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Will we be able to benefit from duty free shopping after Brexit?

British passengers travelling from EU countries will be able to buy and bring back duty-free alcohol and tobacco products from January 2021. This means that passengers coming to Britain will be able to bring back, for example, three crates of beer, two cases of still wine and one case of sparkling wine without paying UK duties. The full duty-free allowance is listed below:

Alcohol

  • 42 litres of beer (Equates to three crates of 24 x 568ml (pint) cans, or five crates of 24 x 330ml bottles)
  • 18 litres of still wine (24 bottles)
  • 4 litres of spirits OR 9 litres (12 bottles) of sparkling wine, fortified wine or any alcoholic beverage less than 22% ABV

Tobacco

  • 200 cigarettes OR
  • 100 cigarillos OR
  • 50 cigars OR
  • 250g tobacco OR
  • 200 sticks of tobacco for heating
  • or any proportional combination of the above

Any other goods

  • £390 (or £270 if travelling by private plane or boat)

Duty free will apply in England, Wales and Scotland only

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