Country Regulations: Things To Avoid Packing

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In Roman, do as the Romans do. Each country has its own rules which is why you need to search for country regulations before packing your bag. Every country always has the prohibition of things that you shouldn’t bring on board. To avoid getting held up at the airport, try to avoid bringing the things they don’t allow. Here we have some countries that people often travel to along with things that they forbid. Don’t forget to follow the rules, and have fun on your trip!


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  • Live plants and bulbs
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Prohibited and restricted seeds
  • Unidentified seeds including spices
  • Unprocessed goods of plant or animal origin
  • Goods knowingly infested with pests or a disease
  • Soiled goods or goods containing organic residues
  • Live animals including pets require an import permit
  • Biological products including some plant-based and herbal medications

Also, you have to make sure that everything that is in contact with food, soil, plants, etc., is clean and dry. From camping and sporting equipment to house and kitchenware, they must be dry. You are also not allowed to use second boxes and straw, sawdust, wood shavings, or other plant materials to pack.


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  • Textiles
  • Firework
  • Cultural assets
  • Dangerous dogs
  • Rough diamonds
  • Instruments of torture
  • Weapons and ammunition
  • Medicinal products and narcotics
  • Food and feedstuffs from non-EU states
  • Cash (in a total amount of 10,000 euros or more)
  • Animals and plants, products that contain animal or vegetable substances
  • Publications or media likely to harm minors and unconstitutional publications


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  • Prohibited games
  • Offensive or indecent goods
  • Laser speedometer disruptor
  • Used equipment for beekeepers
  • Explosives and flammable materials
  • Pen-like or gun-like shooting devices
  • Forged and counterfeit currency & documents
  • Tear gas container in the shape of a shooting device
  • Used sacks that were used for packing plant material
  • Goods used for incitement to violence, terrorism, or racism
  • Tickets and advertising materials for lotteries and gambling
  • Live creatures such as poisonous snakes and similar animals
  • Goods that are used in the preparation or use of dangerous drugs
  • Goods that contain identification signs with terrorist groups or sympathy towards them
  • Forged or counterfeit selling invoice forms, preference documents, or certificates of origin
  • Knives including pocket knives or knives that are intended for use in a profession, business, etc.


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  • Narcotic drugs
  • Gambling tools
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Weapons, ammunition, and explosive goods
  • Any type of writings against the official region of the country
  • Various types of goods which has legitimate and legal prohibitance
  • Magazines, photos, film, and snaps that are against the religious and national dignity of the country


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  • Perfume
  • Narcotics or illegal drugs of any kind
  • Pornography and subversive materials
  • Stuffed animals, birds, or fish (taxidermy)
  • Animal skins, furs, tusks, horns of endangered species
  • Alcohol is prohibited and must be sent separately except Fond de Cave (under 30 bottles)
  • Explosives, ammunitions, weapons, military equipment & CB’s, walkie-talkies, GPS, and the same sort of telecommunication devices


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  • Turtle eggs
  • All genera of Piranha fish
  • Cocoa pods, rambutans, pulasan, longan, and nam nam fruits from the Philippines
  • Any device which intended to be prejudicial to the interest of Malaysia or unsuited to peace
  • Reproduction of any currency note, banknote, or coin which are currently issued in any country
  • Indecent printings, paintings, photographs, books, cards, lithographic, engravings, films, video tapes, laser disc, color slides, computer disc, and any other media


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  • Sodium arsenate
  • Poisonous chemical
  • Daggers and flick knives
  • Lighting arresters containing radioactive material
  • Pen, pencil, and other articles resembling syringes
  • Cloth bearing the imprint or duplicate of any verses of the Quran
  • Broadcast receivers capable of receiving radio communication within the ranges (68-87) and (108-174) MHz
  • Intoxicating liquors containing more than 3.46 milligrams per liter in any lead or in any compound of copper


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  • Uncensored materials
  • Plants and seeds without a certificate
  • Weapons, explosives, and ammunition
  • Drugs (marijuana, cocaine, and other narcotic or synthetic drugs)


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  • Firecrackers
  • Chewing gum
  • Cigarette lighters
  • Telecommunication equipment
  • E-cigarettes and chewing tobacco
  • Rhinoceros horn, worked, unworked, or prepared and worked and powder of this product

10The United States

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  • Soil
  • Absinthe
  • Lottery tickets
  • Screwdrivers and adjustable wrenches
  • Goods produced in Cuba, Iran, Sudan, Myanmar, and North Korea

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