Friday, September 7, 2012

Destinations: Tax-Free Shopping

Photo courtesy of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
There are many things I loved about my trip to Portland in May. Among them: tax-free shopping. Now I've got two more cities to add to my shopping list! Kimpton Hotels in Minneapolis and Boston - and Portland, of course - are offering some great shopping packages just in time for you to stock up on fall fashion.

Hotel Monaco, Portland
Relax, No Tax package
  • Deluxe accommodations
  • Two cocktails at Red Star Tavern & Roast House
  • Free valet parking
  • Discounts on Portland shopping
  • This package also is available Hotel Vintage Plaza and RiverPlace Hotel
Grand Hotel, Minneapolis
Relax, No Tax package
  • Ten percent off the best available rate for one night or more
  • Two cocktails at The SIX15 Room
  • Ten percent discount at Macy's
  • Free parking
  • All the tax-free clothes shopping you can handle!
Nine Zero Hotel, Boston
Take a Brake package
  • Deluxe accommodations
  • Free valet parking
  • Snack pack to-go for your drive home
  • Shopping discounts at nearby stores
  • Oh, and just so you know - Massachusetts' tax-free shopping clause is for single items of clothing that cost less than $175.
These packages are valid through Sept. 21. 


  1. If you like these packages you should come to Philadelphia! We boast tax free shopping too and the new King of Prussia Mall Shopping Package at Philadelphia Marriott West includes:

    Deluxe accommodations
    $50 gift card to King of Prussia Mall
    Two cups of coffee to go
    Two glasses of wine in Shula's 347 (the hotel's on-site restaurant)
    Complimentary self parking

    Philadelphia's great retailers are waiting to meet you!

  2. Thanks, Jessica! I hope to get out to Philly in the near future.