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#96277 - 01/23/05 10:45 AM Buying Rum and Cigarettes  
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Bawlmer_Hon Offline
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Can you buy rum and cigarettes at the airport in Belize City before heading to Ambergris Caye?

How expensive are cigarettes??

#96278 - 01/23/05 11:00 AM Re: Buying Rum and Cigarettes  
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buy them on the island...cheaper.

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#96279 - 01/23/05 11:34 AM Re: Buying Rum and Cigarettes  
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my suggestion would be to pick up cigs at the duty free before you leave the states. You can get a few of the major brands in AC, but they are expensive and a bit stale sometimes. There are some local brands that are cheaper and not too bad.

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#96280 - 01/23/05 04:14 PM Re: Buying Rum and Cigarettes  
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Bobber is right,great rum on the Island for about 7us or less a liter, If you are a winston smoker they are $9 a carton when you leave Belize(limit 2)at the duty free shop at the airport.

#96281 - 01/24/05 06:06 PM Re: Buying Rum and Cigarettes  
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what can you bring in with you to belize,or rather what can't you bring?

#96282 - 01/24/05 06:37 PM Re: Buying Rum and Cigarettes  
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We normally bring in a couple of cartons of cigs apiece for our own use. No problems so far. I used to bring in a bottle of vodka too, but it was a lot easier for the extra 5 bucks or so to just buy it down there rather than take up space in a carryon. If you are referring to bringing in food stuff, no idea, the food there is better than anything I could bring. I assume veggies are a definite no-no, they are everywhere else.

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