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Collecting VAT refund at Heathrow

Toronto, Canada
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Collecting VAT refund at Heathrow

Does anyone have an idea of how long it takes to collect your VAT refund at Heathrow? We will be departing on a Sunday afternoon from terminal 2.I know there is a place there that you take your forms to, but was wondering on average how long it takes. Thanks

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1. Re: Collecting VAT refund at Heathrow

Depends on the number of people seeking a refund. I'd say allow an extra 15 or 20 minutes for the process.

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2. Re: Collecting VAT refund at Heathrow

As previous person advised it deoends on the amount of time and what tyoe of flights are departing.

Ive had to wait with a Malaysian student for nearly an hour as most of the flights were forign students returning home and all had bought large items and needed the vat refund.

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