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buying food and wine/champagne from duty free

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buying food and wine/champagne from duty free

I will be going to the USA next month for the first time. If I bought Champagne and chocs or biscuits do these have to be declares as they are on the boarding passes?

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1. Re: buying food and wine/champagne from duty free

No, the boarding pass is required when you buy from a duty free store to show you can purchase items which are 'duty free'. As long as you stick to the limits of what you are allowed to buy regarding alcohol and tobacco products.

Edited: 23 September 2017, 20:57
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2. Re: buying food and wine/champagne from duty free

See the declaration form https:/…sample-declaration-form

Your duty free purchases need to be included in the total on line 15.

Your question is a little confusing - boarding passes have nothing to do with US custom allowances.

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3. Re: buying food and wine/champagne from duty free

I think the Op is probably referring to when you buy from a duty free store, you need to show your BP to the cashier.

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4. Re: buying food and wine/champagne from duty free

There actually is not that much duty on a bottle of Champagne, something like £2.77 per 75cl and whatever the VAT is and you will probably find it cheaper to buy in your local Tesco although you might get a deal for buying 2 bottle packs. It won't save you a fortune though and those things are heavy to carry around.

Airports must be the worst place to buy biscuits and chocolates.

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5. Re: buying food and wine/champagne from duty free

If you do buy the champagne in Tesco don't forget to put it in your checked luggage. You won't be able to put it in your hand luggage as it will exceed the 100ml liquid rule.

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