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Duty Free Allowances

These allowances are just a guide to what local customs authorities will allow into each country, free of duty. While we have made every effort to ensure accuracy, amounts quoted could be subject to change without prior notice. We advise that you check with the local customs authorities for the most up to date information. 

Tax-free allowances
  Antigua Barbados China Cuba Dubai Grenada
Cigarettes & Tobacco 200 cigarettes, or
50 cigars, or
250g rolling tobacco
No tobacco
allowance
400 cigarettes, or
100 cigars, or
500g of tobacco
400 cigarettes, or
100 cigars, or
500g of tobacco
400 cigarettes, or
100 cigars, or
500g of tobacco
200 cigarettes, or
50 cigars, or
250g rolling tobacco
Fragrance  & Gifts  170ml of perfume 170ml of perfume Personal articles up to
a value of 5,000 Yen
for Chinese residents.
2,000 Yen for
non-residents
Gifts up to a value of
CU$50.99
Goods to the value
of AED3,000
300ml of perfume.
All other goods limited
to EC$300
Alcohol 1 litre of wine
or spirits
1 litre of wine
or spirits
1.5 litres of alcoholic
beverages with 12%
or more alcoholic
content
2.5 litres of alcoholic
beverages
4 litres of alcohol, or
48 cans of beer (each
not exceeding 355ml)
 1 litre of wine
or spirits
  Hong Kong India Jamaica Mexico Nigeria St Lucia
Cigarettes & Tobacco 19 cigarettes, or
1 cigar, or
25g rolling tobacco
100 cigarettes, or
25 cigars, and 125g
for tobacco
200 cigarettes, or
50 cigars, or
230g rolling
tobacco
200 cigarettes, or
25 cigars, or
200g of pipe tobacco
200 cigarettes, or
50 cigars, or
200g rolling tobacco
200 cigarettes, or
225g of rolling
tobacco, or
50 cigars
Fragrance  & Gifts  Reasonable
quantity of items
for personal use
Goods for personal
use (one laptop
allowed per traveller).
Gifts and souvenirs
to the value of
Rs8,000
170ml of perfume, or
340ml of eau de
toilette.
$500 for Jamaicans
and residents
Other goods to the
value of US $500
(if arriving by air
284ml perfume.
Gifts to the value
of NGN50,000
(excluding jewellery,
photographic
equipment, electronics
and luxury goods)
Gifts or souvenirs not
exceeding a value of
US$250. This does
not include alcohol,
tobacco products or
commercial goods
Alcohol 1 litre of alcoholic liquor
above 30%
2 litres of spirits
or wine
1 litre 3 litres of spirits
and 6 litres wine
1 litre spirits
and 1 litre wine
1.2 litres of wine
or spirits
South Africa Tobago UK US    
Cigarettes & Tobacco 200 cigarettes, or
20 cigars or
250g rolling tobac
200 cigarettes, or
50 cigars, or
250g rolling tobacco
200 cigarettes, or
100 cigarillos, or
50 cigars, or
250g tobacco,
or a combi
200 cigarettes, or
100 cigars
   
Fragrance  & Gifts 250ml eau de toilette
plus 50ml perfume.
Other goods to the
value of ZAR5000
Additional goods up
to R12,000 are charged
20% duty
Goods up to the
value of TT$3,000
Goods including
souvenirs up to £390
Gifts or articles up to
the value of $800
once within 30 days,
and $200 if multiple
visits within 30 days
   
Alcohol 1 litre spirits and
2 litres of wine
1.5 litres
(opened bottles)
visitors
4 litres of wine
1 litre of alcohol above
22%, or 2 litres of
fortified/sparkling wine/
liqueurs/16 litres of
beer or a
combination of these
1 litre if over 21 yrs old
and if for personal use
or a gift