Over the years, the Bahrain Duty Free has considerably improved in its selection of products with several recognized top brands, operating at Bahrain Duty Free. It offers the best products in cosmetics, jewelry, perfumery, fashion & accessories, confectionary, liquors, and tobacco. It also offers variety of luxury goods and last minute souvenirs.
Additional services are also on the offer, such as 24-hour duty free shopping, online car draw promotions, online pre-ordering, and customer loyalty cards and cash raffles. There are also several travel retail exclusive and special offers that are meant for travelers.
Travelers can purchase duty free on arriving Bahrain from the duty free shop located just behind the immigration.
The Bahrain Duty Free also offers a convenient online pre-ordering service for purchase both on arrival and departure, provided, the order is placed 48 hours in advance. To begin with one will have to register at www.bdutyfree.com.
Cancellations are permitted up to 12 hours prior to collection. It also offers the shoppers, several promotions by major sponsors, based on national and topical themes such as the Grand Prix.
Bahrain Duty Free has been bestowed with several awards during the past couple of years, including the award for “Best Duty Free in Middle East & North Africa” for the year 2008. Managed by Aer Rianta International Middle East, the Bahrain Duty Free has been highly successful in its operations, and has been highly commended for its works and received several Frontier Awards. There is no-doubt, that Bahrain Duty Free has its place among the elite of international airport duty free operators.