When it comes down to bringing things on an airplane, there are so many questions that travelers generally have, when it comes down to what you can, and can’t bring. Since there’s a good chance that you’re going to want to bring food on an airplane, I wanted to show you what you can, and can’t bring on board.
If the food is of a liquid substance, you will find that you will more than likely want to check it in. The TSA only allows you to bring in liquids under 3 ounces, which isn’t all that much in the first place. Granted, you can place these items in your checked in baggage, but if you want to bring it into your carry on, you’re going to be more than likely denied at the checkpoint.
Besides liquids, there are other items that may fall into the category, such as the following:
- Dips such as chip, veggie, etc.
- Spreads such as butter, peanut butter, jelly.
- Items such as gravy, dressing.
- Oil, dressings, vinegars.
- Any type of soups.
Basically, what you’re going to want to do is look at it like a liquid. A rule that I usually follow is that if you have to question it, there’s a good chance that the TSA is going to question it as well.
Now, you can bring any food, or substance on the airline, as long as you check it in at the gate. So, if you want to bring a pie to Grandma’s party this Thanksgiving, you can, but make sure that you check it again.
While food can be a pain in the butt, most of the time, you’re going to find out that it is going to best to buy your items, as well as make your food, once you get to your destination. You will also find that if this doesn’t suit you right, you can always ship it ahead of time as well.
To get more information on TSA guidelines when it comes down to food, you can view it here.