The following items are routinely prohibited from carriage by commercial contractors: 

  • Ammunition (all kinds) and explosives (including fireworks).
  • Currency or currency instruments.
  • Cigarettes, tobacco or tobacco products.
  • Drugs of any kind.
  • Firearms, including antique weapons, air rifles and air pistols.
  • Flammable materials, e.g. paints, dyes, matches, solid fuel, methylated spirits.
  • Motor vehicles, including motor cycles and mopeds, internal combustion engines, or any part thereof, other than engines of go-karts, small outboard motors or motor mowers.
  • Perishable foodstuffs.
  • Wines or spirits, beer or other alcoholic drink.
  • Tea, Coffee or Cocoa.
  • Bulbs, plants and parts thereof including trees, certain logs and timber, shrubs, fruit, raw vegetables, potatoes, lettuce seeds, tomato seeds and peas for sowing.
  • Any items, which if it escapes or leaks from its container, could contaminate the baggage.
  • Compressed gas and aerosol containers of all types, including gas table lighters, sub aqua charged compressed air bottles, hair sprays etc.
  • Offensive or irritating materials.
  • Oxidising materials, i.e. bleaching agents, peroxide and potassium.
  • Poisonous substances.
  • Indecent or obscene books, magazines, films or any other indecent or obscene articles.
  • Radio equipment including personal stereos unless power packs or batteries have been removed.
  • Items derived from rare species including certain furs, ivory and articles made from reptile leather.

Maker sure that your baggage is compliant!