What items can you take in hand luggage on a plane

Laptops/electrical items

You’re allowed to take electrical items (like laptops and hairdryers) in your hand baggage, but they have to be removed and screened separately.

Essential medical equipment

You are allowed to bring medical equipment if it is essential for your journey. Please advise the airline you are traveling with prior to departure and please walk with documentation from your doctor.

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Wherever possible you should pack liquids in your checked-in baggage, as there are restrictions on the amount you can take in your hand baggage.


Liquids include:

  • all drinks, including water, soup and syrups
  • cosmetics and toiletries, including creams, lotions, oils, perfumes, mascara and lipsticks
  • sprays, including shaving foam, hairspray and spray deodorants
  • pastes, including toothpaste
  • gels, including hair and shower gel
  • contact lens solution
  • any other solutions and items of similar consistency

You can take liquids as part of your hand luggage once they fit the following criteria. 

Containers must hold no more than 100ml

  • containers must be carried in a single, transparent, re-sealable plastic bag, which holds no more than a litre and measures approximately 20cm x 20cm
  • contents must fit comfortably inside the bag so it can be sealed
  • the bag must not be knotted or tied at the top
  • each passenger can carry only one of these bags
  • the bag must be presented for examination at the airport security point

Please leave the following Sharp, piercing or cutting objects such as:

  • Straight razors and razor blades
  • Sharp-tipped scissors with blades measuring more than 6 cm (2.4 in)
  • Box cutters
  • Hatchets

AT HOME…remember you’re boarding an aircraft, not trying out for the chainsaw massacre!!

Safe travels!!! 🙂 🙂

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  1. warero

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