3 Christmas gifts you can take on a plane without any problems

Madalina Dinita
by Madalina Dinita
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Christmas brings family and friends together. If your friends or family members are taking the plane to come to your place, then make sure that you offer them gifts they’re allowed to take on the airplane on their way back.

As you all know, there are many restrictions when it comes to air travel due to safety concerns. You really don’t want your friends to leave their gifts behind simply because they’re not allowed to take them on an aircraft.

If you’re the one travelling by air to visit your friends this Christmas, then you want to make sure you are allowed to take your gifts on the plane.

To avoid unpleasant situations, we compiled this list of gifts that can be taken on a place. Let’s dive right in.


Christmas gifts allowed on planes


Beats Wireless Headphones

If you bought a pair of Beats headphones to gift as a Christmas present, rest assured, your friend can take them on the airplane.

If you haven’t already, here are some cool Beats headphones that will ship before Christmas:

You can also buy the grey model if you’re planning to gift the headphones to a gentleman.

Beats Solo 2 headphones



As our gadgets are getting tinier and tinier, getting a smartwatch to gift on Christmas is a great idea. Not to mention that you friend can take the watch on the plane without any problems.

When choosing a smartphone, don’t forget to take into consideration the operating system that your friend relies on. If he/she uses Windows, getting an iOS-based smartwatch may not be such a good idea due to sync limitations.

Anyway, here are some nice smartwatches that you can get this Christmas:

Garmin watch

— Editor’s Note:For more gift ideas, you can check out our Christmas gift guides.


Docking stations

docking station christmas gift

A docking station is an unsual gift but a practical one nevertheless. Nowadays, we all use more than one gadget at a time — be it at home or at the office. For this reason, there are a lot of cables on our desks.

A good docking station allows you to keep your desk clutter free while enjoying multi-port connectivity.

Here are some hot docking stations you can get right now from Amazon:

There you have a few tech gift ideas that can be taken on an airplane.

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in December 2018 and has been since updated for freshness, and accuracy.