Vaping on a plane overview: Can you put e-cigarettes in your suitcase?
Can you put e-cigarette products in checked luggage? Can I bring carry-on luggage?
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Can disposable e-cigarettes be brought on board a plane?
Yes, in most cases you can bring disposable e-cigarettes on a plane. However, you cannot use it at the airport (except in designated smoking areas) and must carry it in your hand luggage. It’s also important to remember that disposable e-cigarettes contain liquid – so you’ll need to put them in a clear plastic bag at security and must make sure they’re in a leak-proof bag! It’s best to keep disposable e-cigarettes in their original packaging when traveling so security can find the ingredients list and identify the e-cigarette so you don’t get taken away.
It’s important to remember – while you can bring disposable e-cigarettes on board, you should never use them on the plane as it’s illegal.
How many disposable e-cigarettes can I bring on a plane?
According to UK government regulations, you can take vaping devices with you when traveling, but they must be carried on you at all times – you cannot put any vaping devices in your checked baggage. They also say you should check with the airline you’re flying with before traveling, as their policies may differ on which e-cigarettes you can bring and how many disposable e-cigarettes you can bring. Typically, though, you can pack around 15 to 20 disposable e-cigarettes in your carry-on (as they all need to be in a clear plastic bag to keep them safe since they contain liquid!)
Can disposable e-cigarettes be put in luggage?
In short: You can put disposable e-cigarettes in your carry-on luggage, but not in any checked luggage. Like most electronic devices, e-cigarettes often come with lithium batteries, which makes them a potential fire hazard and is why they cannot be packed in checked luggage.
Can e-cigarette cases and kits be brought on board a plane?
Yes, in most cases you can also bring e-cigarette cartridges and e-cigarette kits onto the plane. However, you still cannot use e-cigarettes at the airport (except in designated smoking areas) and must ensure you have the device with you and a refill of cartridges in your hand luggage. It’s also important to remember that pods contain liquid (if they are prefilled e-cigarette pods). This means you need to put them in a clear plastic bag at security and make sure they are sealed/put into a leak-proof container for travel (especially if you use refillable pods and plan to bring a bottle of liquid with you too) , it’s best when traveling to keep spare pods in their original packaging so security can easily find the ingredient list, as this means the pods are less likely to be confiscated.
It’s important to remember – while you can bring e-cigarettes on board, you should never use any e-cigarettes on the plane as it’s illegal.
How many e-cigarette boxes can I bring on a plane?
In short, you can travel with as many pods as you want (provided they are sealed and placed in your liquid bag at security). According to UK Government regulations, you can bring vaping devices and pods with you when traveling, but they must be carried on you at all times (so you cannot stow any pods or devices in your checked baggage). Gov.UK also advises that you Check with the airline you are flying with as each airline may have different policies regarding the types and quantities of e-cigarettes that can be carried on board.
Can you put e-cigarette pods and devices in a suitcase?
You can put e-cigarettes and charging devices in your carry-on luggage, but not in your checked luggage. The devices contain lithium batteries, which pose a potential fire hazard, and the pods also pose a risk of leaks.
How to package your e-cigarette
If you are lucky enough to have your e-cigarette on a plane, be sure to pack your e-cigarette securely. No matter where you pack your e-cigarette, be sure to read our 5 tips for packing your e-cigarette correctly.
Make sure to turn off your vaping device completely
Sleep mode won’t cut it off, make sure the device is turned off as completely as possible.
Pack spare batteries separately before placing them in hand luggage
Most e-cigarette batteries contain lithium, which can cause a short circuit if you’re not careful. That’s why it’s important to pack the batteries individually if you plan to carry any.
If you bring liquids in your hand luggage, put them in a clear plastic bag
Any liquids you plan to pack in your carry-on bag must be 100ml or less, placed in a clear plastic bag and removed when going through security.
Empty all refillable containers and containers and place them in leak-proof bags or boxes
Pressure can cause your cylinder to rupture or leak, so we recommend emptying your cylinder before traveling and storing it in your hand luggage to avoid any unpleasant surprises on arrival.