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Unexpected Items You Can Bring On A Plane

Whether you travel once every few years or once every few days for work or play, everyone has a pretty good idea of what they can't bring with them on their travels; either in their checked luggage or in their carry-on. But what about the stuff we can bring? You'd be surprised that a few items you would think are a no-go are actually allowed on most commercial flights; with some regulations of course. We go through a few unexpected items you might be shocked to know you can bring with you on your travels, should you ever need to. boeing-bins_2982982b  

Ice Skates

Ice Skates (and roller blades!) are allowed both as checked luggage or can count as a carry on; perfect for a chilly getaway. It's best to keep them in the overhead bin with the blades covered.

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Lighters

Surprisingly, personal lighters are allowed in carry-on luggage even though smoking isn't. You are, however, limited to one lighter per person

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Knitting Needles

Get your craft on during a long flight and knit to your heart's content, as knitting needles are allowed in your carry-on bag.

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Bowling Ball

Bowling balls are allowed as carry-on, just not in the overhead bin (it could fall) and it must be able to fit under your seat.

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Dry Ice

You can bring dry ice in both checked and carry on luggage as long as you follow certain guidelines. It should be in a container that allows the carbon dioxide gas to escape, and should be clearly marked "DRY ICE" followed by the allowed weight of 5 lbs for checked luggage and 4.4 lbs in carry on luggage.

2fb36e0e758ba80867cb1ccd4b4460ad7f9664fd   It's still always a good idea to get the final word from your individual airline about their rules, as a particular carrier may have their own restrictions; so call ahead should any of these items be essential to bring with you. Most importantly, pack well in one of our Rise Gear bags and enjoy your travels!