Entertainment And Leisure
Written by Dale Richardson - Updated: June 23, 2023
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If you’re planning to travel soon, you’re likely trying to navigate the increasingly-complicated travel restrictions that airlines require. The specific focus for today’s article is travelling with electronics – can you use a portable DVD player on an aeroplane? What about banned carry-on items? There are a lot of really small things that often get missed, so I figured it was time to put together a little list. After all, you don’t want to have your prized copies of old DVDs to be confiscated, do you?
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Today’s topic is going to be quick and easy. We’re discussing travel do’s and don’ts, so let’s just hop right in, yeah?
While there are general guidelines and rules in place for this, your mileage will vary based on where you’re flying to, where you’re coming from, and with whom you’re flying.
There are two things to take into account before bringing a portable DVD player along for the trip:
So can you use a portable DVD player on an aeroplane? More likely than not, yes. Just be sure to do your homework before departing and you’ll be golden.
This is something that is surprisingly complicated and often outright confusing. As the years have gone on, travel agencies worldwide have begun to crack down on specifics of what you can and cannot travel with. So what isn’t okay to bring on a plane carry-on?
This is a super short and sweet answer (you’re welcome).
In short – yes, you can pack a DVD player in your checked or carry-on luggage.
While there are some exceptions to this, the general rule of thumb is that if it can be scanned in security, it can come onboard.
And that’s about that! Travelling can be confusing and a bit wild at times, but we’ve hopefully clarified things a bit for you. The basic rule of thumb to follow is to use common sense; if you wouldn’t want a stranger to bring any of these items into your home, chances are that you can’t bring it on a plane.
While the liquids, gels, and pastes are a frustrating exception to this, the truth of the matter is that most countries and airlines take the approach of “better safe than sorry” – and can you really blame them?
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