Can electronic cigarettes be taken on a plane?
Electronic cigarettes can be taken on a plane through security. Generally speaking, electronic cigarettes are allowed on planes.
Items that are not allowed on planes include gels, sprays, knives, screwdrivers, lighters, matches, etc. as well as items such as mineral water and creams.
Electronic cigarette devices usually contain a battery, so it is recommended to carry them with you.
It should be noted that smoking electronic cigarettes is also prohibited in smoking-restricted areas such as airports and airplanes, just like regular cigarettes.
Electronic cigarette devices can only be carried on board or placed in carry-on luggage, and cannot be placed in checked luggage. The lithium batteries contained in electronic cigarette devices should comply with relevant requirements for air transport. Lithium-ion batteries with a rated energy of no more than 100Wh may be used, and the lithium content of lithium metal batteries must not exceed 3g. If it is for an electronic cigarette device, the e-liquid should be placed in a clear, re-sealable plastic bag and the total volume should not exceed 100ml.
Can e-liquid be brought on board a plane? How much e-liquid can be brought?
Yes, e-liquid can be brought on board a plane. E-liquid is a liquid item and is mainly sold in the form of cartridges in China. The e-liquid capacity is usually indicated on the cartridge, and most of them are around 2ml, which is allowed to be brought on board.
Additional information: rules on what you can and can't carry in your hand baggage and hold luggage on an aircraft.
There are restrictions on the amount of liquids you can take in your hand luggage. If possible, pack liquids in your hold baggage (luggage that you check in).
All drinks, including water;
Liquid or semi-liquid foods, for example soup, jam, honey and syrups,
Cosmetics and toiletries, including creams, lotions, oils, perfumes, mascara and lip gloss,
Sprays, including shaving foam, hairspray and spray deodorants,
Pastes, including toothpaste,
Gels, including hair and shower gel,
Contact lens solution,
Any other solutions and items of similar consistency.
If you do take liquids in your hand luggage:
Containers must hold no more than 100ml;
Containers should be in a single, transparent, resealable plastic bag, which holds no more than a litre and measures around 20cm by 20cm;
Contents must fit comfortably inside the bag so it can be sealed;
The bag must not be knotted or tied at the top
You’re limited to one plastic bag per person
You must show the bag at the airport security point
Liquids in containers larger than 100ml generally can’t go through security even if the container is only part full. There are some exemptions.