Duty free allowances for departing passengers

 

If you are leaving Australia with duty free purchases of general goods, alcohol and/or tobacco, you need to ensure that you have not exceeded the duty free concession limits of your destination(s). For information about duty free concession limits for your destination(s) check with your airline or visit one of the Heinemann Airport Tax & Duty Free Stores.

You must also ensure that you comply with the restrictions on liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) for your international flights.

DestinationSpirits , Cognacs & LiqueursChampagne, Port or SherryStill Table WineCigarettesCigarsTobacco (grams)Terms
Australia2.25 litresor 2.25 litresor 2.25 litres50 sticksor 50gor 50gF
Canada1140mlor 1140mlor 1500ml200 sticksor 50 sticksand 200gA
China1.5 litresor 1.5 litresor 1.5 litres400 sticksor 100 sticksand 500g 
Fiji2.25litresor 4.5 litresor 4.5 litres250 sticksor 250gor 250g 
France1 litreor 2 litresand 4 litres200 sticksor 50 sticksor 250gC
Germany1 litreor 2 litresand 4 litres200 sticksor 50 sticksor 250gC
Greece1 litreor 2 litresand 4 litres200 sticksor 50 sticksor 250gC
Hong Kong1 litre (above 30% vol)  19 sticksor 1 sticksor 25gA,F
India2 litresor 2 litresor 2 litres100 sticksor 25 sticksor 125g 
Indonesia1 litreor 1 litreor 1 litre200 sticksor 25 sticksor 100g 
Italy1 litreor 2 litresand 4 litres200 sticksor 50 sticksor 250gC
Japan3 x 750mlor 3 x 750mlor 3 x 750ml200 sticksor 50 sticksor 250gA,H
Korea, Sth1 litreor 1 litreor 1 litre200 sticks50 sticks250gF
Malaysia1 litreor 1 litreor 1 litre200 sticks 225g 
New Caledonia1 litre (except aniseed or absinth) & either2 x bottlesor 2 x bottles200 sticksor 50 sticksor 400gD
New Zealand3 x bottles up to 1125ml each & either6 bottles / 4.5 litresor 6 bottles / 4.5 litres50 sticksor 50 sticksor 50gA,B
Phillipines2 x 1 litreor 2 x 1 litreor 2 x 1 litre400 sticksor 50 sticksor 250gF
Singapore1 x 1 litreor 2 x 1 litreor 2 x 1 litre   E,F,K
South Africa1 x 1 litre & eitheror 2 x 1 litreor 2 x 1 litre200 sticksand 20 sticksand 250gF
Thailand1 litreor 1 litreor 1 litre200 sticksor 250gor 250g 
United Kingdom1 litreor 2 litresand 4 litres200 sticksor 50 sticksor 250gC
USA1 litreor 1 litreor 1 litre200 sticksor 100 sticksor 2kg(4.4lbs)A,I
Vanuatu2 litres &2 litresor 2 litres250 sticksor 25 sticks  
Vietnam1.5 litres (above 22% vol)or 2 litres (below 22% vol)or 2 litres (below 22% vol)200 sticksor 100 sticksor 500gF

Guide to terms

A – Allowances for non-residents. Allowances for residents may vary.

B – You are permitted to take in 3 bottles of spirits and 6 bottles of wine providing you don’t exceed the general allowance of NZ$700 limit. Pooling of allowance is not permitted.

C – Allowances for non-European (EU) residents. Allowance for residents may vary.

D – Allowances for people who originate from Oceania, (Australia, New Zealand, New Hebrides, Indonesia). Allowances for other nations may vary.

E – Alcohol allowance of 2 x 1 litre can be a combination of 1 x 1 litre of Champagne, Port or Sherry with 1 x 1 litre of Still Table Wine

F – Each person over 18 years.

G – Each person over 19 years.

H – Each person over 20 years

I – Each person over 21 years.

J – Tobacco allowances for persons over 19 years. Alcohol allowances for persons over 20 years.

K – Any tobacco products must be declared on arrival.

L – Exceeding 12% alcohol by volume.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the above information is correct, Customs regulations can change without any notice. Duty Free allowances currency totals correct at time of print.

Please check with our staff or with the local Customs Authority. Passengers should ensure that prior to travelling they are aware of Customs allowances for countries they intend to visit. Security regulations (including LAG restrictions) in countries you may be transiting through may vary from the regulations in the countries that you are visiting. Therefore, we recommend you check with your airline or the country you are visiting before you travel.