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I am travelling to Hammamet, Tunisia from Manchester Airport on Sunday....where should i buy my cigarettes from? The duty free from Manchester airport (outbound) or actually in Tunisia or the Enfidha airport (inbound)? What's cheaper?

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1. Re: Cigarettes

Hi sbmiah

I have often found that the plane is the cheapest place to buy them.

Hope you have a great holiday

Yvonne

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2. Re: Cigarettes

Buy at Manchester Airport. I smoke Silk Cut and they were not offered on the plane and the duty free at Tunisia does not sell all major brands

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3. Re: Cigarettes

We flew with Thomson,got L/butler cigs on

aircraft going out for £40 for 400.

Also got Golden virginia tobacco on aircraft.

Duty free at airport was more dearer,the duty

free at airport wanted £32 for 250grams of

G.Virginia,I got 500grams on aircraft for £37.

If you are with a well known airline,you can

look at their flight magazine before you go, &

check prices on line.

Please note that the plane stocks up with duty

free in U/K, They do not stock up at a foreign

airport,so if they sell out of something going out

there will be none coming back.

Also do not buy any cigarettes offered to you by

the locals on the beach,these cigs are duds.

Edited: 5:06 am, June 10, 2011
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4. Re: Cigarettes

£2/pack is quite expensive, tax-paid cigarettes (such as Marlboro) cost less than £1/pack in Indonesia, so somebody is making a lot of money at £40 for 400. I would suggest trying Monoprix or other proper supermarket. The duty free outlets are not necessarily cheaper than tax-paid for either booze or fags.

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5. Re: Cigarettes

Coming back last March from Tunis airport - 400 cigs were 45 euros - believe they were Dunhill. Wherever you buy, I would think difference would only be around 5 euros.

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6. Re: Cigarettes

Enfidha duty free was expensive, all priced in

euro's,there was a bar code machine that you

put the item against,this gave you £ sterling &

other currency price.

What somewherein london has put about cheap

cigarettes, in another country,its like me saying

its cheaper in Tenerife I was getting 200 for £6,

so 60p a pack.

But you are going to Tunisia so you look at their

prices,I can tell you now its cheaper for cigs on

the plane, than at U/K or Enfidha airports.

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Back from holiday. Outbound from Manchester Airport 400 B&H was £45, on the flight to Enfida it was £39 for 400 cigarettes, inbound at Enfida airport duty free it worked out as£37 for 400 Marlboro Red.

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8. Re: Cigarettes

Definetly cheaper on the plane than Manchester airport, on my trip a couple of weeks ago,600 superkings at manchester were £70,on the plane £60.

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I am not a smoker, but we looked at prices of cigarettes in Enfidha airport and they were marginally cheaper than on the aircraft. Please note that the aircraft duty free was MUCH cheaper than the prices at Manchester airport, and also that they had sold out of half their stock before they even started to sell stuff on the way back. This is because the aircraft does not restock in Tunisia.

Word of warning - you will be offered very cheap cigarettes on the beach or on the streets from a wide range of sellers - less than a tenner for 200 cigs. DO NOT buy these as they are fakes and often contain noxious chemicals such as arsenic.

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10. Re: Cigarettes

I smoke Mars and buy them from shops in resorts, 200 sleeves for around £12, they are not a bad smoke

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