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Hungary Duty Free
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The following may be imported into Hungary by persons over 16 years of age without incurring customs duty:

 200 cigarettes or 100 cigars or 250g of tobacco
 1 litre of wine and 5 litres of beer
 gifts to the value of Ft29,500
 up to 1kg each of coffee, tea, cocoa and other spices (excluding paprika and paprika mixtures)

Goods obtained duty and tax paid in the EU are unlimited.

Abolition of duty-free goods within the EU


On 30th June 1999, the sale of duty-free alcohol and tobacco at airports and at sea was abolished in all of the original 15 European Union member states. Of the ten new member states that joined the EU on 1st May 2004, these rules already apply to Cyprus and Malta. There are transitional rules in place for visitors returning to one of the original 15 EU countries from one of the other new EU countries. But for the original 15, plus Cyprus and Malta, there are now no limits imposed on importing tobacco and alcohol products from one EU country to another, with the exceptions of Denmark, Finland and Sweden, where limits are imposed. Travellers should note that they may be required to prove at customs that the goods purchased are for their personal use only.