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DVD's from Vietnam

Posted by HomerJSimpson on 24/6/2007 at 18:10

Posted from within Vietnam.

Hi there.

I bought a few DVD's recently in Hanoi. I just tried to post them to Australia, but was refused (something about Vietnamese customs..) I was assured I could take them out of Vietnam personally and not pay duty, assuming of course there wasn't a commercial quantity, as I believe there isn't.

A few questions:

1) Can I take 27 DVD's out of Vietnam without being taxed?

2) Can I take 27 DVD's into Australia without being taxed?

3) If I can't do either of those above, what is my upper limit?


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Posted by somtam2000 on 25/6/2007 at 06:12 admin

I'd assume you'd have no problem for that kind of quantity. My guess would be over 50 or so could give you a bit of hassle upon arrival in Oz. I've taken dozens back in the past without problem.

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Posted by Red on 25/6/2007 at 11:57

We had no trouble taking DVD's out of Vietnam and none bringing them into Australia, we had about 50.
We just left them in our cases and no-one questioned us, either end.

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Posted by HomerJSimpson on 25/6/2007 at 12:50

Posted from within Vietnam.

Thank you all. I breathe easier now.

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