Question: What Can I Take In Checked Luggage?

We recommend packing all liquids, gels, and aerosols that are over 3.4 oz or 100 ml in your checked baggage, even if they are in a secure, tamper-evident bag.

Liquids more than 3.4 oz or 100 ml not in a secure, tamper-evident bag must be packed in checked baggage.

What items are not allowed in checked luggage?

Items such as bleach, drain cleaners, epoxy, fuel, gel fuel, glue, insecticides, certain kinds of paint, torch lighters, spray starch, strike-anywhere matches and certain aerosol items are not permitted in checked or carry-on baggage.

Will liquids explode in checked luggage?

He quickly explains why suitcases explode: Thus, if you put a shampoo bottle that’s half full in your checked luggage, it’s half full of liquid shampoo and half full of gaseous air. That’s also why it’s important to squeeze any air out of a Ziploc baggie before putting it in checked luggage.

Can you take aerosols in checked baggage?

TSA has determined that liquids, aerosols and gels, in limited quantities, are safe to bring aboard aircraft. If you want to travel with your full-size aerosol containers of antiperspirant, hairspray, suntan lotion, shaving cream, and hair mousse, you can do so by packing them in your checked baggage.

Can you bring drinks in checked luggage?

According to the TSA, flyers should avoid putting food and beverages in checked bags. Bottled drinks are likely to explode or crack in transit, thus ruining the cashmere sweater tucked in your bag. And if your flight is delayed or your luggage gets lost for a while, your packed food might spoil.