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      03-23-2010, 11:38 AM   #1
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Hi, I'm visiting London for a week and was considering what accessories I could purchase that are either not available or cheaper than what I could get in Hong Kong. Does anyone know if BMW dealers participate in the VAT Refund Scheme so that I could get the VAT refund when I leave the UK? I am considering purchase of the Alpine Hifi upgrade kit, among other things...but I have a strong feeling that BMW parts departments would not waste its time with the forms, etc. required for the refund scheme.
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      03-23-2010, 11:41 AM   #2
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Don't know, but the people who will are BMW Park Lane - they deal with all tax free and diplomatic sales etc.
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You will need form number (VAT 407) but not all retailers participate in the scheme and some that do have a minimum spend limit, you need to ask the dealer in question really
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For the small amount of money saved (in this case) it would hardly be worth the hassle?
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