Dry Ice in Carry on.

Old Feb 16, 12, 12:00 pm
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Dry Ice in Carry on.

We travel often with Gracie our 12 pound dog.She is on a frozen raw meat diet. Last trip I packed enough food for 4 days in the bottom of an igloo quart insulated drink jug. I filled the rest of the jug with dry ice, and screw on the top. Maybe 6 to 8 ounces. TSA agent spotted it in my carry on bag and asked about it. I said it was dry ice and dog food. Not a liquid.
He looked puzzled and went back to discuss with his supervisor. After researching they came back and told me Gracie could bring up to 5 pounds of dry ice in the cabin, on future trips.

5 pounds is a lot.
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Old Feb 16, 12, 12:08 pm
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Yes. Yes it is.
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Old Feb 16, 12, 12:18 pm
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And it's OK to travel with it.
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Old Feb 16, 12, 12:44 pm
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Originally Posted by Allan38103 View Post
And it's OK to travel with it.
Yep, 5 pounds in your carry on bag is okay.
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Old Feb 17, 12, 6:46 am
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I wonder what the logic is behind the 5 pound rule?
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Only a terrorist would carry 5.1 pounds of dry ice. DUH.

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I wonder what the logic is behind the 5 pound rule?
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Old Feb 17, 12, 8:44 am
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Originally Posted by armattheus View Post
Only a terrorist would carry 5.1 pounds of dry ice. DUH.
^ Everyone knows that LOL
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