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    • meandmaboy
    • By meandmaboy 28th Feb 10, 12:24 PM
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    Tabac Shops In Brussels
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    • 28th Feb 10, 12:24 PM
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    Tabac Shops In Brussels 28th Feb 10 at 12:24 PM
    Good Afternoon,
    Brother is thinking of taking a cheapie flight to Charleroi in Belgium for the weekend, does anyone know if the Tabac shops in either Brussels or Charleroi sell British Brands of cigarettes or tabacco ? or would he have to go to the likes of Ostend ???I would have thought his cigs etc would be cheaper in Spain, but he thinks differently (what do I know I'm only the big Sis
    Any replies gratefully received
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  • Inactive
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    • 28th Feb 10, 2:33 PM
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    • 28th Feb 10, 2:33 PM
    Fairly certain that you are correct, ciggies will be cheaper in Spain at the government controlled Tabacs.
  • spheric
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    • 28th Feb 10, 2:36 PM
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    • 28th Feb 10, 2:36 PM
    The chocolate, on the other hand, will more than make up for it
  • zebade
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    • 28th Feb 10, 8:15 PM
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    • 28th Feb 10, 8:15 PM
    I was in Ypres in Belgium back in June, the Tabac shops sold the british brands, but they were nearly the same price as in the UK only pennies of a difference.
    Spain is def cheaper.
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    • meandmaboy
    • By meandmaboy 28th Feb 10, 10:05 PM
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    • 28th Feb 10, 10:05 PM
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    • 28th Feb 10, 10:05 PM
    I was in Ypres in Belgium back in June, the Tabac shops sold the british brands, but they were nearly the same price as in the UK only pennies of a difference.
    Spain is def cheaper.
    Originally posted by zebade
    Thought as much, now can go back & report this to him, like the idea that I was right all along.
    That'll teach him not to listen to his Big Sister.
    • dacouch
    • By dacouch 28th Feb 10, 11:20 PM
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    • 28th Feb 10, 11:20 PM
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    • 28th Feb 10, 11:20 PM
    Have a look at this website which is for booze cruisers, there is plenty of info on Belgium fag prices. If you click on the shop's adverts they have price lists, some even have free gifts they give you if you email them before you travel.

    www.day-tripper.net
  • clairandpaul
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    • 5th Mar 10, 7:35 PM
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    • 5th Mar 10, 7:35 PM
    belgium is definatly cheaper for cigs and tobacco - same prices throughout and some tabacs sell our brands some dont you just have to ask - we found it easy in brugges but hard in oostend to find them - of course adinkerke is the easiest! dont know about spain though. But big suprise was switzerland was the cheapest we've found!!!
    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 5th Mar 10, 10:57 PM
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    • 5th Mar 10, 10:57 PM
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    • 5th Mar 10, 10:57 PM
    belgium is definatly cheaper for cigs and tobacco - same prices throughout and some tabacs sell our brands some dont you just have to ask - we found it easy in brugges but hard in oostend to find them - of course adinkerke is the easiest! dont know about spain though. But big suprise was switzerland was the cheapest we've found!!!
    Originally posted by clairandpaul
    Sorry Claire and Paul, but your post is a bit confusing.

    First you say "Belgium is definitely cheaper", then you say "don't know about Spain though".

    So how definite are you that Belgium is cheaper than Spain?
    Just because I've written it doesn't mean that
    either you or I have to believe it.
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    • 6th Mar 10, 12:42 AM
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    • 6th Mar 10, 12:42 AM
    belgium is definatly cheaper for cigs and tobacco -
    Originally posted by clairandpaul
    Cheaper than Spain, I don't think so.
    • dacouch
    • By dacouch 6th Mar 10, 12:53 AM
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    Rolling Tobacco is cheaper in Belgium at the moment but tailor mades are cheaper in Spain, the prices keep going up and down so the situation can change
    • dug123
    • By dug123 6th Mar 10, 5:33 AM
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    Friday 5/3 Prices
    Golden Virginia 50gm pouch
    Spain 5.58 Euros
    Belgium 4.50 Euros

