Chic Outlet Shopping, created by Value Retail, has announced special offers and services which will be available for guests from the Middle East, in celebration of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr. Five of the nine Chic Outlet Shopping villages will be taking part in this offer, including; Bicester Village near London, La Vallée Village near Paris, Maasmechelen Village near Brussels, Ingolstadt Village near Munich, and Wertheim Village near Frankfurt.
According to Value Retail, the Middle East is a key target market for Chic Outlet Shopping. The special Ramadan and Eid offer, available from July 28 until Sept 7, will include special services from selected travel partners and hotels, that will provide guests of Bicester Village with an exclusive VIP invitation, allowing them access to The Chic Lounge, complimentary hands-free shopping, and a VIP card for a further 10 per cent savings in select boutiques. Additionally, on every Thursday from July 31 until October 2, a Shopping Express service for guests visiting from the Middle East will be on offer, departing from central London at 2:30pm and returning from Bicester Village at 8:30pm.
Along with Bicester Village, from August 1 to 31, La Vallée Village will offer a ‘Luxury Discovery Trail’ through the Village, where guests can learn about the heritage of the luxury brands a part of the village. A map of the village will also be available in Arabic with special points of interests for guests from the Middle East, along with access to the VIP Lounge each day for refreshments and an exclusive trunk show. During this time, the village will also be open for late night shopping, from 10am until 11.30pm.
In Maasmechelen Village, further reductions for visitors will be on offer during the month of July as a part of the seasonal celebrations. And in both Ingolstadt Village and Wertheim Village guests will be offered free travel on the Shopping Express from Frankfurt to Wertheim Village and from Munich to Ingolstadt Village, along with complimentary VIP cards offering a further 10 per cent discount in participating boutiques in their villages.
Located in some of Europe’s most popular cities, Value Retail will launch its new village in Suzhou, China, on May 15.