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Going through security with following items needed for kids

Old Jun 17, 19, 7:37 am
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Going through security with following items needed for kids

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Traveling this weekend from JFK with first time with kids - 3 1/2 and 1 1/2 years old. (Ageda-city)

Question - we have some items we want to make sure we can bring through security with no issues:

- EpiPen (in case of allergic reaction)
- Kids liquid Benedryl
- Diaper bag - can this be exempt as a 2nd carryon with no issues? My wife will have another carryon


Thanks!
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Old Jun 18, 19, 2:51 am
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Originally Posted by elg26 View Post
HI

Traveling this weekend from JFK with first time with kids - 3 1/2 and 1 1/2 years old. (Ageda-city)

Question - we have some items we want to make sure we can bring through security with no issues:

- EpiPen (in case of allergic reaction)
- Kids liquid Benedryl
- Diaper bag - can this be exempt as a 2nd carryon with no issues? My wife will have another carryon


Thanks!
for the medication, not sure.
However for the diaper bag, it's better to check the airline: they each have their own rule. So while security will definitely let you pass, it's not sure you can have the other carryon. Having flown a lot with our kids, generally a kid is also allowed a carryon on board.
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Old Jun 18, 19, 10:46 am
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Epipens are explicitly allowed. You might want to mention it to a TSO before sending the bag through the x-ray.

If the Benadryl is 3.4 fl oz or less it can go through like any other liquid that's 3.4oz or less. If it's over 3.4oz, you'll need to tell a TSO about it and you might want to bring a doctor's note saying that it's medically necessary.

TSA won't care how many carryons you have. That's purely an airline question. I think most airlines treat a diaper bag the same as any other bag of a similar size.
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Old Jun 18, 19, 12:19 pm
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Originally Posted by themicah View Post
Epipens are explicitly allowed. You might want to mention it to a TSO before sending the bag through the x-ray.

If the Benadryl is 3.4 fl oz or less it can go through like any other liquid that's 3.4oz or less. If it's over 3.4oz, you'll need to tell a TSO about it and you might want to bring a doctor's note saying that it's medically necessary.

TSA won't care how many carryons you have. That's purely an airline question. I think most airlines treat a diaper bag the same as any other bag of a similar size.
Thank you! Very helpful.
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