Map of Milano Malpensa Airport: Terminal 1 is located at the left, terminal 2 is located at the top
The Milano Malpensa Airport is near Milan in Italy. It’s a must go city if you want to do some productive shopping spree. The city are packed with designer stores like Chanel, Hermes, Dior, Celine and many more. Italy has one of the highest tax refund rate in Europe, but you might also want to shop at the airport, in the duty free area.
Price comparison duty-free in Milano Malpensa Airport vs boutiques in the city
It’s always cheaper if you can purchase your designer bag at the airport (in the duty-free area). It’s because you don’t need to apply for tax-refund, which will save you money and time. Here’s an example:Let’s say you’re going to buy the Chanel Jumbo Classic Flap Bag. This bag currently retails for €4990 euro (price as per September 2017) in Italy. Now let’s compare the airport price with the boutique price.Price Milano Malpensa airport
Airport Tax-free Price
Price Italy boutiques with VAT-refund
Retail Price – VAT Refund
Shopping at terminal 1
You’re at the Milan Malpensa airport, finally! So where do you shop? Well, all the goodies are located in Terminal 1. Our favorite stores like Bottega Veneta, Gucci, Hermes and Tods are all here.