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South Africa Tax-Free Shopping
Things to Buy: Diamond jewelry, Zulu beadwork, animal skins.
VAT/GST: 14 percent, included in price.
Minimum Spend: 250 rand (U.S. $36) in total receipts.
Insider Tip: South Africa requires a lot of refund paperwork but has few restrictions on refundable items.
Refund on a $500 Purchase: $61.