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10 Surprising Ways to Get Flagged at Customs

Get Flagged at Customs
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Want to speed through customs without getting pulled into the dreaded detention room? Then be aware of these 10 unexpected reasons you could get flagged. While you should never lie on your customs forms—getting arrested or deported is one way to delay your trip even further­­—and always follow the advice of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which recommends, “If in doubt, declare it,” it’s best to be prepared. Our list may even save you from having to pay taxes or toss out food, so read on!

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