customs

  1. Tomas Juricek

    Bringing my drone to China - Zhangjiajie

    Hello there, I just want to share my experience with bringing my drone to China on Oct. 1st, 2017. Flying from Taipei International Airport was smooth, my P4P was with me as a carry-on luggage. Upon landing in China, customs officers denied me to bring the drone in the country and requested me...
  2. M

    Antigua, Caribbean drone rules?

    Hi All, I am travelling to Antigua and wondering what rules apply there in terms of customs etc? and if local authorities get involved with drone use. I plan to adhere to the general drone code, and this is for personal use not commercial. I have emailed about 8 different figures and public...
  3. R

    Drones and International Customs

    Hi All- I just had my first experience travelling internationally with my Phantom 3 Pro, and thought it might be useful if we had an ongoing contribution of input about different custom formalities around the world from those with experience. Note I carried on my drone as hand luggage with...
  4. rickray

    Drone confiscated, arrested, put on trial, found guilty, never visit this country!

    Hello flyers. Below is the story of my arrest by corrupt customs agents in the tiny country of Macedonia (north of Greece). People with drones in their luggage are being targeted by corrupt customs police as the resale value within the country is up to 5 times the retail value. This is the...
  5. rickray

    Professional Making my P3P drone less obvious at customs

    Hi flyers: In a few months I'll be visiting a third world country which does not yet have a fixed policy about allowing tourists personal use drones like the Phantom 3 Pro. Arriving baggage is x rayed and there are reports of many people getting in without issue and others of people having...
  6. James Taylor

    Cancun, Mexico. Risk Of Taking A P3 - Especially Customs Hijinks

    I've read posts on traveling to Mexico with a Phantom but many are dated and offered different experiences. Does anyone have any 2016 insight as to problems taking the drone? It will be used for private purposes only, on a family vacation. I'm not taking anything other than a stock P3A, 2...
  7. C

    Drones in Uganda

    Greetings Fellow Flyers, I am heading to Uganda in May to film a missionary group traveling the country. Naturally, I would really like to bring my Phantom 3 with me. However, I am reading A LOT of mixed reports about doing so. Few sites say they are banned and illegal as of Feb 2015, but I...
  8. D

    Flying to the Philippines...

    Hello everyone! I needed some assistance!! I'm going to the Philippines in February from the United States and was thinking about bringing the P3P. I want to be able to show my family here what we've all been missing! A few questions. Will it be a pain going through Customs with a P3P? How...
  9. tjames22

    Help with Traveling to Bora Bora with Phantom 3 Avanced

    Hey guys, I'm travelling to Bora Bora at the end of October and wanted to double check to see if anyone has traveled there with their phantom before? I'd love to bring my P3A but I've also never travelled with it (neither through customs or just domestic flights) and I was hoping to get some...