Hong Kong Lowers Duty Free Tobacco Allowance

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 11 August 2010

Hong Kong has again revised its duty free allowance on tobacco products being brought into the SAR.

Before 1 August 2010 travellers could enter Hong Kong with up to 60 cigarettes each, but since 1 August 2010, a passenger aged 18 or above can only bring into Hong Kong for his/her own use the following quantity of tobacco products exempted from duty:

19 cigarettes; or
1 cigar or 25g of cigars; or
25g of manufactured tobacco.

This new measure does not affect departing passengers, only those entering Hong Kong.

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