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  1. Dan
    April 26, 2022 @ 9:58 am

    Most countrys consiter pepperspray a weapon, and many places there not allowed, most places it will be confiscated, some places there will be a fine, very few places it could be prison, if only for 24 hours, but that is most likely the only place you will ever need pepperspray, and it’s still not allowed.

    • Ali Garland
      April 28, 2022 @ 3:29 pm

      Thanks Dan! I wrote this from the perspective of US travelers and TSA rules, but I’ll make it more clear that people should research the rules of the country they’re visiting if they’re flying overseas.

  2. Michele Lazaroff
    February 16, 2020 @ 10:01 pm

    I carry those eye drops that come in the individual vials in my purse. Will I need to put them in my quart bag? Same thing with small hand santizer and hand cream. Both in my purse.

    • Ali Garland
      February 17, 2020 @ 3:13 pm

      Hi Michele! Yes, eye drops, hand sanitizer, and hand cream will all need to go in your liquids bag, and they must all be in containers that are 3.4 ounces (100ml) or smaller. Once you pass through security, you can put them back in your purse if you want. Just remember if you have any connecting flights and have to go through security again, put them back in your purse. Anything liquid in your carry on bags must comply with the liquids rules, with the exception of medically necessary items, which does not include the items you’ve listed.

  3. Michelle L Callen
    January 15, 2020 @ 7:34 pm

    Is there a limit on liquid items if it is in the checked luggage and not carry on?

    • Ali Garland
      January 16, 2020 @ 2:16 pm

      Hi Michelle! For the most part, you can take as much liquid in checked baggage as you want. There are some exceptions if the liquid is in aerosol form, as stated in the article: “Toiletry-type aerosols in checked baggage must not exceed 70 oz. (68 fl. oz) total and each container must be 18 oz. (16 fl. oz.) or less.” You also are not allowed to pack lighter fluid in checked bags. Beyond that, it’s just a weight issue, so make sure if you’re bringing a LOT of liquids, your checked bag still needs to fit within your airline’s weight limit for checked luggage.

    • Ray
      May 24, 2023 @ 2:19 am

      You can’t bring anything on. We just got denied Tenactin Foot Spray! Because all areaols have a symbol that says it’s flammable if near fire. So you can’t even check it in! That’s very disappointing news that no one is ever honest about. May as well just say it…you can’t take aresol on planes. Because it says no flammable stuff. Heck if you can’t take foot spray, then you can’t take spray deodorant of any kind. Very sad

      • Ali Garland
        May 25, 2023 @ 9:33 am

        Hi Ray, I’m sorry that’s been your experience. TSA is unfortunately able to choose to ignore rules if they feel like something is dangerous, but aerosols are definitely permitted as long as they are 3.4 ounces (100ml) or smaller.