Questions tagged [prohibited-items]

For questions about whether or not goods may be transported in an aircraft cabin or hold, items that may or may not be imported at all or without a special permit, that may or may not be inserted into a postal system, and similar.

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Can I check a laptop with an un-removable laptop battery into my checked in luggage?

My HP laptop has a battery which cannot be removed. It is a massive heavy thing, and I understand that it's unwise to check it in, but I wish to anyway at my own risk. It's an international flight ...
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Dried rose petals — permissible for airplane

I want to bring some dried rose petals with me to my upcoming trip to Malaysia just for my own personal use with my hotel bathtub. I'm not sure how much red tape stands in the way between me and this ...
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Produce at California borders

We are traveling from Arizona to California with fresh produce. What items might we expect to have to throw away at the border?
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Where should I pack my electronic Tesla Coil? [closed]

I'm a coiler; I make Tesla Coils. I have various sizes. I would like to carry it on if possible because they are a little fragile. It will fit size restrictions. I hope I can at least check it.
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Easter egg in cabin baggage on Ryanair

I'm flying from the UK to Spain soon with Ryanair and wanted to carry an Easter egg in my hand luggage. Is this possible? I know Christmas crackers are not allowed but didn't find info about Easter ...
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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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Carry On Policy for Travel Humidifiers - United Airlines

I am traveling to a state with dry air, and I was thinking of taking a travel humidifier with me. Can I carry something like this or this or this in my carry-on on a United Airlines flight? I ...
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Can I bring a wooden dough rolling stick onto the plane(carry-on)?

Here is a picture of what I am trying to bring onto the plane. I thought since it is wooden, it might pose a threat. I'd really appreciate any help. Flying from LGA, NYC, and I do not have any ...
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Am I allowed to carry caffeine pills on US domestic flight?

I bought those pills on Amazon and they're in the original bottle. (The seal is opened)
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Carrying a heat gun as hand luggage in an airplane

Carrying a real gun as hand luggage is surely a no-no. But what about a hot air gun/heat gun (among other names)? Besides the nominal and formal resemblance to a real gun, it can generate heat of ...
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Is it allowed to carry 24" LED Monitor inside checkin luggage to Australia?

I'm planning wrap my 24" computer monitor with clothes and pack it inside my checkin luggage. Will this be allowed with airport security? I even have a rigifoam box which I can use to put the ...
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Can I travel with BDSM items?

I've seen very little about this topic online and so have no idea if it's allowed for carry on hand-baggage. BDSM Items: Harness x2 Fluffy hand restraints Jock straps x2 Feather teaser Blind fold ...
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Can you take the “other” type of nail clipper in hand baggage?

Here are "normal" nail clippers - Here's the "other" type of nail clipper {These seem to be called "German" nail clippers, "European" nail clippers, "medical" nail clippers, "professional" nail ...
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Transporting Golf club shafts

i’m aware that golf clubs are not permitted as hand luggage on most airlines. How about replacement shafts?? Can those be transported as hand luggage if one is flying business class ?
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What does the TSA consider to be household cleaners?

When I was checking in online with Delta airlines, it was mentioned that household cleaners are restricted by TSA. What is TSA's definition of household cleaners?
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Hardware in Iran [closed]

I will travel to Iran for a few weeks and I wanted to know if I can bring the two USB keys I always have with me: One with Tails OS installed on it. The other with two partitions, with one encrypted. ...
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Am I allowed to bring an unopened wine bottle in my carry-on luggage onto an airplane?

I am aware that many airports have duty-free shops which sell liquor. Obviously, if you are allowed to buy liquor at an airport duty-free shop, you should be able to carry the liquor on the airplane ...
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Is kirpan allowed in Singapore MRT?

After going through this, I have found that, Kirpan is allowed to be carried in public if it meets the following security criteria: 1) The blade should not be more than 6 inches 2) The ...
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Is it allowed to carry steel pipe in checked luggage in plane?

It may sound bizarre, but it's true... So I've got an order to transport 0,5m (about 3kg) steel pipe with flanges (and parts like washers and bolts) from Poland->Germany using Wizzair. The time ...
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Is it okay to pack a disposable razor in checked baggage entering Haneda Airport?

I am leaving for Japan next week and my port of entry there is Haneda Airport. I'm wondering if they allow a disposable razor in a checked baggage.
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Is a stick deodorant a “liquid or gel” for EU airport security?

Does a deodorant like this count as liquid or gel for purposes of boarding a plane with it as hand luggage? I ask about Germany/EU. Background: the case of C. Christine Fair, Georgetown professor ...
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Can you bring breakfast cereal into the UK?

Can you bring breakfast cereal for children with you to the UK from a Non EU country? 1 sealed pack (500 grams) in its original commercial packing, as bought from the store. Nestle / Heinz if it ...
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Can you bring aerosol bug spray for ants on a plane from Portugal to Canada?

Can you bring aerosol bug spray for ants from Portugal to Canada in your checked luggage?
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Can I take a sex item in checked luggage? [closed]

Does the luggage scanner detect the outlines of an automatic sex machine? Is it okay to take it with me to a country such as Egypt?
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Would an object between 7.5 inched to 8 inches be prohibited as carry on?

