The following items are NOT acceptable for transport UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES

 Alcoholic beverages

  • Beer, Wine, Spirits

 Animals, animal products, animal skins

  • Fur(s), ivory, endangered animal products

 Antiques, fine art or works of art


 Collectibles and/or irreplaceable items

  • Any item worth more than its original purchase price or that is not commonly available

 Currency or negotiable instruments

 Dangerous goods, hazardous or combustible materials

  • Aerosols & perfumes
  • Flammable liquids, nail polish, petrol, lighter fluid, flammable solids, non-safety matches
  • Gases, mace, camping gas, oxidizers, bleach, poisons, pesticides, corrosives, car batteries, lithium batteries, mercury

 Drugs / Narcotics (illegal) and pharmaceutical products


  • Detonators, fuses, grenades, mines and explosives, fireworks & flares
  • Firearms, parts thereof and ammunition

 Human remains (including ashes

 Industrial diamonds or carbons

 Medical samples

  • Diagnostic specimens, blood, urine, bodily fluids, tissue samples

 Perishable items

  • Flowers, dry ice, foodstuffs, items requiring temperature control or special handling, plants

 Plant products and plants

  • Cotton, seeds, teas, tobacco


 Precious & semi precious stones (including jewellery

 Watches & costume jewellery

This list is provided for guidance only and does not represent a fully comprehensive list of prohibited items. We strongly suggest that you check with the customs authorities of your visiting countries if you are in any doubt. If prohibited goods are packed in your luggage, World Baggage will not be held responsible for any delay, loss or damage to your luggage.