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Customs Regulations in Scandinavia

Tips for Travelers Going Through Customs in Scandinavia

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When you're arriving in Scandinavia, there are customs regulations and rules that differ from country to country. Here's what you need to know to pass customs in Scandinavia without problems or unnecessary customs taxes.

1. Customs Regulations in Sweden

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Arriving in Sweden, travelers are divided into two groups that are treated differently by customs: Travelers arriving from within the EU, and travelers coming to Sweden from outside the European Union. Depending on which group you're in decides your duty free limits. This article also explains how to bring your pet to Sweden.

2. Customs Regulations in Norway

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Customs regulations in Norway are easy to understand and even bringing your pet isn't too complicated. You should know that for a smooth, tax-free arrival in Norway, you can only bring a certain amount of currency - and there's a specific customs regulation for lost luggage.

3. Customs Regulations in Finland

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Current Finnish Customs Regulations are also easy to understand, except the detailed rules on bringing alcoholic beverages into this country. Make sure to take a look at the prescription medicine limits to avoid confiscation of your meds upon your arrival in Finland, and learn how to take your pet with you on your Finland trip.

4. Customs Regulations in Denmark

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Arriving in Denmark, travelers are divided into two different customs groups: Travelers arriving from within the EU, and travelers coming from outside the European Union. Depending on which group you're in decides your duty free limits on such things as tobacco and alcohol. This article also explains how to bring your pet into Denmark.

5. Customs Regulations in Iceland

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Not being one of the EU member countries, Iceland's customs regulations currently vary quite a bit from the ones used in most of Europe. There are unexpected restrictions on some items when you arrive in Iceland, and a limit on the duty-free import/export of gifts. While you can bring pets, the procedure is long and involves quarantine. Find out more here.

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