Shopping on Providenciales and the Turks and Caicos Islands
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
Conch 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.
The 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.
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.Contact details for Art Provo
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.Contact details for Bambarra Rum
The islands largest selection of T-shirts, hats and other souvenirs.Contact details for Caicos Adventures
Caicos Wear & Gear
Resort wear, dresses, cotton shirts, T-shirts and souvenirs.Contact details for Caicos Wear & Gear
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.Contact details for Discount Liquors - Wine Cellar
Dive Provo Boutique
Unique quality T-shirts, snorkel gear, beach clothing. Book your dive or boat excursions.Contact details for Dive Provo Boutique
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.Contact details for FOTTAC
Island Furniture & Design
Interior design, art and furnishings. Bassett, La-Z-Boy, Stanley, Palliser, Braxton Culler. Housewares, gifts, small appliances, Cusinart, KitchenAid, Mikasa ...and more.Contact details for Island Furniture & Design
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.Contact details for Island Sportique
Jai’s Duty Free
The 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!Contact details for Jai’s Duty Free
Located in the Gansevoort Turks + Caicos the boutique showcases exquisite fashion brands including Alicia Schulman, Lacoste, Luli Fama and more. Beachwear, accessories, sandals, jewellery, childrens wear and sundries. Open daily from 10am to 6pm. Receive a 10% discount by mentioning you saw their Ad in Where When How.Contact details for Haven Boutique
Lise Thompson - Artist
So you want to warm up your home or give a gift to someone who loves the Turks and Caicos Islands… "Keep the Islands with you!" Lise Thompson has an online gallery of tropical scenes and still lifes from around the Turks and Caicos Islands. Available as giclee prints and original oil on canvas paintings. Art is shipped stateside or worldwide.Contact details for Lise Thompson - Artist
An art studio in The Regent Village - bring home an authentic piece of the Turks and Caicos. Original seascapes and commissioned artwork.Contact details for Making Waves
Mama’s Gift Shop
Shopping at MaMa’s Gift Shop
One stop souvenir shopping & hair braiding. You have not shopped until you have shopped at Mama’s!Contact details for Mama’s Gift Shop
Leeward Highway location features house wares, health and beauty products, small appliances, gifts, decorations, furniture, toys, diapers, clothing and shoes for the entire family.
Airport Departure location features souvenirs, gifts, hats, shirts, mugs, games, snacks and candies. See COUPON in "Where When How" for the Airport location.Contact details for Nells Gifts
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.Contact details for Paradise Arts
Custom made residential, commercial, industrial ceramic designs limited only by your imagination. Coffee mugs designed for your wedding, special event or business promotion. Long lasting ceramic tile signage for residential villas, resorts or business locations. Custom backsplashes for kitchen or bath. Specialty designs for restaurants. Quality high fire ceramic items produced locally in the Turks and Caicos Islands.Contact details for Paradise Designs
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.Contact details for The Potcake Foundation
Antiques, jewellery, shells, gifts for the home.Contact details for Rumeurs Boutique
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!Contact details for Treasure S & S Gifts
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.Contact details for Turks & Caicos National Trust
The Unicorn Bookstore
Books, best sellers, magazines, newspapers, local publications, crafts and games.Contact details for The Unicorn Bookstore
S. Walkin & Sons
Marine sales, boating and fishing equipment. Evinrude, Boston Whaler.Contact details for S. Walkin & Sons
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