Luggage

F.A.Q.

Restricted baggage items

What amount of cash, cigarettes and alcohol can I carry in my baggage?

The amount of alcohol and tobacco products purchased or carried for personal use is not restricted while travelling within the EU. Each country may set its restrictions on the amount of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages for personal use. It is highly recommended to contact the airport customs with regard to this issue by dialling (+370 460) 48136

What amount of medicines can I take onboard?

You can take small amounts of prescription and over-the-counter medicines for personal use, such as painkillers, medication for fever, digestive disorders, malaria, contraceptive pills, etc., in your hand luggage. We recommend you to take a prescription or a medication passport for prescription medicines. Insulin is considered a vital liquid drug, thus, the 100 ml limitation for liquid allowed as hand luggage is not applied. Please contact the airport customs with regard to the transportation of medicines as hand or checked baggage by dialling +370 460 48136

Is there a VAT refund service (Tax Free) at the airport?

This service is provided by the airport customs office.

What restrictions apply on food?

Here you can find all the necessary information on the transportation of animal and plant products, dietary supplements, etc. by air: http://vmvt.lt/?language=en

Whom should I contact regarding the transportation of my pet?

You should first contact the airline, which you chose to travel with. For further information on pet transportation please call the State Food and Veterinary Service at +370 52739042. Also read the regulations on pet transportation at: http://vmvt.lt/animal-health/travelling-pets?language=en

Checked baggage

Can I bring canned foods in checked baggage?

Yes, you can.

Can I carry jam or pickled vegetables in checked baggage?

Yes, you can.

Can I carry car parts in checked baggage?

Yes, you can, if the part has not been used as a vehicle fuel system component (it was not in contact with combustible materials, e.g. fuel, grease, oil).

Can I carry weights in checked baggage?

Yes, you can.

Can I take a knife in checked baggage?

Yes, you can.

Can I bring tradesman's tools (screwdrivers, pincers, chisels, etc.) in checked baggage?

Yes, you can.

Can I carry toy guns (pistols, bows, slingshots, swords, etc.) in checked baggage?

Yes, you can.

Can I carry sparklers in checked baggage?

Sparklers are prohibited in both hand luggage and checked baggage.

Can I leave my baggage at the airport?

You cannot leave your baggage at the airport unattended. It might be taken by the aviation security officer for examination.

Hand luggage

Can I take cosmetics in hand luggage?

You can have containers, including cosmetics, the volume of which does not exceed 100 ml in your hand luggage; all containers have to fit in one 1 l resealable plastic bag. Look for plastic bags at check-in desks at the airport's terminal or next to a passenger check post.

What size a 1 l resealable bag should be?

A 1 litre resealable plastic bag should not be bigger than 20 x 20 cm.

What substances are considered liquids?

Substances or products in the form of liquids, aerosols or gels, i.e. pastes, lotions, liquid/solid mixtures, the contents of pressurised containers, e.g. toothpaste, hair gel, shampoo, drinks (water, juice, lemonade and other beverages), soups, mayonnaise, yoghurt, syrups, perfume, shaving foam and other similar products are considered liquids.

Can I carry food in hand luggage?

Solid foods can be carried in both hand luggage and checked baggage. All liquids (e.g. yoghurt, juice) carried in hand luggage must be in containers not exceeding 100 ml. All liquids must be placed into a single 1 l bag. All liquids (excluding medicines, baby food and liquids in safe disposable bags) which exceed 100 ml must be carried in checked baggage.

Can I take honey in hand luggage?

You can bring honey of any consistency in your hand luggage.

What amount of food/liquids for infants can be carried in hand luggage?

Legal acts do not provide for a specific amount of infant food which a passenger may carry in hand luggage. You can take as much food as it is required for the entire trip (the remaining part should be kept in checked baggage). Aviation security employees are entitled not to allow the carriage of excessive amount in case it is considered that there is more liquid food than required for the trip.

Can I take car parts in hand luggage?

Yes, you can, if the part has not been used as a vehicle fuel system component (it was not in contact with combustible substances, e.g. fuel, grease, oil). Please contact Aviation security division by phone +370 46 048402 for specific details of the shipment.

Can I carry canned foods in hand luggage?

It is not allowed to carry canned foods kept in liquid.

Can I bring jam or pickled vegetables in hand luggage?

It is not allowed to carry jam or pickled vegetables in hand luggage because these products are considered liquids.

Can I carry medicines in hand luggage?

There are no restrictions for solid medicines (e.g. tablets, powder medicines) in your hand luggage. Liquid medicines can be carried in hand luggage in containers not exceeding 100 ml. You can take as many containers as you can fit into a 1 litre resealable plastic bag (you can put liquid cosmetics, contact lens solution, cough medications, etc. into it). You are allowed to carry liquid medicines exceeding 100 ml in your hand luggage when the medicines are required for your trip and are prescribed (a passenger must present a prescription indicating the name of medicine and the surname of the passenger to whom the medicine has been prescribed to an aviation security officer). You have to take out liquid medicines exceeding 100 ml from your hand luggage before security screening and show them to an aviation security officer.

What amount of liquid injection medicine can I carry in hand luggage?

Legal acts do not provide for a specific amount of injection medicine which a passenger can carry in hand luggage but aviation security staff will only allow such amount onboard which is required for the entire trip (the remaining medicine should be put into checked baggage). A passenger must evaluate how much medicine will be required during the trip and provide an aviation security officer with a logical explanation, e.g. a passenger is flying from Lithuania to London (an aviation security officer sees it in the boarding pass presented at the airport) but the passenger will further fly from London to Beijing; therefore, when carrying a larger amount of medicine the passenger must present a proof of a longer trip to the aviation security officer, i.e. a boarding pass for the flight London - Beijing, etc.

Can I bring weights in hand luggage?

It is not allowed to bring weights in hand luggage but you can carry them in your checked baggage.

Can I carry a knife in hand luggage?

You can carry a knife in your hand luggage if its blade is not longer than 6 cm, it unfolds easily (it does not open automatically) and it is not sharpened on both ends.

Can I bring tradesman's tools (screwdrivers, pincers, chisels, etc.) in hand luggage?

Tradesman's tools can be carried in hand luggage if their blade or shaft is not longer than 6 cm. You can bring tradesman's tools with any blade or shaft in checked baggage.

Can I carry lighters or matches in hand luggage?

You can carry a box of regular matches or a regular lighter on your person only (e.g. in your pocket, not your hand luggage or bag). You can bring a Zippo lighter on your person only if the fluid in it is absorbed, i.e. there is a wick in the lighter.

Can I bring lighter fluid and liquid gas cartridges?

It is forbidden to carry lighter fluid and liquid gas cartridges by air transport.

Can I carry toy guns (pistols, bows, slingshots, swords, etc.) in hand luggage?

It is not allowed to carry toy guns in hand luggage but you can bring them in checked baggage.

Can I carry an electric potato grater in my hand luggage?

Yes, you can, but only after you remove cutting blades from it.

Can I carry sparklers in my hand luggage?

Sparklers are prohibited in both hand luggage and checked baggage.

Can I leave hand luggage at the airport?

You cannot leave your baggage at the airport unattended. It might be taken by the aviation security officer for examination.

Should your baggage be lost, please contact the ground handling agency located in the Passenger Terminal, tel: +370 460 56 400, e-mail:ops@palangaground.aero.

 
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