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Apr 16th, 2010, 09:51 AM
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Can I bring a 4oz bottle on the plane?

I know the limit is 3.4 oz, but I have a moisturizer in a 4 oz bottle. Is .6 oz more really going to make a difference and are they going to take it from me?
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Apr 16th, 2010, 09:52 AM
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Yes - TSA could take it from u. or it could be missed.
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Apr 16th, 2010, 10:23 AM
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If it's caught, it will be taken away from you. If it's not caught, then you will be able to skirt the rules. I guess it depends on how expensive and precious the moisturizer is to you. Plenty of companies sell inexpensive 3-oz bottles now so you can avoid this problem by simply moving the moisturizer into a different size bottle. Wal-Mart carries these, as do Kmart and Target and myriad other stores both online and not.
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Apr 16th, 2010, 10:23 AM
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Do you really have to ask?

They might miss it, but the rule is 3.4 oz and they will (and do) take things bigger. Find a travel bottle and move enough for your trip into.
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Apr 16th, 2010, 11:03 AM
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Last week they found me(how did that happen???sigh) with a 4 oz cologne bottle with less than 1 oz in it, she let me keep it
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Apr 16th, 2010, 11:10 AM
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But to be clear, it's the size of the bottle, so your 4 ounce bottle is a violation no matter how much is in it (unless it's empty).
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Apr 16th, 2010, 02:23 PM
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Either you want to respect the rules or you think you are entitled do as you wish.
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Apr 16th, 2010, 03:11 PM
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Very simple. Get yourself a 3 oz bottle (available everywhere -- from Walmart to Target to supermarkets to Nordstrom Rack to luggage shops) and then pour some of your moisturizer in it. A lot better than possibly losing all of it during screening.
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Apr 16th, 2010, 03:53 PM
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Oops - for some reason I didn't see Doug's post --probably just skimmed over it. But yep - that's what to do . . . .
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Apr 16th, 2010, 09:59 PM
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Well it is over the limit and against the rules. 3 oz. is the maximum allowed.

Will they find it? If they do, will they confiscate it or let you keep it? None of us can say.
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Apr 16th, 2010, 10:15 PM
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And besides -how long is the trip? 4 oz is a LOT of moisturizer. 1 oz would be more than ample for a month long trip.
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