Flying into Australia without declaring breakfast to customs can be costly
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Two McMuffins and a ham croissant sniffed out by a detector dog led to a fine for one traveler of about $1,800. Someone else had to cough up the same amount for a stowaway sandwich last month.
A MARTINEZ, HOST:
Good morning, I'm A Martinez. What's the most you've ever spent for fast food? Flying into Australia without declaring breakfast at customs can be very costly. Two McMuffins and a ham croissant sniffed out by a detector dog led to a fine for one traveler of about 1,800 bucks. Someone else had to cough up the same amount for a stowaway sandwich last month, although the Subway chain reimbursed that traveler with a gift card. Takeout sammies (ph) as contraband - wonder if the police pooch got the munch on the evidence. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.View this story on npr.org
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