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:: CUSTOM (Rules & Regulations) ::
Although there are no limits on the amount of alcohol and tobacco one can bring in from EU countries, customs officials are more likely to ask you questions if you have more than:
- 800 cigarettes; 400 cigarillos (max. 3g each); 200 cigars; 1kg smoking tobacco.
- 10 liters of spirits over 22%; 20 liters of alcoholic beverages less than 22%; 90 liters of wine; 60 liters of sparkling wine; 110 liters of beer.
These quantities can be seized if customs are satisfied that they are of a commercial nature.
• Medication – for personal use only
• Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to 430 euro when travelling by air/sea & 300 euro when travelling by land.
• Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to 150 euro for travelers under 15 years of age.
• Meat and milk and any items thereof from non-EU countries with the exception of limited amounts from Andorra, Croatia, the Faeroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland and small amounts of specific products from other countries
• Protected species and products thereof as listed by the CITES (Washington Convention) for example ivory, tortoise shell, coral, reptile skin, wood from Amazonian forests.
• No restriction for the quantity and value of exported items when leaving to non-E.U. country.