Do You know: About the things You Can Pack in Your Check-in And Carry-on Baggage!

We all know from where to book our flight tickets, which hotel will be best for staying, which airlines should we board, but what generally we lack at is what material we should pack in our checked-in and carry-on luggage. Right? And we always search on Google before packing our bags. At least I do this almost in my every packing. So, to make this job easy I have collected all the necessary elements which you can take in checked-in and carry-on luggage. Hope this will help you:

Carry-on Bag:


These are prohibited in check in bags. Passengers can carry consumer-type batteries and portable battery-powered electronic device for their own personal use in carry-on baggage. More, batteries allowed in a carry-on bag includes dry cell alkaline batteries, dry cell rechargeable batteries, lithium-ion batteries and nonspillable wet batteries limited to 12 volts and 100-watt hours per battery.

Knitting Needles:

These are allowed in carry-on bags with exception of circular thread cutters or any cutter with a concealed blade. TSA suggests that you carry wooden or plastic needles over metal needles.


You can carry gifts on board but generally, the TSA unwrap the gift in order to check inside. So it is advisable to keep the gift unwrapped till you reach the destination.


All prescribed medication can be carried on board the aircraft. Medicines of more than 100ml, including liquid dietary foodstuffs and inhalers will not be allowed in carry-on bag. Medical equipment screened separately.

Expensive items:

Jewelery, currency should always be carried with you provided they meet the security regulation.


Checked-in Bag:

Small tools:

Tools like screwdrivers, wrenches and pliers are permitted in check-in only if they are seven inches or less in length. They should be packed securely wrapped.

Sharp Objects:

Knives, meat cleavers, razor and Scissors with blades shorter than 4 inches are allowed in checked-in luggage. Circular thread cutters are prohibited by TSA but you can keep it in checked luggage. Nail clippers are good to go in flights.


Pepper spray and mace spray are not allowed in carry-on baggage. But you can take it in check-in luggage that to be only up to 118ml i.e. four ounces in order to safety mechanism to prevent accidental discharge. If the spray canister contains over 2% by mass of tear gas (CS or CN) then these will not be allowed in checked-in too.


Passengers may pack up to 5 liters of adult beverages in a sealable bottle or flask, provided the alcohol content does not exceed 70% in check-in baggage.


Well-packaged ammunition and well-packaged, unloaded firearms, BB guns, compressed-air guns, pellet guns, starter pistols, and replicas can be put in your checked luggage, but they must be declared at check-in. Ask your airline about specific rules and regulations.

Matches and Lighter:

Passengers may carry on common lighters and one pack of safety matches. No matches except safety matches are permitted in checked baggage.

Baby Needs:

 Baby formula, breast milk, juice, gel- or liquid-filled teethers, and canned, jarred, or processed baby food are permitted on board the airplane if a baby or a small child is traveling. These items must be declared to screeners before going through security and are subject to additional screening.

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