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Hand Baggage

Hand Baggage

Here’s a quick checklist on the rules for hand baggage:

How many bags can I take through security, and what are the size restrictions?

Airlines flying from Guernsey and Alderney Airport's have their own restrictions on weight allowance for hold and hand baggage. Some airlines even have specific hand baggage policies for specific routes.

It’s down to you to make sure the number and size of bags you take through security meets your airline’s guidelines. These can change without or little notice so please check your airlines policy before you arrive at the airport. This means you can avoid being refused entry at the boarding gate. 

General baggage guidelines

  • Ensure you pack your own bag and do not allow anyone to tamper with it.

  • Do not carry items for other people. 

  • Never leave bags or personal belongings unattended. Unattended bags and belongings are considered a security risk and may be removed or destroyed.

  • Do not pack any sharp or restricted items in your hand luggage. Check the full guidance before you set off for the airport.

  • For the latest UK Government travel advice on over 200 countries and territories, and frequently asked travel questions, please visit its website.

For frequently asked questions please see the Security FAQ page