Plastic bag carry? The world's custom, where you can suddenly be a criminalPictolic
All sensible people know that weapons and drugs at customs is better not to meddle. In many countries there are restrictions on the carriage of alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, Pets, Antiques. There are also quite extravagant, you could even say, unique restrictions. We talk about them.
Source: My planet
Swiss fake watches
A prison sentence of two to eight years and a fine up to 10 thousand euros in the appendage — this can be harvested if the entry into Switzerland in your bag are replica Swiss watches. Formally adopted in 2008 the law provides for liability for the importation of even a single instance, but the guards, of course, unlikely to watch on each wrist. But if you find the whole lot... Made it to the good name of the Swiss brands remained good.
Kenya: plastic bags
Kenya, the most popular among tourists African country despises for a healthy environment. A few months ago, the local authorities introduced a law requiring importers of plastic bags will be fined up to 38 thousand dollars or four years in jail. Will there be such a punishment for mere mortals who come for Safari and wrapped something in the packages, not explicit. But technically the police are entitled to hold on the facts of the violations of the anyone.
Kenya is clear: the packages are decomposed God knows how many years and pollute the environment. And that's why Jamaican lawmakers decided to establish a moratorium on the import of coffee is unclear. After all, coffee is a national pride of the country, the Jamaicans drink it from morning to evening. Who is going to buy foreign coffee, if there is a cheaper and very high quality? However, the fact remains that with coffee beans in your Luggage to Jamaica to fly is not worth it.
Singapore: chewing gum
Singapore bans more than square kilometers. Business card of the local customs, fines of up to 100 thousand Singapore dollars for guests who are found chewing gum. The exception is ready to do this only if you can prove medical necessity gum (for example, some treated with it's NRT and have the appropriate doctor's note).
Australia: soil and sand
Australians are even more zealous than the Kenyans, protect national identity. Without special permission of the Green continent is prohibited to bring meat, seeds, fresh fruits and vegetables, raw fish, dairy products, eggs. As well as earth and sand. So, the Australian land should remain Australian. Who does not agree, pay from 250 to 1800 Australian dollars.
North Korea: gadgets
Contrary to popular belief, North Korea can come to almost anyone. For this we need to appeal to the North Korean travel Agency. In Russia, by the way, recently opened a branch office. However, with you all the time to hang the guide and watch out that you go only where it is necessary. And telephone and other gadgets will have to declare at customs (not long ago at all was left in the airport storage). If law enforcement (including the guide) notice of violations — deportation is guaranteed.