There is a lot of regulation about what you can and cannot carry in your hand luggage when you travel by plane. Moreover, the rules change sometimes in response to attacks or terrorism. The question we answer in this article is: can you bring your beard trimmer in your carry on when you fly?
Are beard trimmers allowed on airplanes?
TSA rules: your hand baggage must not contain any items with which you can injure someone.
This is not possible with an electric beard trimmer and is therefore not considered dangerous by airlines in the United States.
TSA has stated clearly on their official website that you can bring your beard trimmers and electric razors in your carry on. Beard trimmers and electric razors are considered “Household” items and cannot cause injuries so they are not considered a dangerous object.
You can simply take your beard trimmer in your carry on with you on the plane. You can always double check on TSA’s regulation on what you can bring before you go.
Here is a list of some other items you can and cannot bring in your carry on: (Source: TSA)
- Electric Razor (Beard Trimmers): Allowed
- Hair Clippers: Allowed
- Nail Clippers: Allowed
- Scissors: Allowed
- Disposable Razor: Allowed
- Razor-Type Blades: Not Allowed
- Safety Razor With Blades: Not Allowed
Razor Type Blades and Safety Razor with Blades can not be allowed on the carry on, but you can check them in with your baggages and claim them after you landed.
Special Instructions for Razor Blades
You cannot keep a razor in your carry-on with its blade regardless of the size. This is because anyone can easily access the sharp item and cause harm. You can only keep the device in carry-on without a blade.
- A classic razor knife is not allowed, because it can serve as a stabbing weapon. Would you like to take this type of knife, then it can be your regular luggage carried in the luggage compartment of the aircraft.
- Safety and disposable razors in a holder are allowed in carry on luggage.
- However, be prepared that you are not allowed to put a large amount of shaving cream in your hand luggage, as this is seen as a liquid.
How to Pack a Beard Trimmer
You should pack a beard trimmer securely within a shaving kit when flying with it. However, the better option is to keep the device in your carry-on bag. Besides that, keeping the trimmer in original packaging is also suitable.
Make sure the beard trimmer cannot go on & off in your hand luggage. Good packaging is always useful; the original packaging is recommended but you could always stuff it in a pair of shoes or socks.
Can I carry electric shaver in hand luggage?
You can carry an electric shaver in your hand luggage if the device contains cartridges. The TSA also permits you to have batteries for the item in your carry-on bag. An electric shaver is allowed in checked bags too.
No blade allowed. If you have disposable razors or replacement blades, they can go in both your carry-on and checked bags. If you have a straight razor, they can also be packed in one of your bags.
Can I bring a hair clipper on a plane?
Yes! Hair clippers are also allowed in your carry-on luggage. Hair clippers, like other electric razors are allowed by the TSA. Your beard trimmer is allowed in flight, but so are other general hair clippers. That means you can also bring your Manscaped on a plane! The TSA will allow your trimmer in luggage on your flight, but you should be sure to check with the local restrictions for your destination on international flights.
Can I take a Gillette razor in my hand luggage?
Can you bring a Gillette razor with you on an airplane? Yes, they can bring their own blades and accessories with them. Each passenger may carry liquids, gel or aerosols in travel-sized containers that are 3.4 ounces or more.
Can I take deodorant on plane?
Stick deodorant is fine in any size. However, most deodorants should be in containers that are no larger than 3.4 ounces. You can also take these razors on a plane if you travel in carry-on luggage. Make sure that they’re covered so that they’re not accidentally cut on you.
Does deodorant count as a liquid?
Stick deodorants are not considered liquids and are instead considered aerosols or gel packs. In addition, gel or spray deodorants do count toward the security checkpoint’s liquids limit. The 3-1-1 Rule by the Transportation Security Administration allows carry-on bag holders to bring 1 to 1 quart-sized containers of various cosmetic products into the checkpoint.
What size shaving cream can I take on a plane?
All your shaving creams, gels, and lotions are to be placed in one single quart-sized ziplock plastic bag for carry-on bags. Solid food items such as fruits, vegetables, and meat can be transported in carry-on or checked bags. These items should not be placed in containers that are larger than 3.4 oz.
Can I take tweezers in hand luggage?
Although it’s not allowed to carry them on board, tweezers can be packed in hand luggage and taken to a plane by passengers. Since toothpaste is usually sold in the liquid or gel form, the size of the tube is limited to 6 ounces.
Does 7kg carry-on include handbag?
The 7kg carry-on allowance is spread across two separate pieces of luggage cabin. This allowance helps keep the prices low for budget airlines. Most toiletries and cosmetics are not allowed in carry-on bags. However, larger containers or liquids are restricted in all bags.