Expectations at the airport between stops can be difficult for those who smoke electronic cigarettes. As are the hours, often many, spent in flight. The rules governing the vape in the air over the years have undergone several changes. Each airline applied specific rules, different from the others, generating uncertainties and doubts in the vapers.
That is why it is necessary to shed light on the possibility of smoking the electronic cigarette on the plane or inside the terminals. If before some companies admitted it, today it is no longer allowed to smoke the electronic cigarette when traveling by plane. At all airports, smokers and vapers share dedicated areas located on the ground, where they can wait before leaving for smoking and vaping. In flight, however, vape is never allowed.
Obviously things change if you are outdoors: outside, in fact, it is possible to smoke the electronic cigarette without problems.
What does the law say about the transport of electronic cigarette liquids in an airplane ? The e-cig liquids are subject to security checks according to the legislation that came into force in 2006 and aimed at eliminating the threat of explosive liquids of artisanal manufacture. In other words:
it is possible to carry the e-liquids in hand luggage in small quantities (100 ml up to a maximum of 1 liter), in separate and transparent containers, in order to facilitate verification by airport personnel. To make life easier for travelers, all blue® liquids they are packed in 10 ml bottles. As for the cleromatizers, these too must pass the control of hand luggage and it will be good to empty them before the flight because the liquid could accidentally leak out.
“And if I put my electronic cigarette in the suitcase that will go in the hold?” The answer is no: it is not possible to put the device inside the delivered baggage . Here the reference law is that relating to portable electronic devices that must be carried in hand luggage.
Being battery powered, the e-cig is no exception. On the contrary, the electronic cigarette liquid in an airplane can be carried in the hold.
The question of electronic cigarette and airport controls , therefore, follows the rules relating to all liquids and portable devices. However, in order to avoid unpleasant surprises, be informed before your trip at the departure airport … you certainly won’t want to stay on the ground! And to be 100% relaxed, also consult the rules of the various airlines. For example, carrying an electronic cigarette in a Ryanar plane is permitted as long as it is not used, and even recharged, during the flight.
Electronic cigarette on the plane: how to store it
Now you are very well informed. You know how to carry your electronic cigarette on the plane , along with the flavored liquids. But we still haven’t told you how to keep them when you travel . Easy: once you pass the security check, you will have to wrap the e-cigaretta and the liquids in an absorbent paper and close them in an airtight container : the pressure in flight, in fact, could cause a loss of the liquid, and dirty the whole bag. If you want more info, consult the blue® guide on how to properly store your electronic cigarette .
Last warning. Remember that not in all countries abroad you can find available blue® products: so, before flying to the other side of the world, make a nice supply of refills!
Electronic cigarette in the train
Does the plane frighten you or, more simply, do you prefer to travel on the rails? Also in this case you will have to pay attention to some rules if you want to take your electronic cigarette on the train . It is not possible to vape on Trenitalia, NTV and Trenord carriages. As on airplanes, the decision not to smoke the electronic cigarette on the train is at the discretion of the property, which in Italy has decided – precisely – to ban it.
The steam, in fact, could be annoying in closed environments: the ultrafine particles that flow from a vape remain in the air, and this could cause discomfort, as well as allergies, to those traveling with you. Especially if the environment is small, just like a train car. If you really can’t make it, and the conductor finds you while doing a svapatina, don’t be alarmed: you will not incur, in fact, in no penalty, at most you will be scolded and invited to turn off the device. But don’t do it next time! Instead the rules on transport are much more flexible. cankeep your electronic cigarette on the train without problems . There is no need to hermetically seal it in a transparent container, as required on the plane, you can store it in your suitcase if you feel it is more comfortable and you will not have to pass under metal detectors or security checks. No prescription even with regards to recharging your e-cig: you can do it comfortably seated in your seat, while you watch the panorama slide out of the window.