Pula Airport Duty Free

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About Pula Airport (PUY)

IATA/ICAO Code:
PUY/LDPL
Address:
52100, Valtura, Croatia
City: Pula
Country:
Croatia
Phone:
+385 52 550 926
Website: http://www.airport-pula.hr/
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pulaairport
Arrivals: Pula Airport (PUY) Arrivals
Departures: Pula Airport (PUY) Departures
Latitude/Longitude
44.89350128, 13.9222002
Map: Click to view airport map
Reviews:
Pula Airport Duty Free
3.3 rating based on 12,345 ratings
Overall rating: 3.3 out of 5 based on 9 reviews.
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Pula Airport (IATA: PUY, ICAO: LDPL), is an airport serving the Pula area in Croatia. Scroll down or click here to see what Pula Airport shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, and facilities we have in our Duty Free Information 2022 Database. Currently in our database we have information on 1 shops, 1 cafes, and 0 restaurants at Pula Airport. If you believe this data is out of date or incorrect in any way, please contact us and we will get our team of researchers to correct our data.

It served 359,426 passengers in 2015. The airport is designated as the alternative airport for parts of Slovenia and a multitude of cities in eastern Italy. The airport also attracts jet set passengers flying privately or rented aircraft, visiting the Brijuni islands or attending concerts and shows at the Pula Arena and sailing their yachts. Pula airport is currently capable of handling large wide-body aircraft such as the Boeing 747 and Ilyushin Il-96.

How far away is Pula Airport from from the centre of Pula?

It takes approximately 13 mins to drive the 4.9 mi (7.9 kilometres) between the centre of Pula and Pula Airport, making it accessible enough to facilitate and accommodate any travel plans. Make sure you arrive in time to take the opportunity to explore the duty-free shopping opportunities located inside PUY airport, where you can purchase exclusive perfumes and colognes, cigarattes, alcohol, food items, confectionery, and souvenirs from Croatia.

What are the parking options at Pula Airport?

External parking options are available. Don't forget that you can also opt to leave your car at home, thanks to the many public transportation alternatives that can take you to and from Pula Airport.

Frequently Asked Questions

Duty free shopping is when you can purchase goods that have had the duty/tax (usually taxes like import, VAT, and sales tax) waivered by the government, therefore reducing the prices that you would normally expect to pay in a standard shop or website. Duty free shops are usually found at airports or sea terminals, but you can also sometimes purchase duty free goods during international flights or on cruises.

Anyone travelling internationally (between two different countries) is eligible to purchase duty free items.

The term 'duty' refers to the tax that you pay if you bring a product from one country to another. i.e. if you bought some perfume in the United Kingdom, and then flew to Germany you might have to pay tax in both countries. Most governments do not charge the duty on products bought when you are leaving that country, which means that the customer doesn't have to pay the tax twice. This usually only applies when you are leaving the country, i.e. it is for export purposes only.

As the price for items bought in duty free shops often have the duty taken off the RRP, it can make them a lot cheaper than if you bought the goods in a normal shop. However, there are usually limits on how much you can buy on your trip, and these limits will vary from country to country, and also vary from item to item (i.e. there will be different limits on alcohol and cigarettes).

The most popular items in duty free shops are usually the products that are most heavily taxed, i.e. alcohol, perfumes, and tobacco. Duty free inventories will vary from country to country, and also from airport to airport. In larger airports, you may even find different prices in the numerous shops - remember it's always best to shop around! Make sure you check our database to see all the shops at each airport, and then you can invesigate the prices at each one.

Sadly, you can't just turn up at a duty free shop with several empty suitcases and fill them up with goodies! Restrictions will be in place, and these can vary from country to country. You will only be allowed to buy certain amounts of different types of products. Tobacco, alcohol, and perfumes are usually the products that are most likely to be subject to the stricter allowances. Make sure you check whilst purchasing, or else you run the risk of your items being confiscated upon arrival at your destination's customs.

