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  1. Dar
    July 6, 2023 @ 12:47 am

    Can you have vape juice on the vape Tank?

    • Ali Garland
      July 8, 2023 @ 11:48 am

      Hi Dar! As long as the vape only holds 3.4 ounces (100 ml) or less, that would be fine, but you will also have to put it in your liquids bag. Since that will take up a lot of your liquids bag space, it would be better for you from a space point of view if your vape was empty. That way you wouldn’t have to put it in your liquids bag.

  2. Jason
    June 3, 2023 @ 4:56 pm

    My question is why can you not pack a vaporizer in your checked luggage if the battery is in your carryon. Makes zero sense.

    • Ali Garland
      June 4, 2023 @ 11:46 am

      Maybe it’s just easier for them to make it a more clear rule? I don’t know, I don’t make the rules.

  3. Jackie
    June 1, 2023 @ 11:22 pm

    Can I bring a vape on a airplane and just keep it in my pocket? I won’t have a carry on or a purse on me. So, just making sure that wouldn’t be a problem keeping it in my pocket

    • Ali Garland
      June 2, 2023 @ 11:53 am

      Hi Jackie, that should be fine, as long as you don’t use it or turn it on at all during the flight. Vaping in flight is just like smoking in flight, absolutely forbidden and can get you into a lot of trouble. But yeah, carry on bag, personal item, or in your pocket is all fine.

    • Jason
      June 3, 2023 @ 4:59 pm

      Yes you can carry it in your pocket on a flight.

  4. babar cheema
    December 12, 2022 @ 5:55 am

    Thanks for your information about vaping . i am read your article i am very impressive.

    • Ali Garland
      December 12, 2022 @ 11:54 am

      Glad to help!

  5. Raymond Weinstein
    January 27, 2022 @ 9:18 pm

    Can I bring on the airplane a canister of “Yard Odor Eliminator?”

    • Ali Garland
      February 15, 2022 @ 12:10 pm

      That really depends on what is in it. If there are any flammable ingredients, it won’t be allowed. The other thing is to make sure the container is 3.4 ounces or smaller if you’re taking it in your carry on bag.

  6. Raymond Weinstein
    January 27, 2022 @ 4:03 pm

    Can I bring in my carry-on bag (1) back weeds, (2) blunt ville, (3) Delta 8, and (4) vaporizers?

    • Ali Garland
      February 15, 2022 @ 12:07 pm

      Hi Raymond, sorry for the late reply! I’m not sure what some of that stuff is. Blunt ville seems to be cigars…cigars are allowed on a plane, I have some more info in my post about taking a lighter on a plane. Delta 8…you have to see if it’s legal at a federal level (assuming you’re flying in the USA) because federal law is what applies to flights. If a vaporizer is similar to a vape, it should be fine, but I’m not a smoker so I’m not 100% sure. And I can’t find anything about “back weeds” other than weeds that grow in your yard, which I’m assuming isn’t what you’re asking about. But if it has to do with weed as in pot, I’d say no, that’s not legal to fly with in the US.

  7. Ryan
    December 18, 2019 @ 12:20 pm

    Read through previous Q&A, vapes are allowed on carry-on; but, if not taking a carry on and only a checked bag, can you bring vape with you on plane still on person? ( Like in jacket/pants pocket?). Got flight in few days and was wondering. Thanks for reply in advance.

    • Ali Garland
      December 18, 2019 @ 1:03 pm

      Hi Ryan! If you’re not bringing anything as a carry on bag, you can have your vape in your pocket. Just make sure it can’t accidentally turn on. Might be a good idea to disconnect the batteries to be sure. And make sure any vaping liquid you have with you abides by the liquids rule.

  8. Jb
    December 10, 2019 @ 8:10 am

    I have a 100 ml of liquid and it’s glass can I take it with me in my carry on, and I’ll instead of having it in my bag can I put with my phone when I go the Security

    • Ali Garland
      December 10, 2019 @ 11:31 am

      No, that must fit in your liquids bag. Any liquid you’re taking in your carry on bag (with the exception of prescription medicine that’s liquid) must be in containers of 3.4 ounces (100ml) or smaller, and all containers must fit in a 1 quart (1 liter) clear zip top bag. You’re allowed one liquids bag per passenger. So the size of your liquid container is fine, but it has to go in your liquids bag.

  9. Sandra
    August 17, 2019 @ 6:20 am

    Ok i have a vape with a case. And as well the Liquid that does have small amount of thc. I’m flying out of Sacramento to San Diego. Should i pack it in my suitcase or take it with me as carry on like my purse . I need it to sleep.

