Eight unlikely items that are bizarrely banned in some countries

Ahead of the Easter holidays, wheelbarrows, masks and honey have been listed among eight unusual things Brits won't be able to take with them when travelling to certain other countries.

Wednesday, 27th March 2019, 10:49 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th March 2019, 10:53 am
There are some strange things you can't take abroad

Travel specialists from MyBaggage.com have revealed some of the more unusual items banned around the world, from Nigeria and Saudi Arabia to Canada and the USA.

Due to Japans extremely strict anti-stimulant drug laws, any drugs containing pseudoephedrine such as Vicks inhalers are banned from the country and you could face jail if caught with one.
Since 1992 chewing gum has been banned from being consumed or bought into Singapore and you face a substantial fine if caught with some.

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Traditional haggis has been banned from entering the US for more than 40 years due to a ban on importing British lamb following the outbreak of mad cow disease.
After the movie V for Vendetta was released, the Minister of Interior for Saudi Arabia banned the selling and importing of Guy Fawkes masks made popular by the film as it installs a culture of violence and extremism in young people.
Nigeria has placed restrictions on many imports, including wheelbarrows. However, you can purchase wheelbarrows once in the country from a local merchant
Due to a contamination scandal in the early 1900s, Saint Lucia has banned all imports of shaving brushes produced in Japan. which is still in place today, despite Japan's continued reassurances.
These are banned from being sold or imported in Canada. If you're found guilty of advertising or attempting to purchase the item, you could face a $100,000 fine or even six months in jail.
Zimbabwean honey is famous around the globe for it's quality and the country has banned any imports of honey from abroad due to the fear of low quality fake honey flooding the market.