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Customs allowances

Status: January 2016

The traveller takes the goods concerned with him/her. These goods are solely for his or her personal use or consumption. Please note that it is the traveller’s responsibility to comply with these regulations and allowances.

Travelling within the EU

Airshoppen is available on flights within the EU in the following destinations: to and from Mallorca, to and from Greece, and to and from Portugal.

Please note that there are restrictions on selected EU flights and that within the EU you can only order spirits for flights from abroad to Germany.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer tobacco/cigarettes on EU flights.

The following allowances apply to entry to Germany from EU destinations:

Spirits (e.g. brandy, whisky, rum, vodka) 10 litres
Alcoholic soft drinks (Alcopops) 10 litres
Intermediate products (e.g. sherry, port and marsala) 20 litres
Sparkling wine 60 litres
Beer 110 litres

Travelling outside the EU

All long-haul destinations, as well as the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Tenerife, La Palma) are considered non-EU countries.

For entry to Germany from non-EU countries, the following allowances apply:

Spirits containing more than 22% by volume of alcohol or undenatured ethyl containing 80% or higher by volume of alcohol 1 Liter
or alcohol and alcoholic drinks containing up to a maximum of 22% by volume of alcohol 2 litres
and still wine 4 litres
and beer 16 litres
cigarettes 200 pcs.
or cigarillos 100 pcs.
or cigars 50 pcs.
or smoking tobacco 250 g

Please note, that because of local laws, you are not allowed to bring any spirits into the Maldives. You can, of course, order spirits for your return flight.

Tobacco, alcohol and alcoholic drinks may only be imported if the person importing them is at least 17 years of age.

Other goods

Up to a total value of 300 Euro
For plane and/or sea travellers up to a total value of 430 Euro
For travellers under the age of 15 up to a total value of 175 Euro

Further information about importing goods and commodities, as well as allowances and restrictions, can be found on www.zoll.de (-> Privatpersonen -> Reisen).