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Questions tagged [batteries]

Questions about travelling with batteries.

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May I Carry a Power Bank from Vancouver CA to Frankfurt DE? [duplicate]

Can I carry power bank in carry-on on Lufthansa airplane? I have RavPower Model: RP-PB19, Capacity: 55.5Wh.
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Rules for Lithium batteries in large quantities? [closed]

Am I permitted to travel with 50x to 100x lithium batteries, of 45 grams each, which are packed individually in a lithium carry case inside cargo luggage? It would be cool to know for domestic and ...
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Will my macbook air 2010 pass the airports security controls without a battery? [duplicate]

I'm going to travel to Panama City ,and then to Barcelona ( Spain ), but i want to carry my macbook air in a backpack, the only thing that worries me is that my battery is damaged, i had to remove it ...
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How many coin cell batteries can I take on EU flight?

In mid October 2018, I’ll be taking Easyjet flight EZY5701 from TXL (Berlin) to FCO (Rome). How many CR2032 coin cells will I be allowed to take with me? Background: At Makerfaire Rome, I plan to ...
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Carrying a laptop battery with a cracked case onto a flight

I'm flying to Spain from the UK with Avios. I have a laptop with an "extended" battery (so the battery pokes out of the back of the laptop); the case on this battery has cracked, and the cell itself ...
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Regulations for traveling with LiPo battery in homemade electronic

In a month I will be flying to Costa Rica from Canada. I am working on a solar panel phone charger that will have a built in battery storage. The battery that will be used is a 2000mAh single cell ...
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Powering devices in Iceland from USA?

I'm from USA and I'm traveling to Iceland soon. I read that Iceland power outlets are: a) Iceland sockets are Type F. USA sockets are Type A or B. b) Voltage in Iceland are 220V. Voltage in USA is ...
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Oman Air - Batteries in carry-on luggage

I bought a ticket for a flight from Munich to Sri Lanka via Muscat with Oman Air. I want to take a bunch of 1300mah LiPo batteries for my drone in my carry-on luggage. Does Oman Air have any special ...
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Can I carry spare Lithium-Ion batteries with me on Lufthansa?

I am travelling from the US to India on Lufthansa. I have five spare Lithium-ion batteries, each 850mAh. Can I bring them back safely?
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Power banks over 100 Wh, but not exceeding 160 Wh - how does airline approval work in practice?

International regulations say that you can have in carry-on maximum two 100Wh-160Wh spare lithium-ion batteries, subject to approval by the airline. There is no such requirement for batteries not ...
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Can I bring my battery pack on the airplane that has variable voltage/wattage?

I have a 20000 mAh battery pack but I can select a range of voltage output of 5V/9V/15V/19V. With 5V I have 100 Wh, which is safe to deliver alongside, but with 19V it will be a whooping 380 Wh, ...
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Flight to the US: replacement Li-Ion battery

I'm confused by the in-cabin regulations regarding batteries: It seems I need to be able to demonstrate my laptop turns on when checking in for a US-bound flight in Germany (Lufthansa), in order to ...
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What happens if you forget a laptop battery in your checked luggage? (in Europe) [closed]

Let's say you buy a spare battery for your laptop and forget to put it in your carry-on (as per IATA rules). What happens next? Some possible scenarios: The airlines tend to ignore that regulation ...
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Flying with a folding electric bike?

Did anyone try this? I am about to buy a folding ebike and was wondering whether anyone has experience flying with such a thing. As the battery is way over the 160 Whr limit at least the battery needs ...
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I plan to go US, Can I take my portable charge to the airplane? It is a EasyAcc 20000mAh power bank [duplicate]

I plan to go US, Can I take my portable charger( lilon battery, portable power bank) to the airplane? the capacity is 20000mah.Different countries make rules about whether Power Banks are allowed to ...
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Do airlines really check whether battery packs for laptop/phone/tablets are less than 100 or 160 Wh?

From my understanding, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has some regulation regarding lithium-ion batteries that exceed 100 Wh. In theory. Do airlines really check whether battery ...
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Are battery packs allowed in hand luggage?

When flying, are you allowed to bring battery packs / power banks? I'd like to bring my ACC 10400mAh Power Bank on several flights.
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Is it against regulations to pack my laptop battery on its own in my checked luggage?

We have several small children, which complicates traveling and requires us to compact our hand luggage as much as possible. We've been tempted to check in our laptop in our luggage, but have been (...