Dos and Don'ts | Things Prohibited | Things Permitted | Traveling With Disabilities

 

The following information is provided by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Although Legacy Tours endorses these views, it is not responsible for any of the changes that may occur. Visit the TSA website @ www.tsa.gov for the latest travel information.

Can it be taken on the plane?

 

Medication & Special Needs Devices

Carry-on

Checked

Braille Note-Taker, Slate and Stylus, Augmentation Devices

Yes

Yes

Diabetes - liquid or gel low blood sugar treatments, including juice - Up to 5 oz. (148ml)

Yes

Yes

Diabetes-Related Supplies/Equipment - Insulin dispensing products; jet injectors; pens; infusers; and an unlimited number of unused syringes, when accompanied by insulin; lancets; blood glucose meters; blood glucose meter test strips; insulin pumps; and insulin pump supplies. These items must be inspected to ensure prohibited items are not concealed.

Yes

Yes

Nitroglycerine pills - if properly marked with a professionally printed label identifying the medication and manufacturer's name or pharmaceutical label.

Yes

Yes

Nitroglycerine sprays - no more than 4 oz.

Yes

Yes

Ostomy Scissors - All scissors with blades four inches or less.

Yes

Yes

Prosthetic Device Tools and Appliances - including drills and drill bits, Allen wrenches, pull sleeves used to put on or remove prosthetic devices, if carried by the individual with the prosthetic device or his or her companion.

Yes

Yes

Wheelchairs with gel cushioned seats/pads.

Yes

Yes

 Makeup & Personal Items

Carry-on

Checked

Aerosol spray bottles and cans

No

Yes

All creams and lotions including Neosporin or first-aid creams and ointments, topical or rash creams and ointments, suntan lotions, moisturizers, etc.

No

Yes

Bubble bath balls, bath oils or moisturizers

No

Yes

Bug and mosquito sprays and repellents

No

Yes

Cigar Cutters

Yes

Yes

Corkscrews

Yes

Yes

Cuticle Cutters

Yes

Yes

Deodorants made of gel or aerosol

No

Yes

 Makeup & Personal Items Cont.

Carry-on

Checked

Eye drops - You are allowed to carry up to 4 oz., of eye drops with you. Volumes greater than 4 oz., are only permitted in your checked baggage.

No

Yes

Eyeglass Repair Tools - including screwdrivers.

Yes

Yes

Eyelash Curlers 

Yes

Yes

Gel-filled bras and similar prosthetics - Gel-filled bras may be worn through security screening and aboard aircraft.

Yes

Yes

Hair styling gels and spray of all kinds including aerosol

No

Yes

Hair Straightener or Detangler

No

Yes

Knitting and Crochet Needles

Yes

Yes

Knives - except for plastic or round bladed butter knives.

No

Yes

Lip gels such as Carmex or Blistex

No

Yes

Liquid lip glosses or other liquids for lips

No

Yes

Liquid bubble bath including gel or liquid filled

No

Yes

Liquid foundations

No

Yes

Liquid, gel or spray perfumes and colognes

No

Yes

Liquid sanitizers

No

Yes

Liquid soaps

No

Yes

Liquid mascara

No

Yes

Make up removers or facial cleansers

No

Yes

Mouthwash

No

Yes

Nail Clippers

Yes

Yes

Nail Files

Yes

Yes

Nail polish and removers

No

Yes

Non-prescription liquid or gel medicines like cough syrup and gel cap type pills - Up to 4 oz. of essential non-prescription liquid medications

Yes

Yes

Personal lubricants - Up to 4 oz.

Yes

Yes

Safety Razors - including disposable razors.

Yes

Yes

Saline solution - You are allowed to carry up to 4 oz., of eye drops with you. Volumes greater than 4 oz. are only permitted in your checked baggage.

No

Yes

Scissors - plastic or metal with blunt tips.

Yes

Yes

Scissors - metal with pointed tips and blades shorter than four inches in length.

Yes

Yes

Shampoos and conditioners

No

Yes

Toothpaste

No

Yes

Toy Transformer Robots

Yes

Yes

Toy Weapons - if not realistic replicas.

Yes

Yes

Tweezers

Yes

Yes

 Makeup & Personal Items Cont.

Carry-on

Checked

Umbrellas- allowed in carry-on baggage once they have been inspected to ensure that prohibited items are not concealed.

Yes

Yes

Walking Canes - allowed in carry-on baggage once they have been inspected to ensure that prohibited items are not concealed.

Yes

Yes

NOTE: Some personal care items containing aerosol are regulated as hazardous materials. The FAA regulates hazardous materials. This information is summarized at www.faa.gov.

Food & Drinks

Carry-on

Checked

All beverages

No

Yes

Baby formula and food, breast milk and other baby items - These are allowed in your carry-on baggage or personal items. You can take these through the security checkpoints and aboard your plane. However, you must be traveling with a baby or toddler. All items including formula or breast milk will be inspected. Learn more on traveling with children.

Yes

Yes

Canned or jarred goods such as soup, sauces, peanut butter, fruits, vegetables and jellies

No

Yes

Cheese in pressurized containers

No

Yes

Duty free alcohol and other items (Please see our section on Duty Free Items)

No

Yes

Gel based sports supplements

No

Yes

Jell-O's

No

Yes

Pudding

No

Yes

Whipped cream

No

Yes

Yogurt or gel like food substances

No

Yes