Back Photo gallery. When in Benidorm. Tobacco allowance: For your tobacco allowance, you can bring in one of the following: Type of tobacco Amount Cigarettes Cigarillos Cigars 50 Tobacco g This allowance can be split, for example: cigarettes and 25 cigars. If a single item is worth more than your allowance, you will pay tax or duty on its full value.
Powered by Intergage. Practical Information. Enter not this field:. Event Services Conferences Corporate Hospitality. Home Passports, travel and living abroad Travel abroad. Bringing goods into the UK. Arrivals from outside the EU Your duty-free allowance means you can bring in a certain amount of goods for your own use from outside the European Union EU without paying duty or tax.
Souvenirs and gifts You might want to think twice before buying a souvenir made from an endangered species, as you may not be allowed to bring it back to the UK and may even face prosecution. Endangered species include: Animals such as elephants, rhinos, whales, turtles, coral and many reptiles Plants such as orchids, cacti and mahogany and ramin trees Items to avoid where international trade is prohibited Elephant ivory including carvings and jewellery Traditional medicine containing endangered species Sea turtle shells Products made from big cats such as jaguars, leopards and tigers Shahtoosh type of shawl woven from the hair of the Tibetan antelope Bushmeat.
Banned goods Regardless of what country you are travelling from there are certain goods that you are not allowed to bring into the UK. The following goods are banned completely: Drugs such as heroine, morphine, cocaine Offensive weapons such as flick knives, daggers, swordsticks, and some martial arts equipment Indecent and obscene material such as books, magazines, films Banned goods that require the relevant license or permit: Firearms, explosives and ammunition Samurai Swords Live animals Endangered animals or plants Certain radio transmitters Rough diamonds.