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Old 07-11-2012, 09:52 AM
 
Location: Colorado
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Okay, probably a silly question, but does anyone know if there is a limit on how many miniature containers of whatever we're allowed to take in carry-on luggage these days?
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Old 07-11-2012, 09:59 AM
 
Location: North Idaho
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I believe the answer is however many you can fit in a 1 quart zip lock bag.

BTW, the individual container size limit is 3 oz.
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Old 07-11-2012, 10:26 AM
 
Location: Viña del Mar, Chile
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I believe the answer is however many you can fit in a 1 quart zip lock bag.

BTW, the individual container size limit is 3 oz.
correct. Remember, it is 3oz and not 3ml haha. It'd be pretty heard to measure out 3ml of everything using little pipets
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Old 07-11-2012, 10:40 AM
 
Location: Colorado
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Fine. How big is a quart-sized baggie? 6"? 8"?
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Old 07-11-2012, 10:52 AM
 
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Fine. How big is a quart-sized baggie? 6"? 8"?
It's the size of a quart
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Old 07-11-2012, 11:06 AM
 
Location: SoCal
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Fine. How big is a quart-sized baggie? 6"? 8"?
A quart-sized baggie is the "sandwich size" one.
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Old 07-11-2012, 12:45 PM
 
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Fine. How big is a quart-sized baggie? 6"? 8"?
I just measured a quart-sized Ziploc bag. It's about 7" wide x 8" long.
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Old 07-11-2012, 02:40 PM
 
Location: on an island
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I believe the answer is however many you can fit in a 1 quart zip lock bag.
That's how I operate. And I can't remember the last time the TSA asked to see it, but I always have it handy just in case. At security at our airport, there is always a recording saying "Please have it ready for inspection" but nobody ever wants to inspect it.
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Old 07-11-2012, 02:59 PM
 
Location: Toronto, Ottawa Valley & Dunedin FL
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It's definitely larger than what I think of as sandwich sized. I usually use ones that are about 7"x7.5" (sorry, mine are metric--17.7 cm x 19.5 cm).

And you can't jam them really really full--you have to be able to see the contents without problems.
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Old 07-11-2012, 08:22 PM
 
Location: Viña del Mar, Chile
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Oh, one other thing.. not sure if this affects you or not but the bottle itsself must be under 3oz. You can't have a tiny amount of something in a 4oz bottle, that wouldn't be accepted.
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