Today, many airports worldwide have increased security measures and rules on what you can and cannot carry in your baggage. Every person has their own favorite food. Some passengers like packing their own food when travelling for holidays. Sometimes, it is challenging to identify which type of food and gifts will allowed through various check points. Any packed canned food such as fruits, vegetables, soup, peanut butter and sauces should not exceed three ounces. This also applies to cheese, whipping cream and yogurt.
The fact is that, most food bought at airport cabin is extremely expensive; many people prefer packing their own meal. While preparing your meal, avoid having strong odor in your food. What is ideal for you could be harmful to other persons in the plane. Remember to pack extra food to assist a friend who has nothing to eat in the plane for it is through giving that we receive blessings from God.
If you are a mother with a little baby, you can pack Soya milk, cow milk, breast milk and formula. Any sterilized water should be packed in a baby bottle. It is the responsibility of the mother to ensure that she has packed enough food and drink for the journey. Sometimes, baby food over 100 ml is allowed through various check points. If you are asked to taste the baby food for verification, do so without hesitation.
Liquids bought at the aircraft cabin cafe after passing through the security check points have been pre-screened and can be carried in the plane. This includes liquids such as wines and spirits, bottled water, fragrances and cosmetics. If you have a gift in your baggage, make sure it is not wrapped for easier checking and processing. Cake and pies are allowed in the plane but, they have to go through the check points.
Sharp objects such as folks and knives used when eating food are prohibited in the plane and you will have to use your hands when taking your food. UN pealed fruits such as mangoes, bananas and oranges are allowed in the plane but, make sure you do not exceed the required amount.
It is important to contact your airline staff members to confirm which food you may need to pack. The staff members will answer all questions regarding food. When packing your medicines and inhaler, remember to carry prescriptions from your doctor. Sometimes, there is no restriction on the number of medicine a person can carry. In every travel, make sure you carry only what you require. Always try to pack light.