Airport Security – what can and can’t you take through airport security

Travel Easier provides plenty of advice on what you can and can’t take through airport security.

This includes some of the more complicated airport security rules in detail (the liquids rule for example). We show what you can take in your carry on and what you are not permitted. We also show what you can bring in your checked bags.

If you want a smooth passage through security when you fly, you will find many tips and tricks to speed your passage. Follow these tips to avoid any embarrassing situations and also prevent you from having things confiscated by security agents.

  • Is a power bank allowed on flights?

    Can You Bring a Power Bank on a Plane? Power Bank Airplane Rules

    Electronic devices such as cellphones, tablets and laptops are an essential part of life these days and this applies to traveling with them too. The last thing you want is an empty battery during a flight, or at your destination. So being able to take a means of recharging them while onboard is quite important…

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  • Can You Bring Makeup on a Plane in Carry On Luggage? 1

    Can You Bring Makeup on a Plane in Carry On Luggage?

    Being able to bring makeup on a plane, and particularly in carry on luggage, is something that most women (and some men these days) are likely to need to do at some time or another. This is particularly true as so many only take carry on luggage these days for short trips. If you are…

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  • Can you take tweezers on a flight

    Can You Take Tweezers on A Plane and Other Sharp Objects

    Tweezers and other sharp items fall under the TSA airport security rules which govern carrying any sharp object that might potentially be used as a weapon. These rules are, understandably, quite strict. There may of course be all sorts of reasons why you wish to take sharp objects on a flight with you and the…

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  • Can you take a lighter on a plane?

    Can You Bring a Lighter on a Plane? TSA Lighter Rules

    As smoking has been banned on flights for many years it is perhaps surprising that people still might ask can you bring a lighter on a plane but of course as so many people travel with only hand luggage today, and may wish to smoke when they arrive, perhaps it isn’t so surprising. So it…

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  • Maximum liquid permitted in carry on

    Maximum Liquid You Can Take on a Plane in Carry On?

    It can be quite confusing to know what the carry on bag liquid limit is and also what is considered to be a liquid under the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) 311 rule. By following the TSA liquids rules you will pass through airport security much quicker and with fewer problems. You will also ensure that…

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  • Is There a Liquid Limit for Checked Bags 2

    Is There a Liquid Limit for Checked Bags

    People often get confused over the rules for bringing liquids on a plane, which is understandable as they can be pretty complicated. However, although the carry on liquids limit rules are quite onerous, the rules for liquids in checked baggage are quite simple. For full details of the checked bags restricted liquids read the rest…

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  • Can You Take Cigarettes on a Plane? 3

    Can You Take Cigarettes on a Plane?

    Despite the ever-increasing price of cigarettes, smoking doesn’t look like it will be stopping any time soon. Although you cannot smoke cigarettes on a plane, can you still take them in your carry on baggage or in checked luggage? The same question applies to other tobacco products including cigars, pipe/rolling tobacco, chewing tobacco and other…

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  • Can you take phone chargers in hand luggage?

    Do Phone Chargers Go in Hand Luggage or Suitcase?

    One thing is for sure, in today’s world most people cannot live without their electronic devices, be they smartphones, cell phones, tablets, laptops, iPods etc. So if you are traveling, you will need to keep them charged in the air and at your destination. But can you take phone chargers on a plane and, if…

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  • Things That Are Not Allowed on a Plane in Carry-On 4

    Things That Are Not Allowed on a Plane in Carry-On

    Every year, airlines seem to charge more and more for checked bags, so many people are choosing to travel by air with just a carry-on bag. This saves money but, as well as being restricted on the amount you can take, it also means you have to be more careful about what you take with…

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