Tips and information for your Florida vacation
you can't take with you on your trip
items are classed as dangerous goods, and are not allowed
firearms or replica weapons, including toys
blade knives or other implements with more than three-inch
flares, fireworks, toy gun caps or non-safety matches
of any type, including compressed cylinders, tear gas,
mace or camping gas
materials such as paints, thinners, lighter fuel, petrol
or fire lighters
weedkillers or insecticides
including car batteries or mercury
or radioactive materials
you carry any of these items with you they are liable to
be confiscated at the airport and given to the handling
agent or security personnel. It will then be your responsibility
to arrange for the safe return of the items when you come
back from your holiday.
What you can take with you
can take the following items onto the aircraft:
and spirits in containers up to five litres
or toiletries (including aerosols) in containers up
to 500ml or 500g each - up to a total of two litres
or two kilograms
hair curlers (one per person), as long as the safety
cap is fitted at all times (but refills cannot be taken
matches or one lighter, which uses absorbed liquid or
liquefied gas fuel (but refills cannot be taken with
if you plan to carry any unusual items for medical needs
or sporting activities, contact the airport in advance.
There may be a charge for the carriage of some items. As
a general rule you should carry any medication in your hand
luggage but all other items should be packed and placed
in the aircraft hold.
telephones in Florida - Top tips!
US telephone system is different than that of most other
countries, if you don't know what to look for, you can spend
a lot of money on telephone fees. If necessary to make a
call from a public phone box use a credit card as opposed
to coins, if this isn't possible use a call box owned by
a major service provider like Southern/Pacific Bell or Bell
Atlantic as many phones operated by private concessionaries
charge exorbitant rates.
Telephone cards are also available in the US they are sold
in many gas stations, drug stores at at newstands and come
in denominations of $5, $10 or $20.
allowance and packing