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 details (the liquids rule for example). We show what you are allowed to 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 then you will find lots of tips and tricks to speed your passage. Follow these tips to avoid any embarrassing situations and also may prevent you having things confiscated by security agents.

Can You Bring a Flat Iron on a Plane? 1

Can You Bring a Flat Iron on a Plane?

If you regularly use a flat to keep your hair the way you want it then you will probably want to take it with you when you travel. But can you take a flat iron on a plane? The TSA regulations allow you to take a flat iron on a plane. An electric flat iron…

Can You Bring a Guitar on a Plane? Flying with a Guitar 2

Can You Bring a Guitar on a Plane? Flying with a Guitar

No musician wants to travel without their instrument. In fact, many musicians find that vacations are some of the most exciting times to play guitar. But with all the different airline requirements for carry on and checked baggage, this dilemma may have left you wondering if you can take your guitar on the plane with…

Can You Bring a Laptop on a Plane or Multiple Laptops? 3

Can You Bring a Laptop on a Plane or Multiple Laptops?

The rules for taking laptops and personal electronic devices on a plane can be confusing, to say the least. There have been many changes to the rules in the past 20 years including a ban on laptops, laptop ban reversals but at least it seems to have settled down now. It is no wonder passengers…

Can I Bring a Curling Iron in My Carry On? 4

Can I Bring a Curling Iron in My Carry On?

I remember my wife asking me “can I take my curling iron in my hand luggage?” when we first got together and, to be honest, I didn’t have a clue. If I had known then what I know now I would have said yes! You can bring your electric corded curling iron on a plane…

Can You Bring a Hair Dryer on a Plane? 5

Can You Bring a Hair Dryer on a Plane?

If you are traveling by air and want your hair to look its best for that important meeting or glamorous social occasion then you will want to ensure that you will have a decent hairdryer available. Often those in hotel rooms or cruise ship bathrooms are useless so taking your own makes sense. TSA rules…

Can You Bring a Hair Straightener on a Plane? 6

Can You Bring a Hair Straightener on a Plane?

You are off on an important trip by air for a business meeting, or a social occasion, and you naturally want to look your best. But if it is only an overnight trip you probably don’t want to take any checked baggage. So, you need to know if you can bring your hair straightener in…

Can You Bring Nicotine Gum on a Plane? 7

Can You Bring Nicotine Gum on a Plane?

Although I have never smoked, I have traveled with many people over the years who smoke quite heavily. So I know how stressful it can be for some smokers to go without their nicotine fix and get withdrawal symptoms, on a long flight particularly. Without nicotine gum I don’t think one or two would have…

Can You Take Ashes on a Plane? Flying With Cremated Remains 8

Can You Take Ashes on a Plane? Flying With Cremated Remains

It is a very sad time when a family member dies and stressful enough without the worry of whether or not you can take their ashes with you on a plane to scatter or bury where they have requested. You can take ashes on a plane either in your carry on or checked bags, although…

Can you Take a Zimmer Frame on a Plane? 9

Can you Take a Zimmer Frame on a Plane?

For many people with reduced mobility a Zimmer frame, also known as a walking frame, Zimmer walking frame or just a walker, is an essential mobility aid. So when traveling by air it is important to know the rules for taking your mobility device with you. Zimmer frames/walkers can be taken through airport security and…

Can You Bring Cigars on a Plane? 10

Can You Bring Cigars on a Plane?

If you smoke cigars and are going on a trip then you will obviously want to know if you can take some of your favorite brands with you to smoke while you are away in case you cannot get hold of any at your destination. You can bring cigars on a plane and there is…