Tax Free* refunds increase by 20% thanks to Visa and Global Blue

*Tax free is a system for refunding the amount of value added tax.

Promotion details

Visa Cardholders get 20% Extra Refund (up to €500) when you shop tax free with Global Blue at participating brands.

Redemption details:

Show the campaign QR code to Store Staff when asking for a Global Blue tax refund. Remember to give your Visa card when requesting your refund. The Extra Refund promotion will be paid to your Visa card after you get Customs validation for your shopping.

Participating Merchants

What is Tax Free Shopping

Global Blue’s Tax Free Shopping service makes travel more rewarding. International shoppers are entitled to claim back the VAT or Sales Tax they pay on purchases when they take them home.

Millions of international shoppers use Global Blue’s tax free service every year, to claim the tax refund for purchases made at over 300,000 affiliated stores worldwide. Use the Global Blue app to find all stores with Global Blue tax refunds.


Purchase eligible goods in a participating merchant & show the campaign QR code and your SHOP TAX FREE Card to Store Staff when asking for a Global Blue tax refund.


As you travel home, validate your Tax Free Form with the validation kiosks at departure or at Customs. Don’t pack away your purchases in your luggage, as Customs may also need to see the goods you purchased.


Receive your refund & your 20% bonus refund automatically to your Visa credit or debit card.

Frequently Asked Questions