Two of the most popular luxury shopping destinations right now are Paris and Dubai. This begs the question is Louis Vuitton Cheaper in Dubai or Paris? The short answer is Louis Vuitton is Cheaper in Paris compared to Dubai on average by 10%-20% which equals €500 – €1,000 in savings by purchasing a Louis Vuitton in Paris compared to Dubai.
Price comparison of the Louis Vuitton Capucines Mini In Dubai and Paris
To show that Louis Vuitton bags are cheaper in Paris compared to Dubai we will examine a real life example and compare the Louis Vuitton Capucines black mini bag in Dubai and Paris.
Dubai Pricing 24000 AED minus 5% vat tax refund, converted to Euros = 22800 AED = €5609 Euros
Paris Pricing €5,300 Euros minus 12% vat tax refund €4664 Euros
Pricing Difference: €945 Cheaper in Paris!
If you purchase a Louis Vuitton Capucines mini in Paris you will save under €1,000. This is only one example, but all the Louis Vuitton bags follow the same pattern and will be cheaper in Paris vs Dubai. Shop Vintage Louis Vuitton Capucines bags.
Both countries offer VAT TAX refund
The good news is whether you go shopping in Dubai or Paris they both offer a VAT TAX refund on Louis Vuitton. The VAT tax in both Dubai and Paris is only for tourist visiting the country and doesn’t apply to locals. In Dubai the VAT tax refund equates to 5% off and in Paris the VAT tax refund is 12% off retail price. The Vat Tax refund in Paris helps bring the LV pricing lower in France.
Why Louis Vuitton is Cheaper in Paris vs Dubai
The main reason why Louis Vuitton is cheaper in Paris vs Dubai is because in Paris Louis Vuitton doesn’t have to pay import tax or duty tax to get their product overseas. Those taxes and fees are then passed on to the consumer. Louis Vuitton is headquartered in Paris and they are able to avoid all those fees.
The second reason why LV bags are more affordable in Paris is because Paris has a higher VAT TAX refund policy compared to Dubai. In Dubai the tourist tax refund is 5% off luxury and in Paris it’s a 12% refund.
Final Thoughts on LV Pricing in Paris vs Dubai
Both Paris and Dubai are incredible places to go luxury shopping. You’ll be able to find all your luxury needs in both locations. If you are looking to save money while luxury shopping then I suggest you go to Paris. I’d love to hear your thoughts, did you know there was a big price difference in Louis Vuitton in Paris compared to Dubai?
Sincerely Petite in Paris,