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Foreign Customs For Passengers Of Steamships - 1910

There are a pumber of articles which must not be imported into some countries. Thus, foreign matches and playing cards must not be imported into France. matches being a national monopoly.

In England it is forbidden to bring in reprints of English copy righted books; they are liable to be confiscated if found.

Passengers landing in England are allowed to bring in a pint of drinkable spirits, or a half pound of cigars or tobacco. Such articles must, however, be declared to the Customs inspector.

All tobacco must be declared at the Italian Customs under penalty of a heavy fine. Living plants must not be brought into Germany, and the importation of medicines is prohibited in a number of countries on the Continent, such as France. Norway. Russia and Sweden. A sufficient quantity for the journey, however, is usually allowed.

On the Continent enough cigars are usually allowed for a railway journey, say a cigar case full. Guns must pay duty in Germany, Belgium and Portugal. Special permits are required for the importation of gunsi in Spain. Dogs are free in most countries: we have already referred to the importation of dogs into Great Britain without a license.

The tables under statistical information give distances from principal ports abroad to places in this country.

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1910 Travel Guide by Scientifc American

Travel Guide Topical Index

Express Package Rates

Fees At Private Houses In England

Fees Paid by Passengers on Steamships and Ocean Liners

Foreign Customs - A Note To Passengers Of Steamships

Funds Needed On Board For Voyage

Getting the "Sea Legs" - Learning to Walk on a Steamship

The Popular Gymnasium on Steamships and Ocean Liners

Hand Baggage, Etc.

How To Carry Funds For Your Voyage

How To Get To Hoboken

Independent Tours



Laundry Work

Lowest Transatlantic Ocean Rates

Meal Hours At Sea

Memoranda For The Year 1910

Memoranda For The Year 1911

Miscellaneous Gleanings and Facts - 1910 Travel Guide

Miscellaneous Service

Money By Telegraph

Music and Concerts for Passengers


Ocean Stop-Over at Ports of Call Around the World

Passengers' Quarters


Personally Conducted Tours

Pier Permits

Preliminary Reading And Guide Books

Reading Matter - Books and Magazines

Rules for Playing Shuffle-Board

Seasickness on Journeys on Steamships and Ocean Liners

Season And Climate

Seats At Table

Second Cabin Accommodations

Sending Cablegrams On Landing

Sending Letters Abroad

Smoking Room

Steamer Chairs

Steamer Rugs

Steamer Trunks

Steamship Company Checks

Steerage Accommodations

Terminal Ports and Ports of Call of Principal Transatlantic Steamships / Ocean Liners

The Pools (Parimutuel Betting) on a Steamship Or Ocean Liner

Thermometer Scales

The Sea Post Office

Third Class Accomodations


Transporting Valuables On Steamships

Visiting Steamships

What To Pack For Your Voyage

What To Pack For Your Voyage

Wireless Information

Wireless Telegraphy

Writing Materials and Typwriters