But did you know these 12 bizarre items are actually allowed in the cabin? Items listed on the UK Civil Aviation (CAA) and gov.uk. The CAA note that Passengers must contact their airline in advance for clarification of the regulations, or when planning to travel with dangerous goods that require the airline’s approval when indicated. Photos are for illustrative purposes only.
No more than 2.5 kg per person. Used to pack perishables that are not dangerous goods. The package must permit the release of carbon dioxide gas. Allowed in hold and luggage: Yes. Airline approval required: Yes.
Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: Yes. Allowed on ones person: Yes. Christmas crackers must be in their original retail packaging. Note: Check with your airline as some forbid passengers to carry Christmas crackers.
You can take hair curlers containing a gas cartridge in hand or hold luggage as long as the safety cover is fitted at all times. You must not take separate gas cartridges on board.
Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: No. The CAA states that no more than one box of matches per person is allowed and they need to be intended for use by an individual.
Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: Yes.
Allowed in hold and luggage: Yes. Specimens of mammals, reptiles, fish and other invertebrates must comply with Special Provision A180 of the Technical Instructions. You must contact the airline prior to travel.
New camping stoves with no fuel attached. Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: Yes. You need to bear in mind that if the stove is used during your travels, you may not carry it on any subsequent flight.
Avalanche rescue backpack containing a cylinder of compressed non-flammable non-toxic gas. Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: Yes. Allowed on ones person: No. Airline approval required: Yes.