Whether you wanted to bring a box of juice for yourself or for your little one, on your next flight you may wonder whether juice boxes can be brought on a plane and if you can bring several boxes.
Here is a short answer before we dive into more details.
Generally juice is allowed on planes in both carry-on and checked bags. But unless you are traveling with a toddler, juice boxes need to be 3.4 oz / 100 ml or less and placed in a quart sized bag before taking the in carry-on baggage, there are no limits to the amount of juice you can bring in checked baggage.
Keep reading for more info about taking juice in domestic and international flights.
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|Juices||Carry-on luggage||Checked Luggage|
|Pickle juice||only 3.4 oz / 100 ml for each container||No limits|
|Apple juice||only 3.4 oz / 100 ml for each container||No limits|
|Pomegranate Juice||only 3.4 oz / 100 ml for each container||No limits|
|Cranberry juice||only 3.4 oz / 100 ml for each container||No limits|
|Lime juice||only 3.4 oz / 100 ml for each container||No limits|
|Frozen juice||Frozen juice is permitted in carry-on if it is completely frozen when presented for screening.||No limits|
Can I Bring Juice Boxes Through TSA?
The TSA has strict regulations regarding the transport of liquids.
Passengers are only permitted to have 3.4 oz / 100 ml or less of liquids, gels, aerosols and pasts for a single container placed in a quart sized bag.
This is commonly known as the TSA 3-1-1 rule.
Liquids that exceed these limits must be placed in checked luggage, or you can just refill them in small containers.
So any types Juice boxes need to follow the same guidelines, and whether you are taking juice in a carton or in a bottle you can only bring small amounts on board the airplane.
Here is a screenshot form the TSA website.
However, there are a few exceptions to this rule.
When traveling with toddlers, you can exceed the 3.4 oz / 100 ml and no need to place them in a quart sized bag.
But you will need to inform the TSA clerks that you have juice that is more than 3.4 oz / 100 ml and you will be required to place it in a separated bin with other liquids for additional screening.
You can also take any size of juice boxes on board the airplane if you purchase it after you clear the security.
Please note that the TSA officer at the airport have always the final decision whether an item is allowed or not through the security checkpointImportant
Lisa wanted to bring a 6.75 oz / 200 ml juice box in her carry-on baggage.
The TSA Customer service replied that all liquids larger than 3.4 oz / 100 ml must be packed unchecked bags, otherwise there is limit on the number of juice boxes allowed in checked baggage.
Can You Pack Juice Boxes In Checked Baggage?
it is better to take larger juice boxes in checked baggage, there are no restrictions on taking juice in checked baggage.
But it is important to note that liquids in checked baggage can be tricky.
A juice box or carton can be burst open during the flight, it can create a mess and may even damage your other items.
to prevent this from happening, ensure that you use a solid sealed plastic bag and separate them from other items inside your bag.
Can You Take Juice On an International Flight?
Yes, you can take juice on international flights, but the rules and regulations may vary depending on your destination country.
But in general the liquid rules are the same for most international routes, you only can bring a small amount of liquids in carry-on baggage.
It’s important to verify your airline and the airport security guidelines of the departure and arrival countries to make sure that you comply with their specific rules and regulations regarding liquids, as they may have different restrictions.
It should not be a problem to bring juice boxes on a plane as long as they comply with the TSA liquid rules.
This means the juice needs to be 3.4 oz / 100 ml or less for each box, Large boxes need to be placed in checked baggage.
If you are traveling with an infant you don’t need to stay within the TSA liquid rule.
It is also important to pack them properly to avoid any leaks or spills.
We hope this helps
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FAQ: Can you bring juice boxes on a plane?
Yes, all types of juice cartons and brands are OK to bring on planes, but they need to follow the TSA liquid rule mentioned above when transported in carry-on bags, you can bring large cartons in your checked bag.
The same rules are applied when traveling with cans, only small cans are permitted in carry-on baggage, whole lather cans can be transported in checked baggage without any issues.
It is better to buy a can of juice after you pass the security checkpoint.
Before traveling with a box of juice, it is important to pack it properly to prevent any leaks or spills in both carry-on and checked baggage.
Place the juice inside a sealed plastic bags container and then place it inside your bag.