No. Duty free is only available to travellers who are flying from one country to another country.

Yes. Many duty free shops will allow you to pre-order any purchases online before your journey. You will need your boarding pass and passport when you pick the items up from the airport shop.

What is there to do upon arrival at Pula Airport?

Once you arrive at the airport, you have the option to fuel up for your journey ahead by grabbing a bite to eat at any of the 1 available restaurants and cafes, or why not head straight for the duty-free shopping opportunities at the 1 different shops around Pula Airport? Get a last-minute gift for a loved one, or spoil yourself with a well-deserved souvenir from your trip.

Pula Airport shops, restaurants, and facilities

Shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, and facilities at Pula Airport include:

Business Lounge
Caffe Bar
  • Main terminal building
Travel Retail and Duty Free

Duty Free Allowance at Pula Airport

If you are travelling to Croatia from a country within the EU, then you can bring in an unlimited amount of goods that you have bought in that country as long as the price you paid included tax and the goods are for your own personal use (this also includes items that you intend to be gifts).

What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at Pula Airport from inside the EU

Despite there not being a limit on the amount of alcoholic and tobacco goods that you can bring in from a country in the EU, if you have goods that are more than the following guidelines, then there is a good chance that you will be questioned by a Customs Officer about what you intend to do with the goods:

  • 800 cigarettes, 200 cigars, or 1 kg of tobacco
  • 110 litres of beer
  • 10 litres of spirits
  • 90 litres of wine
  • 20 litres of fortified wine

What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at Pula Airport from outside the EU

If you are entering Croatia from a country outside of the EU, then your allowance changes to the amounts listed below. Again, these must be for your own personal use. If you intend to sell the goods or if you go over these allowances, then you may have to pay duty and/or tax).

  • 200 cigarettes, 100 cigarillos, 50 cigars, or 250g of tobacco
  • 4 litres of still wine
  • 1 litre of alcohol over 22% volume or 2 litres of alcohol less than 22% volume
  • 16 litres of beer
  • up to £390 worth of all other goods
Pula Airport Reviews

★☆☆☆☆
Very small airport. No facilities for arriving passengers, for departing passengers only a hall with a few taxfree shops. Whole airport building looks quite sombre. There is a small panorama terrace located on the roof, accessible for dep. passengers
- Tom

★★★☆☆
A somehow basic terminal infrastructure with the charme of the post-communist era. Premises however are clean, well arranged and efficiently organized. Traffic peak solely during summer season, during the rest of the year, nothing doing ;-)
- Jetstream

★★☆☆☆
Деревенский аэропорт.
- Ilia

★★★★☆
Small but nice airport with own exit from motorway. Friendly stuff, easy to find everything what you need. The gates are on floor, so you must use ladder to go in plane. Like this airport, much better than airport in Rijeka.
- gojko

★★★★★
Small, but cool airport with great people who works there. Airport have own exit from motorway and that is good. I said, airport is small, but is nice and functional. For me, its stupid that the gates are on the floor so older people have problem there. But, its ok, you need more flights and that aiport will be more better in future! :)
- gumlam

★★★★☆
Nice little airport with very friendly ground staff. Everything is located closely together and it doesn't take one very long to check in, go through the security check, etc. Unfortunately, the WiFi was terribly slow.
- Nicolas Morf

★★★★☆
This is a very small airport, only 4 gates. It is well organized and the atmosphere is good. Old fashioned check-in with paper boarding passes, split and the larger part collected at the gate. Passport control when we arrives, Croatia not part of Schengen agreement. Effective and did not take too long time. Overall, a good experience for a vacation week in Croatia.
- Joakim Lewin

★★★★★
As other travellers have noted, Pula is a small airport. Access from the road is first class and everything inside the airport works smoothly. Plenty of seating. One of my favourite airports.
- Alex Jaycock

★★☆☆☆
They didn't announce the delay of our flight in the gate displays nor there was any staff member to inform. We just sat there waiting for the plane to arrive.
- Isra Uve
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