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[Discuss] Travelling abroad & taking technology

On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 10:36:28AM -0500, Matt Shields wrote:
> I have buildout a datacenter in London in January and I've ordered
> everything I need directly to the datacenter because of everything I've
> heard about dealing with customs.  The only exception of a single piece of
> equipment we forgot that probably won't make it if I ship it now (a Cisco
> serial console server).  I know that I can carry my laptop on the plane and
> go through custom's fine, but is it possible to carry something like that
> with me or pack it in a suitcase and go through customs?

You can put it in your suitcase, but you may need to declare it
and pay an import duty. Bring a receipt.

Alternatively, call up a London tech supplier and get it
delivered locally. 


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