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Old Dec 24th, 2016, 03:53 AM
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Thailand Customs airport

Hey guys and gals,

I'm traveling to Bangkok in several days and I'm bringing my friend a years supply of vitamins and Chai seeds in its own bag. The bag weighs 53lbs and contents are worth $300. Do I have to declare the contents at customers? Is this too much vitamins to bring in to my friend? Any help is much appreciated.
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Old Dec 24th, 2016, 04:33 AM
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Anyone using that amount of vitamins has bigger problems than Thai customs!
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Old Dec 24th, 2016, 04:58 AM
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don't see it as a problem
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Old Dec 24th, 2016, 07:27 AM
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If your friend in staying in Thailand a year or more, they need to locate their own local supply of vitamins and Chia seeds. Virtually anything that is available elsewhere is available in Thailand.
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Old Dec 24th, 2016, 08:54 AM
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"don't see it as a problem" 53lbs is a lot of vitamins!
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Old Dec 25th, 2016, 07:46 AM
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Unusual amounts of anything brought into most countries might be cause for unwanted attention from customs. I don't see how it would be possible to know in advance. I don't think the problem would be declaring the $300 or not, I think it would be the items themselves that might get the attention. While you may go right through without a hitch, there's no way I'd carry that sort of thing across a border. There's the appearance of possibly doing illegal business or worse. Any friend of mine would be on their own in that regard and I think Kathie has the right idea, to find a local source.
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