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No, you basically can not do that, at least not as simple as you described it. Visiting air-side transit areas is usually allowed for transit passengers who have no visa, hence the name. I am not aware of situations where people who live in a country are allowed to visit there. One of the reasons is exactly what you are trying to do, duty free goods. ...


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Inviting someone to dinner at home is sufficiently unusual in Japan that there's not much in the way of etiquette here, as people typically entertain by going out to eat. But as in the West, you're not going go wrong with wine or flowers. "Western" (grape) wine is the easy option, anything you'd drink at home will do fine as a gift. If you opt for ...


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Perfumes are not listed as a regulated item, hence you should not have issues with perfumes - as long as the value is less that what is allowed; which is 35,000 INR (if your stay outside of India as more than 3 days) or 15,000 INR if less than 3 days.


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South Africa now has a traveler card (14+ MB download) which has to be filled out on arrival. They state that you should declare all goods. This is from the SA government page here. More info here. The relevant section is here: I don't see a section to enter goods value or description, but if asked you should, of course, answer truthfully.


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It will depend on the airport how easy it is. Many will have Schengen only areas and international transit areas. If she is transiting from within Schengen to international in that airport it will likely be possible to meet, but it is not a given as in some airport outbound passengers are kept separate from inbound and transiting passengers, if she stays ...


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Turns out you can bring any amount of fudge you wish to in the UK, as long as it is for personal use (i.e. not for resale). Fudge should be a confectionery, and according to UK customs rules confectioneries are exempt from import restrictions: Exempted food products The following products are exempted from the rules: [...] chocolate ...


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It depends on your friend, but I prefer useful gifts, specially before a long trip where any extra weight might be a problem. Does your friend have all the gear he'll need for the trip? I found this question on Bicycles SE about gear for a long bike trip. You could check if he's got all the needed resources and give him any he might have forgotten. Another ...


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When our friends from Sweden go home or we go there they LOVE Hersheys Syrup & Peanut Butter M&M s or Peanut M & M s


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The places where children have easy access to dentists and toothbrushes are generally the places where children have easy access to candy and don't need or particularly want any from you. If you came to Canada to see Niagara Falls or the Rocky Mountains and were handing candy to any Canadian children you saw, people wouldn't think you were being at all ...



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