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(Sorry, meant to follow up on this long ago) I still would love to receive a definitive answer (and would accept such an answer), but I can at least corroborate the other answer's observation that lighters can be allowed. That is, I did ultimately wind up traveling with three (emptied) lighters, carried by three different people — me, and two others who were ...


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No. You may not carry live ammunition on to an aircraft in the US. (This is what you ask about - bringing onto, not checking in.) You may not bring live ammunition into Britain unless you have a permit, and I strongly doubt that "wanting a souvenir" would be considered a legitimate reason for the grant of a permit. In any case it is unlawful to ...


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Aside from whether you can bring it onto the plane, and whether you can bring it into the UK, it is illegal to export any ammunition at all from the US without a license under ITAR rules. Not to mention that fact that as a non-resident alien, you are not even supposed to be in possession of firearms or ammunition (there are some exceptions for sporting ...


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You will have to check with your airline if you are allowed to bring any ammunition in your checked baggage. I can tell you that TSA will not allow you to bring any ammunition in your carry-on bags, even if it is clearly a souvenir. When I was at Alcatraz, I bought this souvenir bullet keychain: I put it in my shoe at the security checkpoint, along with the ...


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As an add on to existing answers consider your question Can I bring a single shot of live ammo onto the plane from US to UK as a souvenir? as being seen by security authorities as looking something like Can I bring a single shot informal firearm onto an aircraft if I also carry the single live ammunition round with me but separately from the firearm ? ...


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In addition to the UK import rules as described by Michael Seifert above, you will need to comply with TSA regulations for what you can and can't bring onto a plane. And the news there isn't good for you: It is forbidden to carry-on (any) ammunition. It may be possible to check ammunition provided you pack it properly in special packaging, but you would have ...


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It is not permitted to bring ammunition into the UK without a permit. According to this brochure from the UK Border Force (p. 14–15): There are certain goods you are not allowed to bring into the UK – this is to protect society, animal and public health and the environment. ... The following are also banned but in certain cases may be brought into the UK ...


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