SEPTEMBER 01 - 03, 2010 | MANILA HOTEL
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Airport Guidelines

To increase your safety, there are new rules about taking liquids, aerosols and gels on flights into and out of the Philippines

NEW RULES FOR TAKING LIQUIDS, AEROSOLS AND GELS THROUGH SECURITY ONTO INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC FLIGHTS

Are your liquids, aerosols and gels 100ml or less?

  • Liquids, aerosols and gels include items such as drinks, creams, perfumes, sprays, gels, toothpaste, lipstick, lip balm and similar substances

 ITEMS ALLOWED

ITEMS OVER 100ml NOT ALLOWED

Empty Containers

  • Empty containers such as flasks or mugs

Cosmetics and Toiletries

  • Sanitary towels and tampons
  • Talcum powder
  • Contact lenses and contact lens solutions

Food

  • Sandwiches
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Other solid foods

Baby Products

  • Empty containers such as empty bottles, beakers or flasks
  • Baby milk
  • Sterilized baby water
  • Baby juice
  • Baby products in liquid, gel, or paste form
  • Baby food powder

Medicines

  • Essential prescribed medication
  • Essential non-prescribed medication (e.g. cough syrup)
  • Insulin
  • Medicated devices

Drinks

  • Any drinks in cans, bottles, plastic containers, etc.

Liquid Cosmetics and Toiletries

All cosmetics and toiletries in liquid-gel form,

for example:

  • Fragrance and perfume
  • Creams
  • Liquid foundations and lip gloss
  • Mascara
  • Toothpaste
  • All products in pressurized containers e.g. hairspray and shaving foam/gel
  • Deodorants

Food

Any liquid-based food products in packets, tubes, plastic or tin containers, for example:

  • Jams and syrups
  • Sauces
  • Pastes
  • Yoghurts
  • Soups (carton or otherwise)
  • Stews or curry
  • Medical devices

BEFORE CHECKING IN
• Sort through any liquids, aerosols and gels that you plan to take with you on your flight. If possible, do this before you leave for the airport.
• All liquids, aerosols and gels that you intend to take in y our carry-on baggage must be in containers 100ml in volume or smaller. (this is about equal to 100gm in weight.)
• Any containers larger than 100ml will need to be packed into your check-in baggage or left behind.
• Partially filled containers larger than 100ml will not be accepted.
• Place the containers that you want to take in your carry-on baggage into a transparent, resealable plastic bag.
• The bag must be no greater than one-liter in your size, for example 20x20cm or 15x25cm. You can purchase these bags at most supermarkets.
•The plastic bag should close comfortably when full. If it does not, you will need to remove some items. Only one bag per person is allowed.
• Keep this bag accessible in your carry-on baggage. You will need to show it to security screening staff.

CHECK-IN
• If the items are greater than 100ml place them in your check-in luggage
• There are no new restrictions on what you can pack into your check-in baggage

CARRY-ON
If you want to take items through the screening point make sure:
• Each item is 100ml or less
• All items fit in a transparent, one-liter bag
• The bag is sealed
• Only one bag per person is allowed

SECURITY
• Proceed to the screening point
• Present the plastic bag with your other carry-on baggage
• At the screening point, you must surrender any liquids, aerosols or gels greater than 100ml that you still have with you, including duty free. These items will be destroyed.
• Security staff may ask proof of need for any medicines you are carrying, such as matching the name on your prescription medication to you boarding pass.
• Please remove bulky overcoats
• You may be also subject to a random frisk search. This is in addition to the explosive trace detection process already in place.