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carry on food policy

NikkiRDH
New Arrival

I am trying to find out if there will be any issue with bringing frozen tamales in my carry on baggage? I will have 18 of them.  If anyone has any info about this, I would greatly appreciate it! Thanks!

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Re: carry on food policy

franktravel
Rising Star

You may want to check TSA here! https://bit.ly/2n8qxjh

Re: carry on food policy

NikkiRDH
New Arrival

Thank you! Yes I did see that link, but I was just a bit concerned about the quantity I am bringing, becasue it does not specify a limit, as long as it can fit under the sit in front of me, is what I understand?

Re: carry on food policy

TheMiddleSeat
Rising Star
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Liquids, gels, and batteries are the only carry-on items I can think of that have quantity limits. As long as they fit inside your allowed amount/size of carry-on baggage you’re fine.  I’m questioning why you even have tamales to travel with...I would have eaten them all right away, as soon as I got my hands on them!

 

--TheMiddleSeat

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Re: carry on food policy

DancingDavidE
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@TheMiddleSeat wrote:

Liquids, gels, and batteries are the only carry-on items I can think of that have quantity limits. As long as they fit inside your allowed amount/size of carry-on baggage you’re fine.  I’m questioning why you even have tamales to travel with...I would have eaten them all right away, as soon as I got my hands on them!

 

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A friend of mine does this also, traveling back to CA to have a giant tamale making party with the extended family and then bringing them back to Chicago.

Home airport MDW, frequent visitor to MCO to see the mouse and LAS for work, A-list and CP.

Re: carry on food policy

NikkiRDH
New Arrival

LOL Middleseat! Yes, I agree!!!  I LOOOOVE Tamales!!! (The Tamale Shop in Cave Creek, btw) but they are for my brother, mom, and dad who are in Michigan!! They can't get good tamales over there in the frozen part of the country!! I am lucky I can get them anytime : )

Re: carry on food policy

DancingDavidE
Rising Star

@NikkiRDH wrote:

I am trying to find out if there will be any issue with bringing frozen tamales in my carry on baggage? I will have 18 of them.  If anyone has any info about this, I would greatly appreciate it! Thanks!


I have a friend that does this every year, but I'll have to ask if she carries them on or more likely checks them. If it isn't liquid, then should be fine though.

Home airport MDW, frequent visitor to MCO to see the mouse and LAS for work, A-list and CP.

Re: carry on food policy

NikkiRDH
New Arrival

Thanks all!!! Looks like I am going to be fine, I contacted TSA and I am good to go!!! : )

Re: carry on food policy

TheMiddleSeat
Rising Star

@NikkiRDH Thank you for the tamale recommendation! I usually get to Phoenix a couple of times a year and will definitely check that place out. Please let me know via private message if you have any other places I need to hit up.

 

--TheMiddleSeat

Re: carry on food policy

ParSWA
New Arrival

If they only let you carry on say... 9, I'd be glad to help you out with the other 9.

 

Anything I can do to help Smiley Wink