What you can take in hand luggage on a plane. Updated rules 2017

What you can take in hand luggage on the plane. Updated rules 2017

In 2017, new rules for carrying hand luggage on an airplane came out. Read this list carefully so you don't get into trouble! Ignorance of such subtleties, alas, can overshadow your rest.

  1. Food
    You can carry any food on board the aircraft, except for liquid and jelly-like food. You can take with you: nuts; cookie; fruit; sandwiches; chips, etc. For a child, you can take baby food. Refrain from yoghurts, juices, jellies and similar products, otherwise they will be confiscated from you. They will also take canned food and food in jars. All permitted products should be packaged in transparent bags. This will greatly speed up the inspection. It is important to take into account the specifics of the carrier and the airport. So, at the Paris airport. Charles de Gaulle is not allowed to carry cheese in hand luggage. Products from Duty Free can also be taken with you. The main thing is that the store packaging remains undamaged (the seller must pack the goods in a special bag with a capacity of 2 liters). also, save your receipt – it may be required at security.
  2. Medicines< /b>
    You can carry the following medications on board the aircraft: — pills; – various drops; – dressing materials; – hydrogen peroxide. It is better if the medicines are in undamaged original packaging, with instructions for use. Otherwise, when landing, customs officers may suspect that you are carrying prohibited substances under the guise of analgin. If you have an injury, you can add crutches or other orthopedic aids to your hand luggage. According to the rules, the volume of liquid in hand luggage should not exceed 100 ml. Therefore, if the medicine is liquid or in the form of a spray, make sure that the volume does not exceed the permitted amount. Syringes are not allowed on board.
  3. Digital< br />What technical devices you can take with you on board is determined by the security rules of the country you are going to.
    Usually, you are allowed to take in hand luggage: – a laptop; – tablet; – mobile phone; – Mp3 player; – camera; – an electric razor and a toothbrush; — charging to devices; — bulky electrical appliances (for example, hair dryer).
    You can (and should) also take headphones on board. If you are going to listen to music or watch a movie on a laptop, other passengers are unlikely to be happy to share this pleasure with you. Although it is not forbidden to take a mobile phone with you, you may not need it during the flight. Often, before takeoff, phones are asked to be turned off altogether, because they can interfere with the operation of the electronic systems of the aircraft. If you are going to take bulky equipment with you, remember the rules. Usually, the length of things in hand luggage should be no more than 56 cm, height – 45 cm, width – 25 cm. The maximum weight varies between 3-15 kilograms. The exact figure depends on the airport.
  4. Documents, valuables and jewelry
    luggage worth taking:
    — expensive jewelry; the documents; – valuables; – Wallet with money. It is better to take your passport and other important papers with you – it’s calmer, you won’t worry about their safety all the way. In addition, if your luggage is suddenly lost, you will not be left in a foreign country without documents.
  5. Cosmetics
    You can carry any dry cosmetics on board: — shadows; – ink; – pencils for eyes and lips; – blush; – powder, etc. Liquids, jelly-like substances in jars and bottles with a volume of more than 100 ml are strictly forbidden to be transported on board the aircraft in hand luggage. Pack them in a luggage suitcase, otherwise you risk being left without your expensive jars. With cans under pressure on the plane is also impossible. Therefore, you will have to get rid of shaving foam and deodorants. Remember that usually the total volume of liquids should not exceed 1 liter. so if you take water with you in addition to lotion and shampoo, and their total volume exceeds the allowable amount, think about what will be more important for you on board.
  6. Personal care
    From personal hygiene items you can take in hand luggage: – a toothbrush and paste (although you need to clarify about the latter – it is forbidden to take pasta with you at some airports); – wet wipes; – Shaver; – a comb without a sharp handle (sometimes it is forbidden to carry metal combs); – nail polish remover without acetone with a volume of not more than 100 ml. It is strictly forbidden to take in your hand luggage only piercing items, such as manicure sets (especially scissors).
  7. Clothes
    Experienced travelers recommend bringing a jacket with you. It can be cool in a light T-shirt or blouse – it is usually hot in the cabin during landing, so air conditioners can turn on after takeoff. You can take with you to the salon: jacket or sweater; coat; plaid; shawl. Additionally, you can bring a handbag, umbrella and walking stick.
  8. Other
    If you are traveling with children, in addition to hand luggage, you can take a portable cradle or stroller on board. It is not forbidden to take newspapers, magazines and other printed publications with you (without fanaticism, of course). It is strictly forbidden to take with you in hand luggage: – weapons, and everything that looks like it (if you have a fashion accessory in the form of a grenade or a pistol, they can be taken away); – piercing and cutting objects (this includes everything, even something that you would not even think of using as a tool to hurt another person, for example, knitting needles); – animals; – gas cartridges; – toxic substances. A full list of prohibited items is often indicated directly on the ticket. If this list is not there, ask about this issue right at the airport. Check the rules for dimensions, they differ for each airline. Low-cost airlines are especially serious about this issue. Low-cost airlines have a strict rule: one person – one piece of hand luggage. Therefore, everything will have to be folded into one bag or package. The only exception is for foldable prams, crutches and outerwear.

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