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#76030 - 11/10/03 08:21 PM Cigars and wine
lacole Offline
I will be travelling from the States to San Pedro in May. Does anyone know if Cigars and bottles of wine can legally be brought into Belize?

#76031 - 11/10/03 08:36 PM Re: Cigars and wine
kcjd Offline
Originally posted by lacole:
I will be travelling from the States to San Pedro in May. Does anyone know if Cigars and bottles of wine can legally be brought into Belize?
Here's what I know... Not that that means much

"The following goods may be taken into Belize without incurring customs duty:
200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250g of tobacco; 568ml of alcoholic beverages; 1 bottle of perfume for personal use." This is from Continental Airlines website.

The restriction on alcohol seems tight, no pun...

#76032 - 11/10/03 08:43 PM Re: Cigars and wine
lacole Offline
Thanks kc. I guess i won't be bringing any wine since a bottle of wine is 750ml. Guess i have to settle for beer.

#76033 - 11/11/03 10:55 AM Re: Cigars and wine
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
Basically the rules say you can bring in one bottle of booze or wine per adult. A fifth or liter -- the customs folks aren't going to check the exact ml size! And a carton of cigarettes or 50 cigars. As a practical matter, you can probably get by with a couple of bottles if you're a tourist and it's for personal use.

--Lan Sluder
Lan Sluder/Belize First

#76034 - 11/11/03 06:40 PM Re: Cigars and wine
wonderwoman Offline
Hi, as far as I know, you can take two litres of booze and 200 cigs back into usa...we have cuban cigars here!!! Take the little paper ring off though before transporting back. Rendezvous Restaurant & Winery has some mighty fine wine, and free wine-tasting every afternoon till 4. laugh
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#76035 - 11/13/03 07:10 PM Re: Cigars and wine
toad Offline
why yes, cigars and wine are a fine idea...i like to enjoy mine by the banks of my own lagoon...then mosey over and watch the thorobreds trot through the paddock while knickering to the tune of the bushwood country club chant....


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