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You Will Need
- Internet access
- Duty-free shop
Visit a favorite retailer's website
Visit the website of a favorite retailer. Many sell merchandise at duty-free stores. Make an itemized list for price-comparison shopping at a duty-free store.
Locate a duty-free shop
Locate a duty-free shop. They're typically found at international airports, cruise ports, ferry stations, and border stops.
Know the dollar limit for duty-free items
Know the dollar limit for duty-free items if you're bringing them into the U.S. You can buy up to $800 worth of most goods duty-free.
Go to the U.S. TTB website
Go to the website for the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, or TTB, for your destination state's Alcohol Beverage Control Board's duty-free rules on alcohol.
Check the TSA website for duty-free restrictions
Check the Travel Security Administration ,or TSA, website for restrictions on liquids, particularly duty-free alcohol bought at duty-free stores.