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Hand Baggage Restrictions

We want you to have the most stress free holiday possible, which is why we have created this handy guide so you can pack with confidence knowing what to take and what to leave at home.

Liquids

You are allowed to take liquids, gels and pastes of 100mls or less in your hand baggage. These items need to be contained within a small, transparent re-sealable plastic bag, which will have to be removed from your hand baggage and x-rayed separately. 

Plastic bags must not exceed one litre capacity per passenger – which is around half the size of a standard A4 piece of paper and it must be sealable.

Liquids include:

  • Water and other drinks, soups, syrups

  • Creams, lotions and oils

  • Perfumes

  • Lipsticks

  • Sprays and Gels

  • Contents of pressurised containers, including shaving foam, other foams and deodorants

  • Pastes, including toothpaste

  • Liquid-solid mixtures

  • Mascara

  • Any other item of a similar consistency

If you are unsure on any of the liquid, gels or pastes restrictions then just pack them into your suitcase when you check-in your hold luggage.

You will be able to buy liquids such as drinks and perfumes in an airport shop after going through security or on-board our planes. Remember if they are sold in a special sealed bag, don’t open it before they are screened otherwise the contents may be confiscated at the security checkpoint.

Dangerous Objects

Sharp, bladed or blunt instruments which are capable of being used to cause serious injury are not permitted in hand/cabin baggage. This includes loose razor blades, knives and scissors with blades of more than 6cm, drills, screwdrivers, chisels, saws, clubs, bats and bars.

Flammable, Corrosive and Explosive Substances

Most flammable, explosive, corrosive and toxic substances are completely prohibited from any flight, including acids, bleaches, peroxide, phosphorous, fertilizers, weed killers and insecticides.

Large Electrical Items and Laptops

Laptops, tablets and other complex items of electrical equipment must be removed from hand luggage and screened separately through security control.

Medicine and Baby Food

You can carry medicines and dietary requirements including baby foods in your hand luggage for use during the flight. This includes sterilised water (this must be in a baby bottle). These items will need to be screened separately through security control.

You can take prescription medication in containers over 100ml through security, provided that you have a prescription or doctors note for the medication.