Travelers to Saudi Arabia can now Carry Cigarettes as per the New Law

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Traveling is fun. You’ll be able visit all the distinctive nations, investigate unused places, and appreciate distinctive climates and what not. Individuals consider traveling as their pastime whereas others take this as a changeless work. They win from what they appreciate. The modern culture of vlogging has propelled numerous others to hold cameras and begin appearing the world to the individuals who cannot travel over the rich green trees, white clouds, Rough Mountains, and mesmerizing situations.

But with traveling comes the essential confinements. You’llissue a international id, get a visa, purchase a ticket, but when it comes to baggage, the genuine issue starts. Going over diverse borders gets dubious with the restrictions of things get to. Not as it were this, but the charges on different gadgets, steel, and other such adornments while traveling make you think whether you would like to travel and particularly with all these extras or not?

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In spite of the fact that you’ll pay the traditions obligation but yet the amount is so tall that you just think twice some time recently taking such things on board. Ever thought of individuals who are smokers or tobacco addicts? They carry such things with them all the time because of their habit, the genuine issue comes for these people. Either they are not permitted to require cigarettes or tobacco on board with them, or there’s limitation. What is Saudi Arabia’s position on this? Examined around it within the article underneath.

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Saudi Arabia’s Customs Department has issued a new written directive to its personnel at airports, seaports, and border posts according to which packet of cigarettes and a specific amount of tobacco is listed safe for traveling.

What is the safe limit to carry cigarettes and tobacco? 

According to the Al-Marsad website, the Customs Department specified the number of cigarettes and tobacco as per the following statement.

Any passenger can carry (10) bundles of cigarettes or (100) packets. Any passenger can carry half a kilogram of tobacco. A maximum of 10 bundle of cigarettes or (100) packets of cigarettes and (500) grams of tobacco and 24 cigars can be brought.

When will the customs duty apply to these items?

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As per there statement,

If a passenger finds more than (10) bundles of cigarette or (100) packets and more than (500) grams of tobacco, in such case the maximum packet and tobacco will be confiscated, and customs duty will be quoted in fixed quantity as received.

الجمارك :

تم الاتفاق على السماح للأفراد بإدخال 10 كروز سجائر ، أو 100 علبة باكيت للشخص الواحد.

.#الجمارك #السعودية

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— أخبار السعودية (@SaudiNews50) January 26, 2020

مرحباً بك، يُسمح للمسافر البالغ غير المتردد على المنفذ الجمركي بإدخال 200 سيجارة و500 جرام من منتجات التبغ و24 سيجار.
نسعد بتواصلك ويسرنا مشاركتك بتقييم الخدمة: https://t.co/PCwmIupqTk

— اسأل الجمارك السعودية (@AskSaudiCustoms) January 26, 2020

Has the new rule is applied or not?

According to the sources, the implementation of the new code has begun from January 16, 2020.

It is always better to avoid carrying stuff with such custom duties. You have to pay the same amount for your item through which you can buy a new one in the new place. Further, the use of cigarettes and tobacco is unhealthy for health and should be avoided. Share the article and let us know in the comment section about your thoughts on the new law.

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