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Laptop Check In

grp_415
New Arrival

I am moving so bringing my 3 laptops with me. Can I bring them all on my carry on luggage? Can I check one of them in?

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Re: Laptop Check In

CareforNOLA
Active Member
Solution

While the TSA officer has the ultimate decision, three laptops should not be a problem per TSA.gov.  You might be asked to turn each one on because of the number, but maybe not.  I have traveled with 2 laptops and an iPad without being asked to turn anything on.  I would be very hesitant to check one because of the tossing and handling of checked cargo.  

Good travels

Re: Laptop Check In

TheMiddleSeat
Rising Star

Do NOT check a laptop. As @CareforNOLA said carrying on should be ok.

 

--TheMiddleSeat

Re: Laptop Check In

DancingDavidE
Top Contributer

@TheMiddleSeat wrote:

Do NOT check a laptop. As @CareforNOLA said carrying on should be ok.

 

--TheMiddleSeat


Although the risk of losing a bag, or having an item go missing is very small in percentage terms, you'd need to weigh the benefit of checking it vs potential for loss.

 

Anyting worth high-dollar is recommended to carry-on, or with irreplaceable information same thing.

 

 

Home airport MDW, frequent visitor to MCO to see the mouse.