Find answers to common questions about what type of items are safe to bring on an aircraft, what destinations may have travel restrictions, and other safety-related items you will want to know before your next trip.
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations prohibit passengers from carrying hazardous materials (“hazmat” or “dangerous goods”) aboard commercially operated aircraft. For specific guidance, see www.faa.gov/go/packsafe or scan the QR code below with your smart phone:
You may also contact the U.S. DOT Hazmat Information Center for answers to any hazmat questions at email@example.com or 1-800-467-4922.
When in doubt…Leave it out!
U.S. Department of Justice Office of Private Sector (OPS) has developed a guide featuring best practices for business travel, to ensure the safety and security of the traveler and the information they may hold. For specific guidance, see www.fbi.gov/file-repository/business-travel-508.pdf/view.
U.S. Department of State has created the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) which is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
Doing so will allow you to:
- Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
- Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
- Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.
To find out more and enroll in the program visit https://step.state.gov.
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