Who does not love a bargain? Shopping is definitely a good moment for travel, however, there is a duty free allowances limit in Hong Kong. Below is a guideline of the quantities of alcoholic liquor and tobacco for incoming passengers.
If you are aged 18 or above, you are allowed to bring 1 litre of alcoholic liquor with an alcoholic strength above 30% by volume at a temperature of 20°C exempted from duty, for your own use, into Hong Kong.
If you bring more than 1 litre of clocholic liquor with more than 30% alcoholic strength, you will be charged 100% duty rate of its value.
There is no limit on alcoholic liquor with an alcoholic strength above 30% by volume at a temperature of 20°C.
If you holds a HKID card, you must spent 24 hours or longer outside Hong Kong in order to qualify for the alcohol concession.
If you are aged 18 or above, you are allowed to bring the following quantity of tabacco products exempted from duty, for your own use, into Hong Kong:
- 19 cigaretts, or
- 1 cigar or 25 grams of cigars, or
- 25 grams of other manufactured tobacco
*Information retrieved from Hong Kong government’s website on November 2016
You can always refer to http://www.customs.gov.hk/en/passenger_clearance/duty_free/index.html to find out more about the duty free items.