Shop the world, with Global Blue VIP tax free services.

Global Blue is a leading Tax Free Shopping company, which brings you additional savings on purchases, when you shop abroad, at over 300,000 stores across the world’s best shopping locations.

Global Blue aims at enhancing the international shopping experience with added-value services for travellers, such as:

  • City VIP Lounges, a luxury offering providing VIP travellers a personalised and seamless experience downtown.
  • Airport VIP Fast Lanes, a unique fast track at some of the main international airports offering VIP travellers a smooth and time saving experience for tax refunding. 
  • Shop Tax Free Card, an international membership program, supporting travellers to claim tax savings without the hassle of filling in Tax Free Forms.

Now when you use your Mastercard, you can enjoy:

  • Complimentary access to Global Blue City VIP Lounges to receive VAT right back
  • Complimentary access to the Global Blue fast track services at the Airport VIP Fast Lanes available at the refund points and operated directly by Global Blue
  • Automatic completion of the Tax Free Forms upon register for Shop Tax Free Card when shopping at a participating Global Blue merchant.

To find more about the latest available lounge locations, please refer to: https://www.globalblue.com/tax-free-shopping/how-to-shop-tax-free

How To Redeem

Complimentary Access - Simply present your Mastercard at Global Blue City VIP Lounges or Global Blue Airport VIP Fast Lanes. 

Shop Tax Free Card - Simply visit https://www.globalblue.com/mastercardmea to register for Shop Tax Free Card and set your Mastercard as the preferred non-cash refund target. 

Terms & Conditions

CITY VIP LOUNGES
a. Mastercard World/World Elite Cards must be presented to the lounge staff. 
b. Only Cards issued by MEA Customer Banks are accepted. 
c. Cardholders can bring a maximum of 4 family members or friends to enjoy the lounge benefits and proceed to receive their tax refund at the lounge.
d. Early refund is available to Mastercard World/World Elite Credit Cards only. 

AIRPORT VIP FAST LANES
a. Mastercard World/World Elite Cards must be presented to the airport VIP lanes staff. 
b. Only Cards issued by MEA Customer Banks are accepted. 
c. Cardholders can bring a maximum of 4 family members or friends to proceed tax refund at the VIP Fast Lanes. 

SHOP TAX FREE CARD (STF Card)
a. Membership profile must be fully completed for Tax Free Form autofill. 
b. World/World Elite Cards must be linked to the membership profile for tax refund. 
c. Membership ID/passport must be presented when issuing Tax Free Form in the store.

 

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