New Launch of Online Shopping for Duty-Free Items

Duty Free Philippines aims for double-digit revenue growth by launching online platform

Government-owned Duty Free Philippines (DFP) is aiming to increase its revenues this year by double digits with the launch of an online platform for its products.

DFP, which is an attached agency of the Department of Tourism (DOT), has set a target to earn revenue worth $167 million this year, according to DFP president Vicente Pelagio Angala.

Angala stated, “The firm accepted the challenge of increasing ourselves by as much as 64 percent, from $102 million to $167 million.”

He added that the recent launch of the Duty Free Philippines online shopping website is a strategic move to enhance customer convenience and significantly contribute to reaching this target.

The website aims to “redefine convenience in duty-free retail, providing a seamless and efficient shopping experience for travelers and shoppers,” according to Angala.

Shoppers can purchase pasalubong such as locally made liquor, chocolate bars, dried mangoes, pili nuts, as well as imported confectioneries, alcoholic beverages, tobacco, snacks, and gadgets for their families and friends at, as stated by DFP.

Payments can be made with debit and credit cards, as well as select digital wallets. Additionally, shoppers can pick up their purchased items at DFP shops inside the Ninoy Aquino International Airport or at Terminals 1 and 3 before their flights.

To further enhance customer experience, the website also provides the option for shoppers to reach out to DFP through live chat as well as online messaging platforms and email.

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