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The US Virgin Islands is outside the U.S. Custom Zone. A special exemption of $1,600 for each person traveling to this U.S. Territory is allowed. Family members traveling together may combine total purchases. Many items are individually exempt.

Since the tradewinds brought the Schooner and Clipper Ships of old, St. Thomas has been a duty free port. Other Caribbean Islands have only recently endorsed the duty-free concept. As a result, Virgin Island Merchants offer lower prices and more varied product offerings. The centuries old warehouses stretch the downtown waterfront to Dronnigens Gade (Main Street). They once held Molasses, Lumber, Rum, and Spices awaiting export and Trade goods such as manufactored items, ceramics, gold, and gems brought from around the world. You won’t find much Molasses or Lumber downtown, but all the rest… and products unimaginable to Captains and Chandlers of old. The warehouses are now tastefully converted and restored to house retail stores with products and prices to satisfy the most demanding clients.

S.O.S. Antiques

For those who can’t resist the lure of treasure. Own a piece of history with shipwreck recovered coins and gold pendants, rings, earrings, bracelets, cufflinks, and money clips. All coins are guaranteed with a detailed “Certificate of Authenticity.” We specializes in nautical antiques, authentic cannon, swords, flintlocks and maps. Our skilled craftsmen create nautical jewelry…

A.H. Riise Duty Free Shopping

Offering one of the Virgin Islands’ most extensive selections of quality duty free goods; at substantial savings compared to U.S. retail prices. There is no sales tax in the U.S. Virgin Islands, so you save even more on your purchases. Choose from the world’s finest names in perfumes, cosmetics, skin care, jewelry, watches, spirits, tobacco,…

Royal Jewelers

A family-owned business that started in 1976. Originally, the business flourished as a duty-free retailer of fine china and collectible porcelain. Their success with brands like Wedgwood, Orrefors, Kosta Boda, Waterford and many others allowed us to begin representing fine jewelry brands as well. Now with its many locations, Royal Jewelers is known for an…