Popular items that are carried in cabin baggage over the festive season.

Personal Items

Allowed in hand baggage?

Allowed in hold baggage?

Mince Pies

Mince Meat for Christmas pies

Christmas Pudding

Brandy Butter

Goose Fat

Cranberry Sauce


Clotted Cheese

Mulled Wine

Snow Globe (small)

Snow Globe (large)


Play Doh

Party Poppers





See notes below*

N.B. This list is not exhaustive. Items might be subject to testing.

  • British Airways allow Christmas Crackers to be checked in providing they meet the following restrictions; maximum two boxes per person, the crackers must be commercially manufactured, the crackers must be for personal use only and homemade crackers are not permitted.

  • Lufthansa, Luxair and Swiss Airlines do not permit Christmas crackers within hold luggage and hand luggage.


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