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Duty Free Stores

Duty Free Stores

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When it comes to buying famous luxury brands in Korea, then Duty Free Stores are the way to go. Most duty free shops can be found in major international airports, such as Incheon International Airport.

You can also find duty free shops located in major cities and provinces all across Korea. Furthermore, you also have the option of sending your purchased products directly to the departure port or seaport.

In order to shop at a Korean Duty Free Store, you’ll need to present your passport and departure ticket while purchasing and collecting your products. This option makes the process a lot more convenient and also saves you the trouble of carrying your products.

For those who are strapped for time, then shopping online could be a solution. Many Duty Free Stores also have the option for customers to purchase their products online. A passport, departure ticket and credit card information would be needed.

Anyone scheduled to depart from Korea is eligible for online shopping. The products can be picked up at the designated duty-free zone found at international airports.

Lotte Duty Free Shop

Lotte Duty Free Shop is one among eight shopping business units of the conglomerate Lotte Corporation. It is considered by Koreans to be one of the largest franchise of Duty Free Shops in South Korea and is very much trusted as a brand.

Most Lotte Duty Free shops are located inside Lotte Department Stores or International Airports. There are 8 branches that can be found within South Korea, and another 7 branches found internationally in other countries such as Japan, Thailand, Vietnam and even in the U.S. Territory of Guam.

lotte duty free store

Store Location

  • Main Branch – Sogong-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • World Tower Store – Sincheon-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul
  • COEX Store – Samsung-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
  • Busan Store – Bujeon-dong, Busanjin-gu, Busan
  • Jeju Store – Yeon-dong, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
  • Incheon Airport Store – Unseo-dong, Jung-gu, Incheon
  • Gimpo Airport Store – Banghwa-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul
  • Gimhae Airport Store – Daejeo 2-dong, Gangseo-gu, Busan

Main Store Information

Address

30, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 중구 을지로 30 (소공동)

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Imported brands, souvenirs, specialty products, etc.

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330

(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • For more info: 82-2-759-6600~2

Homepage

lottedfs.com

The Shilla Duty Free Shop

Shilla Duty Free Shop is part of the Hotel Shilla business unit, an affiliate of the conglomerate Samsung Group. They offer brand products that range from cosmetics, perfume, clothes, designer bags, jewelry, luxury watches to even Korean specialty products such as Ginseng.

The duty free shop chain offers over 500 luxury brands from big names like Louis Vuitton, Swarovski, Kiehl’s, Chanel, Gucci, etc.

While the main branch can be found in the Shilla Seoul Hotel near Dongguk University, there are 3 other branches that are located in Incheon International Airport, Jeju Airport and Jeju Downtown.

shilla duty free store

Store Location

  • Seoul Store – Dongho-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Shilla I-PARK – Hangangno 3(sam)-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
  • Incheon International Airport T1/T2 Store – Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon
  • Jeju Store – Noyeon-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
  • Jeju Airport Store – Gonghang-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

Main Store Information

Address

249, Dongho-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 중구 동호로 249 (장충동2가)

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Popular international brand names, imported products, souvenirs, and more.

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • For more info: +82-1688-1110 (Korean only)

Homepage

www.shilladfs.com

Shinsegae Duty Free Shop

The Shinsegae Duty Free opened its first shop in Myeong-dong, on the 8-12th floor of the Main Branch Shinsegae Department Store in May 2016.

Conveniently located near tourist destinations such as N Seoul (Namsan) Tower and Namdaemun Traditional Market, Shinsegae Duty Free is a popular choice for international visitors and locals alike.

There are currently 4 branches open in South Korea as well as their own online store.

shinsegae duty free store

Store Location

  • Myeong-dong Store – Toegye-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Gangnam Store – Sinbanpo-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul
  • Busan Store – Centum 4-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
  • Incheon International Airport – Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon

Main Store Information

Address

77, Toegye-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Fashion, Cosmetics, Accessories, etc.

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-1330

(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • For more info: +82-1661-8778

Homepage

www.ssgdfs.com

Donghwa Duty Free Shop

Donghwa Duty Free Shop is recognized as South Korea’s first Duty Free Store, opening in Seoul in 1973. The store offers many famous international brands as well as high quality local Korean brands.

donghwa duty free store

Store Location

  • Main Branch – Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Main Store Information

Address

149, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Fashion apparel, boutiques, perfume, cosmetics, popular brands, souvenirs, and more.

