(Closed) Question about bringing a designer bag oversees on honeymoon

posted 6 years ago in Honeymoons
Post # 16
918 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

For the love of Satan, it’s overseas not oversees!

And yes, we are quite civilized in the UK, and I can guarantee that customs won’t give a flying f**k about your Louis Vuitton.  

I’ve travelled with mine all over the world for more than a decade and never had a problem anywhere.

Post # 17
15015 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

You will not have any trouble with customs.  I regularly buy LV overseas (from Paris, ireland, and Switzerland) and bring it back home no problems.  You are allowed $800 of goods, and most pepole would not guess that the bag is over $800 even if they did know you bought it overseas. 

Post # 18
510 posts
Busy bee

I’ve never heard this from anyone. Ever. I have been out of the country 5 times this year alone with designer bags and no one has even looked at them. You really think these (mostly) men working a desk at customs know a high end bag? LOL. They’re behind a desk on a stool, they can’t even see what I am carrying. No one cares about a bag.

Post # 19
1000 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

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Baal:  +1

You are most likely going to a developed country, I don’t see how having a designer bag will make you a target?  I lived in the UK for quite some time and travelled with an LV suitcase and can’t say it ever held me up in customs.  Nor was I ever robbed for carrying a designer bag.

Post # 21
1140 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

I travel extensively to the UK and EU.  I have never had a problem with my Birkin, Louis, or Chanel bags.  Not with customs, and not with anyone else.  Nobody’s bugged me, questioned me, followed me, etc.   

Post # 22
1083 posts
Bumble bee

Your friend has no idea what she’s talking about.  Never, ever had a problem with my couture bags in decades of routinely traveling overseas,

Post # 23
2690 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Are you traveling with stuff in your bag? If so, no receipt required. I mean .. bump that.. don’t bring a receipt period.. it sounds kind of riduculous (customs doesnt have time to price out your belongings in or outside of your suitcase)

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