Here’s a really useful tip: Don’t wrap gifts that you’re taking on the plane or putting in your luggage; it’ll probably get unwrapped or flag you for additional screening. This graphic also has the useful data about exactly how many ounces of hand lotion and other toiletries you can take with you on the plane. Personally, I get the empty little bottles at Walmart and use them whenever I travel for shampoo, body wash, etc. Some things you simply can’t take in your carryon; they have to go in your checked bag.
Of course, the easiest way to do things (if not the cheapest) is to buy what you need at your destination. You can also factor the cost of a checked bag into your calculations; it might be cheaper to skip the bag and buy stuff at your destination. How do you handle airport security issues when you travel?
Compiled by: Travel Insurance Guide