DFS is now selling duty-absorbed alcohol online – and each person can buy up to 40 bottles per day

The dedicated site sells duty-absorbed wine from S$25 and sake from S$30 – the same prices travellers would pay at a duty-free store in the airport after clearing immigration.
The Straits Times

Are you the sort to pick up duty-free booze from the airport after every holiday?

Good news: you can now get that cheaper alcohol even if you’re not travelling – and have it delivered to your doorstep, too.

Singapore consumers looking to purchase tax and duty-absorbed alcohol can now buy it off a special site: iShopChangiWines.com.

The site, which was launched on Tuesday (July 30) by Changi Airport and Hong-Kong-based retailer DFS Group, is selling over 140 types of wine, champagne and sake.

Prices for wine start from S$25, while prices of sake start from S$30.

DFS said these were the three most popular product categories in its stores.

Among the exclusive items available on the site are Domaines Barons de Rothschild Reserve Pauillac (left, S$99) and Champagne Cuvee Carbon Rose (right, S$499).
iShopChangiWines.com

Each customer can buy a maximum of 30 liters (about 40 bottles) of alcohol per day, the companies said in a joint statement.

Free delivery of the products is available for those who spend over S$150, while those who spend under that amount will have to collect their purchases from Changi Airport’s Terminal 3 Arrival Hall.

The statement added that these cheaper bulk alcohol purchases could help cut costs at weddings, parties, and corporate dinners.

Those keen to purchase must set up a new account on the site. Buyers will need to submit their personal information in order to make a purchase, as only those aged 18 and above are allowed to buy alcohol.

First-time buyers can also make use of a feature on the site where a wine connoisseur will recommend products based on customers’ tastes.

A previous version of this article stated that Changi Airport was selling duty-free alcohol. It has since been corrected to say that DFS is now selling duty-absorbed alcohol.

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