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User currently offlineGoodday From Japan, joined May 2005, 55 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 11 months 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2485 times:

What is the most exciting inflight duty free sales items you have ever had?

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User currently offlineSmithAir747 From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 1620 posts, RR: 29
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 2431 times:

The only inflight duty free purchase I ever made was on a TWA 747 MAD-JFK flight (returning from my Spain trip), back in April 1994.

I purchased a 4-plane boxed set of TWA models, made by Schabak in 1:600 scale: 747, 767, 727, and L-1011. The whole set sold for $20.

SmithAir747



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User currently offlineGeoffm From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 2111 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2405 times:

Easy. A bottle of vodka. Easy as that's the only thing I've ever bought on board! I do wonder why we subsidise the cost of flying a trolleyfull of duty free that hardly anybody buys from...

Thanks to B-shop-A-shop-A (LHR and LGW amongst others), you can now buy duty free *after* you land, as well as just after departures security and again halfway down the terminal, and again just before you board the plane in case you managed to miss the first two duty free shops...

Geoff M.


User currently offlineAri From UK - England, joined May 2005, 131 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 11 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2396 times:

Well I am an aeroplane model collector and I recently bought SQ's Heritage Series 2 + 3 made by Herpa on board SQ flight from SIN to MAN. This cam e with DC3, Fokker 27, B732, A310, A300, A345, B744 and B727. Not a bad buy and they all cost me around £80!!!I was very pleased!! Big grin

ari


User currently offlineGoodday From Japan, joined May 2005, 55 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 11 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2339 times:

In my case, wooden inflight meal set toy of JAL on a recent trip was a surprise.
Cake, carrot banana, apple, coffe cup hamburger bread spoon fork knife, entree of fish all on wooden tray set up like a economy class inflight meal. maybe best gift for kids around 5-6 years old but was also a good one for me!


User currently offlineNethkt From Thailand, joined Apr 2001, 1044 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (8 years 11 months 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 2290 times:

I bought LEGO from SAS (Exclusive for SAS, with SAS sticker for the airplane) for my little young friend "Bunny". He was very happy to get it.

Also bought a Swiss St.Bernert stuffed dog, small puzzle toy (all swiss made) for the kids.

I like to buy stuffed bears waring uniforms from duty free. I think they are cute! And some exclusive stuffs are cool!!

NET



Let's just blame it on yields.
User currently offlineMomona737 From New Zealand, joined Aug 2004, 17 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (8 years 11 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 2264 times:

Flew CHC to MEL a few years back on Air NZ. I was lucky to get a free upgrade from my Economy class ticket to Business Class, Row 1 seat J. This was my first taste of business class and I loved it!!!  veryhappy  I celebrated my good fortune by purchasing some lovely items of Monet Jewellery from the Sky Shop catalogue.

On another Trans-Tasman flight, I purchased an opal kangaroo stick pin. I have also many models of Qantas and Air NZ B767 and B747's.


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