Five Weird Laws In Tunisia

The Tunisian dinar is what is known as a closed currency; it is actually illegal to either import or export Tunisian dinnar. Make sure that you declare how much foreign currency – in cash – you‘re bringing into the country, or it won‘t be leaving with you.

Using a drone or even owning it may put you in jail . It is illegal for any Tunisian to own it without permission and illegal to deploy it.

It is illegal for any Tunisian to own it without permission and illegal to deploy it. It’s not impossible, however. British nationals wishing to buy property in Tunisia have often been advised to do so through a Tunisian friend.

Like many Muslim countries, homosexuality is illegal and a criminal offence in Tunisia. According to Lonely Planet, “Sexual acts between two consenting adults of the same sex are punishable by up to three years imprisonment.”

It‘s technically illegal for mixed-gender couples who are unmarried to share a room together. It’s not much of a problem in western-style hotels, but elsewhere, just say “wife/husband” rather than “boyfriend/girlfriend” when talking to hotel staff. A gold ring worn on the appropriate finger can smooth the way, too.

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