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Short answer: To be sure both, and check with the customs of the place you're flying to if it's an international flight. The airport security will have it's own rules, probably based on national or international standards. The airline will also follow those rules but may impose additional rules or requirements. Finally the country you are flying to may ...


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At the end of the day, the airline. Airline get full control over what goes into the plane's cabin and hold, so they should be your first point of contact. They will also generally be aware of the airport (or, rather, government) restrictions of the day. However, since airport security is run by the government, they've also got their own rules that you ...


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You are flying FROM New York, hence you are at the mercy of TSA. And if the scanners show anything suspicious looking in your boxes, they will open them to inspect, in which case your duct tape, plastic wrap, etc will be cut open and useless. What I usually do with boxes and cases like that is to get some compression straps for backpacking that are long ...


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If it won't fit in your checked luggage you can purchase a cardboard box that will fit reasonably snugly and put some bubble wrap around it. Places like the UPS Store sell such supplies. You may be able to get a free box the right size from a liquor store (grocery store boxes are usually too flimsy). Just pack it up and tape it- I suggest bringing some tape ...


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You should tell the staff that ypu have another flight when you check in at the first airport. They may help you to transfer



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