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Where to put electronics?

Moscow, Russia
posts: 520
Where to put electronics?


I'm travelling with 80L backpack and a smaller kind of shoulder bag.

2 questions

What bag would you put the mobile phone, GPS, power adaptors (two) and laptop in? I think I'll put their respective chargers/Mounts in the main back.

Would I have to put a padlock on the Backpack or would it be safe enough with the baggage Handlers?


Toronto, Canada
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1. Re: Where to put electronics?

You pack your electronic and expensive items in the small bag you keep with you on the plane.

Don't ever pack valuables, important documents or medications in hold luggage.

San Diego
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2. Re: Where to put electronics?

Do not ever give electronics to ANYONE to handle but yourself!!

Keep them with you at all times!

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3. Re: Where to put electronics?

If your bag goes missing and the airlines want to call you when they find it, the last thing you need is a phone with a flat battery.

Chargers can be very costly to replace. Keep them with you and your electronics in your carry on luggage.

If there's nothing value able in your back pack there's no need to lock it, is there?

Moscow, Russia
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4. Re: Where to put electronics?

Not now that the electronics are going in hand luggage No!! Thanks for replies

Moscow, Russia
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5. Re: Where to put electronics?

Sorry just one other question.

Your only allowed 100ml of any liquid substance like Toothpaste and face cream in hand luggage correct?

And no aerosols?

Chicago, Illinois
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6. Re: Where to put electronics?

The rules on liquids vary depending where you are flying to and from.

San Diego
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7. Re: Where to put electronics?

Yes,those rules only apply to carrying the items in your hand luggage and not if you put them into your checked bags.

Edited: 8:33 pm, October 18, 2013
Atlanta, Georgia
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8. Re: Where to put electronics?

I found a handy service at My Stuff Lost and Found where my lost mobile devices can find me.

9. Re: Where to put electronics?

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