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4 Facts About Duty Free Shopping

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  1. Land Duty Free stores have have lower prices compared to airport Duty Free.  This is because Land Duty Free stores have lower operating costs and therefore can offer better prices.
  2. You’ll save the most on products that have the highest taxes such as alcohol, fragrances, cosmetics, health and beauty products
  3. Long line-up at the Rainbow Bridge Canada-US border crossing? You can stop at Duty Free before visiting the U.S, take advantage of tax savings, and skip the line.
  4. Duty Free customs allowances have increased to $200 for trips over 24 hours and increased to $800 for trips over 48 hours.  See the chart at the end of this post for further details.

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Be sure to also like the Duty Free Canada Facebook page for contests and tips to save on Duty Free.

Dates: November 9th until November 23rd

CUSTOMS AND ALLOWANCES QUICK CHARTS
ABSENCES FROM HOME COUNTRY IN $ ALCOHOL ALLOWANCES TOBACCO ALLOWANCES # ALLOWABLE
Americans returning to US
On Any Trip (no min time) $200 us 150 ml.(5oz) 10 Cigars (non-Cuban) Daily
After 48 hours $800 us 1 Litre (33.8oz) of Liquor 1 Carton (200 Cigarettes and 100 Cigars (non-Cuban) Monthly
Canadians heading to US
On Any Trip 1 Litre of Liquor 1 Carton (200 cigarettes) & 50 non-Cuban Cigars Any
Canadians returning to Canada
After 24 hours $200 can None None Any
After 48 hours $800 can 1.14 litres of liquor or 1.5 litres of wine or 24 355ml of beer 1 Carton (200 Cigarettes) and 50 Cigars and 200 grams of Tobacco and 200 Tobacco Sticks Any
After 7 days $800 can 1.14 litres of liquor or 1.5 litres of wine or 24 355ml of beer 1 Carton (200 Cigarettes) and 50 Cigars and 200 grams of Tobacco and 200 Tobacco Sticks Any
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3 Responses
  1. victoria valencia says:

    OMG!! I had my watch stolen recently and I could really use this prize and on top of that I LOVE Duty free shopping!!

  2. JM says:

    What a great deal!

  3. Michelle says:

    I love Duty Free Shop the best thing about the boarder!

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