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.

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    Can You Bring Deodorant on A Plane? The Rules Explained

    The Quick Answer: How big of a deodorant can I bring on a plane? You can bring deodorant on a plane but due to TSA rules, it does depend on the type (spray, stick or gel), the size and whether it will be carried in checked baggage or carry on baggage. Gel, roll-on or spray…

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    Can You Bring Lithium Batteries On a Plane? (The Rules Explained)

    More and more everyday electronic devices use lithium batteries in today’s world which range from cell phones to cameras, toothbrushes to razors, and all manner of others. It is therefore inevitable that passengers would want to travel with a lithium battery. Can you take lithium batteries on planes is a particularly interesting question as the…

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    Can You Bring Wrapped Gifts on a Plane?

    The holiday season is all about wrapped presents and travel. You probably have your gifts and gift-wrapping paper ready, and you’re thinking of bringing the presents all wrapped up on your trip to save you time and energy later. But then, you begin wondering, ‘Can you bring wrapped gifts on a plane?’ Read on to…

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  • Can you take an umbrella on a plane

    Are Umbrellas Allowed on Planes? TSA Umbrella Rules

    If you are traveling to or from a country (or state) where rain is likely and you don’t want to get wet then being able to take an umbrella on a plane with you is important. I have arrived at a few smaller airports where I had to walk across the apron to get into…

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    Can I Bring Scissors on a Plane?

    Many people like to pass the time during a long flight doing small craft projects such as cross-stitch, embroidery or knitting, and to do this you obviously need to take scissors in carry on with you to cut the threads. But in these days of heightened security are you permitted to bring scissors on a…

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    Can You Bring an Electric Razor on a Plane?

    Are you wondering if you can take your trusty electric razor on a plane? You’re not alone. Many travelers like to maintain their grooming routine, even while jet-setting. Whether traveling for business or leisure, understanding the rules about carrying electric razors on planes is crucial. Well, we’ll be going over: Let’s clear up any confusion,…

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    Can You Take Gum on a Plane?

    Chewing some minty gum can be great way to freshen your breath, particularly during a long day when you are unable to brush your teeth. So having some in your carry on bag to chew on a long flight might seem like a good idea. But can you bring gum on a plane, through airport…

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    Can You Bring Glass on a Plane? TSA and Airline Glass Rules

    When I first considered the question of whether you can bring glass on a plane in carry on my first thought was why would you want to? But then, when I started to think about it, and did some research on the questions that the TSA gets asked, it soon became apparent that it is…

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    Can You Bring Hair Clippers on a Plane?

    If you were going on a short vacation or business trip you probably would have no reason to bring hair clippers on a plane with you. But if you will be away for a few weeks then you may need to keep yourself looking smart by giving yourself a quick trim during your trip. What…

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    Can You Bring Sunscreen on a Plane? The TSA Rules Explained

    If you are going on vacation, particularly if you will be spending time lying on a beach somewhere warm, then sunscreen is an important item to take with you to prevent skin cancer. But can you bring sunscreen on a plane and, if so, where should you pack it? I will explain the rules in…

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