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You cannot combine allowances with other people to bring in more than your individual allowance. You each have an allowance
The amount of goods you can bring is commonly known as your ‘personal allowances’. Personal allowance rules apply to any goods you have bought overseas and are bringing in to the UK.
These rules apply to goods regardless of where you bought them. This could include:
a duty-free or tax-free shop
on the high street in the country you’ve visited
Per the HMRC site :Alcohol allowance
How much you can bring depends on the type of alcohol. You can bring in:
beer - 42 litres
wine (not sparkling) - 18 litres
You can also bring in either:
spirits and other liquors over 22% alcohol - 4 litres
fortified wine (for example port, sherry), sparkling wine and alcoholic drinks up to 22% alcohol - 9 litres
You can split this last allowance, for example you could bring 4.5 litres of fortified wine and 2 litres of spirits (both half of your allowance).
You may have to pay import VAT, customs duty and excise duty on alcohol you declare.
You cannot combine allowances with other people to bring in more than your individual allowances.
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