View all hotels. Top questions about Tenerife. What is Loro Parque? List of Medical facilities and practitioners in Tenerife Is there an overview of the main tourist areas? How can I do a day trip to Mount Teide? Where are the Hospitals and Clinics in South Tenerife? Where is the Jardin Botanico? Cruise Locations. Santa Cruz. I would be grateful for advice. That advice to take back 3, ciggies "legally" could land you in the slammer.
The baccy you buy in Tenerife is duty free, not duty paid. The official HM Customs website reveals When travelling from a non-EU country including the Canary Islands you can bring the following into the UK for your own use without paying UK tax or duty: cigarettes; or cigarillos; or 50 cigars; or g of tobacco. Bear in mind that spirits, tobacco and perfume can be widely bought on the Island and are often cheaper in price in the local stores if you check out the prices beforehand.
Generally airlines allow you to take on board in addition to your hand luggage, one bag of Duty Free goods that you have purchased at the Duty Free shop in the airport. It's not as complicated as you may think-when making your way towards customs you will be faced with three exits:. Blue Channel — use this exit if you are travelling from a country within the EU with no banned or restricted goods.
Green Channel — Use this exit if you are travelling from a country outside of the EU with goods that do not go over your allowance and are not banned or restricted. Red Channel — You must use this exit if you have goods or cash to declare, you are carrying commercial goods, or if you are not sure about what you need to declare. If you are coming back into the UK from a European country you are allowed to bring an unlimited amount of most goods back with you, as long as they are for your own use.
Back Scams. Its a substantial loss with the confiscation but is this enough to discourage the smugglers? Since 1 December the duty free allowances allowed per passenger travelling to the UK from a country outside the EU customs area, which includes the Canary Islands are:. Your goods could be seized if you do not declare them. You can split this last allowance, for example you could bring 1 litre of fortified wine and half a litre of spirits both half of your allowance.