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For faster tracking of your Tax Free shopping refund enter your Tax Free form details below. Do not include any spaces or hyphens - just the numbers and letters only.

 

If you have a query about your tax refund progress, please click here.

 

For Tax Free shopping in the United Arab Emirates, please visit the dedicated UAE website by clicking here.

 

For Tax Free shopping in the Finland, please visit our Finland webpage.

 

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Each of our Tax Free forms has a unique number - you can usually find it at the top of your form.

 

If you need further help, please use the links below:

 

We have not received a qualifying Tax Free form for your VAT refund, and as a result we will / have debited your account according to the Terms and Conditions that you signed when receiving the refund in cash. 

 

For additional information please refer to this page.

 

If you have any other queries, please contact our customer services team by providing the details from your Tax Free form(s) on this Tax Free enquiry page.

Your Tax Free form has been received successfully and we're processing your refund. If you selected one of the following refund methods, please allow 30 days to receive your refund:

 

  • Credit card
  • Alipay
  • Cheque
  • Bank transfer
  • Ctrip Pass

 

If you do not receive the amount after 30 days, or have any other queries, please contact our customer services team by providing the details from your Tax Free form(s) on this Tax Free enquiry page.

 

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If you have sent your Tax Free form recently, please allow up to 30 days for the process to be completed.

 

If you have any other queries, please contact our customer services team by providing the details from your Tax Free form(s) on this Tax Free enquiry page.

 

We have issues processing your Tax Free form, please contact our Customer Support team by providing the details from your Tax Free form(s) on this Tax Free enquiry page.

 

We have received your qualifying Tax Free form and recredited your account.  Please note that recredits may be subject to additional fees.

 

If you have any other queries, please contact our customer services team by providing the details from your Tax Free form(s) on this Tax Free enquiry page https://www.planetpayment.com/en/tax-refund-customer-services/ 

 

We have received your Tax free form and paid your refund by one of the following refund methods:

 

  • Cash
  • Alipay instant refund
  • WeChat instant refund

 

The refunding process is now complete.

 

If you have any other queries, please contact our customer services team by providing the details from your Tax Free form(s) on this Tax Free enquiry page https://www.planetpayment.com/en/tax-refund-customer-services/ 

 

We have paid your refund by one of the following refund methods:

 

  • Credit card
  • Alipay
  • Cheque/Prepaid card
  • Bank transfer
  • Ctrip Pass

 

Please allow up to 10 working days for the refund to appear on your account. If you have any other queries, please contact our customer services team by providing the details from your Tax Free form(s) on this Tax Free enquiry page https://www.planetpayment.com/en/tax-refund-customer-services/

 

We have received your Tax Free form and the refunding process is now complete.

 

Your refund amount was deducted from the original purchase amount at the time of purchase in the store.

 

If you have any other queries, please contact our customer services team by providing the details from your Tax Free form(s) on this Tax Free enquiry page https://www.planetpayment.com/en/tax-refund-customer-services/

 

July report 2022

July report 2022



Growth continues in retail and hospitality spending

 

European retail VAT Refund sales continued to recover in July, albeit at a slightly slower rate and are now around one-quarter behind pre-pandemic levels.

The big news for retailers in July was the emergence of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates joining Brazil as newcomers in the group of top spenders. While US consumers are still by far the leading spenders in European markets, we’re seeing greater participation by countries from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

 

Looking at hotels, while payments in Europe continued to see modest growth, July was the second month of a flattening in the post-pandemic recovery. Even so, total payments are now just only 4% short from 2019 levels, compared with a 7% shortfall in June.

 

Northern European hotels continued to outperform the region with certain countries from Western Europe, such as France, Austria and Switzerland, also doing well.

 

In this month’s report we put the spotlight on US spenders as the growth engine for European retailers and look at the emergence of the GCC nations and the impact this might have on VAT Refund sales for the rest of the year.

 

Here’s what’s in July’s report:

  • Retail VAT Refund payments summary
  • Sales Index and Mix by Source Market region
  • Will the US remain as Europe’s growth engine?
  • Top 10 nationality spending by month
  • Gulf nations surge to the rescue
  • Hotel payments summary
  • Hotel payments by region
  • Market movements
  • Currency vs Euro and GBP
  • International Calendar 2022

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