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5726 Falls Avenue , Shop Play Home, L2G 7T5

About

The Niagara Duty Free is located on the Canadian side of the Rainbow Bridge and has a breathtaking view of Niagara Falls. The Rainbow Bridge is a well known secret to the local community, as a quick entry point to the USA, with few lineups.

Services for your convenience

Clean restrooms 
Currency exchange
ATM machine 
Major credit cards accepted 
Multi-lingual sales assistance 
Pre-Shop service available
Tour bus groups and rewards program
Spacious and free parking 
Hours of operation

7:00am - 11:00pm


The Niagara Duty Free is located on the Canadian side of the Rainbow Bridge, which connects Niagara Falls, Ontario to Niagara Falls, New York. Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way (Q.E.W) to Niagara Falls and take the Highway 420 exit. Follow Highway 420 to the Rainbow Bridge and we are located at the foot of the bridge. No toll is required to travel across the Rainbow Bridge across the border, into the USA, where you will find direct routing to the Interstate 90 East and West. 

Can I purchase duty free? Canadians   Can I purchase duty free? Americans
YES Yes, you can purchase any of the duty free products in the store, as long as you are heading directly across the border into the USA   YES Yes, you can purchase any of the duty free products in the store, as long as you are heading directly across the border into the USA
Can I purchase alcohol at the Niagara Duty Free on my way into the USA?   Can I purchase alcohol at the Niagara Duty Free when heading back to the USA from any trip to Canada?
YES Yes, you can purchase alcohol at the Niagara Duty Free on any trip to the USA   YES Yes, you can purchase alcohol at the Niagara Duty Free when heading back to the USA from any trip to Canada.
Are there any duty charges at U.S. Customs on the alcohol I purchase?   Are there any duty charges at U.S. Customs on the alcohol I purchase if I have been in Canada for a few days?
  No, the first litre of alcohol or case of beer is always Duty Free, on any trip into the USA.     No, the first litre of alcohol or case of beer is always Duty Free, on any trip more than 48 hours.
Can I bring alcohol purchased at the Duty Free back into Canada after I have visited the USA?   Are there any duty charges at U.S. Customs on the alcohol I purchase if I have been in Canada for the day?
YES Yes, you can if you have been out of the country for 48 hours or more. You may bring back Duty Free: 1 bottle of Liquor (1.14 litres) or one case of Beer (24) or 2 bottles of Wine (750ml each).   YES Yes, all liquor purchases made on a trip less than 48 hours are subject to the small duties shown below.
For Everyone
Can I purchase more than one litre of alcohol or case of beer?   How much is the duty on additional alcohol?
YES Yes, you can purchase additional alcohol when traveling to the USA as long as it is for personal consumption. The additional alcohol is subject to small duties.   Here are examples on how inexpensive the duties are:
  • Ontario Wine (750ml) 25 cents a bottle
  • Canadian Beer (24) $1.25 a case
  • Liquor (1 litre) $2 to $3, on average
CUSTOMS AND ALLOWANCES QUICK CHARTS
ABSENCES FROM HOME COUNTRY AMOUNT IN $ ALCOHOL ALLOWANCES TOBACCO ALLOWANCES # OF ALLOWABLE
Americans returning to US
On Any Trip (no min time) $200 us 150 ml.(5oz) 10 Cigars (non-Cuban) Daily
After 48 hours $800 us 1 Litre (33.8oz) of Liquor 1 Carton (200 Cigarettes and 100 Cigars (non-Cuban) Monthly
Canadians heading to US
On Any Trip 1 Litre of Liquor 1 Carton (200 cigarettes) & 50 non-Cuban Cigars Any
Canadians returning to Canada
After 24 hours $200 can None None Any
After 48 hours $800 can 1.14 litres of liquor or 1.5 litres of wine or 24 355ml of beer 1 Carton (200 Cigarettes) and 50 Cigars and 200 grams of Tobacco and 200 Tobacco Sticks Any
After 7 days $800 can 1.14 litres of liquor or 1.5 litres of wine or 24 355ml of beer 1 Carton (200 Cigarettes) and 50 Cigars and 200 grams of Tobacco and 200 Tobacco Sticks Any

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