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • More info:

Korea DFS Service Center +82-2-732-0799 (Korean, English) /

Japan DFS Service Center:

+81-476-33-1911 (Japanese)

Homepage

www.dfsdongwha.com

Galleria Duty Free Shop

Galleria Duty Free is part of the Services and Leisure business unit of Hanhwa Group. The store offers a wide selection of domestic brands as well as foreign brands.

Galleria Duty Free can be found in the skyscraper 63 building, known as 63 Square. The building itself is located in Yeuido, Seoul near the Han River. There is another branch located in Jeju Airport.

galleria duty free store

Store Location

  • Galleria Duty Free 63 – Yeoeuido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
  • Jeju Airport – Gonghang-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

Main Store Information

Address

50, 63-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Fashion and beauty items, popular international brand names, imported products, souvenirs, etc.

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330

(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • For more info: +82-1661-6633

Homepage

www.galleria-dfs.com

Doota Duty Free Shop

Doota Duty Free is located in Doosan Tower at the heart of Dongdaemun. The store is famously known as being the only duty free open during night time for late night shoppers.

As a business unit of Doosan Cooperation, Doota Duty Free is also a subsidiary of the conglomerate Doosan Group. The conglomerate is one of Korea’s oldest companies found back in 1896.

Doota Duty Free shop is one of the most popular places to buy luxury products, having over 600 different brands available for purchase. Dongdaemun is sometimes referred to as the shopping mecca of Korea, famous for the hallyu wave.

doota duty free store

Store Location

  • Doota Duty Free – Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

Main Store Information

Address

275, Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 중구 장충단로 275

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Fashion brands, cosmetics, watches and accessories, electronics, beverages, etc.

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330

(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • For more info: +82-1833-8800

Homepage

www.dootadutyfree.com

JDC Duty Free

The JDC Duty Free is a Jeju Island specific shop that is operated by the Jeju Free International City Development Center (JDC). The Duty Free offers a wide range of products for sale such as Alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, ginseng, candy, perfume, wallets, etc.

JDC is a national public corporation under the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. It was established on May 2002 as part of a special act to make Jeju island a free international city with a self governing province.

JDC duty free store

Store Location

  • Jeju Airport Branch – Gonghang-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

Main Store Information

Address

2, Gonghang-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

제주특별자치도 제주시 공항로 2 (용담이동)

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Duty free items

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330

(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • For more info: +82-64-740-9900

Homepage

jdcdutyfree.com

The Grand Duty Free

The Grand Duty Free is the first urban duty free shop in downtown Daegu. First located in the Grand Hotel, the duty-free shop began operation in October 2013. The franchise has then opened a new branch at Daegu Airport and also an online store.

There are a wide range of overseas brands on the first and second floor, with the third floor having overseas and domestic brands. The fourth floor has a cafeteria as well as pastries and drinks.

the grand duty free store

Store Location

  • The Grand Hotel Branch – Dongdaegu-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu
  • Daegu Airport Branch – Jijeo-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu

Main Store Information

Address

305, Dongdaegu-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu

대구광역시 수성구 동대구로 305 (범어동)

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Cosmetics, fashion, general goods, electronics, health products, etc.

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330

(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • For more info: +82-53-251-2000

Homepage

www.granddfs.com

Entas Duty Free

Entas Duty Free opened as Incheon’s representative duty free shop, starting from the Incheon Port Brand in July 2014.

The duty free store offers shopping, culture, and food at one area to serve travelers with unique services and a practical duty free shopping environment, opening another branch in Incheon Airport on September 1, 2014.

Various marketing occasions and sales are held throughout the year to provide more pleasure to visitors’ shopping time.

entas duty free store

Store Location

  • Entas Duty Free Main – Inju-daero, Namdong-gu, Incheon
  • Incheon Airport – Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon

Main Store Information

Address

593, Inju-daero, Namdong-gu, Incheon

인천광역시 남동구 인주대로 593 (구월동)

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Cosmetics, fashion, accessory, etc.

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330

(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • For more info: +82-32-439-5900

Homepage

www.entasdfs.com

Jinsan Duty Free

Developed in 1990, Jinsan Marine Management Co., Ltd. has actually been exporting ship’s stores building equipment, engine parts, provisions, technical services and etc. to about 150 shipping business in 30 nations throughout the world.

The business got into the city duty free shop contest per city and province in Nov. 2012 by Office of Customs Administration for the vitalization of tourism industry and the development of job opportunities, and was designated as a business operator on Dec. 30, 2012 and opened the shop on June 28, 2013.

Ulsan Jinsan Duty Free opened as the very first duty free shop in Ulsan city with wide array of brand names including worldwide popular luxury purses, wallets, belts, cosmetics, fragrance, watches, electronic gadgets, sunglasses, cigarettes, and ginseng items.

