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Duty Free to UK

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Duty Free to UK

Fags and booze back to UK. Any problems and cheaper to buy in Havana Airport Duty Free or outside?

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1. Re: Duty Free to UK

Fractionally cheaper to buy at the Duty Free at Havana Airport but not the significant difference like there is in the UK.

Remember no liquids now permitted in your carry on when checking in for flights at Cuban airports. The restrictions are now the same as we have when flying from the UK.

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2. Re: Duty Free to UK

Thanks. So buy cigarettes at airport duty free and any bottles have to be pre-purchased and carefully wrapped in check-in luggage. Yes?

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3. Re: Duty Free to UK

That's correct, but you can still buy bottles of alcohol at the Duty Free as you will have passed through security by then so it isn't a problem, but be aware of the UK Customs limitations:

hmrc.gov.uk/customs/…1

Edited: 6:18 pm, November 24, 2012
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4. Re: Duty Free to UK

I usually thought that rum was more expensive at the airport.

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5. Re: Duty Free to UK

In my experience Havana Club is definitely cheaper at the Airport Duty Free, but not substantially so. We are talking about 35 centavos on a 70cl bottle of Havana Club Añejo Blanco.

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6. Re: Duty Free to UK

I would have been looking at Siete Años - and that was some years ago.

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7. Re: Duty Free to UK

This year we got the Havana Club Seleccion de Maestros Rum; very nice indeed.

Edited: 5:56 am, November 25, 2012
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