Travel Tip of the Day: E-Cigarettes Now Forbidden in Checked Luggage

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We recently featured a tip about flying with batteries—and how the FAA has urged airlines to tell passengers not to bring them in their checked luggage due to a risk of explosion. The latest news is that a new rule will forbid e-cigarettes and similar electronic smoking devices from all checked luggage, period. You can still bring them in your carry-on, but charging them in flight will also be forbidden.

“The rule goes into effect within the next two weeks,” says the LA Times, who has more on the news here.

 

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