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The duty free is spread out through 2 floors with about 3,500 items in 117 brand names available.

jinsan duty free store

Store Location

  • Jinsan Duty Free – Beonyeong-ro, Jung-gu, Ulsan

Main Store Information

Address

363, Beonyeong-ro, Jung-gu, Ulsan

울산광역시 중구 번영로 363 (학산동)

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Cosmetics / fashion / accessory / perfume, etc.

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330

(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • For more info: +82-52-281-5555

Homepage

www.jinsandfs.com

Joongwon Duty Free

Opened in April 2014, Joongwon Duty Free is a representative duty free shop of Chungcheongbuk-do. Found in the first floor of the Grand Plaza Cheongju Hotel, the Joongwon Duty Free Shop is an international high-end shop, home and overseas cosmetics, perfume, style apparel, watches, jewelry, bags and sunglasses, liquor, tobacco, And more than 100 various luxury brand names.

In addition, you can utilize different centers such as restaurants, lounges, and fitness facilities in the hotel. You can take pleasure in the newest films at the SFX multiplex movie theater on the 3rd flooring next to the 3rd floor.

joongwon duty free store

Store Location

  • Ramada Hotel – Chungcheong-daero, Cheongwon-gu, Chungcheongbuk-do

Main Store Information

Address

114, Chungcheong-daero, Cheongwon-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do

충청북도 청주시 청원구 충청대로 114 (율량동)

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Fashion, cosmetics, accessory

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330

(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • For more info: +82-43-290-1000

Homepage

www.ramadakorea.co.kr (Korean only)

SM Duty Free

SM Duty Free opened in Insa-dong, in the center of Seoul, as a new benchmark to lead duty free shopping culture. It houses 490 brands and about 60,000 items including premium deluxe brand names.

It provides a large range of brand selections from Coach, Bally, Etro, Franck Muller, Marc Jacobs, Estee Lauder groups, Sulwhasoo, Whoo, Cheong Kwan Jang as well as other brands.

Additionally, Hallyu-related products at Korea Drama Mall and also drama shooting set, K-Cosmetic Zone, K-Baby Item Zone and Hallyu experience hall are offered on the 5th floor for foreign visitors.

sm duty free store

Store Location

  • Main Branch – Gongpyeong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Incheon Airport Branch – Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon

Main Store Information

Address

41, Insadong 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 종로구 인사동5길 41 (공평동)

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Premium luxury fashion brand & accessory / domestic fashion brand & accessory, watches & jewelry, sunglasses, food & beverage, cigarette, perfume & cosmetic, health care food, electronic good, etc.

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330

(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • For more info: +82-1522-0800

Homepage

www.smdutyfree.com

Encore Duty Free

The Encore Duty Free Shop, the first premium duty free shop to be opened in a city center in Gyeonggi-do Province, is located at the Suwon Hotel. It offers hassle-free shopping simply outside of Seoul. Bags, cosmetics, sunglasses, health and wellness items as well as even more are available in over 50 international brands.

The hotel is furnished with 240 guestrooms and 9 reception halls. The shop sells the top quality products of fifty-two leading brand name companies, including perfumes, cosmetics, bags, sunglasses, leather items, and also tourist souvenirs. Providing high end services and a cultural spot, the Encore Duty Free Shop is a landmark of Gyeonggi-do Province that provides the ideal purchasing environment and diverse tourist experience for international vacationers.

encore duty free store

Store Location

  • Main Branch – Paldal-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do

Main Store Location

Address

132, Gwongwang-ro, Paldal-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do

경기도 수원시 팔달구 권광로 132 (인계동)

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / Cosmetics, perfume, health products, handbags, sunglasses, watches, accessories, etc.

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330

(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • For more info: +82-31-298-8888

Homepage

www.encoredfs.com

Daedong Duty Free

Daedong Duty Free, operated by Daedong Department Store, is the first downtown duty free shop in Gyeongsangnam-do. It is based on the 2nd floor of City Seven Mall and houses shops offering over 100 international brand names, as well as a hotel, huge mart, as well as a range of other convenient facilities.

daedong duty free store

Store Location

  • Main Branch – Jungang-daero, Seongsan-gu, Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do

Main Store Information

Address

320, Woni-daero, Uichang-gu, Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do

경상남도 창원시 의창구 원이대로 320

Type / Products

Duty Free Shops / General duty free goods

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330

(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

  • For more info: +82-55-213-7700~7701

Homepage

www.daedongdfs.com

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