Grand Cayman Duty Free Shopping
There are a number of duty free shopping areas, malls and stores located around the island of Grand Cayman. Grand Cayman’s duty free shops stock most major brands such a Rolex, Patek Philippe, Cartier and the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman even has its very own Tiffany store. Jewelry, watches, leather goods, cameras and loose diamonds are all available without the markup of duty fees, sales tax’s, GST or VAT this keeps island retail prices significantly lower than the prices on mainland countries.
When buying diamonds there are 4 important factors; cut, color, clarity and carat. Most commonly referred to as the “Four C’s”, in the Cayman Islands there are actually FIVE C’s with Cayman being the fifth and potentially most important ‘C’ of all.
Grand Cayman’s jewelry stores carry a large selection of diamonds, with cuts from 0.25 carats to well over 10 carats and every colour of diamond available. You can expect savings of up to 50% compared to American retail prices*, many people on the cruise ship circuit are aware of this great saving and leave diamond purchases until they arrive at the port of Grand Cayman.
White sands, turquoise waters and half price diamonds Grand Cayman truly is paradise.