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Duty Free: Bring Rs. 35,000 Worth Goods Back


There was one thing that interested me a lot: towards the end of the Budget Speech, the FM said :

217. Baggage allowance for Indians travelling abroad was last revised in 2004.
I propose to increase the duty-free allowance for eligible passengers of Indian
origin from Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 35,000 and for children of up to 10 years from Rs. 12,000
to Rs. 15,000

This helps the foreign traveller – and indeed, travelling abroad has become just as cheap (or cheaper!) than flying within India.


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