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Weird things that you can take on a plane
Posted on 05/07/2018

TransportUnited States of America

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Can you believe that airport security would confiscate liquids that exceed 100ml but not live fish in water in a transparent container? To find out a bit more about the unexpected items that are not prohibited on a plane read on!

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  • Cremated remains
    Cremated remains

    For anyone who has had to deal with the loss of a loved one and needs to take their ashes onboard then this will not be a problem. Cremated remains are allowed in carry-on luggage. However, they must be kept in a transparent container and it is essential that custom officers are able to clearly identify what is inside the container. Security offcials aim to be as respectful as possible and they will never open or sift through a crematory container. However, due to security reasons, the container will have to pass through the X-ray machine along with any other carry-on items.

  • Bowling balls
    Bowling balls

    These are allowed however the TSA advise that you should always check with your chosen airlines' restrictions. Each airline has different rules in relation to how many bowling balls you can bring in a carry-on and in some cases bowling balls have to be checked in.

  • Artificial skeleton bones
    Artificial skeleton bones

    For some reason or another Transportation Security America lets you travel with all the fake bones you wish.

  • Body armour
    Body armour

    Although body armour is allowed TSA advise passengers to pack accordingly as the final decision as to whether an item is allowed through the checkpoint belongs to officers.

  • Fresh eggs
    Fresh eggs

    Yes you can take fresh eggs on a plane. Good luck getting them to your destination in one piece though!


Many of us think we know exactly what we cannot carry with us. However, there may be a few things you might've thought could never pass but are actually not prohibited. With the help of 'Transportation Security Administration' we have compiled a list of a few of the items that you never would have thought of were allowed.