I have a Karma Grip for my GoPro and it will be the first time I'm traveling with that in my bag. I usually remove it's head so it would fit better in my bag and I end up with an 8 inches grip (a ...
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Which airports/airlines forbid drones as carry-on in Europe? [closed]

Which airports or airlines forbid carrying consumer drones in the carry-on luggage within the EU? Budapest airport is one of them, and I would like to know if this is an isolated case, or a policy ...
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Can I carry toothpaste in my hand luggage?

I have 2 tubes of medicinal toothpaste that I have to take on a flight and I only have hand luggage. They're in standard sized tubes. The box says 51g, which apparently means 51 ml and is less than ...
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Can I carry spices on a US domestic flight?

I will be traveling to Portland from Florida next week. I want to take a jar or two of mixed, powdered spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves. I will be traveling with only a carry on, and would put ...
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Can a person be arrested/detained if a prohibited item is found in the carry-on luggage while transiting?

Recently, while returning from St Petersburg to New Delhi via Almaty in Kazakhstan, our family had a rather bizarre experience. Before querying anything, I would like to sum up the situation - Event ...
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Esbit tablet in planes

For my camp stove, I usually use Esbit Tablets (solid fuel) when I go backpacking into the wild. Now I want to fly from Germany (Duesseldorf) to Scotland (Glasgow) probably with EuroWings. Since there ...
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Will I be able to purchase an Arafat T-shirt in Palestine/Israel?

I will be visiting Israel and Palestine next month. Among the places I plan to visit are Bethlehem and Arafat's tomb in Ramallah. I plan to wear a T-shirt with Arafat's picture on it only during my ...
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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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What happens when a prohibited item is found in checked-in luggage in India?

Unlike US, India does not have the concept of locks which can be opened by security (TSA locks) but most major airports scan baggage after check-in (i.e. in the absence of the passenger). What's the ...
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Is an empty “Copper vessel” allowed in baggage on Indian domestic flights?

We have (four members) planned travel to Varanasi (Coimbatore - Hyderabad - Varanasi by SpiceJet) for the purpose of getting the Ganga water to a spiritual function in my home town. We need to carry ...
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Can I carry regulated medicine if my flight transits through a country where it's illegal?

I have a hypothetical question. Suppose someone is flying from a country where a medicine, such as Codeine, is perfectly legal, to a country where Codeine is also perfectly legal. However, the flight ...
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Is travel to Europe allowed with a new portable oxygen concentrator in hand luggage?

I am planning to take a new portable oxygen Inogen 3 to my father in Romania. Can I carry it in my hand luggage on the plane?
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Can I travel with injections that need to be kept cool on a Swiss International Air Lines flight?

I'm an Indian citizen travelling to Dublin, Ireland from New Delhi, India via Zurich, Switzerland. I will be starting work in Ireland. I have to carry injections with me for 9 months, I have to have ...
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Carrying mustard oil in checked luggage into Germany

So I consume mustard oil a lot and this is very costly in Germany. I purchased a 5 liter (1.32 Gallon) bottle and put it in my checked baggage (the one that goes inside the plane hold, that's what I ...
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May I take maté (dried form) on an aircraft and may I drink some while on board?

I'm from Argentina, and I'm not sure if one can board a commercial flight with mate ("tea"). It's a beverage you prepare by filling a recipient with the dried grass ("yerba mate") with hot water, and ...
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Can I carry my makeup like kajal eyeliner hair serum on my check in bags?

Can I carry my makeup like kajal eyeliner hair serum on my check in bags? Kolkata to Chennai flight
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Can I carry pellets for my airgun with me on a South African Airways flight?

I am planning to travel to Zimbabwe from Australia on South African Airways. Can I carry a vintage Hawke scope (telescope) and pellets for a pellet gun?
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Flight safety and liquid chemicals: 95% alcohol and formol

I am going to take a flight for some "working holidays". I'm expected to carry some alcohol (95%) and formol in order to do some field work at my destination. I'd probably take 1L of alcohol and 0,5L ...
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Can I put nail clipper, tweezer and razors in Emirates hold luggage?

Travelling with Emirates airline, can I keep a nail clipper which has a small knife built into it, tweezer or razors in my hold baggage, not in a carry-on bag?
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Bringing whale meat in to the EU

Can I bring whale meat from Iceland to EU? (I am based in Poland but I guess everywhere in the EU rules are the same.)
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Why are fishing rods prohibited in hand luggage when travelling by airplane in Europe?

Can anyone explain why exactly we cannot take a cheap collapsible fishing rod in hand baggage? (Europe, e.g. UK and Spain) I mean seriously, what am I going to do? poke someone gently from a distance?...
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Small umbrella in the carry-on bag?

I am planning my next trip and I was wondering whether I could have a small umbrella in my carry-on baggage: Is it the same as carrying a large umbrella ?
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Travelling with a portable Stove and fuel canisters

I am planning to order a portable stove and the fuel canisters (may or may not be empty) from US. Reason of not having it shipped to India is: The particular product I am looking forward to purchase ...
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Sending dried fruits to Australia through courier [closed]

I have sent 1kg of dried fruits as a gift to a friend from New Zealand to Australia. I DECLARED them in customs form when sending parcel through New Zealand post. But now some one now tells me that ...
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Can I carry slush powder as a carry-on on a flight?

I am going to attend an international conference in which I need to perform a magic trick using slush powder (aka sodium polyacrylate water gel). Can I carry it on the flight? I will be travelling ...
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Gillette shaver on board?

is there any chance I might get problems because of taking Gillette shaver (razor blade version) on board? I mean, I could not find it in prohibited items list, but it still cuts you know... ...