Summer is right around the corner and that can mean only one thing – vacation! If you’re soaring into the friendly skies, it’s a good idea to brush up on current vaporizer laws. Whether you’re taking the kids to see grandma or packing your bags for a tropical destination with friends, here are a few things to keep in mind before the final boarding call…
Pack your vaporizer in your carry-on bag. While no federal laws have been passed banning vapor products in checked luggage, the Federal Aviation Administration strongly recommends keeping your vaporizer in your carry-on. This is because the lithium ion battery that powers your device can become unstable if stowed in an area that isn’t pressurized. Always better to be safe than sorry. Besides, the only thing worse than having the airline lose your luggage is knowing that your vaporizer was in your lost bag.
Make sure your vaporizer is accessible. On the off-chance that the TSA agent hasn’t seen a vaporizer, or is unfamiliar with V2 Pro, a simple explanation will speed things up. No one enjoys watching strangers handle their spare underpants; keeping your device in a place where you can easily find it is a simple way to avoid having your bag pulled for additional screening.
Don’t fly with a full tank. Any liquid can leak at high altitudes, so it’s a good idea to store your e liquid separately. Since all sized bottles of V2 Platinum E-Liquid are well under the limit for what can be taken on board, you can bring the bottle in your carry-on with no trouble.
Don’t vape on the plane. Seriously. Federal legislation restricting vaporizer use on-board an aircraft is still pending, but every major airline in the United States has a strict ban on in-flight vaping. Violating this ban could put you on the no-fly list or get you arrested. There have even been instances where the pilot has turned the plane around. (And believe us, the feds get really really cranky when a pilot has to turn a plane around…)
Bring back-up supplies. Extra batteries, chargers and a surplus of e cig cartridges are a good idea any time you go out of town. After all, you want to spend your time relaxing and enjoying yourself, not looking for vaporizer supplies. Having extras will give your trip the excitement of a new place combined with the comforts of home.