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Travelling with Liquids, Aerosols and Gels

Duty Free purchases

Liquids, Aerosols & Gels (LAG’s) purchased from Heinemann Tax & Duty Free can be boarded on flights travelling directly to the destination.
Passengers who purchase LAG’s that exceed security limits (see General Traveller Information below) and are travelling on particular transiting* flights must have the items secured inside a STEB bag (issued by Heinemann at point of sale, a small charge may apply).
*IMPORTANT: LAG's cannot be purchased by passenger with transits through:
  • Africa
  • Europe
  • Fiji
  • South America
  • Hong Kong to USA (only)
  • Bangkok to Manila & Taiwan with a connecting DOMESTIC flight (only). For example, SYD to HKT via BKK
  • Hong Kong/Auckland with United Airlines
To avoid disappointment and inconvenience, it is advisable that passengers ensure their journey does not satisfy above if purchasing LAG’s at duty free.

General traveller information

Liquids, aerosols and gels carried in your hand-luggage on flights in and out of Australia must be carried in one transparent resealable plastic bag per each passenger.**
  • The four sides of the bag's sealed area must add up to no more than 80 cm (e.g. 20x20 cm or 15x25 cm).
  • The liquid or aerosol containers should be 100 millilitres or less (that’s about 100 grams or less)
**Carers who may carry the bag/s of the people in their care, including children.