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Do I Have To Declare At Land Border Crossing?

Posted by barleydoggy on 15/9/2014 at 01:40

Does every single bag get searched in cars at the land border crossing? How strict is it?

I want to bring in a personal amount fruit & dried herbs into Malaysia from Thailand but I understand customs has restrictions requiring import permits etc.

#1 barleydoggy has been a member since 14/9/2014. Posts: 2

Posted by Rufus on 15/9/2014 at 06:39

So don't bring it in - easy!

#2 Rufus has been a member since 22/4/2007. Location: Laos. Posts: 978

Posted by antoniamitchell on 16/9/2014 at 01:39

Dried herbs? You know Malaysia executes drug smugglers, right?

Don't risk it - even if your herbs are just basil, why risk interrogation from customs and a heap of unpleasantness? You can buy fruit, basil and other real herbs easily in Malaysia.

#3 antoniamitchell has been a member since 13/5/2012. Posts: 569

Posted by barleydoggy on 16/9/2014 at 05:46

I guess so, it just seems like a waste of money for not a very good reason.

#4 barleydoggy has been a member since 14/9/2014. Posts: 2

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