    • Ali Garland
      August 17, 2019 @ 11:01 am

      Hi Sandra! It comes down to legal issues with THC. If you’re in the US, it’s at a federal level, not state level, so even flying within the state of California, you have to go by federal law. Here’s some info from the TSA website: And if the liquid you’re asking about has less than the allowable amount of THC and you decide to bring it, the container must be 3.4 ounces (100ml) or smaller and fit into your liquids bag to bring it in your carry-on luggage.

  10. William Atkinson
    August 13, 2019 @ 7:57 pm

    I use CBD oil for pain. Can I bring a small amount with me on my flight.

  11. Anonymous
    August 7, 2019 @ 8:26 pm

    What if my vape is brand new still unopened in box? Can I put it in my checked luggage then?

    • Ali Garland
      August 8, 2019 @ 11:29 am

      I’m not sure I’d take that chance. Someone in the comments said they packed a vape in their checked luggage after removing the batteries (which seems to be the main safety concern) and it was still confiscated. I’m not sure if a new vape comes with batteries or not, but the people screening the checked bags might not know if your vape has batteries or not, and if the rule states that vapes aren’t allowed in checked bags, I’d be afraid they’d confiscate it no matter what. To be safe, you should only pack it in your carry on bag.

  12. James
    June 17, 2019 @ 12:43 pm

    If you have a vape in your hand luggage will it beep at all when they x-ray?

    • Ali Garland
      June 18, 2019 @ 11:33 am

      Hi James! When your luggage goes through the x-ray, the officers are looking at a screen to see what’s in your bag. If the vape looks like a weapon, they will pull your bag aside. But you’re allowed to have it, so as long as there’s nothing suspicious about it, it should be fine.

  13. Shelby
    June 12, 2019 @ 10:30 am

    I have a smok nord, it I take the top and the battery separate can I put in my check luggage, Ik in some stats vaping has different age limits. Would I be stopped at tea in California since I am under 21?.

    • Ali Garland
      June 13, 2019 @ 10:55 am

      Hi Shelby! If Calfornia’s age limit for vaping is 21 and you’re younger, it wouldn’t be legal for you to use your vape there. That probably means it’s also illegal for you to have it in your possession. As for packing it, since the batteries are the issue, taking them out should make it ok to pack the vape itself in your checked bag, but the TSA officers who screen checked baggage will most likely see it in the x-ray and go through your bag, so there’s always a chance they just decide “vapes aren’t allowed in checked bags” and confiscate it. They’re not big, so I’m not sure why you wouldn’t just pack it in your carry-on to be sure. But also, if it’s not legal for you to have a vape in CA, you might want to reconsider bringing it with you.

  14. Felicia
    June 7, 2019 @ 4:09 am

    What about cbd oil gummies,vape or oil goes under the tounge??

    • Ali Garland
      June 10, 2019 @ 3:23 pm

      Hi Felicia! I think CBD oil is still a gray area in some places. Marijuana is still illegal at a federal level in the US, so in most cases, you can’t fly with it, even within a state where it’s legal. Here’s what TSA says about medical marijuana: I don’t feel comfortable giving a definitive answer on this one, but if it was me, I don’t think I’d take the chance.

      • Justin
        June 12, 2019 @ 5:10 am

        I have a vape device that is used for THC concentrate. I’m flying from New York To Las Vegas. I wanna take the device because Vegas is a legal state. I only desire to bring the device itself, no narcotics at all. Just a vaping device that is used for THC concentrate. Any suggestions?

        • Ali Garland
          June 13, 2019 @ 10:49 am

          Hi Justin, I don’t know the ins and outs of the legal issues with vaping and THC. But there are websites out there focused just on vaping, so you’re better off looking for one of those to get your answers.

  15. Nathan
    June 5, 2019 @ 7:11 am

    So what if I take the batteries out of the vape, is it ok to bring it? Like as long as there aren’t any batteries inside it it should be fine? It is battery charged but there are no batteries in it

    • Ali Garland
      June 5, 2019 @ 3:02 pm

      Hi Nathan! You ARE allowed to have a vape with batteries in your carry-on bag. You are NOT allowed to pack it with its batteries in checked luggage. So you’re probably fine to pack it without batteries in checked luggage, but vapes are small, and it might just be better to pack it in your carry-on. Plus then you can bring the batteries for it.

      • Yoseph Abrem
        July 4, 2019 @ 8:16 pm


        • Ali Garland
          July 5, 2019 @ 1:19 pm

          I’m sorry this happened to you, but TSA is pretty clear that vapes are not allowed in checked luggage. Always pack it in your carry on.

  16. BARB
    February 8, 2019 @ 5:25 pm