How to fly with eggs????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Whimsy, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. Whimsy

    Whimsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I am taking a trip to Chicago to see my mom and family. I would love to bring home some eggs as most of my family has never had a fresh egg(I know so hard to believe!! [​IMG].

    I need some great ideas how to get them safely there. Help me think this through to give my nieces and nephews a treat for life. [​IMG]
     
  2. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Quote:You may need to mail them. I'm thinking you won't be allowed to carry them on the plane (security risk?) and you certainly wouldn't want to put them in your checked baggage for fear of rough handling. The post office is probably more likely to get them there safely than the airlines. Just a though.
     
  3. Momo

    Momo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Call the airline and see if you can bring them in your carry-on.
     
  4. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was gonna suggest the same. They will have the best chance if you carry on. Almost forgot, I sure miss the Chicago area. [​IMG]
     
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  5. CarrieW

    CarrieW Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I take eggs in my carry on bag all the time, never any problem unless you count the TSA agents that want them lol

    I put the eggs in regular cardboard egg cartons, the plastic ones don't work as well. Then I wrap each dozen in foil, several layers, to help keep them cold. Then I put them in the giant ziploc bags, the 2 gallon size, 2 dozen per bag. Stick them into my carry on bag and ask the TSA agents to please be careful, there are fresh eggs in there.
     
  6. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Where do you fly?, cause I can't get them onboard with me. And every airline I've called says no.

    Would be great if I could though since I fly free.
     
  7. lindseythefork

    lindseythefork Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would call the airline carrier or the TSA to confirm for sure before I got stuck at the airport with a bunch of eggs.
     
  8. tammyd57

    tammyd57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's interesting.
    My husband flew from here (CA) to Rhode Island to visit his family. I wanted to send eggs with him, so I called the airline and asked. I was told "NO" because they considered eggs as a liquid and you are allowed only very small amounts of liquid (like sample size shampoo, etc.) either in checked or carry on luggage, and only 3 or 4 eggs would exceed that amount.
    So I guess the person at the gate and the guy on the phone interpret the rules differently?

    [​IMG]
     
  9. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Crikey.....my girls eggs aren't usually 'liquid'.

    wonder who thought that one up?
     
  10. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol bring very small eggs [​IMG] you are only allowed to bring very small shampoo bottles but they don't say you cant bring a dozen small bottles, if you have loads of eggs and can sacrifice a dozen to security, there may be a gap between what someone says on the phone, and the actual security people at the airport, and sometimes it will depend on who you see too, if and when you're traveling and get stopped be honest and just say you weren't sure, and would really like to bring them to your family. be nice and they may be nice back.
     

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