Tax Free Shopping
Tax-Free Shopping: All guests who are not EU residents have a right to a refund of the Austrian value added tax which is included in the purchase price of products. Minimum invoice amount: € 75.01.
Here’s how it works:
Request from the seller a completed tax-free form (your name and foreign home address must be entered) and the envelope with a directory of all refund points. The original receipt must be stapled to the tax-free form.
When departing the EU, show your purchase to the customs official at the border and have your tax-free form stamped with the outbound customs stamp. Without this stamp, refunds are not possible. You will be able to collect your refund at one of over 700 refund points worldwide (e.g. at airports or in your home country), or submit your tax-free form to a tax-free service provider to have the funds transferred to your account.
Refund point at Salzburg W. A. Mozart Airport:
- Salzburger Sparkasse AG, Terminal 1 (International Refund - Premier Tax Free and Global Blue)
Refund points in downtown Salzburg:
- Frey Wille, Universitätsplatz 10 (Global Blue)
- Philoro, Getreidegasse 40 (Premier Tax Free, City Cash Refund*)
Refund point next to the train station:
- interchange, Kaiserschützenstraße 8 (International Refund - Premier Tax Free und Global Blue)
Refund point in 5073 Wals-Himmelreich:
- McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, Kasernenstraße 1 (Premier Tax Free, City Cash Refund*)
*City Cash Refund – here’s how it works:
With City Cash Refund, you will receive your refund in cash immediately.
As security, you will require a credit card valid for at least 3 months (Amex, Visa or MasterCard).
When you are leaving the country and/or the EU, have the Premier Tax Free form stamped by customs. Please keep your original receipts and the items you have purchased in case they are subject to inspection.
Send the completed form and the original receipts in the prepaid envelope to Premier Tax Free.
Important! If the stamped form and the original receipts are not returned to PremierTax Free within 21 days, your credit card will be charged the full amount of the value added tax.
A listing of other refund points in Austria and abroad can be found on the websites of these tax-free service providers: