Shopping on Providenciales and the Turks and Caicos Islands

Duty Free

An advertisement for The Oyster Perpetual Submariner Date Rolex available at Jai’s Duty Free, Regent Village, Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos IslandsEnjoy shopping for the Oyster Perpetual Submariner Date Rolex at Jai’s Duty-Free Jewellery in The Regent Village in Grace Bay on Providenciales

Though not known as a shopping mecca, the Turks & Caicos Islands offer some excellent buys. Here you will find no sales tax, no luxury tax, and items such as jewellery, watches, cameras, perfumes, crystal, china, cigars and liquor available to US and Canadian residents duty-free at selected locations.

Boutiques are to be found island-wide with the most concentrated in the Grace Bay area of Providenciales (Provo) at Caicos Café Plaza, La Petite Place, Ports of Call, Regent Village and The Saltmills. Centrally located find Graceway Plaza and Central Square. Most hotels have lobby shops and there are Duty-Free items available at the Providenciales International Airport departure lounge.

US residents, in addition to the great savings in duty-free items, may return home with up to $800 worth of purchases per person at no duty after a stay of more than 48 hours, if you are in the Turks & Caicos for less than two days you can still return with $200 of items duty free. Canadian residents returning from the Turks & Caicos Islands are allowed duty-free purchases up to $750 per person after a 7 day stay and up to $400 after a 2 day stay. Information provided can be subject to change, please check with Customs.

Turks & Caicos Island Made

A photograph of Conch shell souvenirs of the Turks and Caicos Islands, British West IndiesConch Shells are a beautiful souvenir of the Turks & Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Island made products afford US and Canadian visitors a unique opportunity in that although you declare them there is no duty. TCI is one of only a few countries you may purchase and take home conch shells. You may have up to three. (Be sure to have your receipt.)

Art produced by local and Caribbean artists such as watercolours, oil, acrylic or silk paintings, prints, metal-work and wood carvings can be found in abundance at art galleries and retail stores. Exquisite jewellery is crafted from conch shells and the rare conch pearls are set into necklaces or rings. Beaded and beach glass jewellery is also found. Numerous fine quality straw and fanner grass woven baskets, hats, bags and bowls can be found on all of the islands. Handmade one-of-a-kind dolls and reversible dolls are locally sewn from bright Caribbean fabrics. Candles, shell windchimes and pottery are crafted. Look for CD’s produced by local musicians.

A photograph of locally made baskets on Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos IslandsThe purchase of locally made baskets supports basket weavers on all the Islands

Beer lovers will want to carry home a few Turks Head bottles or cans for your collecion. Bambarra rum is the “Spirit of the Turks and Caicos” available in White or Gold or Reserve this is a great rum to recreate those rum punch recipes or after dinner coffees you have enjoyed in the Islands. “A Taste of Island Time Coffee” is blended and roasted right here on Providenciales. Middle Caicos Grits and Turks Island Sea Salt are packaged in little souvenir sacks.

US & Canadian visitors may buy as much as they want of anything that is Caribbean or Island Made, as they are custom exempt, no duty is paid. Purchases exceeding $25 must have a certificate of origin from the retailer.

  1. Art Provo

    A photograph of a painting at Art Provo, The Regent Village, Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos Islands.Art Provo at The Regent Village features local artists, paintings, jewellery and gifts

    Local artisans, paintings, blown glass, wall art, jewellery, candles, baskets and pottery.

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  2. Bambarra Rum

    A photograph of Bambarra Rum and rum cakes at FOTTAC, The Regent Village, Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos Islands.Bambarra Rum and rum cakes are available to taste at FOTTAC in The Regent Village

    Bambarra Rum takes its name from the home of the African settlers who were delivered to our shores aboard the wrecked slave trader Trouvadore in 1841. With them came traditions and culture we still enjoy today, such as colourful Masquerading parties, intricate craft weaving, and the fine art of smoothly blended sugar cane rum. Enjoy Bambarra and the unique legacy of freedom and tradition it celebrates. Available island-wide to purchase and sip.

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  3. Caicos Adventures

    The islands largest selection of T-shirts, hats and other souvenirs.

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  4. Caicos Wear & Gear

    Resort wear, dresses, cotton shirts, T-shirts and souvenirs.

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  5. Cuban Crafters Cigar Factory

    Cuban Crafters Cigar Shop & Cigar Factory is unique. Very special cigars rolled with pure Cuban seed tobacco. Many accoutrements for the cigar smoking connoisseur, including humidors. Gift packages, T-Shirts, cigar rolling demonstrations. Located at The Saltmills in Grace Bay.

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  6. Discount Liquors - Wine Cellar

    The Islands best prices, fully stocked, beer, liquors and sodas. Bambarra Rum, Corona Extra and Turks Head Beer. Large selection of wines with discounts by the case or for wine club members. Sign up for Newsletter of Specials/Events, Wine Club Membership. Easy delivery - download the form, place your order in advance and have your villa or suite fully stocked upon arrival. Centrally located on Leeward Highway. Open Monday - Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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  7. Dive Provo Boutique

    Unique quality T-shirts, snorkel gear, beach clothing. Book your dive or boat excursions.

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    Flavours of the Turks and Caicos - Convenient to the Grace Bay Resorts at The Regent Village. Champagnes, wines and liquor. Bambarra Rum and a selection of Bambarra Rum products - Rum cakes, jams, sauces, mugs, glassware and T-Shirts. Spa products include Salt Cay bath salts, woven baskets, sponges and scented candles.

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  9. Island Sportique

    Sports apparel, foot wear, swimsuits and sunglasses for the entire family. Sporting goods for golf, tennis, basketball and soccer. We also offer racket rental and stringing.

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  10. Jai’s Duty Free

    A photograph of exquisite and rare conch pearl rings available on Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos IslandsThe exquisite and rare Conch Pearls are set into rings and necklaces

    Jai’s is a contemporary jewellery lover’s delight! Carrying several distinctive designer jewellery collections, including the stunning black diamond collection from Gemoro, perfumes, designer sunglasses and watch brands including Rolex, Tag Heuer, Bulgari, Breitling, Hublot and Cartier, the store also carries Jai’s personally designed creations, many including the rare conch pearl. For the last minute shopper Jai’s has a location at the airport departure lounge!

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  11. Lisa Adara Photography

    An original photo of Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos Islands.Photos on canvas make easy to carry souvenirs. Photos by

    Fine art photos printed on canvas. Inspired by a lifetime on Providenciales. Professional photography and retouching. Nature photography, food photography, underwater and panoramic photography. Turks and Caicos HDR landscape photography. Souvenirs easy to transport or stretch and frame for your island home. Available at Paradise Arts. See online galleries.

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  12. Making Waves

    An art studio in The Regent Village - bring home an authentic piece of the Turks and Caicos. Original seascapes and commissioned artwork.

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  13. Mama’s Gift Shop

    A photograph of shoppers at MaMa's Gift Shop, Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos Islands.Shopping at MaMa’s Gift Shop

    One stop souvenir shopping & hair braiding. You have not shopped until you have shopped at Mama’s!

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  14. Paradise Arts

    Located in The Saltmills, visit the gallery for locally made ceramic pottery, wall art and tiles, watercolours, prints and photography. Custom made ceramic wall lamps, backsplashes, property signs and tiles.

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  15. Potcake Foundation

    The Potcake Foundation are proud fund raisers for the TCSPCA and Potcake Place enabling them to rescue, spay/neuter, feed and place Potcakes in addition to running education programmes. Donations are always welcome. Purchase souvenirs that make a difference at a Potcake Corner.

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  16. Rumeurs Boutique

    Asian inspired gifts, summer wear, jewellery, curiosities and objet d’art tucked into the corner of the Caicos Café Plaza. Rumeurs is a gem of a boutique that you should not miss.

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  17. Sea Sage

    A photograph of Sea-Sage scarves on the beach, Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos Islands.Shopping for Sea Sage Scarves

    An elegant silk scarf is the perfect accessory to remind you of your vacation in paradise. The designer is an artist who grew up on Sea Sage Hill Road, in Long Bay Hills, Providenciales. She always found herself at the beach with a camera in hand. Inspired by photographs from her travels and a love of pattern, she created Sea Sage to present her photography in a distinctive and memorable way, on her unique silk scarves. Shipped worldwide from the on-line store. On Providenciales look for them at The Regent Palms Wish Boutique, at Amanyara and on Parrot Cay.

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  18. Treasure S & S Gifts

    Treasure S + S is a wonderful little gift shop that carries a huge variety of light and airy beach wear, breezy cotton skirts, cute shoes and a cornucopia of souvenirs! Prices are reasonable and selection is endless, take your time and you’re sure to find that perfect beach skirt you’ve been dreaming of! Hair braiding is also available so if dealing with your hairdryer on holiday has got you down, braids are the way to go!

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  19. Turks & Caicos National Trust

    Authentic locally made craft products from all the Turks & Caicos Islands. Woven straw and grass baskets, conch shell art, native Caicos sloops, books, T-shirts and stamps.

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  20. The Unicorn Bookstore

    Books, best sellers, magazines, newspapers, local publications, crafts and games.

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  21. S. Walkin & Sons

    Marine sales, boating and fishing equipment. Evinrude, Boston Whaler.

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