Batarangs are the gift that keeps on giving. If someone isn’t throwing them at pursuing Police cars in Seattle then someone is trying to bring a couple onto a plane in their carry-on bags. The TSA would like you to know that isn’t going to happen if they have anything to say about it. It seems like a no-brainer, if you can’t bring a knife in your carry-on bag, (pack those in the checked bags) then why would anyone think they could bring a sharpened Batarang? It happens so much that it’s easy to find multiple pictures on the TSA Instagram account in about five minutes.
Unless you’re looking to get the Full Cavity Search treatment, just pack those Batarangs in your checked luggage. If you’re not planning to check any bags, just mail it home. Don’t try to bring it onboard, you’ll just lose it.
#TSAGoodCatch – Batarangs are becoming more and more common and it’s important that you know they’re prohibited in carry-on bags. They can be placed in your checked baggage along with your grapple gun, bat-saw, collapsible bat-sword, and other utility belt items. These were discovered in a carry-on bag at the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).
Those are just a few of the Batarangs confiscated, there are a ton of other blades, guns, and various other weapon-like props that get taken every day across the country. The TSA sent this out to SDCC 2016 convention attendees reminding them that these types of souvenirs must be checked or mailed home and won’t be allowed in carry-on bags.
If you’re currently at @Comic_con International in San Diego, you may want to take a couple of minutes to read our latest blog post if you’re traveling home via commercial aircraft. Our officers have been screening outgoing #ComicCon travelers at the San Diego International Airport (SAN) for over a decade now, and we’ve gained some valuable tips from them that could really help ease your screening experience. Learn what not to pack and the best way to get your collectables home by clicking on the URL in our bio. #TSATravelTips #SDCC2016
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