What items are not allowed in checked luggage

What items are not allowed in checked luggage

If you’re travelling by an airline to another country or to another city for sightseeing, business or pleasure, for a safe and comfortable journey, you must be in knowledge of items that are not allowed in checked luggage. Your ignorance to this important information may land you in a very difficult or an awkward situation. Packing the wrong thing in your checked bag has the potential to ruin your trip; especially if that bag gets lost, broken, or roughed up by baggage handlers. So, while packing your luggage, you need to take extra care of these things.

While packing your luggage, few important factors that need to be considered:-

  1. Prohibited Items

List of items that are prohibited on an airline, for safety, security or any other concerns. It mainly includes the following items:-

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Bang Snaps
  • Arc Lighters, Plasma Lighters, Electronic Lighters, E-Lighters
  • Bear Bangers
  • Bear Spray
  • Blasting caps
  • Butane Gas
  • Butane Cordless Curling Irons
  • Camp Stoves
  • Car parts
  • Chlorine for Pools and Spas
  • CO2 Cartridge
  • CO2 Cartridge for Life Vest.
  • Compressed Air Guns
  • Cooking spray
  • Disposable and Zippo Lighters
  • Dry Ice
  • Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping Devices, Vape Pens
  • Engine-powered Equipment
  • English Christmas Crackers
  • Fertilizer
  • Fire Extinguishers and Other Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Firearms
  • Firecracker
  • Fireworks
  • Flammable Liquid, Gel, or Aerosol Paint
  • Flammable Paints
  • Flare Guns
  • Flares
  • Gas Torches
  • Gasoline
  • Gun Lighters
  • Gun Powder
  • Laptop Batteries
  • Lighter Fluid
  • Liquid Bleach
  • Lithium Batteries
  • Medically Necessary Personal Oxygen
  • Parachutes
  • Party Poppers
  • Power Banks
  • Propane
  • Recreational Oxygen
  • Rocket Launcher
  • Safety Matches
  • Small Compressed Gas Cartridges
  • Sparklers
  • Spillable Batteries
  • Spray Paint
  • Spray Starch
  • Tear Gas
  • Torch Lighters
  • Turpentine and Paint Thinner
  • Items not to be Packed in Checked Luggage

2. Items not to be Packed in Checked Luggage

Now, here’s the list of items, that would be either required by you while traveling or packing these items in checked luggage might not be sensible.

  • Identification, Passports, Boarding Passes, and Essential Documents
  • Jewelry and Valuables
  • Cash and Credit Cards
  • Laptop and Electronics
  • Medications
  • Breakable Items
  • Food and Drink