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I'm traveling (by plane) between 2 Schengen countries and want to transport several large big Hungarian Salami sausages in my hand luggage. Do I need to worry of any kind of possible hassle when passing airport security?

  • I can't speak to Schengen counties, but my wife and I brought a Hungarian salami back from our honeymoon in Budapest into the United States. We declared it on return and the customs official has no issues when inspecting our bags. – psubsee2003 Aug 26 '16 at 0:33
  • How large? How many? Which airports? (As an aside, I really feel like munching on some Hungarian sausage, with either palinka, or perhaps some fine Tokaj. Yum yum.) – MastaBaba Aug 26 '16 at 2:47
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I traveled with one big (~2ft) salami within EU, and seen people flying from Madrid with pretty big pieces of hamon in the carry-on luggage. Airport security didn't care about this at all.

However in your case it depends whether both countries are also in EU or not (some Schengen countries are non-EU, like Switzerland). If your destination country is not EU, you will have to clear customs on arrival, and it may not allow imports of meat products - check with the destination country, and be ready to declare it to customs.

If both countries are in EU, there are no customs then.

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