    Link for spanish prices

    http://www.cmtabacos.es/wwwcmt/paginas/ES/mercadoPrecios.tmpl

    To check prices use this link and then click on the third one down

    "picadura de liar"

    and then at the bottom

    "consular precios"

    Links For Belgium Tobacco shop prices

    http://www.tobacco-alley.be/tobacco.html

    http://www.realtobacco.be/real/trip/

    Click on Tobacco and scroll down to Golden Virginia
    Last edited by dug123; 06-03-2010 at 5:35 AM.
    • dug123
    • By dug123 6th Mar 10, 5:36 AM
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    Cheaper than Spain, I don't think so.
    Originally posted by Inactive
    I do think so
  • clairandpaul
    sorry didnt know spanish prices meant that it was easy to get in belgium, just checked the prices and belgium does appear to be cheaper for 50g golden vig, 4.50 in belgium, 4.85 in spain. Oh and in belgium you get a extra freebies to like rizla, lighters,beer and chocs. Ferry deals to belgium are very good to.
  • marshallka
    sorry didnt know spanish prices meant that it was easy to get in belgium, just checked the prices and belgium does appear to be cheaper for 50g golden vig, 4.50 in belgium, 4.85 in spain. Oh and in belgium you get a extra freebies to like rizla, lighters,beer and chocs. Ferry deals to belgium are very good to.
    Originally posted by clairandpaul
    Thanks for that. I have a friend going to spain in a couple of weeks. Think its more than your quotes above though now perhaps or am I reading to wrong..

    http://www.cmtabacos.es/wwwcmt/listaPrecios.php
    Last edited by marshallka; 06-03-2010 at 2:14 PM.
    • gfplux
    • By gfplux 6th Mar 10, 4:18 PM
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    Luxembourg is cheaper than Belgium for tobacco, booze and fuel.
    I bought (for a friend) 50gm Golden viginia on 1st March price was €4.25
    The prices have as long as I can remember been cheaper than the surrounding country's Germany, Belgium and France.
    When you see statistics of consumption for these products you would think Luxembourgers drink, smoke and drive more than anyone else in Europe. It is because so many other Europeans come here to buy.
    That is also why every Dutch person going on holiday by car passes through Luxembourg. The motorway service stations in Luxembourg are the largest sellers of petrol and diesel in all of Europe.
    Trying to play by the rules.
    • jemclajess
    • By jemclajess 6th Mar 10, 8:31 PM
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    Sorry, hope someone can help me but my mum brought 200 silk cut purple cigarettes for my auntie in Madrid airport just after christmas and can't remember how much she paid for them and then went to Belgium a couple of weeks ago and brought her another packet for £39.50 and she hadn't given her either packet because she was ill and sadly passed away the day after she went to Belgium. My neighbour is going to buy them off her but although my mum knows the price of the Belgium cigarettes she doesn't know how much she paid for the madrid airport ones. Also she says the spanish ones are slightly smaller than the other pack which are king size. I can't get the link above to work so can anyone help.
    Many thanks in advance...
  • golfkec
    Ciggies cheaper in Spain still bout £30 per 200. They all went up in price in June but tobacco a lot more. Tobacco is cheaper in Luxembourg with next best being Belgium ahead of Spain which used to be the cheapest. Get on a cheap flight with Ryanair to Frankfurt Hahn airport and get the bus to Luxembourg
    • PolishBigSpender
    • By PolishBigSpender 5th Apr 10, 8:44 PM
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    Why not fly to Poland? Roughly about 2 pounds a packet here....
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  • mackemdave
    Gib is cheaper for ciggies...200 Silk Cut for £14....Only issue is the customs between Gib and Spain are very strict and you can only take across 200 at a time....
    • phatbear
    • By phatbear 6th Apr 10, 12:00 AM
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    And you can only bring 200 back to the uk from Gibraltar too
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